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Foraging chef Phil Manganaro digs deeper for wild ingredients

The Merchantville, N.J., chef goes on foraging mission to find ingredients for the unconventional takeout menus at Park Place Cafe.

La Colombe is reopening coffee shops with acrylic panels for social distancing

The Philadelphia-based coffee giant is taking pages out of the airport and pharmacy handbooks in retrofitting its cafes.

La Colombe is reopening coffee shops with acrylic panels for social distancing

The Philadelphia-based coffee giant is taking pages out of the airport and pharmacy handbooks in retrofitting its cafes.

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Two Philly restaurants are taking reservations for outdoor dining — before it’s approved

Morgan's Pier and Harper's Garden had never offered reservations previously. The target is June 5.

Marc Vetri to open an Italian restaurant in Japan

Mr. Maurice's will pay tribute to the chef's grandfather, who owned a restaurant in Center City decades ago.

Outdoor dining is a go in yellow phase, according to latest reopening guidelines

But not all restaurant owners plan to venture out into the brave new dining world immediately.

Philly’s dive bars have stayed the same for decades. Will the pandemic change them?

Dive bars are where we go to have a cheap drink somewhere other than home. But how will they fare in a pickup-and-delivery world, or even in the socially distant future?

You probably have everything you need to mix great cocktails at home

When you know the basics of balancing spirits and flavor, you can build to more elaborate cocktails.

The rise of the virtual restaurant: Welcome to Top Tomato, Outlaw Burger — and Firebelly Wings

Adding a restaurant name (or six) on a delivery app may translate to additional revenue. Even Chuck E. Cheese and Applebee's are doing it.

Philly’s artisans of sweets are crafting sugar and hope

Chefs who create pastry, chocolate and gelati are often overlooked. But their treats, filled with magic and creativity are worth seeking.

Where to get cocktails to go in Philadelphia

Rather than meditate on why it took so long, why not celebrate with a toast?

Vegan and vegetarian grilling recipes

If you’re firing up the grill this weekend, we’ve got a few plant-based recipes that make it easy to incorporate more vegetables into your diet. All are designed to be entrees rather than side dishes, letting veggies become the star of your next cookout.

Cocktails-to-go bill is approved in Pennsylvania to help bars and restaurants

The bill gives an industry imperiled by the coronavirus shutdown the temporary authority to sell mixed drinks — typically among their highest-profit line.

Quarantine baking projects for home cooks without yeast (or patience)

Lemon meringue bars, no-yeast cinnamon buns, and homemade Oreo cookies.

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Tamales, the South Philly weekend ritual, nourish during the pandemic

From South Philadelphia to Northern Liberties, guest chefs take turns making "the perfect quarantine food" to raise funds for struggling restaurant workers.

LaBan’s great ideas in suburban takeout food | Let’s Eat

Also: Cocktails to go are on the way, and more restaurants are opening for pickup.

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