Category Archives: Pennsylvania

Dinner at Petruce et al (Philadelphia, PA)

Never let a German pick out a restaurant. I learned this the hard way when The Wine Getter picked out a lunch spot for us to try in Philly. I had offered up some suggestions, but graciously went with his … Continue reading

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Dinner at Laurel (Philadelphia, PA)

February was filled with a number of dinners as I traveled from Baltimore to Virginia to Philadelphia and then back to Baltimore. Since I gorged myself so thoroughly, I’m still catching up on reviews. I’ve gotten through my Arlington ones, … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Knead Bagels (Philadelphia, PA)

I am such a liar. If my name wasn’t Jaleh, it would be Charles Ponzi. Or, maybe ‘Jaleh’ means ‘lie’ in Farsi and no one ever bothered to tell me the truth. Either way, I lied the other day when … Continue reading

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Happy Hour at V Street (Philadelphia, PA)

For the first time in the history of my life, I stuck with the happy hour deals when I recently went out for an early bar bite. Well, almost. But I am getting better and that’s all that matters! The … Continue reading

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Lunch at Oyster House (Philadelphia, PA)

As a girl who grew up in Baltimore, I couldn’t survive without seafood. Steamed crabs with so much Old Bay that you have to wash your hands three times to get it all off; chilled shrimp ready to be dunked … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Frangelli’s Bakery (Philadelphia, PA)

I’m a bit of a conundrum, or at least, I like to say that to make myself sound more interesting. I am firmly in the Dessert-for-Breakfast camp yet I am anti-donut. That does make me fascinating, right? Eventually though, I heard about … Continue reading

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2014 in Review

As the year comes to a close, I, like many others, have been thinking about all that’s happened in 2014. I graduated, learned that graduating means next to nothing when looking for a job, watched some great TV shows end … Continue reading

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