Mike Klein covers the region’s restaurant and food news beat.

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Philly food from the underground | Let’s Eat

Also: Word of new restaurants, new rooftop dining options, the next restaurant week, and an unlikely place to buy XO sauce.

Yes, there will be a fall Center City District Restaurant Week this year

About 60 restaurants will participate in the Philly promotion, about half of the previous number.

Bread business adds up for Philly math teacher Zach Posnan

His friends raved about his sourdough, so he started taking orders on Instagram as Brass Monkey Baking Co. He's having a boule at it.

Chef Yehuda Sichel leaves Abe Fisher to open his own restaurant

The chef gave his notice. Then COVID-19 hit. His new restaurant is expected to open within a month.

Here’s a first look at The Wayward, a new French-American restaurant in East Market

Though the interior of the brasserie is beautiful, it's open only for outdoor dining just off 12th and Ludlow Streets, across from the Loews.

Chef Kurt Evans and Kalaya are planning a virtual Thai dinner to benefit End Mass Incarceration

Participants will pick up dinner, bring it home, and join a Zoom call on Aug. 20.

Everybody Eats will give away free groceries in Southwest Philly on Saturday

Volunteers will give away free grocery bags and lunches, starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, at Kingsessing Playground.

Pizza Fresca is coming to a long-vacant restaurant space on Chestnut St.

Aldo Lamberti is bringing a casual version of Positano Coast and Caffe Aldo Lamberti to a larger space where he will offer an extensive grab-and-go food selection.

Dining in the clouds, Philly style | Let’s Eat

Also: What the future could be like for diners, a visit to a tomato farm, and a rundown of new restaurants.