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Philly Tacos PT 3

Philly Tacos PT 3

On Sunday night, Julia pulled through again with another reservation at a Mexican restaurant in the downtown area of Philadelphia.  For someone who apparently didn’t like tacos, she was doing a great job finding awesome taco restaurants. We went to El Vez on 121 S 13st Street in the Center City area. El Vez is in Stephen Starr’s network of restaurants, so it comes with high praise.  Our reservation was not until 9pm, so we had plenty of time to…

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Philly Tacos pt 2

Philly Tacos pt 2

After spending Friday night in Upper Chichester,  I met up with Julia at her apartment in Manayunk Saturday afternoon.  Manayunk is about a 15- 20 min drive away to the heart of the city.  Manayunk has downtown strip of bars, shops, and boutiques right along Main Street.  It reminds me a lot of  Walnut Street in Shadyside. After we spent the afternoon at Frankford Hall (dominated the foosball table there) and Independence Hall Biergartens along with a power nap in…

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Philly Tacos pt 1

Philly Tacos pt 1

One of my best friends I met in college, Julia, moved back to Philadelphia after school and I try to visit her at least twice a year.  We usually spend one night in Manayunk (where she lives) and the other night in the city when I come for the weekend.  I can’t believe with our hectic work schedules, we were both off the entire Labor Day Weekend.  Thankfully, I was able to spend the holiday weekend with Julia and friends…

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