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Bars and Gastropubs in South West Center City

Resurrection Ale HouseCall it SWCC, call it “G-Ho” (or please don’t), the south west area of Center City in Philadelphia has been on a slow but steady upswing of late. Old grungy bars have given way to some great gastropubs, places you can enjoy a damn fine meal along with good beer, wine and cocktails.

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Brunch in Philly: Your Best Bets

Confession time: Brunch is really not one of my favorite meals. I want breakfast AND I want lunch – don’t ask me to wait and combine them both in one meal! And yet, Philly actually does have some great choices for brunch if it is your thing, and the places on my list of 5 Great Places for Brunch in Philadelphia are all places I greatly enjoy. Some are fancy, some are modest, but all serve damn good brunch food.

10 Seafood Delicacies to Enjoy in Venice, Italy

The seafood market in Venice, Italy.If you’re lucky enough to get to Venice, Italy, then I hope you love seafood. Much of the food in Venice revolves around fish and shellfish, with the bounty of the surrounding seas providing sustenance to the Venetians for centuries. Every morning the fish market in Venice is overflowing with a dazzling array of fresh caught seafood, from huge swordfish to giant shrimp and cuttlefish. The best picks are soon gone, so wise housewives and restaurant shoppers know to go as early as possible.

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20 Things You Must Eat in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Top Dishes at Top Restaurants in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as Picked by a City Native

Whether you’re visiting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a tourist or a resident of the city, these are twenty dishes you must eat, as picked by a longtime resident of the city.

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Best Restaurant Picks for a Romantic Evening in Philadelphia

Are you in the mood for love – and food?

In Philadelphia, there are no shortage of restaurants which claim to be romantic getaways. But which ones are really the best? I’ve compiled a short list of my favorite romantic restaurants in Philly. These are all places myself and my fiance have spent many an evening enjoying good company and good food. They’re not necessarily the trendiest or “hippest” places in the city, but that’s part of what makes them good for romance. With a quiet atmosphere and typically reasonable crowds, it’s easy at these restaurants to just focus on romance and relaxation.