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What do restaurant workers think of the labor shortage? Tell us.

Unemployment benefits are often cited as the prevailing reason for the labor shortage. Is it that simple? We ask restaurant workers to share their insights.

Laser Wolf named one of the best new restaurants in the world by Condé Nast Traveler

The skewer house opened in February 2020, six weeks before Philadelphia shut down.

Ammon Mediterranean Market keeps South Jersey stocked with Middle Eastern bread, fresh produce, halal meat, and more

South Jersey’s Middle Eastern community finds the ingredients they need without a long drive thanks to this Cherry Hill shop. “We used to go everywhere just to buy bread,” the owner recalls.

14 Philadelphia-area CSA farms share subscriptions for fresh food this summer

Joining a CSA is the easiest way to ensure you don’t miss out on prime summer produce from local farms.

Braised cheeks. Fried cheeks. Cheek tacos. The tender, juicy offcut is showing up on more Philly menus.

Whether it comes from beef, pork, or fish, this once underutilized cut’s exceptional flavor and texture make it worth the work.

Stephen Starr’s ‘secret weapon' pastry chef launches a baking school

If the Bake School progresses as Dahan hopes, it might take her out of the restaurant industry. That would be a loss for Philadelphians who like to dine out, but a boon for home cooks.

Special spring produce is coming into season. Here’s what to look for and where to find it.

Foraged delights like ramps, morels, and fiddlehead ferns are among the specialties to keep an eye out for this spring.

Meet the West Philly native behind the animation in Netflix’s ‘Waffles + Mochi’

Waffles + Mochi is layered with winks and nods to parents, especially in its detailed animation sequences.

Philly’s community fridge scene is booming

Since July 2020, roughly 25 fridges and pantries have opened up throughout the city. More are on the way.

Passover and Easter 2021 bring hope, better business for Philly delis and bakeries

As families break matzo and carve into Easter bunny cakes, business operators reflect on how much has changed in one year.