Posts tagged with: Lamb

In the old telephone company building: House Piccolo. A small place but at the same time, very comfortable. It’s been in existence since the early 90s which is a testament to the quality of the food…and a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence in 2007 doesn’t hurt either! To start, the warm gorgonzola cheese tart was......
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Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 03:56 pmGeorgetown vibe: Ciudad. Not sure how to describe this place…..Spanish……Middle Eastern…..or? They describe themselves as “flavors from the East, vibes from the West” and I think they are spot on with the description…..Middle Eastern with a twist. This is another place where dishes are meant to be......
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Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 03:58 pmOn my list: Flintcreek Cattle Co. This is the sister restaurant to Rockcreek and, as expected, it’s the turf version although they do have a vegetarian and seafood option on the menu. The space is expansive with dining on 2 floors but feels comfortable. Started with a......
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Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 04:06 pmWines on tap: The Hatch. Located in the downtown 13th Street area of the city which has multiple options to choose from, this option looked interesting: offering wines, whiskeys…….extensive offerings….and a wood fired rotisserie. The space is in an historic brick building and is a cozy spot......
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Last updated on February 13th, 2019 at 09:03 amIt’s on everyone’s list: Zahav. I’ve tried several times to get a reservation here but they are hard to come by. Visited as part of a larger group but this place is well suited for groups and the food is served family style. When you hear that......
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 it described as French but it is decidedly New American and definitely farm to table using locally sourced ingredients. It’s BYOB….which is a bit of......