Year in Review: September

Photos by Ryan Donnell | Falafel Sandwich at Bitars


Dish of the Month

Pierogies at Adsum

[M]iraculous half-moons of slippery pasta dough filled with an ethereal puree of potato, topped with butter-fried onions and plated with sporadic dollops of smoky buttermilk. The iconic Polish comfort food was brought up to date without losing its sense of identity—a brutally difficult trick to pull off. Brian Freedman, Philadelphia Weekly

Quote of the Month

“Strip Club Hopes to Make it Ta Ta Taj Mahal”Foobooz

Notable Openings

Barbuzzo, Blackbird Pizzeria, Fork & Barrel, Hop Angel Brauhaus, Philadelphia Bar & Restaurant, Watkins Drinkery

Notable Closings

Kildare’s King of Prussia, Privé