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15 of city’s best bars call South Philly home, Philly mag says

Philadelphia magazine said in its latest issue that 15 of the city’s 50 best bars make their homes on or below South Street.

In the Top 10 were American Sardine Bar (4), Brauhaus Schmitz (8) and Devil’s Den (9).

American Sardine Bar, via Philly Phoodie

No. 4 American Sardine Bar, via Philly Phoodie

Buzzy spots like South Philadelphia Tap Room and Stateside made the list (14 and 37), but also places that are less likely to pop up on food blogs all over town, including Grace Tavern (28) and Fountain Porter (39).

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing :  Graduate Hospital 

New pizza/bakery for Washington Ave.; Noir, a la French Canada

The Insider reports that the Sidecar’s Adam Ritter, who also owns Kraftwork in Fishtown, is planning a pizzeria and bakery on an uninviting strip of Washington Avenue.

It began to make more sense when the blog said there will be no seating. It’s going to be takeout and delivery only, taking over the spot vacated by Pier 22 Seafood, whose phone number is now disconnected.

The place will be called Kermit’s Bake Shoppenamed after Ritter’s cat, which was named after musician Kermit Ruffins (which kind of sounds like a plush cat’s name, actually). Chef Brian Lofink will be on the savory side and Chad Durkin will deliver the sweet side. Lofnik is Kraftwork’s current chef and did stints at Sidecar and Matyson. Durkin was pastry chef at Susanna Foo, The Water Works and has competed on several Food Network shows. So, that means this isn’t going to be your run-of-the-mill pizza place.

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