Restaurant Reviews

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Restaurant Review: CoZara

We here at Philadelphia magazine decided last month to start debuting restaurant reviews early on Foobooz. We had reasons. And we discussed them here. Welcome to […]

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Restaurant Review: Townsend

We here at Philadelphia magazine decided last month to start debuting restaurant reviews early on Foobooz. We had reasons. And we discussed them here. Welcome […]

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The Revisit: Lolita

“You can drink as many of these as you want,” our server said brightly. “They’re good for you!” The concoction in question, a Green Garden […]

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Checking In At Bar Volver

People go to bars for all kinds of reasons. To hang out with neighbors over three-dollar lagers. To knock back Beam-and-Pabst specials while stomping their […]

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Restaurant Review: The Treemont

If a tree falls in a forest with no one to hear it, is there a sound? That may be the question for the Treemont. […]

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Restaurant Review: Volvér

Editor’s Note: Beginning this month, Trey Popp’s reviews for Philadelphia magazine will be running first on Foobooz–weeks ahead of their appearing in print. And what […]

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Restaurant Review: Petruce et al

Philadelphians have a lot of things to be thankful for, and one is that Justin and Jonathan Petruce aren’t trying to sell them pizza. There’s […]

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Restaurant Review: The Gaslight

If you’re comfortable looking a bartender straight in the eye and asking for a Sex Panther, then girl, does Jason Cichonski have the bar for […]

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The Revisit: Rex 1516

Restaurant chefs sure ain’t what they used to be. Once they were stalwarts who manned the stoves in obscurity, if not outright anonymity, cooking for […]

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Philadelphia Restaurant Review: The Fat Ham

It’s not the sort of thing a food critic is supposed to say, but my favorite bite of the year might just be a piece […]

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Philadelphia Restaurant Review: Pizzeria Beddia

Joe Beddia would’ve flunked out of Wharton for sure. Consider the pizzaiolo’s business plan. He offers three pies, whole only, in a Fishtown storefront that’s […]

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The Revisit: A.Kitchen

You know those people who go to new restaurants purely to order the same dish they order everywhere else? Because the “litmus test” of a […]

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Philadelphia Restaurant Review: Rosa Blanca

Jose Garces can take you places. And the most compelling ones are those you’d have the hardest time reaching on your own. That’s why Amada, […]

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Philadelphia Restaurant Review: Avance

Karl Marx once wrote that history repeats itself: the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. And Avance is what happens the third time […]

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Philadelphia Restaurant Review: Le Chéri

YOU HAVE TO FIGURE that any ingredient is fair game in a menu section labeled “Bizarre.” But Pierre Calmels sure pulled a fast one on […]