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By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Fond

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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Posted Nov. 20, 2014 | Comments: 7

Global Crepes & Local Shakes’ Bananas Foster Crepe

History is littered with misnomers, such as The Hundred Years’ War, which lasted 116 years, and Frederic Chopin’s “Minute Waltz,” which requires roughly two minutes to complete, so when Liza Hussain opened Global Crepes & Local Shakes, 1309 S. Ninth St., in December, she aimed for total accuracy.

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Posted Nov. 21, 2014 | Comments: 0

Ben’s Pumpkin Soup

Halloween has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean you need to leave pumpkins out of your life until next year.

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Posted Nov. 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

A beefy promotion

Drawing inspiration from the animated sitcom “Bob’s Burgers,” Royal Tavern, 937 E. Passyunk Ave., will offer a pun-infused patty beginning every Sunday at 5.

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Posted Nov. 20, 2014 | Comments: 0

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Cedar Point Bar & Kitchen
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Two weeks ago, I happened upon Cedar Point Bar & Kitchen, a restaurant that opened about a year and a half ago in Fishtown. It has outdoor seating on a lovely deck where parents with young children were sharing the space with singles and couples.

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Caribou Café
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Years ago, Broadway-bound musicals and plays used to “try out” in a few cities, especially in Philadelphia. Writers, actors and directors would work out the kinks before the New York City debut.

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Morgan’s Pier
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

September is a glorious month in Philadelphia. The deep blue cloudless sky and cool mornings are a welcome change from the dog days of summer.