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Ms. Tootsie’s serves southern comfort pipin’ hot

A restaurant doesn’t need rarities or refinements in order to be successful. Ms. Tootsie’s Soul Food Café may not wow you with foreign ingredients or the artistry of its presentation, but it has a knack for comfort – soothing the soul with its southern fare and balmy ambiance.…

Good service unlimited at seafood stop

“He turned a junky seafood shack into a George Perrier on 20th,” said Don Golberg, long-time patron and friend of Seafood Unlimited owner David Einhorn. Seafood Unlimited, located at 270 S.…

Dim sum fills hearts, appetites

There is a never-ending list of restaurants that specialize in either breakfast or dinner, but finding a unique lunch experience can be difficult. The solution to some midday meal problems  may lay in Chinatown, where hungry lunch-goers can partake in the “dim sum” tradition.…

Sugar Mom’s a pierogie playground in Old City

“It was impossible to find this place, but I’m glad we did. This is definitely my new favorite bar,” a college-aged customer at Sugar Mom’s said. She had just finished work at one of Old City’s art galleries and spent 15 minutes circling the streets with her friends looking for Sugar Mom’s.…

Penang wows with fish heads, curry and vermicelli

Just beyond the welcome arch into Chinatown stands an establishment that receives the patronage of the Malaysian enclave and Philadelphian foodies alike. Located at 117 N. 10th St., Penang invites you to sample their modernized yet strikingly authentic menu.…

Old world meets modern business in Italian Market

Philadelphia’s Italian Market has long been one of the city’s most beloved neighborhoods, even before it was featured in Rocky Balboa’s training montage. Huddled on Ninth Street between Wharton and Fitzwater streets, the Italian Market is the largest outdoor market in the United States.…

Lounges Fez, Shouk do hookah right

Dim lights, exotic music and a fruitful aroma. If this doesn’t peak your interest, perhaps Mediterranean food that delights the palate and puts a warm sensation in your stomach will. A Mediterranean commonplace, hookah lounges in Philadelphia are a great place to enjoy drinks, food and flavored tobacco with family, friends or coworkers.…

Azure spices up NoLib

Catch the buzz on the Northern Liberties restaurant scene. Azure gives you plenty of spice at student-affordable prices. The restaurant is conveniently located at Second and Laurel streets, in heart of Northern Liberties next to Cescaphe Dance Hall and North Bowl.…