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BCP Report Card #14 – Johnny Brenda’s

August 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Burger Club, Fishtown, Johnny Brenda's, Report Card, burger

OVERALL GRADE: B+ Johnny Brenda’s 1201 Frankford Ave Philadelphia, PA 19125 (215) 739-9684 New BCP rating system: Let’s get right to business! First, I would like to introduce you to  the new official report card of the BCP. I must give major thanks to E for putting this together. She is so much smarter than [...]

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A cavalcade of sandwiches at Johnny Brenda’s

August 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Fishtown, Johnny Brenda's, sammich

Ok maybe not quite a cavalcade but here are a couple of delicious sandwiches I ate recently. Sometimes this lady wants a sandwich that isn’t a burger. Just sometimes. When that happens I often find myself at my most favorite bar, Johnny Brenda’s. The menu changes at JB’s pretty regularly so both of these sandwiches [...]

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Burger Club Meating #14 – Johnny Brenda’s

June 11th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Burger Club, Johnny Brenda's, burgerbaroness

Burger club is not dead! I promise. We were just taking a little break. I am happy to announce that BCP will be returning with a vengeance. This summer we will get back to our monthly schedule starting in July with an all out welcome back BCP, Happy Birthday BCP and Happy Birthday to me. [...]

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I like snow for all the wrong reasons

February 16th, 2010 · 12 Comments · Fishtown, Johnny Brenda's, Royal Tavern, boozy, brunch, comfort food, favorites, friends, fries, menu, snow, south philly

I have found a reason to love the snow. Two words: snow day. I just had two of them. I have come to realize that snow days are really just an excuse to drink during the day.  Here are some tips for daytime drinking during a snow day. Also pretty photo heavy. 1. Find a [...]

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To all the burgers I have loved in 2009

December 31st, 2009 · 10 Comments · 2009, Butcher & Singer, Elevation Burger, Johnny Brenda's, PYT, Pub & Kitchen, South Philly Taproom, SquareBurger, Village Whiskey, burger, favorites

I thought it would be fun to look back at my favorite burgers of 2009.  I have either linked to my own review or the burger club report card. 1. Village Whiskey What I love about this burger: favorite bun and juiciest patty, makes this my favorite burger. There, I said it. Everyone asks what [...]

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Blogiversary Giveaway #2 – Winner Announced!

August 13th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Johnny Brenda's, blogiversary, burgerbaroness, giveaways

Thanks to all of you who left a comment about their favorite food with beer. Some of the favorites were pizza, nachos, tacos and wings. All good things to eat with beer. This week’s winner gets to enjoy a beer or two with something delicious at Johnny Brenda’s with their $40 gift certificate. Congratulations to [...]

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Blogiversary Giveaway Week 2 – Johnny Brenda’s

August 10th, 2009 · 35 Comments · Johnny Brenda's, blogiversary, burger, burgerbaroness, giveaways

Yay it’s week two of our blogiversary giveaway! For those of you just tuning in, every week of the month we are having a giveaway to celebrate FWTS turning 1! Last week it was something sweet and this week we’ve got a little savory for ya. We are giving away a $40 gift certificate to [...]

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To do: brunch at Johnny Brenda’s

April 24th, 2009 · 15 Comments · Fishtown, Johnny Brenda's, breakfast, burgerbaroness, favorites

I thought I would send you into your weekend thinking about brunch at Johnny Brenda’s. I have already mentioned my love of their grits and I am glad to know that even with some changes in the kitchen they are even better than before. I have also found a new love at JB’s brunch, whiskey [...]

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Quick eats – 02/16-02/22

February 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Chinatown, Full Plate Cafe, Home Slice, Johnny Brenda's, NoLibs, Nodding Head, burgerbaroness, cheap eats, guick eats

I don’t always have a camera on hand but it is still good to mention those things that go undocumented photographically. I hope to make this an ongoing series. We’ll see. I got to sample the shrimp cocktail pizza from Home Slice and it was delightful. Seriously, who knew that “apricot horseradish sauce with popcorn [...]

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Kiss my grits!

September 10th, 2008 · 6 Comments · Johnny Brenda's, NoLibs, burgerbaroness, philly, pork, restaurant

I can’t believe I lived in Southern Virginia for 4 years of undergrad and never ate grits. They served them every morning at my school’s cafeteria and yet never did my fork touch them. I had a roommate who loved instant grits and yet I never asked to taste some. I had no interest in [...]

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