Arctic Splash iced tea, extremely popular in Fishtown, is also the neighborhood’s top source of litter. Jake Sauer chronicles (and cleans up) every smashed carton he finds via fishtownjuice.
Photo: Sauer’s favorite Splash specimen, which he framed and hung in his kitchen.
"I make functional art." New feature on cheesemonger turned custom knife craftsman Adam Balkovic, founder of Philly’s biltsharp.
Photo: Alejandro A. Alvarez
Since I’m from Maryland, people always ask me where they can get the best crabs. I never have a good answer because it’s always better to steam them yourself at home. Here’s how to do just that, for foodrepublic.
Another Zach Braff movie about Zach Braff’s neuroses, weeee.
Just lay there and wait for it to end.
People need to stop acting like I’m permanently disconnected from reality because I sometimes use a smartphone.
I really love that graphic.
How Spam, of all things, is beginning to infiltrate American restaurants.
Spam is one of my favorite topics, in addition to it being one of my favorite foods. If you want to learn more about it, I highly recommend reading Philly food writer Carolyn Wyman’s indispensable Spam: A Biography. It’s excellent!
Outlining the difficult situations that arise when urban gardens and absentee landowners come face to face.
Photo: Yong Kim
My beginner’s guide to the weird and wonderful world of Filipino cooking.
The irritating Independence Day tradition of people saying “Murrica!” got me thinking about other clichéd Internet constructs we should all consider retiring.
Feature on chefs who specialize in food far outside their own cultural identities. Does it matter? And if it does, should it?
Pictured: the pho at Stock.
Photo: Matthew Hall
Jackie Palmer’s super-popular hellowindowcat Tumblr chronicles furball sill sitters in Philadelphia and beyond.
Cool off without screwing your PECO bill.
First rule: Never take your shoes off.
Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
Pitting American food against German food, in light of today’s big game, for foodrepublic.
Happy both teams advanced.
A more cerebral accompaniment to 2010’s Restrepo.
Exploring the craft cocktail world’s growing obsession with Fireball, for punchdrink.
Photo: Stephanie Barto