A Pork Sandwich Brings Me Out of the Shadows

I have always been a firm believer that I should not have my picture in my posts, ok for others but I really don’t like those pompous posts of self-congratulation–but this is pure animal love for dead animal food…The best. Johns Roast Pork A Joint to beat no others– and to think for years I [...]

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Philadelphia—History fused with 21st century cool

Over the past few years, the home of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell has enjoyed an influx of creative energy that transformed Philadelphia into an art-centric, food-focused metropolis. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Rodin Museum and the arrival of the Barnes Foundation, a private collection of post-Impressionist and early modern art, represents the [...]

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Al Fresco Dining Survey—Philadelphia

Some of the top al fresco dining picks from our members (in response to 2010 Global Al Fresco Dining Survey) Geno’s, Philadelphia, there’s lots of debate, but my favorite cheese steaks in Philly, so that means the world. Geno’s is an institution, with lots of US flags, support for our men in uniform, be it [...]

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Zahav:Fresh Laffa Bread and Other Great Middle East Food

ZAHAV I was staying at the Omni Hotel in Philadelphia (4th and Chestnut, centrally located-nice stay), finished my meetings at about 7pm and asked the concierege where to grab a walkable bite. I already had my fill of cheesesteaks (the first port of call when I get to Philly) and I was referred to Budda [...]

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Philadelphia-DiNardo’s for Seafood

On a recent trip to Philly, I was “forced” to abandon my favorite habit there-going to Geno’s for a cheesesteak and visit DiNardo’s. What a treat-it’s total old school seafood, lots of beaufont hairdos and “hey Tony, give da man his bisque” and the food was all up very good, with some mixed results: Crab [...]

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