Keith Garabedian is passionate about hot dogs. How passionate? Three years ago, he opened a South Street establishment that transformed the popular summer barbecue item into an art form.
Townsend, 1623 E. Passyunk Ave., will be hosting a five-course “Three-Way” dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. tonight.
During the summer months, Philadelphia reigns supreme as the nation’s capital for block parties. No one desires the scorn of their peers for coming to a gathering empty-handed
Through the years, I have enjoyed a number of memorable meals, many in South Philadelphia restaurants. When I reviewed Tre Scalini, 1915 E. Passyunk Ave., and found the fare so uncommonly delicious, a friend told me, “Now we will never get a reservation.”
Restaurant dining has changed considerably within the past few years. And not for the best. Granted, prices have gone up, but that is to be expected. There are a number of things that truly irk me, resulting in a far from enjoyable dining experience.
I know very little about Indian food. I have eaten it about a dozen times or so, and probably the tastiest examples are the hot-from-the-oven samosas a neighbor brings to our block party every September.