Friday, December 19, 2014

Bufad: Wood-Fired Pizza

April 9, 2013 by  
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Bufad, Philly’s latest entry on the wood-fired pizza scene, features a hip, energetic ambiance, friendly service and a small menu of Italian offerings. Starters include Scamorza with smoked cheese seared in a cast iron skillet with oven roasted mushrooms, and Crostone Bacala with potato, chicken liver & a puree of cannellini beans & fresh herbs. For [...]

Go Phillies! (And Watch Them Play)

July 6, 2011 by  
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Everyone knows that Phillies fans are some of the most active and loyal sports supporters in the world. This sense of local camaraderie and die-hard enthusiasm comes to full form at Citizens Bank Park, home to Philadelphia’s World Series winning baseball team. Open since 2004, the state-of-the-art stadium boasts nearly 45,000 seats and a range [...]

Tacconelli’s: Five Generations Of Philadelphia’s Best Pizza

June 15, 2011 by  
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The East Coast is serious about pizza, with most major cities boasting their own regional style that they trumpet above all others. If you’re in Philly, the city’s pizza mecca is Tacconelli’s. In 1918, Giovanni Tacconelli came from Italy to bake bread. He wanted to do it the old country way, so he and his [...]

Chickie's & Pete's Cafe: The Best Sports Bar Around

March 16, 2011 by  
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Chickie’s & Pete’s Café has received accolades from the likes of Maxim, Zagat, ESPN, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Priding itself as a top sports bar with a neighborhood feel and lively atmosphere, the establishment also focuses on perfectly prepared food to keep your appetite at bay as you enjoy the game. With seven different locations [...]

Pietro's: Old Fashioned Pizza in Philly

December 22, 2010 by  
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Pietro’s promises to bake pizza “the old fashioned way.” So what does that mean exactly? There is a real coal oven in the restaurant where pizza is cooked authentically and fresh to order. In fact, many people consider this to be some of the best pizza in all of New Jersey. Besides coal oven pizzas [...]

Osteria: Rustic Italian from Marc Vetri

November 25, 2009 by  
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Located on 640 N Broad St., Osteria offers Italian cuisine by chef Marc Vetri and his protégé Jeff Michaud in a restaurant which Philadelphia Magazine describes as the best in Philadelphia. Osteria aims for a rustic feel offering traditional Tuscan food in a contemporary industrial setting. The extensive menu includes starters of house-cured salami, rabbit [...]