El Vez is a lively happy hour spot, but it also has great food and should be on your hit list if you’re in the Midtown Village area. We also spend part of the episode debating whether or not hot peppers belong on a cheesesteak, and explain why all restaurants should have an online ordering option.
Episode 186 – Bite For The Fight Preview
Richard Massi, President of the Fight on Makenna Foundation, joins us to preview the third annual Bite For The Fight Food Festival, whose goal is to raise funds for families facing pediatric cancer.
Episode 185 – Bing Bing Dim Sum Revisited
It’s been a couple of years since we’ve been to Bing Bing Dim Sum, so we decided to run it back, and we’re glad we did. We also debated whether or not restaurants should require vaccinations for entry.
Episode 184 – Nimit Indian Palace
On this edition of the podcast, we give love to a Northern Indian restaurant that held us down during the pandemic. We also lament the loss of to-go cocktails, and debate what restaurant dress codes really mean.
Episode 183 – Restaurant Hit List
We’re back, better than ever, and we’re running down the list of restaurants that we’d like to check out now that the world is opening back up. We also get you up-to-date on the latest openings and closings at The Borgata, and judge folks who are ordering weird things during the pandemic.
Episode 182 – Hattie B’s / Big Bob Gibson
Our Goldbelly journey continues with Nashville Hot Chicken from Hattie B’s and BBQ from Big Bob Gibson… great options given the fact that the world isn’t as open as many of us would like. We also tell you what you do when you’re in an argument with someone who’s loud AND wrong.
Episode 181 – Barbera’s Seafood Market / White House Subs
The local restaurant scene is slowly getting back to and so are we! After apologizing for a far-too-long hiatus, the Jawn Appetit crew shows some love to two great spots in Atlantic City and celebrates the return of East Passyunk Restaurant Week.
Episode 180 – Amy’s Omelette House
A lot of us don’t think about breakfast when it comes to takeout, but we shouldn’t… especially not with a place like Amy’s Omelette House nearby. If you’re jonesing for some great waffles and pancakes, or if you just want some shrimp and grits with a side of homefries, we’ll tell you why Amy’s should be on your list of best morning spots.
Episode 179 – Black Restaurant Week 2020
On a special edition of Jawn Appetit, we’re joined by Falayn Ferrell, co-founder and managing partner of Black Restaurant Week. She pulls up a seat at the table to tell us the origins of the event that’s generated millions of dollars in revenue and awareness for African-American owned restaurants across the nation.
Episode 178 – The Borgata: Old Homestead/Izakaya
On this episode of Jawn Appetit, we take you on a socially-distanced staycation to see how the Borgata is doing dining during a pandemic. And we also debate America’s best pizzas and wonder how the amazing Pizzeria Beddia ranked so low on The Daily Meal’s list.
Episode 177 – Center City Restaurant Week, Fall 2020
For the first time ever, Center City Restaurant Week comes with takeout options. So even if you’re not inclined to dine inside the newly re-opened dining rooms across the area, you can still enjoy some of the best food Philly has to offer.
Episode 176 – Goldbelly
Many of us are traveling much less these days, but thanks to Goldbelly, you can get a taste of America delivered to your home. We run down some of the items we’ve enjoyed from Goldbelly, and we celebrate a taste of normal with the return of Center City Restaurant Week.