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By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Hawthornes

More than a year ago, a devastating fire forced Hawthornes, one of South Philly’s most beloved Sunday brunch spots, to close. It re-opened about two months ago, and I quickly placed it on my list.

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Posted Mar. 26, 2015 | Comments: 1

Diane’s Crustless Ricotta Pie with Lemon

With Palm and Easter Sundays only days away, reverent residents will frequently reflect on the themes of renewal and resurrection.

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Posted Mar. 26, 2015 | Comments: 0

Gregarious grapes

American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St., will cap Philly Wine Week, in which five other South Philly-based sites are participating, at 3 p.m. Sunday with an outdoor party.

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Posted Mar. 26, 2015 | Comments: 0

FOOD & DRINK > RESTAURANT REVIEWS

By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Bing Bing Dim Sum

When I was growing up, my family often went to Chinatown for dinner on Sunday. Wonton soup, egg rolls, chow mein, shrimp and lobster sauce with ice cream for dessert were the usual tasty suspects.

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Posted Mar. 19, 2015 | Comments: 2

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Back to the ’80s
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Last week, Jeff Gordinier of The New York Times wrote a profile of chef Kevin Sbraga and his new restaurant Juniper Commons.

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Dottie’s Dinette
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Last month, when I was reminiscing about restaurants I loved when I was a girl, I omitted a few that need a mention.

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Bank & Bourbon
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Chef Tom Harkins is a native 2-Streeter and Mummer who now calls South Jersey