Reviews

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Cheap Eats: Franzone’s

Franzone’s may be the best pizza in the Philadelphia area that you have never heard of. It doesn’t have the name or pedigree of a […]

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Filter Dining Room Charms in a Charmed Space

Brian Freedman extols the virtues of Fitler Dining Room, the most recent occupant of the charmed space that is the northwest corner of 22nd and […]

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Adam Erace Reviews Brü Craft & Wurst

Adam Erace goes with the mixed meats and wurst platter at Brü Craft & Wurst for $48, and enjoys almost all the kitchen has to offer. […]

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Adam Erace Swoons for Pizzeria Beddia

Adam Erace’s knees buckle over the pizzas that Joe Beddia is putting out at his Pizzeria Beddia on Girard Avenue. Only two or three pies […]

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The Revisit: Zavino

A server who gets her customers laughing has them right where she wants them, but the bartender at Zavino had an unfair advantage on a […]

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Where We’re Eating: Kanella, Still Compelling

Kanella, the endearingly small, five-year-old Cyprian BYO sits at the corner of 10th and Spruce, containing wicker chairs, wooden tables, and exposed brick walls graced […]

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Where We’re Eating: The Pub, a Bona Fide Classic

The phrase “They don’t make them like they used to” was pretty much invented for places like the Pub, the quirky Tudor-style restaurant that sits […]

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Red Owl Tavern Stumbles Out of the Gate

Red Owl Tavern couldn’t put it all together for Trey Popp as the restaurant in the Hotel Monaco was the definition of hit-or-miss. Such was […]

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With Sophia’s, Christopher Lee Has Returned to Philly. Kinda

Trey Popp reviews Sophia’s, the East Passyunk restaurant of Philadelphia’s prodigal son, Christopher Lee. What he finds is that Lee is only kind of involved. […]

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Village Whiskey Burger Does Not Live Up to Hype

It’s taken four years, but I finally made it into Village Whiskey last night. Jose Garces’ much-ballyhooed 20th Street spot has been on my list […]

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Adam Erace Reviews Bufad

City Paper’s Adam Erace reviews Bufad, the BYOB pizza joint a stone’s throw away from Prohibition Taproom. Erace apparently experienced a different Bufad than what […]

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Where We’re Eating: Resurrection Ale House

It’s always a nervous time when a longtime chef leaves a neighborhood favorite. That was the situation at Resurrection Ale House when original chef Joe […]

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Where We’re Eating: Mango Tree Bistro

Philly is a desert when it comes to decent Thai food, but compared to the suburbs, the city comes off like Thai-food Nirvana. Which is […]

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Where We’re Eating: Goat Hollow

Goat Hollow is the bar you want, in the neighborhood you want. Mount Airy is known for its diversity, with black, white, young, old, rich […]

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Where We’re Eating: El Vez May Be the Most Fun Restaurant in Town

Because I was tired of hearing overeducated food types in Philadelphia talk a ton of smack about Stephen Starr’s always-packed Mexican joint El Vez, I […]