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What’s Cooking On 1060: A Taproom, An Historic Tavern, and Men Cooking!

(John Myerow at the Tria Taproom.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

(John Myerow at the Tria Taproom. Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

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By Hadas Kuznits

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (CBS) —  A second “Tria” restaurant has opened in the Rittenhouse Square area — this one focusing on beer and bar food.

Owner John Myerow calls the new Tria Taproom, at the former location of Rum Bar, 2005 Walnut Street, a “masculine version” of Tria Café, also near Rittenhouse Square.

“Tria Café is more of a wine bar, but Tria Taproom, our new place, is more of a beer-focused  restaurant,” he tells What’s Cooking.  “But we’ll also have wine and cider and soft drinks on tap, and a really great menu of bar food.”

Hear the full “Tria Taproom” interview (runs 3:48)…

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And in Lafayette Hill, Pa., Brittingham’s has reopened after extensive renovations.

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The restaurant, at 640 East Germantown Pike, is in an historic building that general manager Tim Killeen says has been in continuous use as a tavern since 1743.

He says the latest overhaul included changes to the ambiance, the drinks, and the food.

(Tim Killeen of Brittingham's.  Photo provided by Brittingham's)

(Tim Killeen of Brittingham’s. Photo provided by Brittingham’s)

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“The play of 1743 is falling into a lot of our branding and everything, because we don’t want to lose its historical value,” Killeen says.   “The original main building was used from everything from Prohibition to the Underground Railroad.”

Hear the full “Brittingham’s” interview (runs 8:15)…

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Meanwhile, Philly’s Men Are Cooking has a new location.  This year’s charity event, their 22nd, takes place at the Shops at Liberty Place.

(Participants having some fun at last year's "Philly's Men Are Cooking."  Photo provided by Shariah-Dixon Turner)

(Participants having some fun at last year’s “Philly’s Men Are Cooking.” Photo provided by Shariah-Dixon Turner)

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Event chair Shariah Dixon-Turner says the date this year is this coming Saturday, November 16th.

(Kuznits:)  “You mentioned that the men are between 25 and 75…”

(Dixon-Turner:)  “Yes.  So, to the single ladies, if you are looking for a man who can cook, this is absolutely the place to come!”

Hear the full “Philly’s Men Are Cooking” interview (runs 9:30)…

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And for this week, that’s “What’s Cooking on 1060!”

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