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Aladeen Middle Eastern

David Snyder finds enough to like at Aladeen Middle Eastern Restaurant on South Street that he’ll be back.  The first is a traditional Moroccan bastilla. […]

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Varga Off To A Good Start

David Snyder visits Varga Bar and finds the beer and starters to be the best stuff on the menu. Indeed, the dishes that seem at […]

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Young Chef Impresses

David Snyder praises chef Chris D’Ambro’s Mediterranean tapas at Bocca in Old City.  Take the timeless beef tartare. D’Ambro updates this standard by using hanger […]

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Girasole In City Paper

David Snyder tries out the new incarnation of Girasole and finds excellent pasta but some price inconsistency. Restaurants love to trumpet their hand-crafted pasta, but […]

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Blossoming Chinese At Sakura

David Snyder says skip the Japanese food at Sakura and focus on the Chinese portion of the menu for some winning fare. Sakura’s authentic regional […]

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Akoya, A Pearl

Look past the velvet rope and bouncers and you might notice that Akoya is trying to making a name for itself in the shadow of […]

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S&H Kebabs

David Snyder checks out S&H Kebab House on Passyunk Avenue of off South Street and leaves smiling.   In my first visit, I had doubts […]

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Steak House Stands Tall

Forget all the steak house hype, David Snyder says Del Frisco’s Double Eagle has what it takes in the food category too. Given the chain’s […]

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Wednesday, That’s My Good Mood Day

On Wednesdays, Mazag Cafe serves koshary, an Egyptian dish worthy of praise. David Snyder also finds plenty to praise on the rest of the menu. […]

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Tiedhouse Reviewed in City Paper

In this week’s review of self-proclaimed cozy gastropub The Tiedhouse, the City Paper’s David Snyder first tries to define the difficult-to-define word itself: It may […]

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Bánh Mi In Chinatown

David Snyder discovers a faithful version of the Vietnamese bánh mi at Q. T. Vietnamese Sandwich in Chinatown. Bánh mi enjoys a mini-cult following based […]

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Izumi Diversifies E Passyunk

East Passyunk gets a spot that is neither red gravy Italian nor Mexican and that’s reason enough to celebrate. That David Snyder finds Izumi delivers […]

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Prohibition Taproom In CP

David Snyder praises the fried green beans at Prohibition Taproom and has plenty of nice things to say about the rest of the menu too. […]

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No Luck Necessary

David Snyder finds that South Philadelphia’s Lucky 13 Pub is dishing out some good grub. I appreciated that Johnson paired a sausage and peppers app […]

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Missed Calling?

Novitra Bistro brings another Italian BYOB to Philadelphia, albeit with hints of Morocco. City Paper’s David Snyder suggest that maybe that’s what they should focus […]