‘Notable Vegetarian Flavors’ at Resurrection; Surprises at Square 1682


• With the help of owner Brendan Hartranft, Craig LaBan beats an Elvis Costello metaphor into a pulp in his favorable review of Resurrection Ale House. [Inquirer]

• Trey Popp anticipates disaster but finds deliciousness at Square 1682. [City Paper]

• Adam Erace picks the 10 Best Dishes of 2009 and plays a multiple choice game with the five worst. [Philadelphia Weekly]

• Rick Nichols takes a look at the banh mi trend, starting with Michael Schulson’s new spot Sampan. [Inquirer]

• Due to Edward’s unfortunate accident, Phyllis Stein-Novack dines solo at Zama and is impressed with the chef’s on-the-fly preparations. [South Philly Review]