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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED POPS Restaurant Review: Executive chef Amanda Howell knows a thing or two about comfort food. The Philadelphia native’s creative dishes are not for the faint of heart (think deconstructed creamy chicken potpie with truffled roast chicken). Her mac ‘n’ cheese is served up three different ways (roasted tomato, smoked kielbasa, lobster and peas). South Enders will enjoy her take on the flank steak with roasted garlic and sun-dried tomato bread pudding. Inside the narrow space, the restaurant represents an upscale speakeasy with its cream-and-black colors paired up with paisley print. POPS also has a 14-foot white bar with back-lit glass panels and dark wood accents that serves up seasonal cocktails like the basil Hayden Manhattan and red agave margarita. In a neighborhood that is often known for its trendiness as well as steep prices, POPS is a rare find with most entrées priced under $20.