Food writer Brian Freedman followed the owner of Circles on a culinary tour of Thailand—and saw what happened when he returned.
Across an array of different culinary styles, the city's greatest food-crafters share one common theme: It's all about the ingredients.
Romance is in the eye of the beholder: One couple’s perfect date is another’s eyeroll-worthy cheese-fest. With that in mind, we offer up an eclectic Valentine’s sampling of what might be...
Here’s what we love about food in Philadelphia: everything. No, seriously. From the street vendor’s commonest cheesesteak to the most subtly spiced French-Asian hybrid delicacy, it’s all good. But some of it? Some of it is awesome. So here are 50 suggestions for dishes, ranging from sophisticated to speedy, that you’ve just got to try—whether you’re in town for the day or here for keeps.
IPA makers go for nothing more than a blast of bitter, Sculpin offers the kind of tasteful balance others could learn from. Tastes and aromas of apricot, mango and peach are touched with just a hint of pine resin.
Savor a crunchy fried chicken breast lavished with sweet-spicy maple jalapeño yogurt glaze, all of it sandwiched with bacon between the geometry of house-made cheddar waffles. It’s called the “Yo Cuz,” and no hangover is a match for its crave-able charms.
Octopus, cooked sous vide and then charred to order, was streaked with unexpected notes of cinnamon and chili flakes: Dynamite. It would have been better had it been slightly more tender, but it still arrived plenty addictive on its bed of peppery arugula.
Chef Justin Bogle and co. have successfully pulled off what many thought would be impossible: replacing a Philadelphia icon.