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Andrew Zimmern Spotted Around Town

Host of the Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods, Andrew Zimmern is in town. Yesterday the chef and writer posted photos on his Instagram feed of Rieker’s Prime Meats […]

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African Restaurants and Food in Philadelphia

There are no two ways about it: African food is tough on dilettantes. It’ll confront you with vegetables you’ve never heard of, meat that runs […]

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Lowcountry Dinner with Hoppin’ John at Paris Wine Bar

On Monday, October 22, at 6 p.m. Paris Wine Bar is hosting famous author “Hoppin’” John Martin Taylor, author of “Hoppin’ John’s Lowcountry Cooking,” for […]

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Argana Brings Morocco to Delco

On May 18th Argana, a new Moroccan restaurant in Lansdowne, opened its doors to Delaware County residents looking for authentic exotic cuisine. Including Moroccan classics […]

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Afro-Cuban Pop-Up Coming to Philly for One Night

Chef Wheeler del Torro, who has made a name for himself with vegan ice cream and pop-up restaurants in Boston (and elsewhere), is bringing Barrio, […]

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Shawarma Food Truck Impresses on Streets of West Philadelphia

In this week’s Philadelphia Weekly Brian Freedman reviews Marrakesh Express, the food truck version of the storefront that vanished from our foodscape last spring. Chicken […]

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Around the Web: Manakeesh Edition

Manakeesh, the Lebanese bakery and cafe at 45th and Walnut has seen a flurry of positive coverage in blogs and print. Craig LaBan sung the […]

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Kaffa Crossing

Brian Freedman hits another ethnic restaurant, this time it’s Kaffa Crossing, an Ethiopian spot in West Philadelphia where the injera is the thing. The backbone […]

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Craig Coos Over Couscous

Craig LaBan descends the steps on 17th Street and into Argan Moroccan Cuisine looking for authentic couscous and finds what he’s looking for. Beyond the […]

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A Tunisian Tasting Dinner

City Paper heads to Chalfont to try out a not-on-the-menu seven course Tunisian tasting at Tutto Mario. “‘You’re Tunisian — why don’t you do a […]

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A Few Seats Left Zahav/Meme Dinner

Tonight Meme’s David Katz Joins Michael Solomonov at Zahav for One Night in Morocco. The two chefs will be combining to serve up a dinner inspired […]

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Authentic West African Fare At Tastee D’s

David Snyder tells the story of Adedotun “Dot” Adepoju and how he came to open Tastee D’s on 4th Street near South. He also writes […]

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Something Different From Tastee D’s

Daily Candy has its prayer to mighty Philly restaurant gods answered with the authentic West African tastes of Tastee D’s from Nigerian native Adedotun (Dot) […]

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Ethiopian At Kaffa Crossing

Craig LaBan discovers a coffee shop where home-spun Ethiopian food is the star. Kaffa Crossing in West Philadelphia is a hit for the 7,000 Ethiopians […]

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LaBan Reviews Liberian Restaurant

Craig LaBan goes way off the grid this week in his review of Memdee’s, a Liberian restaurant in Southwest Philadelphia. Tucked deep in the residential […]