Archive | May, 2010

Burgers, Beef Franks and Baseball at Bridget Foy’s

20. May 2010

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Burgers, Beef Franks and Baseball at Bridget Foy’s

In early April, Citizens Bank Park challenged local fans to pick a signature hot dog from three gourmet choices (all of which are far too good to be placed into an air powered hot dog launcher). The winner, the South Philly Dog, consists of broccoli rabe, spicy roasted peppers, sharp provolone and a grilled, juicy [...]

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Horizons’ Vegan Banh Mi Sliders

18. May 2010

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Horizons’ Vegan Banh Mi Sliders

When we sat down with chef Rich Landau of Horizons, we knew what to expect: incredibly current, creative, fresh, full and layered flavors in food that just so happens to be vegan. The only thing we didn’t know is how exactly we’d be tickled.  If you don’t know Rich and Horizons, you need to get [...]

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Exclusive: Steve Poses Opening Burger Stand On The Parkway, Help Pick The Logo And Win Lunch!

14. May 2010

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Exclusive: Steve Poses Opening Burger Stand On The Parkway, Help Pick The Logo And Win Lunch!

Is Philadelphia ready for another burger joint? Steve Poses thinks so. Considered by many to be the forefather of the modern restaurant scene in Philadelphia, Poses’ restaurants Frög and The Commissary were revolutionary when they opened, and eventually evolved into Frög Commissary Catering, which has handled 15,000 events and counting. We just received this awesome [...]

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Cross The Mediterranean: The Sano Burger

12. May 2010

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Cross The Mediterranean: The Sano Burger

Looking for a healthy way to celebrate National Hamburger Month? We were sent this recipe by Michael Scipione, fitness/lifestyle consultant and owner/personal trainer of Absolute Definition in Philadelphia. Most recently Scipione decided to combine his passion for cooking and provide a private/personal catering/cooking service for his clients named Sano, meaning healthy in Italian. The Sano [...]

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Twenty Manning Fires Up The Grill

10. May 2010

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I never did get to experience the old Twenty Manning. However, after a complete interior redesign and the introduction of an almost-entirely new, affordable, American bistro menu and a variety of burgers, I had to go. I met with Chef Kiong Banh, who has spent 10 years within these walls, and is excited for some [...]

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Glen Macnow Sets Out On Sandwich Safari

5. May 2010

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Glen Macnow Sets Out On Sandwich Safari

Apparently eating 40 cheesesteaks, and 60 Italian hoagies wasn’t enough for 610 WIP’s Glen Macnow. This morning “The Professor” announced his Hot Specialty Sandwich Safari, an adventure to take down as many sandwiches as possible by June. So what constitutes a “hot specialty sandwich”? In Glen’s eyes it’s anything besides cheesesteaks, grinders, burgers and hot [...]

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Mémé’s Moroccan-Inspired Kefta Burger

3. May 2010

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Mémé’s Moroccan-Inspired Kefta Burger

There’s certainly no shortage of fatty-tastic burgers in the city, nor a shortage of great, innovative kitchens. In honor of National Hamburger Month, we took a look at some burgerless menus and decided to challenge some of Philly’s best chefs to create a unique burger worthy of their menu space. Each week in May we’ll [...]

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National Hamburger Month

3. May 2010

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National Hamburger Month

It’s true. Although our extensive research has yet to produce the origin, or original person who proclaimed it, we’ve been informed by several sources that May is National Hamburger Month. What better way to ring in the summer, than with a celebration of burgers? For the rest of May we tip our hats in salute [...]

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