Outside of 48th Street Grille the wind howled and raindrops bounced off of windshields, but inside it felt like we were seated in bright and cheery Kingston, Jamaica. Colorful decor and playfully strung Christmas lights set the scene inside the delightfully tropical 48th Street Grille, but it’s the heady aromas of citrus and spice wafting out from the kitchen […]


In case you don’t already know, Philadelphia is a sandwich city.  Ask a non-Philadelphian what food they associate with Philly and they’ll probably say “Philly cheesesteak”, and the city is full of great places to get sandwiches, from Dinic’s famous roast pork to Paesano’s hefty dripping hoagies. Jake’s Sandwich Board is among these top sandwicheries, […]

Roast pork, broccoli rabe and provolone sandwich

Food Truck Fridays is a column by sophomore Will Constan documenting all the tasty mobile treats in Philly. La Porchetta by Nick Merlino When I turned the corner of 34th and market and saw La Porchetta sitting there waiting for me, I immediately began to smile, and I didn’t stop until well after I finished my […]

Buttercream Eggs

Chocoholic is a column by Tina Kartika about all things sweet in Philly. Only two weeks ago, Philadelphia celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with Irish potatoes, and now the city is preparing to welcome Easter with even more candies. With Valentine’s Day in February, St. Patrick’s Day in March, and Easter in early April, there is […]