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Toscana 52 in Feasterville, PA

I’m not well-traveled around the greater northeast wilds of Philadelphia, but recently was in the area to visit a friend who moved to Feasterville earlier this year. We hadn’t seen each other in quite a while so a celebratory late luncheon seemed in order. In checking out the possibilities nearby, I noticed Toscana 52 was only a few minutes’ drive from her place, and she’d never been there before. Perfect! Alas, I wish I could say the same about our meal that followed.

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A’Pizze Tuscan Grill: Take Two

Last week I posted my first impressions of A’Pizze Tuscan Grill in Swedesboro, New Jersey. Overall I was quite positive about the experience, from the food we sampled to the quick and efficient service. So when my partner’s dad requested going there for Father’s Day dinner as he’d liked it so much on the first visit, we figured why not?

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Review: A’Pizze Tuscan Grill in Swedesboro/Woolwich Township

A’Pizze Tuscan Grill replaces Barone Tuscan Grill in the Center Square Road strip mall, which I gave a very lukewarm review of last June. Although the food was generally acceptable (if not exceptional) at Barone’s, service was consistently a problem and many issues and rumors about the operation abounded. Therefore it wasn’t a huge surprise when Barone’s closed its doors, and word hit the area that Chef Mimmo of Toscana Mullica Hill would be opening a new pizza/Italian restaurant in its place.

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Restaurant review: Sfoglia NYC

Sometimes I just have to admit it: New York City’s restaurant scene and culture simply kicks Philadelphia’s ass. And times I have to admit it are when I discover and visit amazing NYC restaurants like Sfoglia on the Upper East Side. Last night I enjoyed an enchanting, delightful meal there with my sweetie on one of our rare single-day escapes to New York. We tend to end up on the UES a lot so we’ve tried a number of places in the area over the past several years, but Sfoglia was easily the most stunning to date.

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Review of Toscana Pizzeria and Grill in Mullica Hill, New Jersey

This Italian BYOB Restaurant Features Pizza and More Prepared in a Wood-Fired Oven…but the results can be mixed.

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