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Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Vegans, Tastykakes, Whiskey and Flies

“Just when we started hearing some things about the Farmer’s Daughter at Normandy Farm in Whitpain Township (former site of a restaurant from the missing-in-action […]

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PIFA Report: French Invasion, Wolfgang Puck and the Death Of A Trend

PIFA–the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts–is currently in full swing, offering everything from trapeeze artists and discussions of Dadaist cinema to augmented reality smartphone […]

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On The Ground, Day Three: 6 Cold Beers And A Small Pizza To Go…

Those of you who’ve never gone away–who’ve never thrown all you own into a bunch of plastic trash bags, sold the TV for gas money, […]

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Scoring The Good Stuff At…Barbuzzo

So yesterday, buried in a long and rambling post about tiki bars, barbecue and smoking crack in Texas, I informed those of you out there […]

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Food Porn: A Donut Taste Test

This is what was waiting for me when I walked into the office this morning–an entire table full of donuts, coming in from all across […]

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Vegan Cocktails Philly: Because Vegans Need Booze Too

I just can’t tell you how many times I’ve ordered a nice, dirty martini and been surprised to find a big hunk of pork floating […]

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On The Ground, Day Two: Raining Whiskey From Very Far Away

In which the new food editor wanders around his brand-new home and eats whatever strikes his fancy… I’d done just about as much time sitting […]

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Tastykake Gets Sold (Which, Believe It Or Not, Is Good News)

It was virtually impossible to be alive, awake and in Philadelphia this morning without hearing the news that the local company that makes Tastykakes–everyone’s favorite […]

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Greatest Hits And What You Missed: Burgers, Butter, Bankruptcy and Nuclear Tuna

“Lots of eye-rolling went on back in 2008 and 2009 when Philadelphia saw a trifecta of grand steakhouses opening in a city (and nation) on […]

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No Radiation Detectors at 10 Arts…Yet

People get a little weird when you call them on the phone and start asking about radiation. But seriously, 10 Arts was kinda asking for […]

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On The Ground, Day One: New Kid On The Block

In which the new food editor wanders around his brand-new home and eats whatever strikes his fancy… How you feel about any city in the […]

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Review: Village Belle

At Village Belle, where painted owls peer down from cream-colored lamp shades and banquettes are upholstered in “Twin Peaks” red, the servers want more than […]

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Top Five Spuds to Savor

Tater tots, Village Whiskey / The duck fat fries may get all the attention at Jose Garces’s bar, but his version of the frozen-food-aisle favorite […]

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New and Notable: Little Fish

Last April, this popular seafood BYOB went belly up, thanks to structural problems in the building that housed it. Owner Mike Stollenwerk promised it would […]

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New and Notable: Kennett

They’ll go on and on about the history (it was Kennett Cafe from 1924 to 1986) and their claim to being the first totally green […]