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By Brian Freedman

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

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.

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Posted Jul. 23, 2014 | Comments: 0

FOOD > REVIEWS

By Brian Freedman

Chinatown’s new Red Kings 2 serves up just enough spice for a perfect zing

Boiled sliced lamb in chili sauce was infinitely more than that humble description, a stunning mountain of earthy meat joined by petals of sweet onions, thick slices of nutty garlic, and snappy broccoli florets.

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Posted May. 7, 2014 | Comments: 0

FOOD > REVIEWS

By Brian Freedman

Red Wedding Special: brunch at the new Sabrina's in Wynnewood

I would have bet a thousand dollars even before it opened that the new Wynnewood location of Sabrina’s Café, which already has three popular sites around Philadelphia, would be a success in relatively short order.

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Posted Apr. 30, 2014 | Comments: 1

FOOD > REVIEWS

By Brian Freedman

Stateside's latest menu pairs the hearty with the exotic

Under new leadership, the Passyunk favorite finds sweets cavorting with meats alongside peppercorn beer on tap.

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Posted Mar. 25, 2014 | Comments: 1

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FROM THE DRINK PAGE...

PW's Year of Beer: Hacker-Pschorr Dunkle Weiss
By Eric San Juan

Bitterness is low, instead replaced with some dark fruit, caramel, and faint spices. The chewy, grainy finish leaves you feeling as if you just drank something with real substance—because you did.

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