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Innovative Mediterranean cuisine in a setting of Moorish romance.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Tangerine, Philadelphia, PA

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Tangerine Restaurant Review

: Against a backdrop worthy of the Alhambra, Tangerine chef Todd Fuller brings the clean and satisfying flavors of the Mediterranean to life. Definitely Stephen Starr’s most romantic and intimate restaurant, Tangerine has evolved from its original Moroccan concept to favor dishes most familiar in France, Italy and Spain. Try the garlicky baby octopus salad, a chopped medley of slightly smoky grilled baby octopus with radicchio, endive, celery and crispy bits of bread. Rounds of Kobe-pedigreed grilled sirloin are accented sweetly with a croquette of beets and Parmesan crème. The simply grilled whole fish changes nightly, or try the pomegranate-glazed pork chop, butterflied off the bone, and served with a chorizo corn fritter and escarole aglia oglia. Kevin Lundell’s wine list mirrors the chef’s inspiration, concentrating on old-world wines, along with a respectable number of new-world vintages, and 20-some wines and sparklers by the glass. (Ask about his reserve stash if you want to splurge.) Try a glass of the citrus-kissed Albarino. A selection of house-made ice creams or sorbets, or vanilla yogurt fondue served with fruit and cookies, are two fine ways to end on a sweet note.


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