Monday, May 31, 2010

City Tap House | Beer 2.0

Tap houses are poppin' up in this city like the PLCB is running specials on beer kegs. But City Tap House up in University City, PA has the market cornered when it comes to outdoor fire pits, beer tasting log - in's and sustainability. This new take is what's giving the New American gastropub a niche that no one else has touched. Read more in the article I wrote for

The Burger 15

Good burgers are a craft. When the roll is stale, the meat is shitty or the fries don't come with something great to dip in, its a disappointment. But at Ladder 15 in Philadelphia, PA, the burger comes with its own side or bone marrow and truffle that's a winning combination. Check out the details on Ladder 15's burger in the piece I wrote for

Manayunk | Back In The Habit

I had checked out this place Munk & Nunn in Manayunk, PA. It used to be a place called Zesty's Cafe. White table cloths and Mediterranean food - apparently the owner couldn't get a soul in the door. So he spent 15 months refurbishing his dying restaurant and reopened with a new look and a new menu. Here's the piece I wrote on Munk & Nunn for

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Philly's Hottest Spots and Events

Actually landing a writing gig in this city is easier said than done. Following someone else's style and trying to make your voice fit is a tough order. But I found a place that didn't have editorial yet. A site that was looking for a voice, and a style. And thankfully, I fit. I'm writing for My articles are available online but I'll re-post here as well. Follow along here, on Twitter or Facebook for all of Philly's hottest places to go, people to see and things to do.