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Adaptive Reuse Proves Difficult at La Peg

Rick Nichols checks in at La Peg, Peter Woolsey’s two month old French brasserie at the once-upon-a-time pump house that is now the home of FringeArts. Nichols finds […]

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Rick Nichols on Le Bec Fin’s Second Act

“But in its latest edition, Le Bec no longer had the field to itself. The entire dining scene in the city had moved on, and […]

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D’Angelo Bros. Gets a Reprieve

Rick Nichols is in the Inquirer today, telling the story of Sonny D’Angelo of D’Angelo’s Bros. butcher shop in the Italian Market. Sonny may not […]

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Marcus Samuelsson, Eric Asimov and Rick Nichols At First Person Arts

This year, the First Person Arts Festival has a bit of a gastronomical slant, bringing in three serious food people to talk about (among other […]

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Reading Terminal Dedication Week Kicks Off at 10 AM

Today is the dedication of the $3 million in renovations at the Reading Terminal Market that have created new restrooms, new vendor space, an expanded […]

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Around the Web: Le Virtu Preferred, Duck Eggs and Bargain Banh Mi

Of Osteria, Amis and Le Virtu, Mac & Cheese prefers Le Virtu. [Mac & Cheese] After reading Rick Nichols’ account of the duck eggs from Paul […]

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Shane’s Confectionery Nears Finish Line

Shane’s Confectionery has been closed for almost two years as the Berley Brothers (Franklin Fountain) have painstakingly refurbished the candy shop that predates the Civil […]

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Food Events for First Person Arts Festival

The 10th annual First Person Arts Festival is set for November 10th to 20th. This year the festival is expanding to 11 days featuring local […]

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Rick Nichols On Talula’s Garden

Huzzah! Rick Nichols is back in the Inquirer today with a prose-based tour of Talula’s Garden. [A]s evening falls, the space transforms, the seed packs […]

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Final Weekly Rick Nichols Column Today

As we stated yesterday, Rick Nichols is a bit of legend to us at Foobooz. Today marked his final weekly column for the Inquirer and […]

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And Now, A Few Words About Rick Nichols

If you’ve been following Foobooz since way back in the day, you may be aware of our long-running infatuation with Inquirer food writer Rick Nichols. […]

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A Weekend So Lost, We Somehow Missed It

So the Philadelphia chapter of the United States Bartenders’ Guild (who knew?) held an event last week, “The Lost Weekend,” which featured vigorous shaking and […]

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Rick Nichols at the Dandelion

Rick Nichols visits Stephen Starr’s latest creation, the Dandelion. It’s a masterful illusion. It is, for sure, an escapist, transporting place – just a step […]

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Scarpone Out at Agiato

Rick Nichols drops a bombshell today as he reports that chef Joe Scarpone is withdrawing from the Agiato project just weeks after the restaurant opened […]

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Bigos at Philadelphia Bar & Restaurant

City Paper’s Adam Erace and the Inquirer’s Rick Nichols both visit Philadelphia Bar & Restaurant and eat some bigos, a Polish sauerkraut-sausage stew and so […]