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Fond Debuts New Wine And Cocktail Tasting

Sunday, April 12 kicks off a new wine and cocktail tasting series at Fond. David Snyder is a lawyer turned food critic turned back to lawyer who […]

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Sherry and Tapas at Jamonera

David Snyder reviews Jamonera for City Paper this week. He’s as impressed with the sherry program as he is with the Spanish tapas. “Sherry? Not […]

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Playful Ideas Succeed at Stateside

David Snyder steps in to review Passyunk Avenue’s Stateside, a New American whiskey-and-small-plates bar that is getting chef George Sabatino’s name out there. The crispy […]

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Flavor and Texture Star at Sampan

It’s David Snyder’s last review for City Paper and he makes it a good one as he visits Michael Schulson’s Sampan. Instead of making Asian […]

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Quick Bites

The Turney -Safran empire is looking to open Barbuzzo in early April and Grub Street has all the details on the Southern-European restaurant. [Grub Street] Pinkberry might […]

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Accessible & Shareable at Chew Man Chu

David Snyder recognizes that Chew Man Chu isn’t aiming to knock the socks off of foodies but he can’t knock the job it is doing […]

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Looking for Focus at MidAtlantic

David Snyder visits MidAtlantic and finds Daniel Stern’s new West Philadelphia restaurant lacking in focus. But that’s not to say there isn’t some highlights on […]

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Revolutionary Pizza At Stella

David Snyder finds the pizzas of Pizzeria Stella to be revolutionary and delicious. All that fussing pays off. Stella’s pies — fiercely artisanal, yet light […]

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Terra Gets High Marks

David Snyder visits Terra, the subterranean restaurant below Tavern on Camac and finds that chef Eric Paraskevas is turning out some inspiring New American cuisine. What […]

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David Snyder Checks Out Marigold

David Snyder checks out the latest incarnation of Marigold Kitchen and enjoys what is coming out of chef Robert Halpern’s kitchen. Halpern proves his mettle […]

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Singing About Sonata

David Snyder sings about the cooking of Sonata chef and owner Mark Tropea even if there are a few uneven notes. Tropea demonstrates an ability […]

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Authentic West African Fare At Tastee D’s

David Snyder tells the story of Adedotun “Dot” Adepoju and how he came to open Tastee D’s on 4th Street near South. He also writes […]

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BBQ And More At Miga

David Snyder visits Center City’s Korean barbecue, Miga and finds that authentic and accessible are not mutually exclusive. [T]he tofu kimchi pork bokum was my […]

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Swift Half Not Half Bad

David Snyder visits the Swift Half and finds the traditional pub fare excels as well as some of the upscale dishes. Both the rich bacon-wrapped […]

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Best French Bistro

For the haters of self promotion out there, here’s a restaurant review sure to warm your heart. David Snyder goes to Bibou which opened without […]