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Now in Its Fullest Form, Eeva Is the Restaurant It Was Always Destined to Be

Have you been to Eeva yet? It’s fine if you haven’t. The world and everything in it has made going out to a restaurant like […]

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Audrey Claire Is No More. Charley Dove Might Become Its Indispensable Replacement.

For those of you who don’t follow the shifting tides of sway and power in the restaurant scene, let’s start here: Forever ago, restaurateur and […]

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Seeing Red: Nunu Reviewed

Red, mostly. That’s what you notice first about Nunu, the new izakaya from Ben Puchowitz and Shawn Darragh. Red lights. Red neon. A fat rainstorm […]

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For the Love of the Game: Andiario Reviewed

I’m so excited the day after I eat at Andiario, I tell everyone I know about it. I make phone calls. I write emails. I […]

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Soul Food: L’Anima Reviewed

At the hostess stand, they’re waiting for me when I walk in. Not because I have reservations. Not because anyone recognizes me coming. Just because […]

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The Expectation Trap: Suraya Reviewed

One of the joys of this gig is being proven wrong, or at least too quick to judge. And at Suraya, I wasn’t expecting much. […]

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2017 Year In Reviews, Part One

With the end of the year fast approaching, we’re wrapping things up with a 3-part look back at the restaurants that moved us, disappointed us […]

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Not Built For Love: 24 Reviewed

On the floor at 24, the servers moved like they were on rails, following paths just a couple months old but already worn into the […]

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Aiming For The Middle: Cinder Reviewed

I go to Cinder on a gray afternoon, looking for comfort and distraction, and find it at the bar—two giant TVs showing football on one […]

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Dinner At The Fish Riot: Royal Sushi And Izakaya Reviewed

There are restaurants you go to because you’re hungry, and restaurants you go to because they’re cool. There are restaurant you go to because they’re […]

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Looking Back: The Best (And Worst) Restaurants Of 2016, Part 2

With 2016 coming to a close, we’re taking this week to look back at the year in restaurants. And while things didn’t start off great […]

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Looking Back: The Best (and Worst) Restaurants of 2016, Part 1

2016 was a big year in Philly’s restaurant community. We saw the openings of some of the best restaurants in the city–and a couple of […]

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The Leftovers: Double Knot

Stray thoughts, random musings and extraneous details from this week’s review of Michael Schulson‘s new izakaya/cafe, Double Knot. “This is one of the best restaurants […]

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The Star System is Stupid and Broken

At the conclusion of last week’s 3-star Stargazy review, a reader asked a very difficult question: So what about this doesn’t say four stars? The […]

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REVIEW: Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

Why is it that when the world learned of Steve Jobs’ death in 2011, complete strangers who never even knew him were overcome with tears? […]