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Restaurant Update: El Rey in Philadelphia

I posted my first thoughts on El Rey Mexican Restaurant back in November 2010, not too long after it first opened. This funky little Stephen Starr restaurant – located in a former diner that had been good for little but sobering up after a late night of drinking – remains one of my favorite lunch spots in the city today. I seem to always end up here once every couple weeks when in town, craving their creative and tasty food. And killer margaritas.

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Review: Mission Grill, Philadelphia PA

Tacos at the Mission Grill in Philadelphia, PAI love Mexican and Tex-Mex food, but it’s always seemed so difficult to find good Tex-Mex in the Philly area. So I was keen to give The Mission Grill a try one night when looking for a place for an early dinner in the Art Museum/Fairmount area. Somehow this place had always escaped my radar and I’d never heard it mentioned on any food forums or blogs for the city.

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