Archive for 'fries'

Beyond the Wurst is Worse at Bru

Bru opened in Center City a few months ago with this whole serve your own beer using a key gimmick. Although I have had drinks there on many occasions, I have yet to use this feature. Besides an international beer list, a German food menu is available. While most of their “plates” are around $15, the sandwiches are $10 and under.

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Overstuffed Buffalo Chicken Wraps at Wrap Shack

I was never really sure what Wrap Shack’s deal was. They like to advertise Long Island iced tea pitchers and have a full bar. But they also have about a million different kinds of affordable wraps plus outdoor seating close to Rittenhouse Square.  It was time to shack it out.

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I ate the Popeyes Chicken Waffle Tenders

I don’t really eat fast food. I didn’t grow up eating it; there were way better thing to eat in Queens. During law school I went to Wendy’s about 4 times when I was starving and at the library at midnight. Sometimes advertising works, as was the case when I passed Popeyes and saw the ad for chicken waffle tenders; chicken tenders, in a waffle batter. I couldn’t stop myself from trying it.

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Thoughts on the Best Value Lobster Roll in Philly

Yesterday’s post on Luke’s Lobster got me thinking about lobster rolls around town. Specifically, which is the best value. There is nothing like the luxurious feeling of having a mouth full of lobster meat like a boss. For me, it isn’t JUST about the juicy, sweet lobster meat.  Because I am really nobody’s boss. This is a blog about the lunches that give you the most bang for your buck after all.

Who clawed their way to the top?

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The New Power Lunch Launches at Pennsylvania 6

Last month Pennsylvania 6 took over the bi-level space on 12th street left vacant for quite some time, but formerly occupied by Tweed.  I was recently invited to try their  lunch menu, which just launched. Its an upscale menu that looks the part for a modern power lunch. Expect a raw bar and seafood, sandwiches, and a few classic American plates.

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A Proper English Lunch at The Victoria Freehouse

The Victoria Freehouse opened a few months ago in Old City, as far east as you can go. The place serves British pub food, though it is  ”freehouse” and not a pub, get it right!

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Extra Crispy Famous Double Fried Chicken by Chick-a-Licious

At the Midtown Village Festival I was passed a flier for a new chicken restaurant. More than just chicken though- FRIED chicken. From the owners of Sakura Mandarin, and Spice 28 came Chick-a-licious (or Chick-A-Lic as the sign says) on 11th and Walnut next to NYPD Pizza. I went there today to check out that chicken.

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