In September, I finally made it to Honey’s Sit ’N Eat in Northern Liberties for a delicious, moderately priced brunch. There is always a long wait to dive into eggs, grits, potatoes pancakes and sandwiches on any given weekend. Brunch was so tasty, I wanted to try lunch at Honey’s.
Working 16-hour days might not sound like an appetizing concept, but Jimmy Rubino Jr., — the fourth generation of his family to maintain the legacy of running Ralph’s Italian Restaurant, 760 S. Ninth St., – said, “It’s in my DNA.”
A root beer float with vanilla ice cream is a popular option this time of year. So is a chilled mug filled with said beverage sitting next to one of Theresa Strati’s Easy Pulled Pork sandwiches. However in this case, a cold glass of iced tea or water might go better.
Chef Joncarl Lachman has returned to his Philly roots, joining the booming and nationally recognized East Passyunk Avenue dinning scene with the grand opening of his BYOB Noord, 1046 Tasker St.
I always keep a keen eye out for new restaurants by simply walking or driving around the city’s neighborhoods. A while ago, I happened upon Ralic’s on South, which features seafood. I visited the website and decided to make a visit.
East Passyunk Avenue has quickly become the dining destination for those of us who appreciate a fine meal. I think I have eaten in all of the restaurants that have been in business there ever since Tre Scalini first tempted me years ago with authentic Italian family meals.
On a brutally hot July morning a few years ago, a friend arrived at my door bearing a box of Krispy Kreme doughnuts. I had never tasted one, so I took a bite and immediately spit the offending piece into my napkin. This round pastry masquerading as a donut was so sticky and cloyingly sweet I could not, for the life of me, understand why Krispy Kreme was all the rage.