Archive | March, 2010

Get Your Last Meal Here: Hershel’s East Side Deli

29. March 2010

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Get Your Last Meal Here: Hershel’s East Side Deli

Steve Safern knew for 20 years that he had a restaurant to open.  When he finally teamed up with college roommate and long-time restaurant man Andy Walsh to open Hershel’s East Side Deli four years ago, the story of the restaurant was actually more than 64 years in the making.  Hershel’s serves a full Kosher-style [...]

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500º, Center City’s Hottest New Burger Joint

23. March 2010

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Behind the the walls of a currently unassuming brick-faced building on Sansom Street is Center City Philadelphia’s latest burger joint. 500º opens today and features handcrafted burgers and fries using only the highest quality ingredients. Owners Rob and Maggie Wasserman, found inspiration for the restaurant and its menu from the their taste of success with [...]

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Sandwich Bites: Pastrami On Wheels, Phillies Dogs, SquareBurger Returns, Rothko Meats Bread

22. March 2010

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Sandwich Bites: Pastrami On Wheels, Phillies Dogs, SquareBurger Returns, Rothko Meats Bread

• Bonnie Bloomgarden a direct descendant of Ben Canter, is jumping on the food truck bandwagon and bringing deli sandwiches to the streets of LA. [LA Weekly] • Taking a page from Chicago’s playbook, the Phillies seek to offer a hot dog they can call their own. Voting begins today at phillies.com on three different [...]

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Garces Trading Company Barters With European Flavors

17. March 2010

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Garces Trading Company Barters With European Flavors

Tucked away between 11th and 12th on Locust is Iron Chef Jose Garces’ latest Philadelphia endeavor, the Garces Trading Company. We’re truly amazed that in just four short years the man has been able to open up six restaurants in our lovely city, with a seventh already on the way in the Cira Centre. Unlike [...]

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Sandwiches Close to Heaven at R2L

15. March 2010

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Sandwiches Close to Heaven at R2L

R2L is serving up some of the city’s most inspired and delicious sandwiches from their perch high above the city in Liberty Two – a location that happens to overlook South Philadelphia.  The symbolism is not lost on the menu, as Chef/Owner Daniel Stern has created food that “walks the fine line between traditional and [...]

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Sampan Sets Sail For Lunch

8. March 2010

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Sampan Sets Sail For Lunch

Midtown Village’s modern Asian restaurant Sampan started offering a delicious lunch menu last week. “Our variety of banh mi sandwiches, noodles and salads are perfect for a fast, affordable lunch,” says Chef Michael Schulson. We had the opportunity to stop by and try all six brand-new delicious banh mi. Schulson came to Philadelphia roughly twelve [...]

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Sandwich Bites: Free Ansill Burgers, Somethin’s Fishy at Q.T., Pork Cheek Tacos, Meal Ticket Meats Jim’s Steaks

4. March 2010

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Sandwich Bites: Free Ansill Burgers, Somethin’s Fishy at Q.T., Pork Cheek Tacos, Meal Ticket Meats Jim’s Steaks

• We’re still perplexed by David Ansill’s move to Ladder 15, but don’t let it fool you, he’s pulled out all the stops for the new menu. Head over on March 16th at 8pm to celebrate these new items with free appetizers including Korean tacos and the OMFG Burger 15 that’s topped with short rib, [...]

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