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  1. Chef Shuffle
    Matt Moon Let Go From Saint JamesThe chef’s been bounced around quite a bit over the past year or so.
  2. Openings
    What to Eat and Drink at The Saint James, Opening This Afternoon on the MainThe new restaurant sets the bar a little bit higher for suburban dining.
  3. Menu Changes
    Scorpion Bowls Proliferate at SampanThe just refreshed menu offers a bunch of new dishes and cocktails.
  4. The Great Outdoors
    Graffiti Bar Is One of ‘America’s Best Outdoor Bars’Though a little rough in the looks department, the magazine says the drinks and snacks are solid.
  5. The Great Outdoors
    Sampan Rocks a New Menu; Graffiti Bar Provides Relief For Early Onset SpringThe new menu boasts Reuben egg rolls.
  6. Foodievents
    Fergie’s Celebrates Its 17th Anniversary TonightThe bar and restaurant celebrates 17 years of operation tonight.
  7. Deals
    Where to Eat LobsterForget the dog days, let’s focus on the lobster days instead.
  8. Menus
    Sampan Reels In Some New Seafood DishesThe new dishes riff on seafood and summery flavors.
  9. Temporary Closings
    Sampan Gets Dealt a Brunch-Time BummerThe plumbing issues that kept Sampan closed Sunday have been fixed.
  10. Menus
    Sampan to Roll Out Dim Sum BrunchThe new menu features traditional dim sum specialties as well as larger brunch dishes.
  11. The Great Outdoors
    Where to Eat and Drink in the Great OutdoorsGet out while the weather is still mild.
  12. Tough Tables
    Last Minute Lovebirds: Opa and Others Have Openings TonightSeatings are still available at several restaurants for tonight.
  13. Celebrity Settings
    Robert Plant Rocks Sampan … Twice!Like everyone else in the city, with Restaurant Week still in full swing, he couldn’t get into Barbuzzo.
  14. Deals
    Hot Booze, Half-Price Lobster Roll and Cassoulet: It Must Be a Snow Day!As the weather gets increasingly grim, hot booze and stick to your ribs meals are in order.
  15. Truckin’
    Tyson Bees Finally Makes its DebutTyson Wong Ophaso rolls out his long awaited food truck.
  16. Neighborhood Watch
    Eraserhood Gets a New Brick-Oven Pizzeria; Vesuvio Closes After an Eight YearAll this and more in our roundup of neighborhood news.
  17. Cooking
    Thanksgiving Leftovers: What Would Chefs Do?We’ve got the full plan on what to do with those Thanksgiving leftovers — from the country’s best chefs.
  18. Menu Changes
    Sampan Adds Korean Fried Chicken to its MenuThe crispy cross-cultural phenomenon lives again at Sampan.
  19. Accolades
    Esquire Says Keep an Eye on Michael SchulsonIs “funky” really an appropriate word for describing a bar?
  20. Foodievents
    Celebrate Sampan’s Entry Into the TwittersphereFor their arrival on Twitter, Sampan is throwing a party.
  21. Deals
    Where to Eat and Drink While Watching the Phillies in the National LeagueLocal bars and restaurants are offering up all sorts of deals for the playoffs.
  22. Foodievents
    Midtown Village’s Fall Fest Showcases New RestaurantsThis year seven new restaurants are participating.
  23. Deals
    What’s New for Restaurant WeekRather than stressing about how to score a seat at Amada or Buddakan, consider one of the newcomers to Restaurant Week.
  24. Deals
    Michael Schulson Is Cold Lampin’ at SampanSchulson’s happy hour menu ups the ante for hanging out at the Graffiti Bar.
  25. The Great Outdoors
    Schulson Tweaks Graffiti Bar For Inclement WeatherWork on the bar, which has been open since April, is almost complete.
  26. Deals
    Tonight: Tap Into the Best of the Best; Eat Kobe Hot Dogs While Watching theBowling, Bistro Bites and more are in order for this gloomy evening.
  27. The Other Critics
    Two Bells for Sampan; Miso Soup “Like Dirty Sweat Socks”Rounding up the region’s restaurant reviews
  28. Outdoor Dining
    The Making of Graffiti BarThe courtyard comes together at Sampan
  29. Recession Is Your Friend
    Graffiti Art and a New Happy Hour at SampanThe Midtown Village restaurant is serving up satay and a side of street art
  30. Under Construction
    Courtyard Dining Coming to SampanChef-owner Michael Schulson’s hidden courtyard
  31. Marketing Gimmicks
    Banh Mi Budget: How Much Is Enough for Five Hours of Free Lunching?The mathematics of a giveaway
  32. The Other Critics
    Two Takes on Sampan; ‘Singularly Awesome’ Sandwiches atRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews
  33. The Other Critics
    ‘Notable Vegetarian Flavors’ at Resurrection; Surprises at SquareRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews
  34. Menus
    What to Eat at Sampan, Opening December 18See the menu for Michael Schulson’s new restaurant
  35. The Philadelphia Diet
    Sampan’s Michael Schulson Alleviates Restaurant-Related Stress with a“It’s just a little bit crunchy, but really soft and absorbs all of the grease. Does that sound repulsive or delicious?”
  36. Openings
    Takoyaki Coming to Wash West; Midtown Village UpdatesPho joints come and go and another BYOB bites the dust
  37. Openings
    Izakaya’s Michael Schulson Prefers Philly over New York, A.CThe former Pod and Buddakan NYC chef is opening a new spot in Philly