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