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PDX: Besaw’s

The city folks love brunch, and I never understood why. For the longest time, brunch meant that I eat two meals worth of breakfast food. Sometimes, I would go for a large lunch instead, and top it off with a glass of mimosa. I love the concept, but I could not comprehend the difference between […]

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Philadelphia: Rx the Farmacy [Short]

Rumor has it that Farmacy, a popular brunch spot near UPenn, is run by students who did well in their cooking class. That’s the reason they are only open from Thursday to Sunday. I cannot verify those statements. What I do know is that this is the reincarnation of restaurant known as Rx, and currently […]

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Philadelphia: Rex 1516

It is pretty hard to find decent southern/soul food in the Mid-Atlantic. I had assumed that large metropolitan cities, such as Philadelphia and Baltimore, made up with a diverse population, would consist of one chef who grew up in the South and decide to pursue that line of cuisine. Alas, there is no such luck; […]