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Precipitous Perch for Perch Pub

Brian Freedman worries for Perch Pub, wondering if it’s the right concept for the location. For all its vaunted neighbors—the Kimmel Center and the Bellevue […]

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Spreading the Love at Opa

Brian Freedman says Opa is one more reason to head to the 13th Street corridor, the pikelia platter setting the tone right from the start. […]

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Offal Familiar

Whole pig from a dinner we attended at Amada Brian Freedman takes a look at the growth of adventurous eating in Philadelphia and how it’s […]

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Supper’s Upscale Brunch Is a Winner

Supper’s brunch has been known for its red velvet waffles for some time now and Brian Freedman says that there’s more than this must-order dish […]

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It’s Like Crack, and That’s a Good Thing

It isn’t every week that a professional restaurant reviewer turns his pen towards a food truck but today is just such a day as Brian […]

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Marrow and More at Kennett

It’s the anchovies, bone marrow and ground beef dish that defines the casual sophistication of Kennett for Brian Freedman. It’s one of those why-didn’t-anyone-think-of-that-before combinations […]

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Go Authentic at Emei

Brian Freedman tries out Emei in Chinatown and finds that it works best when you stick with most authentic dishes. Emei, as expected, is at […]

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Little Fish: High Standards

Mike Stollenwerk may not be able to be at Little Fish every night but Brian Freedman finds that with Executive Chef Chad Jenkins keeping the […]

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Noble Finally Living Up to Potential

Brian Freedman visits Noble American Cookery and finds that since Chef Brinn Sinnot has taken over that the food has taken a huge step forward. […]

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Comfort & Whiskey at Cooperage

Brian Freedman likes the experience of Cooperage well enough but it doesn’t seem much there really excites him. Back around Thanksgiving, executive chef Benjamin Martin […]

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The Corner Reviewed

The vibe and cocktails are in sync at the Corner. But the promising food of Scott Swiderski and John Taus still needs some tuning. Masa […]

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Rolling in Dough at Dim Sum Garden

Many have exalted the soup dumplings at Dim Sum Garden but Brian Freedman finds that all the dough based menu items are worthy of praise. […]

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Sticks and Stones Won’t Hurt You

Brian Freedman really likes the beer list at East Passyunk’s Sticks and Stones. He also calls the two-month old spot pleasant at least twice. The […]

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Kaffa Crossing

Brian Freedman hits another ethnic restaurant, this time it’s Kaffa Crossing, an Ethiopian spot in West Philadelphia where the injera is the thing. The backbone […]

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Looking for Flavor at Tres Jalapenos

Brian Freedman checks out Tres Jalapenos at 8th and Christian and just wishes the seasoning was turned up a bit. In speaking with general manager […]