Our Long Weekend in Virginia: Part 2

I’ve mentioned in a post or two that I have a particular fondness for old drug stores that are still filling prescriptions and also have a soda fountain and/or lunch counter. They are probably a rarity in every region of the country at this point, but the Southeast seems to have a few more leftContinue reading “Our Long Weekend in Virginia: Part 2”

Kibitzing in South Jersey

When New York-style Jewish deli first came to Philadelphia – around the turn of the century – one of the first delicatessens in town to feature it was a place called Kibitz in the City, which sat on the 700 block of Chestnut Street in Center City. I ate there at least a couple times,Continue reading “Kibitzing in South Jersey”

Bringing Variety Back To My Diet

I started a new list of restaurants to try and blog about a few nights ago, and it actually felt liberating. For the past year, I’ve been almost constantly on the lookout for my next cheesesteak, which led me to bypass lots of other foods that I like. While I enjoyed the process very muchContinue reading “Bringing Variety Back To My Diet”

Returning to the Reading Terminal Market

It’s almost beyond the point of debate that the Reading Terminal Market – a.k.a. The Terminal – is Philadelphia’s most iconic food-related institution. The two indoor markets that eventually evolved into The Terminal were founded in 1859. For as long as I can remember, it’s been a combination farmers market and atmospheric food-court. It’s alsoContinue reading “Returning to the Reading Terminal Market”