Posts Tagged ‘Duck’

August 18, 2011 Off

Longman and Eagle (Chicago)

By in 13: Chicago, Favorite Food Entries

I first read about Longman and Eagle when I looked for good brunch places, even though they’re listed as Gastropub. Upon visiting their site, I was really intrigued by their tagline Eat Sleep Whiskey. They have rooms for rent upstairs and said to have a huge whiskey collection. It’s a gastropub that serves as a […]

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June 15, 2010 Off

Garces Trading Co. (Philadelphia)

By in 11: Philadelphia, Favorite Food Entries

Joan flew over one weekend to join me at Philly. Since I was underwhelmed by Amada, I wanted her to experience the other outpost of the Garces Restaurant Group: Garces Trading Co. It’s located in the gayborhood – on the pretty, residential Locust street. While the other Garces’ establishments are tapas/wine bar, this one is […]

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May 26, 2010 Off

Supper (Philadelphia)

By in 11: Philadelphia, Favorite Food Entries

As I mentioned before Philadelphia’s dining scene is full of BYOB and small plate/tapas places. Supper seems to be just another one, but they’re also known for their breakfast. Moreover their menu sounds fun: classic American (grits, waffle) with multi-cultural fusion, not unlike Matyson but with a more casual flair . We sat next to the […]

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March 31, 2010 3

Flying Pig Truck

By in 21: Food truck

More food truck! The Flying Pig truck sounds interesting as the people behind it are Le Cordon Bleu-trained and the food they sell is what they called “Asian & Pacific rim flavors with French technique”. A quick look at the menu shows they sell Gua bao and creative fusion tacos. Gua Bao, or known as […]

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September 21, 2009 Off

Va de Vi Bistro & Wine Bar (Bay Area: Walnut Creek)

By in 04: SF+Bay Area

Jon wanted to treat his parents who live at Walnut Creek to a nice dinner that’s not too far away. Walnut Creek is a pretty suburban town east of Berkeley surrounded by hills. Its downtown has a huge “lifestyle center” (aka upscale mall that’s outside). We’re unfamiliar with the restaurant scene there (I just remember […]

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