I cover the food and restaurant scene in the Philadelphia region - but the business and people aspect much more than the food itself.

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Ninth annual Philly Burger Brawl has a new date and a new venue for 2019 contest

As it’s two months out, organizers are offering a deep discount on early-bird tickets purchased through Aug. 2: $30, a saving of $15.

It’s a new day at Bloomsday, the all-day restaurant-bottle shop on Head House Square

Like the name, the making of Bloomsday was an odyssey. It's been in the works for more than two years.

On National French Fry Day, some of your favorite fries in Philadelphia

With National French Fry Day on July 13, here are a few readers’ favorites.

Joe Mullan, 60, longtime manager of Oscar’s Tavern

Not every death notice includes the request that “instead of wearing suits or dress clothes to Joe’s funeral, please wear your favorite golf apparel.”

Grace & Proper, a corner bar planned for Bella Vista, is back on track, with an Italian Market theme

Jon Medlinsky, the mastermind behind Martha in Kensington, has jumped on board with Chris Fetfatzes and Heather Annechiarico.

South Philly gets social again | Let’s Eat

Also this week: Two "sleepers" in Old City and South Jersey, plus a look at Queen Village's restaurant boom.

Lettuce remember the Milan salad, a Philly classic

The house specialty at the erstwhile Jimmy's Milan is still on restaurant menus around town, and the widow of a founder now sells the dressing in bottles.

Developer Ori Feibush sells Burg’s Hideaway Lounge to its creator

New owner Jonathan Makar developed it in late 2016 and stayed on to manage. No changes are planned.

First look at Stella by Jose Garces, by the river in New Hope

It’s a comfy, tavernlike American small-plater with a bar. The deck overlooks the Delaware.

The return of Jose Garces | Let’s Eat

Plus: A sushi find in Cherry Hill and a stellar bar on the Main Line.