Old World Charm Combines with New American Cuisine at Harp & Crown

Philadelphia has no shortage of dilapidated industrial spaces, long forgotten realms of what could have been, which go unused and unappreciated.  Every once in a long while, one happens upon a space which has the potential to become something more.  Michael Schulson happened upon such a space between 15th and 16th Streets at 1525 Samson. What…

Aqimero: Latin Elegance in Center City

When walking into Richard Sandoval’s latest restaurant in center city on a Friday evening, one cannot help but feel the airy elegance embrace them.  Aqimero, the latest of Sandoval’s over 40 restaurants worldwide, recently replaced 10 Arts at the Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia.  The restaurant and lounge fills the soaring white marble solarium with intimate blues, silvers, blacks,…