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Philadelphia Restaurant Review: The Fat Ham

It’s not the sort of thing a food critic is supposed to say, but my favorite bite of the year might just be a piece […]

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Three Bells for The Fat Ham

The hot chicken lives up to its name and has Craig LaBan singing the praises of Kevin Sbraga’s The Fat Ham. LaBan awards the Southern […]

The Fat Ham | Country fried chicken lobster
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Where We’re Eating: The Fat Ham

Despite the insane amount of development in UCity in the past decade, the area’s dining scene has lagged behind. There are plenty of just-decent restaurants […]

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Sbraga Takes His Shot at Southern Cooking at The Fat Ham

Adam Erace approaches Kevin Sbraga’s The Fat Ham with a bit of a raised eyebrow. Can Kevin Sbraga really cook Southern food and is it […]

Dec 8, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) warming up prior to the game against the Detroit Lions at Lincoln Financial Field. Photo | : Jeffrey G. Pittenger-USA TODAY Sports
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City Tap House Celebrates Nick Foles With Catfish

University City’s City Tap House is honoring Eagles quarterback Nick Foles with a dish, Catfish #9. The entree is Foles’ favorite, fresh catfish. At City […]

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The Fat Ham Opens on Walnut Street

Philadelphia’s Top Chef winner, Kevin Sbraga is opening his second restaurant today. The Fat Ham will bring a broad swath of the South to 3131 […]

The Fat Ham | Country fried chicken lobster
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First Look: Kevin Sbraga’s Opening Menu For The Fat Ham

In just a few days Kevin Sbraga will open the doors at The Fat Ham–his new Southern-inspired spot in the former Tria wine bar space […]

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Where We’re Eating: Twisted Tail

Back in 2011, on the day Joey Vento died, I attended a “media night” at Twisted Tail with a dozen or so other writers. That […]

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Redemption at Twisted Tail

Adam Erace returns to Twisted Tail two years after its opening and finds the addition of chef Leo Forneas has made the Southern restaurant and […]

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Kevin Sbraga Opening a Second Restaurant, The Fat Ham

  Kevin Sbraga is opening his second restaurant in University City this fall. The Fat Ham promises to bring the heart of the South to […]

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Strangelove’s Gets Some Love

Leigh Maida, Brendan Hartranft, and Brendan Kelly are the gastropub virtuosos of this city, and their transformation of the almost-cursed location is really quite impressive. […]

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Mint Julep in Liquid and Dessert Form at Rex 1516

Tonight and all day tomorrow the Mint Juleps are on special for $8 at Rex 1516. The South Street bar and restaurant has the timeless […]

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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 […]

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Keven Parker’s Soul Food Cafe Brings Some Swank to the Terminal

Keven Parker’s Soul Food Cafe brings white leather chairs, orchids to the Reading Terminal Market.

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REX 1516’s Regis Jansen Stepping Down to Battle His Cystic Fibrosis

Chef Regis Jansen who has been the chef at REX 1516 since it opened earlier this year is stepping down due to medical reasons. Jansen […]