Archive for 'Peruvian'

Rotisserie Chicken & Peruvian Mayos at Sardi’s

Of all the food assets we can boast in Philly, we are truly lacking in the quality rotisserie chicken department.  To help that struggle, Sardi’s Pollo A La Brasa opened on City Ave late fall, it may be out of the way for some (it is for me), but it does sit in a convenient parking lot (thanks for driving, friends).

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H-Mart Noodles and Pupusas: The State of Upper Darby Terminal Square in June 2015

The area around H-Mart in Upper Darby’s Terminal Square, including the H-Mart food court, is one of my favorite blocks for dining. With the presence of so many different types of cuisines next door to each other, it should be yours too. The problem though, is the high turnover rate. A favorite restaurant might be gone the next time you return.  But that only means an adventure awaits every time you visit. For your dining convenience, I present to you the current state of the block….

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Chicha and Chicken, Peruvian Dining at Inka Wall

Inka Wall, a Peruvian restaurant, is one of the newer occupants of the “HMart Plaza” in Upper Darby. We don’t have a ton of Peruvian food in Philadelphia,  that’s enough of a reason to make the trip west to the end of the Market/Frankford line.

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Peruvian Chicken and Pupusas from El Sabroso in Upper Darby

There is not nearly enough Peruvian food around Philly. Not even close. There is such a dearth that I have to be willing to get outside my comfort zone of the city to find some. By the 69th St station in Upper Darby, El Sabroso sells the typical Peruvian rotisserie chicken,  ”pollo a la brasa,” plus other Central American dishes. Check out the coy chicken and menu explanation, hints that a good meal is inevitable.

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