Maybe 2017 was the perfect year to open a post-apocalypse-themed restaurant.
Was everyone heading out of Philly? Readers were clamoring to know about the new dining options at the airport.
Eater Philly’s look ahead to the most exciting restaurants opening in the spring was a welcome sight at the end of winter. When summer came to a close, the preview of highly anticipated restaurants opening in the fall was another popular post.
A report on the progress of Mad Rex, a post-apocalypse-themed restaurant/virtual reality lounge coming to Fishtown, caught everyone’s eye in 2017.
Readers wanted to know what was up with this gastropub/pizza shop opening west of Broad Street on Washington Avenue — a strip not exactly known for its eateries.
Seriously, people couldn’t get enough of this place.
Eater sent a photographer to capture the ping pong tables, murals, red room, and scratch-and-sniff wallpaper at Spin, the new Center City venue embracing the trend of combining food, drink, and an activity.
Not only does this retro restaurant have star chef Michael Solomonov behind it, it also supports Philadelphians in need in a novel way.
The match up of Stephen Starr, Aimee Olexy, and Rittenhouse Square proved too much for readers to resist.
Chinatown’s first food hall (in a city bereft of food halls) has a little bit of everything, from hand-rolled ice cream and Korean-Mexican fusion tacos to the Halal Guys’ gyros.
In an interview about his new cookbook, pizza master Joe Beddia let slip he already has plans to close up shop.