The Other Critics

LaBan Crowns Wah-Gi-Wah’s Fried Chicken ‘the Best’; Pizzeria Pesto Serves ‘Perfectly Sauced’ Tomato Pie

• Craig LaBan stops in at West Philly’s Pakistani Wah-Gi-Wah and discovers “one of the best fried chickens,” and “fantastic!” Karahi curries. [Inquirer]

Pizzeria Pesto’s “spuds were severely under-seasoned” for Adam Erace’s tastes, but the “sauce-only South Philly version” of Old Fashioned Tomato Pie was “perfectly sauced.” [Courier-Post]

• Philly Phoodie sums up Manakeesh Café Bakery’s flatbreads as “Simple. Perfection.,” and adds the shawarma “was good” but they would “probably skip it next time.” [Philly Phoodie]

• Penn Appetit describes Paesano’s signature Paesano sandwich as “succulent mess,” that provides “a lot of bang for a buck.” [Penn Appetit]

LaBan Crowns Wah-Gi-Wah’s Fried Chicken ‘the Best’; Pizzeria