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DaisyM Oct 25, 2007 04:25 AM

Would you share the last restaurant that you went to in Philly and said, "That's great, we will be back!" Ours would include Amada, Palace at the Ben, and Osteria. Thank you!

  1. gina Oct 26, 2007 11:40 AM

    The last three places for us would be:

    Karma, for the lunch buffet
    Caribou Cafe, for Croque Monsieurs and inexpensive champagne

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      Bob Loblaw Oct 25, 2007 11:00 AM


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        OlderPhiladelphian Oct 25, 2007 11:31 AM

        John's Roast Pork.

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          cussbucket Oct 25, 2007 05:54 PM

          I won't go on a rant, except to say I found Vintage to be snobby and overrated.

          Places we go a lot and would recommend:
          Sweet Lucy's
          Honey's Sit and Eat (but don't go for dinner!)

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          Buckethead Oct 25, 2007 05:01 AM

          Ansill. We have been back there many, many times. Southwark too.

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            idia Oct 25, 2007 06:30 AM

            In Philly it would have to be Caffe Casta Diva.
            But the one place that we (and now our friends) all think is an incredible winner and only 1/2 hour away, is Moro in Wilmington.
            Doesn't it sound far? But it actually isn't any farther than driving to center city from most suburbs. (shhhh! Please don't tell anyone!) :-)

          2. Chinon00 Oct 25, 2007 04:48 AM

            I go to Osteria way too much. The lobster pasta last Sunday night was crazy off the hook!

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              Tay Oct 25, 2007 04:29 AM

              It wasn't in Phiily, but it wasn't all that far. Remarkable dining experience. For a special occasion, well worth the drive.


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                JanR Oct 25, 2007 08:13 AM

                If you opt for Tallula's Table, expect to dine there no sooner than Spring 2008. I heard that they are booked until then.

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                  CindyJ Oct 25, 2007 02:05 PM

                  That's ALMOST true. There might be a few weeknight openings between now and June, but weekends are fully booked, and no new reservations will be taken until January. That said, you can always do WONDERFUL take-out.

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