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The Revisit: Serpico

There’s only so much a clean bathroom can tell you about a restaurant, but every now and then they speak volumes. To face the poster […]

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On Anonymity: Jonathan Gold Takes Off The Mask

So Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic for the L.A. Times, has gone public. Shown his face. Done all the things that a critic does […]

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Restaurant Review: Crow & the Pitcher

For food-obsessed Philadelphians, the first half of August unfolded like a rigged game of Two Truths and a Lie. In case you were down the […]

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By The Numbers: A Fantastic Year For Philly Restaurants

I was talking with Philly mag restaurant critic Trey Popp the other day, and we were discussing (as we so often do) the state of […]

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The Revisit: Lolita

“You can drink as many of these as you want,” our server said brightly. “They’re good for you!” The concoction in question, a Green Garden […]

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A Letter to Trey Popp

Steve Wildy has weighed in on Facebook with an open letter to Trey regarding the wine pricing at Petruce et al. The letter makes some very […]

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We’ve Got A Surprise For You…

For the longest time, we’ve had this problem. Because of the lag time in the production of Philadelphia magazine–because of the schedules we keep and […]

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The Revisit: Rex 1516

Restaurant chefs sure ain’t what they used to be. Once they were stalwarts who manned the stoves in obscurity, if not outright anonymity, cooking for […]

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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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Philadelphia Restaurant Review: Pizzeria Beddia

Joe Beddia would’ve flunked out of Wharton for sure. Consider the pizzaiolo’s business plan. He offers three pies, whole only, in a Fishtown storefront that’s […]

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Three Critics Walk Into a Chat Room

Craig LaBan’s online chat this afternoon will feature LaBan talking with City Paper’s Adam Erace and Philadelphia magazine’s Trey Popp. Stop by Philly.com at 2 p.m. to […]

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Did We Create This Culinary Monster?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about what kind of restaurant town we really want to be. In the Philadelphia magazine that’s on the […]

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Philadelphia Restaurant Review: Rosa Blanca

Jose Garces can take you places. And the most compelling ones are those you’d have the hardest time reaching on your own. That’s why Amada, […]

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Philadelphia Restaurant Review: Avance

Karl Marx once wrote that history repeats itself: the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. And Avance is what happens the third time […]

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Having a Ball at Le Chéri

According to Trey Popp, the Art Alliance may have finally found its restaurant in Pierre and Charlotte Calmels’ Le Cheri. Popp bestows three stars on […]