Monday, July 25, 2011

Blog Bites: A Round-Up of the Week's Top Food Stories

Is the froyo trend past its prime? The Daily Pennsylvanian weighs in

• Opening: Aksum, a new cafe/hookah bar, in West Philly at 4630 Baltimore Ave. - Meal Ticket

• Leaving: Adsum's chef Matt Levin, the creator of the restaurant's Tastykake Kandy Kake Sliders

Pizza Brain, a new pizzeria slash pizza memorabilia museum, is coming to Fishtown; check out the eatery's attempt to break the Guinness World Record for a pizza-themed collection on Sunday, July 31

• Headlines: "Philly Loses World’s Largest Cheesesteak Title To Tuscon, Where We’re Pretty Sure There’s A Good Chance That the World’s Largest Cheesesteak Completely Sucks, Even If They Are Using Amoroso Rolls And The Dude’s From South Philly" - Foobooz

The Eater Philadelphia Heat Map lists the hottest restaurants in Philadelphia right now

The Center City District Restaurant Week for September 12-16 and 18-23 will showcase local foods - Foobooz

The Meal Ticket staff dishes on their most hated foods: mayonnaise, olives, and jello, among others

Yelp hits 20 million reviews; first-ever review was in 2004--"dirt cheap, good falafels"

• Karma: Former Phillie Jayson Werth is sucking as a Washington National, and one DC bar is offering cheaper drinks the worse he bats - So Good

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