Foodies React to Fire at Hawthorne's Cafe

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    Flames tore through a popular building in South Philadelphia, forcing residents out of their homes and closing Hawthorne's restaurant. (Published Friday, Feb 21, 2014)

    A fire tore through a four-story building home to a popular Philadelphia restaurant, Hawthorne's Cafe, Friday morning.

    The blaze was in the upper floors and roof of the property on 11th and Fitzwater streets in the Bella Vista section of the city.

    Eight residents occupied the apartments affected by the fire and the American Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania is assisting them.

    The cafe sustained significant water damage causing food lovers to react on social media.