Monthly Archives: May 2011

Olympic Gyro

Debt crisis notwithstanding, Greece had something I wanted. Something meaty, greasy, flavorful and shredded from a rotating slab. You guessed it: gyro. Actually, let me rewind and trace the antecedents of this particular craving. It began with the Philadelphia City … Continue reading

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The Works at Salumeria

Nearly as soon as I walked through the door, one of my housemates was grilling me. “Sandwich trivia!” he bellowed. “I need sandwich trivia!” “Whatever for?” I meekly replied. “A bike race,” he said, “a Philly bike race, with a … Continue reading

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The Food Experiments Gets Local with The Philly Cheese Experiment

Hey all–While the topic of this blog is Reading Terminal Market, I wanted to pass along some info about an upcoming cooking competition happening soon in Philly. More below: Brooklyn Brewery is bringing the Food Experiments, a highly successful series … Continue reading

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Duck is the new….Sang Kee Peking Duck

In the early 20th century, hunters on the Barnegat Bay in New Jersey would shoots scores of ducks to appease the voracious appetites of diners in Philadelphia restaurants. They hid in their duck blinds, carefully concealing themselves while releasing their … Continue reading

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