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Trey Popp

High Street on Market Review

Living in Left Field: High Street on Market Reviewed

Trey Popp thoroughly enjoys High Street on Market, Eli Kulp’s follow-up to Fork. Kulp likes to say that if Fork is “one step left of […]


What Comes After Brunch?

Trey Popp finds that Jerry’s Bar is a great and reasonable place to drink, the food’s not bad either. And come back on Sunday morning. My […]


Nick Elmi Breaks Free at Laurel

Trey Popp reviews Nick Elmi’s Laurel for the February issue of Philadelphia magazine. Popp writes that Elmi’s cooking has been unshackled from cooking other people’s food […]


The Anonymity Debate: Trey Popp On Adam Platt’s Unmasking

Will 2014 be the year restaurant critics come out of the shadows? The editors of New York magazine kicked off that conversation in a big […]


Cheap Eats: Wishbone

Wishbone is a curious name for a chicken shop that can go weeks without serving any sort of bone at all.  Alan Segel and Dave […]


The Revisit: Southwark

The easiest way to tell a bar from a restaurant is by the smell of the men’s room. I couldn’t keep that thought away from […]


Great Expectations: Pizzeria Vetri Reviewed

Trey Popp comes to Pizzeria Vetri with great expectations but too many of the pizzas literally flopped. The further away I got from the pizza menu, […]


Little Nonna’s Takes Comfort Food To the Next Level

Trey Popp finds that Marcie Turney has breathed new life into red-gravy Italian at Little Nonna’s. Just to be safe, though, order the polenta and […]


The Revisit: A Second Chance For The Twisted Tail

The Grit Invasion of Philadelphia may be long in the tooth by this point, but that hasn’t kept new armadas from lashing the city with […]


Talula’s Daily Reviewed

Trey Popp says it’s a shame that Talula’s Daily’s chef Scott Megill’s dinner was interrupted by a sales pitch. But somewhere before dessert and the […]


Xi’An Sizzling Woks Reviewed

Trey Popp reviews Xi’An Sizzling Woks (formerly Xi’An Famous Food) in Chinatown. There he discovers a side of pickled garlic cloves that set the tone […]


The Revisit: Citron & Rose

Best Milkshake, Best Bar Snack, Best Wine List at a Beer Bar, Best Homage To an Iconic Philly Food… It would be hard to argue […]

Vermont Burrata at Pennsylvania 6 in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Restaurant Review: Pennsylvania 6

Trey Popp pays a visit to Pennsylvania 6 to see if it can exorcise the ghosts of tenants past. Creativity rules the raw bar in […]

Shrimp and crawfish etouffee at Carmine's Creole Cafe Act II

Philadelphia Restaurant Review: Carmine’s Creole Cafe, Act II

With scaled-down ambitions and pumped up flavors, John Mims comes back to Narberth. But is this homecoming what he really wants? The best place to […]


A Dutch Vibe and and Artist’s Hand to Noord

Trey Popp dines at Johncarl Lachman’s Noord. He finds that the East Passyunk BYOB is more Dutch than Scandinavian but worth the visit nonetheless. Pickled […]