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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Laurel remains at the top of the ’50 Best Restaurants,’ 15 South Philly spots on the list

When it comes to lists of top restaurants in the city, South Philly’s dining options usually rank quite well. Philly Mag’s 2016 list of “50 Best Restaurants” highlights the greatest in the city, including many of the delights in our neighborhoods. In total, 15 South Philly restaurants are represented.

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For the third time in a row, Laurel has taken the highest ranking, which makes us wonder how Nick Elmi’s new concept, to be called ITV, will fare on next year’s lists.

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What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Conde Nast Traveler names five South Philly restaurants as the ‘Best Places to Eat in Philadelphia’

Many publications have named South Philly on various lists of great restaurants. This time Conde Nast Traveler took a go at it, naming five restaurants in this part of the city on a list of six restaurants. Not too shabby.

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So what restaurants does Conde Nast Traveler think are Philadelphia’s best? From dim sum to pigeon, South Philly’s finest are here.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing :  Passyunk Square 

How do Passyunk’s restaurants stack up when it comes to health inspections?

Everyone knows that East Passyunk Avenue is a go-to spot for food in the city, with a diverse selection of restaurants, including 8 spots that have 3-bell ratings from The Inquirer‘s Craig Laban.

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We know the food tastes great, but how do these places stack up from a health standpoint? According to Philly.com’s Clean Plates, “restaurants in the enclave clock in at 1.6 foodborne-illness violations per visit from the city health department, compared to about 2.2 for the entire city.”

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

How do East Passyunk Avenue restaurants deal with high noise levels?

Along with an increase of restaurants in the area, there’s an increase of noise at the restaurants. Noise levels are increasing and some restaurant-goers are complaining.

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Brigantessa is one of the restaurants dealing with noise concerns.

So how do some of East Passyunk Avenue’s restaurants deal with this noise problem?

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

LaBan’s top 25 Passyunk places highlights our embarrassment of riches

By now, we all know just how great our restaurant scene is on East Passyunk Avenue. This new guide from The Inquirer highlights food critic Craig LaBan’s favorite spot on the avenue.

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The list of 25 restaurants, bars and even a grocer (Green Aisle, of course) includes some of LaBan’s three bell rated restaurants like Palladino’s, Laurel and Noord, some two bell restaurants like Paradiso, and also some yet-to-be-rated establishments like Bing Bing Dim Sum and Ramayana.

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2014′s Top Restaurant Stories

South Philly has been gaining steam for years as the go-to spot for dining in the city, but this year, the neighborhood’s establishments have gained even more attention on the restaurant scene. 2014 was a great year for restaurants, but 2015 is sure to bring some more great food our way.

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Lo Spiedo opened in the Navy Yard this fall.

Here’s a look at the Passyunk Post’s top restaurant stories of last year.

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