Reviews

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A Wawa Coffee Beer, You Say?

With the universe’s largest Wawa opening on Friday in Philly, we have officially declared this Wawa Week in Philadelphia. Go here to follow all of our coverage. […]

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Daily Bread: Georgian Bread and Cuisine Reviewed

Writing about food can get dull sometimes. This town? You’ll run out of ways to describe the crudo real quick. The toast with artisanal spreads. […]

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Right Here, Right Now: Walnut Street Cafe Reviewed

Walnut Street Café is supposed to be a Very Big Deal. When it was first announced, people spoke about it like it mattered. Like it […]

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New Blood: Little Fish Reviewed

This is what you have to ask yourself before coming to Little Fish: Is paying $15 for a single bite worth it?

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A Room With A View: Dae Bak Reviewed

On a steamy Wednesday afternoon, I eat steamed mandoo dumplings with metal chopsticks and pork soondubu with a raw egg bobbing in the center, poaching […]

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Of Ramps and Riblets: Mistral Reviewed

The only thing worse than a hotel restaurant is a mall restaurant. And the only thing worse than a mall restaurant is no restaurant at […]

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Deep Fried and Overstuffed: Puyero Reviewed

When you’re staring down the barrel of a pabellón arepa stuffed full of braised beef, black beans, and plantains like caramel, nothing else matters. You’re […]

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The New Gold Standard: Goldie Reviewed

At Goldie, Cook and Solo’s new project on Sansom Street that’s situated above their charitable deli, Rooster Soup Co., the kitchen is an assembly line, turning […]

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On Island Time: Poi Dog Reviewed

Until recently, Philly had only one real option when it came to Hawaiian food: the Poi Dog truck run by partners Kiki Aranita and Chris […]

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Do You Believe in Magic? Palizzi Social Club Reviewed

You know it’s open when the neon is on, glowing gently in the window of a rowhouse on 12th Street just off Passyunk Avenue. You […]

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Yes, Virginia, There Really WAS a Philadelphia School

You may have heard the term “Philadelphia School” used to refer to a group of architects who dominated, and some say transformed, the city’s built […]

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Not Built For Love: 24 Reviewed

On the floor at 24, the servers moved like they were on rails, following paths just a couple months old but already worn into the […]

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Dinner At The Fish Riot: Royal Sushi And Izakaya Reviewed

There are restaurants you go to because you’re hungry, and restaurants you go to because they’re cool. There are restaurant you go to because they’re […]

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Alpha And Omega: Scarpetta Reviewed

Along the arc of a graph reading “Why Is My Restaurant Not Good?,” two opposite mistakes hold down either end of the bell curve. On […]

High Street on Market Review
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Philadelphia Restaurant Review: High Street On Market

IT’S SELDOM A GOOD IDEA to boil down a restaurant recommendation to a tweet-size paragraph, but for prospective visitors to High Street on Market, a […]