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By Joel Mathis

Sexy Salad at Varga Bar

In honor of PW's "Sexy Issue," we went to one of the sexiest restaurants in town -- Varga Bar -- and got a lesson in how to make a scrumptious salad.

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Posted Feb. 9, 2010 | Comments: 1

FOOD > BON APPECHEAP

By Joel Mathis

Pad Thai at Erawan

PW's Tim McGinnis named Erawan Thai Cuisine one of six places in Philly to get pad thai. We go into Erawan's kitchen to watch the preparations!

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Posted Jan. 29, 2010 | Comments: 3

FOOD > BON APPECHEAP

By Joel Mathis

Fish at fish.

PW's Adam Erace says Mike Stollenwerk’s grammatically awkward restaurant is bigger and better than the original. We went behind the scenes to prepare a delicious meal.

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Posted Jan. 24, 2010 | Comments: 1

FOOD > BON APPECHEAP

By Joel Mathis

Bocca

Bocca's chef Chris D'Ambro takes us into his kitchen to prepare a light cod with marinated cherry tomatoes on the side. And he does it for under $15.

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Posted Sep. 24, 2009 | Comments: 0

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PW's Year of Beer: Oskar Blues Ted FIDY
By Eric San Juan

This is a giant, roasty, chocolate-heavy imperial stout of epic proportions. A whopping 10 percent ABV put it in the heavyweight class. A blistering 98 IBUs makes it as bitter as the most aggressive of IPAs.

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FOOD > REVIEWS

Townsend is cooking up a Gallic storm
By Brian Freedman

Black bass with cockles embodied the season perfectly: Each delicate bite of fish, dragged through the zucchini-basil purée, was like a transmogrification of the farmers market onto the plate.

FOOD > REVIEWS

Café Ynez does Mexican, rotisserie—and breakfast, too
By Brian Freedman

Rough-mashed with the perfect amount of lime (i.e.: mucho), onions, tomatoes and cilantro, it’s a study in the seemingly disproportionate joys of simplicity and balance.

FOOD > REVIEWS

Petruce et al. is a new Walnut Street force to be reckoned with
By Brian Freedman

Octopus, borne upon a pedestal of congee, arrives cocooned in char from the grill after a leisurely poaching in a bath of olive, lemon, sambal and more.