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Where to Find Comforting Meatballs

Rick Nichols catalogs some area spots that serve up a quality meatball. Among the mentioned: Amis Barbuzzo DiBruno Brothers London Grill Narberth Cafe Pizzeria Stella […]

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Korean Tacos Around Town

Rick Nichols sets out to find the gold standard of the latest fusion craze, Korean tacos. He writes that the version done at Meritage still […]

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Pierogies Moment to Shine

Rick Nichols embarks on a “pierogie safari” finding high-end and down-home renditions around town. Among the sampled: Syrenka – “Big, chewy-doughy pierogi of the classic […]

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The Third Act at the Happy Rooster

Rick Nichols visits the Happy Rooster and finds that the bar’s third incarnation is worth a second look. The signature twists, though, are saved for […]

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Authentic Lobster Roll

Rick Nichols crowns the Oyster House as the most authentic premium lobster roll in the city. The latest incarnation of the menu item is now […]

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Rick Nichols Has a New Favorite Fried Chicken

Photo by Drew Lazor, Meal Ticket It was just a month ago when Rick Nichols was pouring over our suddenly fertile fried-chicken terrain, declaring Ms. […]

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The Promise of Empanadas

Few things pique our interest like the promise of good empanadas. Rick Nichols teases us with his short column on empanadas from Cafe Clave in […]

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Fire at Kite & Key

A small fire struck Kite & Key early on Monday. The fire was confined to an office and the damage is mainly of the water […]

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Sometimes the Sides Take the Main Stage

Rick Nichols goes out searching for the best fried chicken around and finds that sometimes the sides are most noteworthy. Where the fried chicken is […]

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The Growth of Beer in Philadelphia

Rick Nichols looks at the amazing growth of Philly Beer Week and the growth of beer in the region as well. As remarkable as Beer […]

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A First Look at Twenty Manning Grill

Rick Nichols visits with chef Kiong Banh of the the newly tweaked Twenty Manning Grill and finds good gastropub-like fare and that not everything has […]

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El Cafeito is a Rose on Cecil B. Moore

Rick Nichols visits El Cafeito, the Puerto Rican cafe at the unlikely corner of 3rd and Cecil B. Moore. [T]he cafe has still planted a […]

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Coming Back to Dmitri’s

Rick Nichols is feeling nostalgic for a time before Philadelphia’s BYOB boom, a time when a visit to Dmitri’s was almost magical. Now Nichols visits the […]

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The Latest on the PLCB

There’s some progress to be reported on the PLCB Registered Malt or Brewed Beverages list. Flying Fish Exit 16, who’s debut was delayed by not being […]

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Rick Nichols Is Up In The Air At R2L

Rick Nichols has a hit or miss time of it with the food at R2L but there’s that view and of course Nichols’ prose. [A]t […]