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Sweet, Sour, Bitter and Bright: Chatayee Thai Reviewed

“Everyone’s trying to be modern today, and that’s great, but I’m going in the other direction — 100 years back.” That was chef Chatayee Venus […]

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The Good-Time Machine: Giuseppe & Sons Reviewed

There’s a moment at Giuseppe & Sons, the new art installation from the Schulson Collective, that’s pure magic. If you’ve been there—which is likely, judging […]

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Seeing Red: Nunu Reviewed

Red, mostly. That’s what you notice first about Nunu, the new izakaya from Ben Puchowitz and Shawn Darragh. Red lights. Red neon. A fat rainstorm […]

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Comforts of Home: Sarvida Reviewed

You have to be in the mood for scrambled eggs and eggplant. And I’m not talking an adventurous mood, because the tortang talong at Lou […]

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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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An Easy Confidence: Porch & Proper Reviewed

Porch & Proper is the new restaurant from a pair of Starr expats who have gone to Jersey to serve pasta and doughnuts and cioppino. […]

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Pomp and Circumstance: Louie Louie Reviewed

There was a moment at Louie Louie, the new restaurant at the Inn at Penn, when I thought everything was going to be okay. It […]

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Scratch the Surface: Spice Finch Reviewed

If we’re going to talk about Spice Finch, we have to start off by talking about the lamb ribs. The lamb ribs are big. Beautiful […]

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For the Love of the Game: Andiario Reviewed

I’m so excited the day after I eat at Andiario, I tell everyone I know about it. I make phone calls. I write emails. I […]

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Art and Commerce: Talk Reviewed

I went to Talk for the first time when it was very young — just a couple weeks old. I sat at the bar, drank […]

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Soul Food: L’Anima Reviewed

At the hostess stand, they’re waiting for me when I walk in. Not because I have reservations. Not because anyone recognizes me coming. Just because […]

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Imperfect Intimacy: The Bercy Reviewed

The Bercy is beautiful. That’s the first thing you’re going to think when you walk in, I promise. It is gorgeous. Lit like a 1940s […]

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One Simple Thing: Bishos Cafe and Bakery Reviewed

In the morning, people come to Bishos for ijeh — an omelet with parsley and onions — and orange juice from the big, grinding, clanking […]

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Back to Basics: The Ripplewood Reviewed

The narrow bar downstairs is already filling up with locals on a Friday night when I stroll in — late for my reservation after fighting […]

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The Expectation Trap: Suraya Reviewed

One of the joys of this gig is being proven wrong, or at least too quick to judge. And at Suraya, I wasn’t expecting much. […]