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Positively 10th Street: Ting Wong Reviewed

I go to Ting Wong for lunch—hiding out at a sticky table along the wall, hot tea and perfect shrimp congee in front of me. […]

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Chinatown’s Eastern Tower Gets Groundbreaking Pushed to 2016 (Renderings)

Some things are worth the wait and Chinatown‘s long-discussed Eastern Tower is undoubtedly one of them. However, should things progress without a hitch, the wait […]

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17 Things to Do in Philly This Week

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T-swirl Crepe Hits Chinatown

Japanese crepes (like pretty much everything Japanese, and particularly most convenience foods that are Japanese) are a little bit weird. I mean sure, the idea […]

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Gastronaut: The Case for Crawling

When we were young cooks, none of us could ever stand still. Work — 12 or 14 or 16 hours. White jackets and checked pants; […]

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Philly’s First Shabu Shabu Restaurant Closes

Philadelphia’s first shabu shabu restaurant, Simply Shabu has closed after a year-and-a-half. The BYOB, owned by the Tuan family, was located at 1023 Cherry Street. Though Simply […]

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Rai Rai Ramen Is Now Open in Chinatown

Rai Rai Ramen is now open on at 915 Race Street in Chinatown. The “House of Noodle” offers seven varieties of Japanese ramen plus another […]

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Well Liked Ramen Spot Coming to Chinatown

Rai Rai Ramen was located in North Brunswick, New Jersey until it was damaged in a December fire. The ramen restaurant is now relocating to […]

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Chinatown Restaurant Sickens Lawyers

Philly.com’s Sam Wood has the story on a severe case of food poisoning that struck nearly 100 lawyers and Temple University law students in Chinatown last month. An […]

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Hippot Shabu Shabu’s Excellent Lunch Deal

Considering that until recently Philadelphia had no shabu shabu restaurants, it’s pretty exciting that we now have two (soon to be three, with Nine Ting). Shabu […]

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Opening Soon: Nine Ting at 9th and Race

On March 26, Nine Ting is scheduled to open at 926 Race Street. The restaurant will offer all-you-can-eat shabu-shabu and Korean barbecue. The set price […]

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First Bite: Nom Wah Tea Parlor

Nom Wah Tea Parlor kind of opened today. The New York based dim sum spot has a Philadelphia location at 218 N 13th Street and the kitchen […]

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Philly Eats All The Chickens: BonChon Crippled By Demand

Seriously? It’s like you people have never seen fried chicken before. The lines, the waits, the epic crowds–all of this has served to throw a […]

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Two Openings for Chinatown

Two new openings in Chinatown are so close, you can just about taste them. BonChon opens Wednesday, February 18th at 11 a.m. at 1020 Cherry Street. They’re […]