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By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Dottie’s Dinette

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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Posted Jan. 22, 2015 | Comments: 0

Juniper Commons’ Wood Grilled Salmon with Mustard Cream and Three Bean Salad

If Kevin Sbraga were a scientific genius, he could try creating a formula to clone himself so that he could appear at all three of his restaurants — including Juniper Commons, which opened Dec. 8 at 521 S. Broad St. — at the same time.

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Posted Jan. 22, 2015 | Comments: 0

Casual neighborhood bistro coming to Bella Vista

Another veteran bar and restaurant team has decided to take up shop in South Philly this week. Leigh Maida, Brendan Hartranft and Brendan Kelly, the group behind beer centric standouts Local 44 and Strangelove’s, have secured a lease for the former Mildred space at Eight and Christian streets.

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Posted Jan. 22, 2015 | Comments: 0

Karen’s Stuffed Mushrooms with Sausage

Instead of worrying if and when the next polar vortex will be making its unwanted return to the Philadelphia area, try focusing on warmer thoughts.

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Posted Jan. 22, 2015 | Comments: 0

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Lo Spiedo
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

When we came to the end of the long drive down South Broad Street, we were greeted by a man who treated us as if we were his long lost cousins.

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Fond
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

When it opened five years ago, Fond immediately became a destination restaurant for those of us who appreciate fine contemporary French food and impeccable service

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La Peg
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

In the late 1970s, Phyllis Richman, then-restaurant critic for The Washington Post, wrote “there are four great cuisines in the world: French, Italian, Chinese and Philadelphia.”