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Music Issue: Eats and Cheats

Columnist Caitlin Weigel explores the marriage of mealtime and music at places like Johnny Brenda’s. In my mind, food and music seem to be linked together, like Mary Kate and Ashley circa 1993 when they were still singing about selling their brother.…

Greek, feta omelet puts spin on gyro

CAITLIN WEIGEL TTN Columnist Caitlin Weigel said her gyro from Opa was better than previous Greek dining experiences. Opa is located near 13th and Sansom streets. Columnist Caitlin Weigel said Opa surpassed her previous Greek food experiences.…

Café adds twist to classic winter beverage

Columnist Caitlin Weigel says that a stop at the Rim Café gets you more than just a good drink. The man behind South Philadelphia’s Rim Café goes by “the Godfather,” though he hardly looks the type to stick a decapitated horse head between your sheets.…

Scouting sweet treats

The only mushy aspect of my Valentine’s Day is going to be moist cake and icing blending together in my mouth. Despite your feelings on the “big V,” I think we can all get behind an excuse to eat sweets.…

Handheld foods eaten with ease

Columnist Caitlin Weigel enjoys eating with her hands during a trip to Abyssinia. Does anyone else ever think about how violent forks are? They have all those spiky prongs jutting out, just waiting to puncture an upper thigh or stake an eyeball.…

Columnist speaks on behalf of the Council

Caitlin Weigel encourages all readers to write in submissions to “Council of Advice.” Dear Esteemed-yet-Troubled Reader: It is with great pleasure that I announce the beginning of a new era in the form of a bi-weekly advice column, featuring the fabled Council of Advice.…