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Eat This Now: Secret Hot Chicken

Secret menus are cool. I mean, not for the people who don’t know about them. It sucks to be those people. But you? You’re a […]

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This Weekend, Celebrate Rex’s 5th Birthday, Southern Style

Rex 1516 is celebrating five years on South Street with a weekend-long Southern Extravaganza featuring live jazz, new menu items, and a live broadcast of […]

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Because Who Doesn’t Love A Good Sandwich?

If you happen to be in the neighborhood tonight, Justin Swain of Rex 1516 is testing out his new pit beef sandwiches. That’s tri-tip steak […]

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Rex 1516 Wins Battle of the Burger

Last night’s Battle of the Burger was captured by chef Justin Swain of Rex 1516 with his Pimento Burger. Topped with pimento cheese, crispy red onion, bacon and bibb […]

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Tonight: Foobooz Burger at Rex 1516

Tonight, Tuesday, September 2nd, Rex 1516’s Justin Swain is taking my idea for a Welsh Rarebit burger and turning it into a reality. The Welsh Medium […]

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Guest Burger Chef Series at REX 1516

Starting today, Tuesday, July 1st, and continuing throughout the summer, REX 1516 will be hosting a Guest Chef Burger Series. Each week, the restaurant will […]

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New Menus Roll Out at Rex 1516

South Street’s REX 1516 is rolling out new dinner and dessert menus this weekend. Justin Swain’s new menu is inspired by Southern and Philadelphia backyard […]

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One Burger, One Shot and One Beer at Rex 1516

Every Tuesday, Rex 1516′s chef Justin Swain will reveal the restaurant’s weekly burger special. The burger, which is available on  Tuesday and Wednesday evening at the South Street […]

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Rex 1516 Debuts Barbecue Specials Tonight

Tonight, Friday, September 13th, Rex 1516 chef Justin Swain is debuting his smoked meats program. Swain has been busy working Rex’s Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker and […]

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SoWe Bar & Kitchen Begins Sunday Night Dinner Series

Hey, speaking of Justin Swain, SoWe Bar & Kitchen has just introduced their new collaborative dinner series, which features the Rex 1516 chef as the […]

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Weekend: Crawfish Boil to Celebrate One Year At Rex 1516

It’s been a helluva first year for Rex 1516, so they’re throwing a party. The Rex 1516 one-year anniversary crawfish boil and jazz weekend kicked […]

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Rex 1516 Rolls Out New Menu This Friday

Rex 1516 is rolling out a new menu for early Spring. It is the first menu fully devised by executive chef Justin Swain. Chef Swain’s […]