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Bierstube Coming To Old City

The Germans are coming! And they’ll be bringing a meaty addition to the food scene in this town that’s already getting fat like good pork […]

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Bridgid’s in Fairmount Ups Its Game

For more than 20 years, Bridgid’s in Fairmount has been a neighborhood place with fine, though not remarkable, food. It was also the first place […]

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Local 44 Expanding in West Philly

I’ll take a pint of the Cantillon Brewery’s traditional Lambic Lou Pepe and Highway 61 Revisited. Okay, so that’s not exactly what you will be […]

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One More For Fairmount: BlueCat Coming Soon(ish)

BlueCat. That’s a not a jazz reference, it’s the name of the new, casual, 35-seat casual Latin-inspired operation that’s coming to Fairmount in late 2012 […]

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Grill Fish Opening in January

Freshly back from an August voyage to his homeland of Vietnam, Benny Lai (owner of  Chinatown’s Vietnam and West Philly’s Vietnam Café) is poised to […]

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Lemon Hill Has An Opening Date

No, not this Lemon Hill. Remember back a couple weeks ago when we first heard about the new project going into the former (not so) […]

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McKenna’s Cleans Up, Becomes Brown St. Pub

For years, McKenna’s Irish Pub at 24th and Brown in Fairmount has been known as a local bar, with a sometimes less-than-stellar reputation. But two […]

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Steak Frites and Chocolate Manhattans at Gemelli

Now that summer vacation is over and Main Street Manayunk foot traffic is back in full swing, Gemelli’s on Main has a two-pronged tactic for […]

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Carlino’s Has A Cookbook

Rustic Italian recipes are twined throughout the life story of Angela Carlino–matriarch of the Carlino clan who operate the eponymous Carlino’s Markets in Ardmore and […]

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UPDATED: Franklin Mortgage and Supper Team Up For One Neighborhood Super-Restaurant

Restaurants come and restaurants go. And in Fairmount, the old Lucky 7 is out at 25th and Aspen Street and, by this December, the long-awaited, […]

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More Whiskey For Fishtown

Is it a good thing when successful New York restaurateurs become fed up with Big Apple crowds and head to Philly to test their mettle […]

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Eating America at Liberty Union

Today’s featured state is Alaska. Your appetizer will be Alaskan King crab legs with baked Alaskan salmon as your main. Or maybe today’s featured state […]

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Carlino’s Brings The Olive Grove To Ardmore

A dish is only as good as the oil it’s cooked in. Hell, the prophet Muhammad recommended people anoint their bodies with oil from the […]

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New Menu for 2011-2012 Season At Lincoln Financial Field

Seared ahi tuna, jumbo shrimp and crab claw cocktails poached in court bouillon with lemons and Grey Goose-spiked cocktail sauce. Hot London broil with a […]

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Underground Arts Getting A Bar (And Maybe A Kitchen)

At his Underground Arts space, in the basement of the Wolf building, located at 12th and Callowhill, Cornell-, Penn-, and Wharton- trained architect and real […]