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by JustinHammond » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:07 am

Any must eat, drink, or see? Any places on my list to avoid?

Currently on the list.


Dinic's - roast pork sandwich
Village Whiskey - GARCES
Khyber Pass Pub
Moriarty's Restaurant & Irish Pub - WINGS
Federal Donuts - fried chicken
Paesano's - The Arista
Steve's Prince of Steaks - CHEESESTEAK
Zahav - MICHAEL SOLOMONOV
Barbuzzo - PIZZA - Salted Caramel Budino
Xochitl Restaurant
FISH - SEAFOOD
Hop Sing Laundromat - WEIRD BAR - speakeasy - north korea
Charlie was a sinner. - COCKTAILS
The Franklin Bar - COCKTAILS
McGillin's Olde Ale House
Cantina Los Caballitos
Liberty Bell
Independence Hall
Edgar Allan Poe House
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
Art Museum Steps - ROCKY STEPS
Rocky Statue
Eastern State Penitentiary
Morimoto
Amada - Jose Garces
Independence Beer Garden - OUTDOOR BEER AND COCKTAILS
Morgan's Pier - WATERVIEW COCKTAILS
Moshulu - BOAT W/ OUTDOOR DECK
Reading Terminal Market
One Liberty Observation Deck
Philadelphia Zoo
Pizzeria Beddia
John's Roast Pork - cheesesteak
Nomad Pizza - Spicy Soppressata
El Vez - GUAC AND MARGS
Independence Seaport Museum
Penn's Landing
Christ Church Burial Ground
Christ Church
Spruce Street Harbor Park - RIVERWALK FOOD STALLS
Stratus Rooftop Lounge
Assembly Rooftop Lounge
SkyGarten - ROOFTOP
Goldie - Michael Solomonov
Vernick Food & Drink
Assembly Rooftop Lounge
Yards Brewing Co.
2nd Story Brewing Company
Love & Honey Fried Chicken
Tony Luke's
David's Mai Lai Wah
Bing Bing Dim Sum
Boathouse Row
Betsy Ross House
MUTTER MUSEUM - MEDICAL ODDITIES
Taqueria La Prima - TACOS
Philadelphia Brewing Co
Tony Luke's
Dalessandro's Cheesesteaks
Love Park
Crime and Punishment Brewing Co.
Bok Bar - ASIAN ROOFTOP
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar - Philadelphia
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Philadelphia - trip report

by JustinHammond » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:24 am

Federal Donuts - cake donuts are not my thing, but the Key Lime Pie donut was tasty

Reading Terminal Market - must visit
Dinic's - roast pork sandwich

Morimoto - fantastic lunch, highly recommend

Steve's Prince of Steaks - Cheesesteak - ok sandwich, horrible atmosphere, supposedly where the locals eat

Xochitl Restaurant - very tasty Mexican style fried chicken

Nomad Pizza - Spicy Soppressata Pizza - very good pizza, no atmosphere

Amada - Jose Garces - great grilled lobster and G&T

Vernick Food & Drink - Fantastic dinner, everything was great, highly recommend



Penn's Landing
Spruce Street Harbor Park - Riverwalk food stall and bars - recommend
Morgan's Pier - WATERVIEW COCKTAILS
Moshulu - BOAT W/ OUTDOOR DECK



Assembly Rooftop Lounge - great view, not so great service, cocktails were ok
Yards Brewing Co. - great beer in a huge brewery
Bok Bar - rooftop bar in old high school
Love City Brewing - great beer
Village Whiskey - Jose Garces spot - drinks only
The Franklin Bar - Classic cocktail bar downstairs, tiki bar upstairs
Independence Beer Garden - Outdoor beer garden/restaurant near Liberty Bell
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Re: Philadelphia

by Robin Garr » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:29 am

How many months are you planning to be there, Justin? :shock:

Seriously, I'm sorry that I'm a big zero in Philly info, but I hope some experts will come along. In any case, have a great time!
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Re: Philadelphia

by JustinHammond » Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:43 pm

Just got back, spent 3 days. Quick trip summary posted above.
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Re: Philadelphia

by Robin Garr » Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:46 pm

Oh, duh. Posting too early before coffee. :oops: Glad you had a good time!
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Re: Philadelphia

by Alanna H » Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:40 pm

I'm curious what Mexican-style fried chicken is!
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Re: Philadelphia

by JustinHammond » Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:49 am

Alanna H wrote:I'm curious what Mexican-style fried chicken is!


Pollo Frito
A Three Day Preparation, 24 Hour Brined, Steamed, & Fried Half Chicken, Mexican Potato Salad, Home Made Cornbread, Poblano Butter, Sweet Chile Sauce Drizzle
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Re: Philadelphia

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Re: Philadelphia

by Alanna H » Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:27 pm

Thanks, Justin! That looks and sounds delicious!!!

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