The Station Bar & Grill’s 151 Rum BBQ Wings

As a teenager journeying through the culinary universe, Joseph Turrisi had a moment where, upon reflecting on his family’s influence and personal passion, he declared “Wow, I can do this.”

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Posted Mar. 19, 2015 | Comments: 0

Filling the roles

Several of the South Philly’s best hoagie, cheesesteak, and sandwich stops will be back at the Mummer’s Museum for the 2nd Annual South Philly Sandwich Review on March 26 from 6 to 9 p.m.

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Posted Mar. 19, 2015 | Comments: 0

Gran Caffé L’Aquila’s Carbonara

April 6, 2009 will forever be a devastating day in the history of the original Gran Café L'Aquila, as an earthquake destroyed the capital city of Italy's Abruzzo region.

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Posted Mar. 5, 2015 | Comments: 0

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By Joseph Myers

Ristorante Tre Scalini’s Halibut Acqua Pazza

Hailing from a land well-versed in the joys in independence, Franca DiRenzo loved the liberty involved in opening Ristorante Tre Scalini in 1994.

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Posted Feb. 27, 2015 | Comments: 1

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Hawthornes
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

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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Bing Bing Dim Sum
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

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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Girard Brasserie & Bruncherie
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

A nasty bout of the flu kept me housebound for more than a week.