Bibimbap

This has been my favorite dish from Hello Fresh thus fair. Its very easy to make and the flavors are nice and light! I also got to practice using my chopsticks eating something I made at home. Bibimbap is a classic Korean dish with a medley of sautéed veggies served with steak over nutty brown…

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Race Street Cafe

Located on the corner of 2nd and Race, this cafe has quite possibly the best turkey burger in the city. The restaurant itself is cozy, it’s quaint, it’s dark… it’s perfect. There’s seats outside for a nice day (although they’re doing construction across the street so it may be a little noisy while that’s going…

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So Crepe

So Crepe is a little slice of French heaven. The menu and restaurant are both modern and simple. Sweet or savory you can’t deny that these crepes are So good! Everything is made to order by a chef in the open kitchen. Reservations can be made on Opentable, but normally this spot is relaxed and…

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Rotisseur

Close your eyes. Imagine a better version of Boston Market.  Take in the smell of fresh rotisserie chicken. Are you picturing it? Can you smell it? If you’re finding this imagery difficult, or if I’d just made you hungry for rotisserie chicken, pop over to Rotisseur, in Center City.

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Mamma’s Lasagna

My mother grew up outside of Rome, Italy and all her family still lives there. Since I don’t get to see them as often as I would like, I enjoy cooking family recipes that make me think of them. Lasagna was one of the first recipes I asked my mother to teach me. The tomato…

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Luke’s Lobster

Let me start by saying the idea of “fast/casual dining” and fresh seafood was not a combination I had even thought of. I have never ventured into Long John Silver’s and I am far too old to consider “fish sticks” for a meal. Once I moved into Philadelphia I noticed the way people would buzz and…

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Nom Nom Ramen

I grew up eating Cup of Noodles. I remember being at sleep away camp, sitting up with the rest of my bunk mates at 11pm (wayyyy past bed time), heating the Styrofoam cups from hot sink water, and then drowning the noodles in Frank’s Hot Sauce. Oh the memories. So when I learned that there…

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