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It’s Rosé Week at Barbuzzo, Jamonera, Little Nonna’s, and More

We’re in deep summer now, folks — and chef Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran are giving sweaty, sticky Philadelphia exactly what it needs to get […]

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Where to Eat Fried Cheese Curds in Philly Right Now

I sometimes wish I’d been born in Wisconsin. Not for the funny accents or the cows or the hats with the furry ear flaps (they […]

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Let’s Be Honest: Soft-Shell Crabs Are Better as Sandwiches

There are only two reasons why we get so giddy when soft-shell season comes around, two reasons why we like eating them at all: Eating soft-shell crabs […]

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Bud & Marilyn’s Is Serving Brunch Today

Always wanted to check out brunch at Bud & Marilyn’s but never seem to have time during the weekend? Well today is your lucky day.

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Bud & Marilyn’s Is Celebrating Its Birthday All Week Long

Bud & Marilyn’s is a great restaurant. It’s a great place to hang out and drink, to go for snacks, to eat. I forget sometimes […]

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Barbuzzo Is Hosting a Rosé Happy Hour

It’s a Rosé happy hour tonight, Friday, August 12th upstairs at Barbuzzo. The cash only event runs from 5 pm to 9 pm and will […]

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Bud & Marilyn’s Celebrates Christmas in July with a Smörgåsbord

When I hosted our Christmas in July Open Stove competition at Cook a couple of weeks ago, one of the most pleasant things about it […]

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Field Guide: Where to Find the Best Fried Chicken in Philadelphia

While Philly isn’t a traditional bastion of poultry excellence, its fried chicken game has gotten strong. Today’s restaurants have innovated, resurrected classic styles, and even […]

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So Have You Eaten There Yet?

We have a wall at the office entirely given over to a Post-It Note snapshot of everything happening in the Philly restaurant world at this […]

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Bud & Marilyn’s Now Has Its Own Whiskey

The bar at Bud & Marilyn’s is already amply stocked with a signature beer from Yards: Bud’s Best Pale Ale. And now it looks like […]

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Bud & Marilyn’s Is Hosting a Pop-Up Tiki Garden

Beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, December 9th and running through Wednesday, December 23rd,Bud & Marilyn’s is converting the backyard garden they share with Little Nonna’s into a Holiday Tiki […]

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Bud & Marilyn’s Begins Serving Lunch

Bud & Marilyn’s is now serving lunch Monday through Friday. Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran’s latest restaurant is serving up the likes of fried chicken by […]

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The Star System is Stupid and Broken

At the conclusion of last week’s 3-star Stargazy review, a reader asked a very difficult question: So what about this doesn’t say four stars? The […]

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Chop Suey and Cheese Curds: Bud & Marilyn’s Reviewed

My problem with Bud & Marilyn’s is that I always want to be drunk before I go. There are reasons. This isn’t me confessing to […]

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First Impressions: Bud & Marilyn’s (Plus A Video)

Bud & Marilyn’s–the new/old very American grandpa-themed bar and restaurant from Marcie Turney and Val Safran–has a couple of week’s worth of services in the […]