Looking for a sweet treat in Philly? If so, the City of Brotherly Love offers a rich diversity of international flavors. Take your taste buds on a tour of Europe, Asia, and back home to the USA by visiting these five dessert shops. (more…)

Posted by on August 27th, 2018

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Hot summer days are the perfect excuse to give into the temptation of ice cream. For an unusual twist on one of America’s favorite foods, check out one of these ice cream vendors in the Greater Philadelphia Area. (more…)

Posted by on July 23rd, 2018

Philly Soft Pretzel

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The Center City can’t get enough of the iconic Philly soft pretzel. Perhaps it’s not surprising then to learn that Pennsylvania makes 80 percent of the pretzels sold in the United States.

To zero in on the best of Philadelphia’s doughy delights, check out these highly rated soft pretzel vendors. (more…)

Posted by on April 30th, 2018

As I have mentioned in a number of previous articles, Mainland Chinese students studying at American universities have created a demand for authentic Chinese regional food that has resulted in many campus towns and cities across the country getting their first taste of authentic Chinese food. But these students do not get their homeland food fix solely through restaurants. Newer options are available for Mainland Chinese students longing for a taste of home. (more…)

Posted by on July 24th, 2017

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Photo by erik forsberg / Flickr

There’s a reason why everyone loves sandwiches. They’re easy to eat on the go, and pack a wallop of flavors and textures in each bite. But some sandwiches are better than others, and these 10 are famous for a reason. (more…)

Posted by on September 6th, 2016

Why choose one restaurant for dinner when you could choose dozens? There’s a food hall and farmer’s market renaissance happening around the country, and if you visit any of these locations, you’ll want to make sure you start with an empty stomach.

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Posted by on July 11th, 2016

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Photo by Jessica Rossi / Flickr

As readers of my series on Chinese restaurants across the country know, the general rule is that if a city has an existing 19th or early 20th century Chinatown, that Chinatown is almost certainly not the best place for a great Chinese meal. However, like most general rules there are exceptions, and one prominent exception is Philadelphia. (more…)

Posted by on June 20th, 2016

The Philly Cheesesteak may be synonymous with the city of brotherly love, but there are plenty of intriguing burgers worth a trip.

Village Whiskey

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Photo by dasvidas

Chef Jose Garces, the mind behind Village Whiskey, offers burgers with extravagant toppings, like the $26 Whiskey King with foie gras, applewood bacon, Rogue blue cheese, and maple bourbon glazed cipollini onions. If that’s not enough richness, order the duck fat fries with cheddar and short rib. You’ll bust a gut, and possibly your wallet, but it will all be worth it. (more…)

Posted by on November 7th, 2013

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