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By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Beefy conversation

More than a year and a half ago, I set out to find some of the city’s best burgers after sampling ones in South Philly, Center City and Northern Liberties. Some restaurants earned high marks because the chefs know how to grill a perfect burger.

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Posted Aug. 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

Lincoln Financial Field’s Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Tonight is the last chance for some of the Philadelphia Eagles — the ones on the bubble of making the regular-season roster — to make a lasting impression with Chip Kelly’s coaching staff.

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Posted Aug. 28, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Childhood memories of the Jersey Shore

Summers spent at the Jersey Shore were filled with food, fun, fishing, beach days, rainy days and long walks. There were no casino when I was a girl, but there were chic, luxurious hotels such as the Traymore and the Shelburne.

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Posted Aug. 21, 2014 | Comments: 1

Sam’s Morning Glory Diner’s Monkey French Toast

Texas native Jack Cooper has spent 16 years in Philadelphia, 12 of them in South Philly, and has developed many pastimes during the period, including observing the city’s frequently gray skies. Fortunately for local lovers of comfort food, the 43-year-old revels in being a hunger halter, too, a role that he perfects at Sam’s Morning Glory Diner, 735 S. 10th St.

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Posted Aug. 14, 2014 | Comments: 0

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Mamou

I am not sure why chef Paul Martin came to Philadelphia, but I am sure glad he did. He brought tasty authentic Louisiana cooking to Queen Village-based Catahoula, Strangelove’s and now Mamou.

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Anastasi Seafood
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

On a brutally hot July day two years ago, I brewed some iced tea and settled in to watch Anthony Bourdain tour the Hudson River Valley.

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Karina’s
By Phyllis Stein-Novack

I don’t know how many Italian restaurants there are in the city, but I do know that the price ranges go from very expensive to quite moderate.