News Feed: A Round-Up of the Week’s Top Food Stories

Via 34th Street
Via 34th Street

– New to West Philly: Chili Szechuan opened at 4626 Baltimore Ave., serving, you guessed it, spicy Szechuan cuisine (watch out Han Dynasty!)

– More Drexel news: Zama, the successful Japaanese restaurant at Rittenhouse Square, is opening a second location at 3200 Chestnut St. this fall

– Reopening: Lil’ Pop Shop at 44th and Spruce streets is back after a one-month winter hibernation

34th Street‘s food section is all about bread this week–profiling West Philly’s Four Worlds Bakery and their best bread offerings, as well as the best bakeries in the city according to bread genre

– Food Trends: Eater has compiled a list of the 15 Best Tasting Menus in Philly

– Michael Klein profiles the owner of Cow and the Curd, a food truck specializing in fried cheese curds

– Another Philly brunch guide? We swear this spread sheet of all Philly brunch options broken down by neighborhood (and with special notes) is the most thorough

– All hail Vetri: the foodie scene isspeechless over Marc Vetri’s newly announced pizzeria project at 1939 Callowhill St.

Philly Mag‘s Trey Popp calls Starr’s Fette Sau the best barbecue in the city

Krystal Bonner

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