Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Washington Post Food Critic Checks Out Philly, Likes What He Sees

Alleged candidate for Frank Bruni's job, Tom Sietsema, the food critic for the Washington Post, just penned a feature for the Post's travel section about eating in Philadelphia.

He had nice things to say.
With its abundance of BYOB restaurants, trailblazing chefs and thrilling interiors (Union Trust Steakhouse may be the most impressive meat market on the East Coast), Philadelphia rivals Washington when it comes to matters of taste.

Indeed, at this month's James Beard Foundation Awards gala, Philadelphia talent Jose Garces was given the honor of Best Chef from the mid-Atlantic. Here are some highlights from a long weekend in the City of Brotherly Love:
He goes on to give glowing glimpses of Chifa, Fork and the sandwiches at Paesano's.

Postcard from Tom - Philadelphia [ Washington Post ]

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