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3 Days in Chicago: Publican

One Chicago restaurant which came highly recommended to me (both by local friends and foodie forums I visit) was Publican, described as “An homage to beer, pork and oysters”—nothing wrong with any of these things, right? Seasonal, local ingredients are at the forefront of the menu and it all looked delicious to me as I read the descriptions on-line in advance of our trip.

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The Tale of the Twice-Fried Chicken at Resurrection Ale House

Is This Gastropub’s Fried Chicken the Best in Philadelphia?

Is this gastropub’s fried chicken not just the best in Philadelphia, but some of the best in the United States? Learn more about the dish that sends Philly foodies flocking whenever it’s on the menu.

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The Tale of the Twice-Fried Chicken at Resurrection Ale House

Fried Chicken at Resurrection Ale HouseResurrection Ale House‘s Twice-Fried Chicken became legendary in Philadelphia, especially after Bon Appetit magazine named it one of the 10 best fried chicken dishes in the country. But what’s so special about the chicken, anyway? I finally had the chance to find out for myself just a few days ago. Read my full review to find out for yourself.

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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Jose Garces’ Village Whiskey in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Review of the Iron Chef’s Whiskey Bar and Restaurant

Village Whiskey is the fifth in Iron Chef Jose Garces‘ growing restaurant empire in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Opened in 2009, right next door to his highly successful tapas bar Tinto on 20th Street, Village Whiskey has been drawing huge crowds ever since. This upscale bar offers an extensive whiskey, bourbon and scotch selection, creative snacks including homemade pickles, and a hamburger touted by many to be the best in the city. So popular is Village Whiskey that it’s nearly impossible to get a table without a long wait, unless one happens to go during off hours.

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