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By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Dining wish list

Like most neighborhoods, South Philly is changing and evolving when it comes to restaurants and food trends. Who would have thought just 10 years ago, East Passyunk Avenue would become the city’s restaurant row?

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Posted Jul. 17, 2014 | Comments: 7

Hot Diggity’s Fire Roasted Corn Salsa

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.

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Setting the course

Townsend, 1623 E. Passyunk Ave., will be hosting a five-course “Three-Way” dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. tonight.

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Gina’s Pineapple Cake

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

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Memorable meals
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

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.”

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Dining dislikes
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

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.

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Tiffin Bistro
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

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.