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Malaysian in South Philly: Saté Kampar. This small spot is in the heart of the East Passyunk restaurant scene so it is one of many choices. Howerever, I’d not had...

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Peruvian food in the heart of cheesesteak country: Vista Peru. Last minutes decision….we were looking for a place that could accommodate at least 8 people on a Saturday night and...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 03:54 pmVegetarian in Philly Cheesesteak land: Vedge. This restaurant has received rave reviews and even though I’m nowhere near a vegetarian I just...

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Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:06 pmClassic Italian: La Famiglia. Small group dinner in this well known Philly establishment which did not disappoint. First task was to choose...

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Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:08 pmUniquely Filipino: Perla. This area of Philly is full of restaurants but I hadn’t been aware of this place until I did...

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Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:09 pmSpanish tapas: Amada. Part of a large group dinner but we had a good sampling of the menu including some items made...

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Last updated on September 22nd, 2019 at 08:57 pmThe Eating Places: James Beard Award Winners 2018. Best new restaurant: JuneBaby, Seattle. Outstanding restaurant: Highlands Bar and Grill, Birmingham. Rising star chef...

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Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:01 amOld City: FARMiCiA. Another option for a locally sourced meal with a lively atmosphere. This was a group dinner but there were...

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Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 03:56 pmIt’s on everyone’s list: Zahav. I’ve tried several times to get a reservation here but they are hard to come by. Visited...

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Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:05 amAnother good Philly option: Helm. This is a small place north of the old city in the Olde Kensington area. I’ve seen...

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Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:06 amBYOB source: Pinot Boutique. In the Old City and sells locally sourced wines so don’t go looking for that French Bordeaux. Interesting...

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Last updated on April 15th, 2019 at 10:21 pmDinner for 20: Fork. Another choice among the many in the Old City. The menu was limited due to the size of...

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Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:08 amDinner for 20 something: Morimoto. Usually it’s difficult to tell about a restaurant when you’re in a large party but only a...

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Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:10 amDrinks with friends: Royal Boucherie. Hot spot near the Delaware River in the old city….brought to you by a top chef. The...

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Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 04:00 pmOn the list: Vernick. This place has a reputation….all the way to Seattle and has been on my list for some time....

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Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:14 amDinner for 20: Continental. A bit hard to describe this place…global comfort food that leans a bit Asian, probably comes closest. This...

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Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:17 amEverybody wanted Peking Duck so we decided this place fit the bill: Sang Kee It has been awhile since I’ve had this...

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Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:46 pmBack in Philly: Laurel. Once again my flight in was late…..this time one and a half hours…barely made my reservation going straight...

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Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:22 amA cold night so not very adventurous: Red Owl Tavern. It’s the restaurant for the Hotel Monaco so it was easy to...

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Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:25 amGotta try this place for locally made ice cream: Franklin Fountain. The lines can be long but it’s worth the wait. Extensive...

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Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 10:34 pmHad to try this place in South Philly: Noord. Dutch and Scandinavian fusion. Excellent smoked fish and pork but could have eaten...

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Last updated on February 1st, 2020 at 10:39 pmBack in Philly: Buddakan. This is a very large and gorgeous space near Independence Hall. For drinks had a Kyoto Mule followed...