Around the Web: Things We Want Edition

Bologna sandwich - Johnny Brenda's

Photo via Fries with that Shake

Fries with that Shake praise the fried fish sandwich and the Bologna sandwich at Johnny Brenda’s. [Fries with that Shake]

Rick Nichols praises the cobb salad at 10 Arts. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

The Beer Lass enjoys the fresh ingredients on her pizza from Stogie Joe’s. [Beer Lass]

Living on the Vedge gets down with the vegan and vegetarian options on the updated menu at Local 44. [Living on the Vedge]

Veggicurious crowns the riccota dumplings tops at Kraftwork but she draws us in with her talk of toasted garlic and herb fries. [Veggicurious]

The $4.95 per pound buffet at Mumbai Bistro looks tempting. [Midtown Lunch]

Two Eat Philly head to Manayunk to use a $50 gift certificate to MangoMoon. We have the same Groupon coupon and have to do this one day soon ourselves. [Two Eat Philly]

Philly Phoodie has us salivating for a great hoagie with these photos from P&S Hoagies. [Philly Phoodie]

A new blog, The Adventures of Captain Reflux alerts us to something we were previously unaware, Tommy Gunns does breakfast. And the pulled pork, two fried eggs and home fries are just $5.25 [The Adventures of Captain Reflux]

How Much For One Rib?

Leah Blewett heads out looking for the best ribs in Philadelphia breaking them down by size, sauce and spiciness.

  • Sweet Lucy’s Smokehouse
  • Famous Dave’s
  • Phoebe’s
  • Tommy Gunn’s
  • Dwight’s Southern Bar-b-que I

Ribbed for Your Pleasure [Philadelphia Weekly]

Quick Bites

Look for Cira Centre’s Rae to do a soft opening right after Thanksgiving. [Ice Pack, City Paper]

A.D. Amorosi reports that Jose Garces’ Tinto may not be ready for a January opening but the food is, he’s hosting a “pals-’n’-press” night next week. We’re sure our invite will be in today’s mail! Also of foodie note in Ice Pack this week, not so hot buzz coming from Susanna Foo’s Gourmet Kitchen nor the new version of La Boheme. [Ice Pack, City Paper]

Tommy Gunns on South Street has followed the Smoked Joint to the great barbecue in the sky as Tommy Gunns is no more. The original on Ridge Avenue remains open, it always was the better one. [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]

Blackfish has taken over the Maya Bella spot in Conshohocken. Blackfish is run by Le Bec-Fin and Vetri veteran Chip Roman. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]

ChriStevens has taken the Mimosa space at 9th and South Streets, expect Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]

Rum Bar, a Rittenhouse area lounge specializing in, wait for it… rum, is expecting to open in January at 2005 Walnut Street. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]