Alison Kessler

Philadelphia Senior Editor

Alison is Philadelphia’s Senior Editor, and joins the company after working with food-adjacent organizations for over a decade. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Boston University, a Master’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University, and a deep obsession with pizza as the ultimate vehicle for ranch dressing.

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PHL Review


Samuel's is an all-day deli in Rittenhouse Square where you can get bagels, sandwiches, and baked goods on a casual weekday.

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PHL Review

Bottega Rittenhouse

Bottega Rittenhouse is a cafe, sandwich, pasta, and prepared foods shop just off Rittenhouse Square.

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PHL Guide

The Philly Good-Ass Shrimp Guide

There are a lot of good shrimp dishes in Philadelphia. These are the 10 best.

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PHL Review

Restaurant Aleksandar

Restaurant Aleksandar is an Eastern European restaurant on Rittenhouse Square perfect for a dinner of short rib pasta or pierogies and impressive cocktails.

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PHL Review

Nannie Franco's

Nannie Franco's is a solid pizza shop in the Italian Market that's open seven days a week.

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PHL Review

Boricua 2

Boricua 2 is a lively Puerto Rican restaurant in Port Richmond that serves incredible pernil.

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PHL Feature

Where To Do Fall Stuff Within 60 Minutes Of Philly

Because everyone likes pumpkins and fresh air.