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First impressions: Kidari Sushi Yatai in Philadelphia

I was thrilled to recently learn that my old “Graduate Hospital” neighborhood in Philly was finally getting a sushi restaurant! I am still in the area frequently, including last week when I had the chance to enjoy two really delicious lunches at Kidari Sushi Yatai. It’s just about everything I could hope for and I predict I will soon be eating my way through most of the entire menu.

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Novita Bistro in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: A Review

Casual Dining at a Charming Moroccan BYOB on South Street in Philadelphia

Novita Bistro opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2008, on the 1600 block of South Street in the Graduate Hospital area of Center City. At first, Novita Bistro appeared as though it would be just another Italian-themed BYOB in an already saturated market in Philadelphia. With time and a little fine-tuning of the menu, owners Hatim Saaboul and Hassan Zanzoul (also head chef) focused the restaurant on Moroccan-inspired cuisine, the food of Zanzoul’s homeland.

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