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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Halloween-theme bars and haunted experiences will creep it real in Philly

Two pop-up interactive experiences ⁠— Dark Passage and 2nd Sanctuary ⁠— will join two themed bars in Philly this October.

Queen & Rook brings fun and games (plus drinks and vegetarian food) to Queen Village

The city's crop of board-game cafes is growing. No one place has a Monopoly.

Restaurant closing roundup: Mildred’s, Cotoletta, Izzie’s Deli

The region lost a few restaurant mainstays as well as a few yearlings.

Let’s play games | Let’s Eat

Also: great happy-hour deal in Ardmore and word of a new, budget-friendly Chinese restaurant in Chinatown.

Laurel and chef Nick Elmi: New look, new book

"Laurel: Modern American Flavors," based on his 22-seat salon on East Passyunk Avenue, is out in stores. Meanwhile, the restaurant got a face lift.

Troubles End Brewing is on the way and there’s a Pistola’s connection

Casey Parker will be an owner of the brewpub, whose chef will be Kris Serviss of Culture on the Circle.

Where we’re doing happy hour: Pistola’s del Sur

Here's where to get your happy hour on.

Eat this now: Egg rolls at Nom Wah Tea Parlor

Why you have to try the egg rolls at Nom Wah

Brews & Views sets up a beer garden on the Free Library’s roof

It starts this week and will be rerun in October.

Sushi returns to Reading Terminal Market with a side of seafood

It's a collab between Yong Kim of Bluefin and B2 and Suzi Kim, who has seafood stands at 3 local farmer's markets.