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Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:23 pmSweets: Chocodiem. As you know, if you have followed my blog, I can’t pass up an option for chocolate so I had to try this place. Their specialty is truffles made with Belgian chocolate…..excellent and macarons….not sampled but I suspect they are very good as well. Several......
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Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:24 pmKorean tacos? Takorean. I was intrigued by the name and needed a quick bite before heading to the airport. You start with the style…which includes a soft taco….I went with the bowl with rice, then your slaw….kimchi, then the protein….mine was pork, then a sauce….my choice, gochu-pow......
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:25 pmAfter dinner drinks: Bluebird Distilling. Nice spot inside The Bourse food hall for a late night drink. Friendly bartender who knows his drinks. I’d recommend the Firebird….if you like a bit of spiciness with your vodka. The actual distillery is northwest of downtown Philly near Valley Forge.......
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:26 pmIn Philly again: Cadence.  This is a small place with 26 seats at tables and 8 at the bar. Located in the Northern Liberties/Fishtown area of town. Signage on the door isn’t that easy to read so it’s easy to miss. As is typical of Philly, this is another BYOB but, there is......
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:27 pmVegetarian in Philly Cheesesteak land: Vedge. This restaurant has received rave reviews and even though I’m nowhere near a vegetarian I just had to try it out. I was not disappointed. It was a snowy night in Philly and I didn’t get into town until quite late......
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Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:35 pmCame highly recommended: The Dabney. It’s made all the list, including a Michelin star…which makes scoring a reservation a bit of a challenge….especially if you live on the West Coast. Reservations open up on a rolling 2 week basis and they are available online and by telephone......