Tag Archive | "Center City"

500º, Center City’s Hottest New Burger Joint

Tuesday, March 23, 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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Garces Trading Company Barters With European Flavors

Wednesday, March 17, 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

Monday, March 15, 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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Five Philly Bars Go For The Gold For Charity

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

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Five Philly Bars Go For The Gold For Charity

While many of us are unfortunately unable to attend this year’s 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, we can still participate in competition and Canadian-esque celebrations. Five local bars in five neighborhoods (Smiths Restaurant and Lounge, the Kite and Key, the New Wave Café, the South Philly Bar & Grill and the Swift Half Pub) [...]

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What We’re Eating: Argan Slow Cooked Lamb

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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What We’re Eating: Argan Slow Cooked Lamb

Feel the need to spice up your lunch in the Rittenhouse Square area? Head below ground to Argan. There, owner Mounir Draissi will build from scratch your customized sandwich. With six meat options and three vegetarian spreads to pair with a choice of three (of about 10) vegetable toppings, combinations are almost infinite. Stuffed in [...]

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The Kibitz Room: Passionate About Pastrami & Pickles

Monday, May 11, 2009

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The Kibitz Room: Passionate About Pastrami & Pickles

As the name suggests, The Kibitz Room has an informal atmosphere where the deli men crack jokes about as fast as they slice the meat.  And this traditional Jewish deli has a few rules: corned beef, pastrami and brisket are only served hot; there is absolutely no white bread; no French’s yellow mustard; and no [...]

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