Published: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:49:38 GMT2017-01-20T16:49:38ZCopyright: Philadelphia Media Network
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:48:08 GMT2017-01-20T15:48:08ZThere's much more to Mexican food than tacos. That becomes clear when you consider the menu at La Mula Terca - brimming with soulful caldos and huitlacoche-sauced steak - and realize there are none.
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:21:25 GMT2017-01-16T04:21:25ZNEW YORK - The slender tapers are glowing bright over tables draped with linens laid upon linens. The impeccable service staff appears table-side to whisk away the crumbs and ladle a magical bouillon from a shiny copper pot over rabbit loins that were already near-perfect. The chef has been channeling - and updating - the legendary French master Escoffier.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:18:43 GMT2017-01-16T04:18:43ZI spin through the revolving door into Scarpetta and land with a thud in a knot of patrons all dressed in black. This was a corporate posse in stilettos and mock turtlenecks, ready to spend big at Philly's latest name-brand Italian import from New York. But they were clogging the door near the bar, oblivious to others as they rattled cue ball-size ice cubes in cocktails and waited for a slinky, catsuit-clad hostess to lead them to the dining room upstairs.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:20:11 GMT2017-01-13T20:20:11ZPhiladelphians learned to share their meals like family in 2016, and, in the process, they often feasted on a United Nations of skewers, from Cypriot sausages to Afghan kebabs, Malaysian saté and robatayaki-grilled Japanese scallops. Sometimes, as was the case at Filipino-themed Perla, they even ate with their hands.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:19:35 GMT2017-01-13T20:19:35ZIn 1887, the immigrant Irish family known as the Mulherins were best known for their rye whiskey - not pig's head tortelloni or a wood-fired Neapolitan-style pizza called the "Spicy Jawn."
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:19:13 GMT2017-01-13T20:19:13ZBetween its big amaro collection and its building's history as a whiskey rectifier, I expected the cocktails at Wm. Mulherin's Sons to be more broodingly brown-spirited than they are.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:15:51 GMT2017-01-13T17:15:51ZThe wines of Saint-Pourcain are ancient, dating to the Roman conquest of France and noted in the Saumur cellars of King St. Louis in 1241. They're little-known in the modern era since the AOC was granted only in 2009, recognizing an appellation officially
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 15:03:20 GMT2017-01-08T15:03:20ZAs owner Joe Beckham sees it, Bait & Switch is more than just another renovated old tavern with a nifty fish fry. It's a statement restaurant, both about Port Richmond's sudden resurgence and the flagging state of the region's fish house genre: "We felt we had something to say about seafood in Philadelphia that wasn't being said."
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 05:57:21 GMT2017-01-06T05:57:21ZRestaurants are often a reflection of our times - not simply as a city or a dining scene, but sometimes also as individuals.
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Fri, 06 Jan 2017 04:55:05 GMT2017-01-06T04:55:05ZAs drink trends go, I've heard of "farm-to-glass" cocktails. But freeway-to-tumbler? Bait & Switch has something novel in what I suspect is the first-ever cocktail inspired by a highway headache. The "95 Project" is one of four fine pu
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 02:43:12 GMT2017-01-06T02:43:12ZBAIT & SWITCH 2537 E. Somerset St., 267-639-5041; thebestseafood.com It smells like a summer vacation at this casual fish house and gastropub in Port Richmond, where chef Joe Hunt draws on inspirations from North Philly to South Carolina for quality seafood updates that are fresh and affordable. Perhaps even more intriguin
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Tue, 03 Jan 2017 14:38:03 GMT2017-01-03T14:38:03ZAmong my many New Year's resolutions, here are two: to drink sparkling wine all year long (not just during the holidays), and to begin buying wine from some of the independent merchants now allowed to sell vino retail due to recent changes in state law wi
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