Reviews from Tinsel & Tine

  • Cuba Libre in Philadelphia

    Cuba Libre

    We were told everything was really small, so it seemed more economical to choose the $26 per person unlimited tapas option, rather than choose 5 or 6 dishes to share. However, the tapas items are not small at all. We got full very fast off of 3 dishes each. Of course, that didn't stop me from ordering a few others and wishing I had tried a few more.

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  • Avenida Restaurant in Philadelphia

    Avenida Restaurant

    I have been here before for dinner and enjoyed the meal and experience, but the thing that stands out in my food memory was the Sweet Potato Upside down Cake for dessert.

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  • Farm Truck

    Philly loves Food Trucks! And what's not to love - they are normally run by creative, dedicated foodies who want to bring unique flavors to the public. And with lower over head, there's more time to talk to their customers...

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  • Samosa Deb

    In May (2013) I started a food truck series with Farm Truck and went to New York to feature The Ditch Witch. Then I got rather busy interviewing Lee Daniels, Cuba Gooding, Jr and Yaya Alafia for the movie The Butler, and other great film/movie posts happened, and so, it's taken me this long to get back to my Food Truck series...

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  • Pizzeria Stella in Philadelphia

    Pizzeria Stella

    Actually, Pizzeria Stella is quite affordable for those employed - LOL! Pies range from $11 - $19 and seem to be the exact right size for a party of two...

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  • Garces Trading Company in Philadelphia

    Garces Trading Company

    However, my overall impression of Garces Trading Co. - the tin roof makes for an entirely too noisy dining experience...

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  • Gibraltar Restaurant in Lancaster

    Gibraltar Restaurant

    It's a little hard to find. The area looks like all businesses and apartment buildings, the street numbers don't seem to follow suit...

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  • Thali Too in New Haven

    Thali Too

    Together with his partner James Beard honoree and Iron chef winner Chef Prasad Chirnomula, they run a total of 5 restaurants - Thali in New Caanan & Ridgefield, and Thali, Thali Too...

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  • The Dandelion in Philadelphia

    The Dandelion

    However, it's more fun to try something more adventurous when sampling a new restaurant, so I went with the DUCK BOLOGNESE (strozzapreti, fried duck egg) $16...

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  • Bahama Breeze in King Of Prussia

    Bahama Breeze

    Last week they invited me back to sample items from their Late Night Happy Hour menu and new Rice Bowls! "From Caribbean Creole...

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