It’s our last night in Philadelphia and it’s 19 degrees F outside – only a bit nippy for a couple Syracusans. But after three weeks of riding the trolley into Center City for evening dining adventures, we decided to try a restaurant within walking distance of our apartment in West Philly: Vietnam Cafe. It had [Read More…]
We’re in Philadelphia for a bit of a visit. Have we yet visited Independence Hall? Not yet. Gone to the Betsy Ross House? Nope. Seen the Philadelphia Eagles? Not on your life! Eaten cheesesteaks? You bet! We travel for food and that’s mostly what gets us into different towns and then different neighborhoods.
Mai Lan: 505 N State St, Syracuse, (315) 471-6740 Reliably high quality food in this friendly, small place. We haven’t been there in awhile, usually opting for New Century instead. I do remember how funny it was that the loquacious proprietress would instruct us on how to eat Vietnamese food every single time we went [Read More…]
New Century: 518 Kirkpatrick St, Syracuse, (315) 410-9999 1-17-10: Ladies – If you’ve been to New Century before, I wanted to let you know that Mr. Matinee Idol is back! He was away for awhile (at school, maybe?). This place is our favorite for Vietnamese. In fact, it’s close to being our favorite restaurant, period, [Read More…]