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Vegetarian 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 but the space is warm and inviting and......
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Came 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 starting at noon Eastern time. They fill quickly......
At Washington National: Bracket Room. On the B concourse and it was on my radar because I needed a quick afternoon snack before the long flight back to Seattle and…..it was free….I had a coupon. Basic bar food and a TV tuned to a sports channel. Food filled the spot. Service was a bit slow......
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Classic Italian: La Famiglia. Small group dinner in this well known Philly establishment which did not disappoint. First task was to choose a wine…the list is quite extensive…the largest I have seen with over 14,000 bottles in cellar and with prices up to $14,000. We were on a budget so that choice from 1946 was......
Uniquely Filipino: Perla. This area of Philly is full of restaurants but I hadn’t been aware of this place until I did some research. It’s a bit hard to find with a sign that doesn’t pop to the eye and, when you enter, you get the feeling you’re opening the door to someone’s house. I arrived......
Spanish tapas: Amada. Part of a large group dinner but we had a good sampling of the menu including some items made just for our group. As expected, this is a place for small plates so come prepared to sample as many as you can….all are excellent so I don’t think there is anything bad......