June 14, 2017

Morgan's Pier reopened for the season in April with the chef's from Helm in charge of this year's menu. The fact that the menu is different every year is one big draw to keep coming back. That, and eating and drinking on the waterfront never stops being awesome. 

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January 23, 2017

Happy 2017! Post on where I've been coming soon... but for now, a brief meaty recap.

As a gradho resident, Bistro SouthEast, the Asian fusion (mostly, Thai, Viet, and seafood) is a semi regular stop for me.

Having written about the lemongrass pork belly banh mi, the dinn...

October 28, 2016

Nick's Roast Beef is the kind of place worth taking out of town folks to demonstrate just how cool Philly is. This South Philly dive bar has been open since 1938. I love that! Inside the narrow space is an equally streamlined menu: a few sandwiches and fries with Mille...

August 16, 2016

 I've tried a lot of the offerings at Beck's Cajun Cafe in Reading Terminal- the gumbo, the muffaletta, the fried mac and cheese balls, the fried oyster po boy, the shrimp po boy, the etoufee, and on multiple occasions, the bread pudding with whiskey sauce.  There was...

July 19, 2016

I can admit it, I craved a real American cheeseburger when I got back from my SE Asia trip. We can chat at length about the nuances of Northern vs. Southern style Thai food, but at the end of the day, eating a similar style of any food for one month is a long time!...

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