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Jun 14, 2010 08:24 AM

Swift Half - My New Addiction

I will arrange my whole weekend around getting here, just to get a fix of the peanut-bacon brittle.

Seriously, I think this is the best $3 bar snack in town. Old-fashioned peanut brittle, but with the addition of smoky bits of bacon, and dried red chili peppers... a sweet-salty-savory-smoky treat that leaves a perfect burn in your mouth to be be chased by a great drink selection.

The staff behind the bar are top notch too. I've been in by myself during slow times, and with friends during events at the Piazza-- I've always had equally good service.

Love the deviled eggs too! And the outdoor tables to enjoy the drink specials during the Phillies games on the Jumbotron.

But that brittle...

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  1. I thought the peanut brittle had good flavor, but was too spicy in a back of the throat/unpleasant way. I love heat, but this wasn't balanced for me. Great idea though. Also, my girlfriend smacked me for staring at the deviled EGG. Is it normally just one half of a deviled egg for $3? I saw it come out and I saw the tables reaction, I couldnt believe it was one half for $3! Other than that, I think the place is solid. Sorry to disagree,,,

    4 Replies
    1. re: Tonyjlive

      Half a deviled egg for $3? That's ridiculous

      1. re: AgentRed

        How much is it at Supper? They are known for creative deviled eggs, but I haven't tried them.

        1. re: barryg

          I don't recall the price at Supper but they served several different flavors, perhaps five or six halfs? I shared them and the price to egg ratio was fine (or at least I don't remember my eyes dropping out and rolling across the floor as they would've done if I'd been charged $3 for half an egg).

          But I would definitely recommend Supper's devilled eggs, in fact I'd recommend anything on their menu.

      2. re: Tonyjlive

        Think you are mistaken, Tonyjive.

        You get 4 halves for $3. Trust me, I've ordered them several times now.