Restaurant Reviews

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The Revisit: Serpico

There’s only so much a clean bathroom can tell you about a restaurant, but every now and then they speak volumes. To face the poster […]

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Where We’re Eating: V Street, Tuk Tuk Real and Stock

V Street 126  S 18th Street Rittenhouse Square 215-278-7943 Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby aren’t the first restaurateurs to summon night-market memories with bare bulbs […]

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Restaurant Review: Kensington Quarters

You walk by Bryan Mayer’s butcher case at Kensington Quarters, and you develop certain expectations about what awaits you in the dining room. These deepen […]

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The Revisit: Il Pittore

For all of Philadelphia’s culinary diversity — and from Bustleton Avenue’s new Moldovan spot to Indonesian fare in Point Breeze, we at Foobooz are big […]

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Restaurant Review: Aldine

Everyone knows that opening a restaurant is the surest path to an empty checking account, but George and Jennifer Sabatino know better. For truly shredding […]

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Restaurant Review: Brigantessa

We expect a lot from restaurants these days. If they don’t transform liquids into powders or barrel-steep cocktails with homemade bitters, they’d better serve chickens […]

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Restaurant Review: Abe Fisher and Dizengoff

On the first evening of Rosh Hashanah this year, BuzzFeed posted a video called “The Jewish Food Taste Test.” In it, Gentiles sample iconic Ashkenazi […]

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Restaurant Review: Bank & Bourbon

  Pity the Philadelphia hotel restaurant. City dwellers will flock to food trucks, night markets, pop-up gardens and pizzerias with no seats, but just try […]

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Restaurant Review: Paris Bistro

By the time Gary Cattley maneuvered his tuba into Paris Bistro’s basement, Drew Nugent & the Midnight Society had been ragging Tin Pan Alley curios […]

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The Revisit: Vedge

Consider the radish… When I reviewed Vedge two-and-a-half years ago, that was my opening line. Sometimes I wonder how many people stopped reading after the […]

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The Revisit: Stateside

The folk of East Passyunk Avenue dwell within an embarrassment of restaurant riches, but when the weather’s as lovely as it was at the beginning […]

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Restaurant Review: Society Hill Society

In the annals of faint praise, neighborhood restaurant is a peculiar epithet. People usually apply it to the places that make them feel most welcome. […]

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Restaurant Review: Crow & the Pitcher

For food-obsessed Philadelphians, the first half of August unfolded like a rigged game of Two Truths and a Lie. In case you were down the […]

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Restaurant Review: Junto

“Do you know of any deserving young beginner lately set up,” members of Ben Franklin’s mutual aid society would ask one another, “whom it lies […]

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Restaurant Review: Charlie Was a Sinner

Just how much sinning do you like to do over dinner? That’s a good question to chew on at Nicole Marquis’s mysterious new bar on […]