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.
The Philadelphia 76ers and Flyers may not be resembling championship caliber organizations this season, but the fans still fill the seats night after night at the Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.
Erwin Siswanto offers specificity to the never-ceasing notion that America is the land of opportunity. The 42-year-old has spent most of the last two decades living an entrepreneurial dream and last month intensified admiration for his native Indonesian fare by opening Ramayana, 1740 S. 11th St.
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.
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
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.”