Restaurants in Pennsylvania
Knoebels is also notable for some of the most inventive theme-park food in America, including peanut butter and jelly milkshakes and deep-fried brownies.
On Walnut Street in Rittenhouse Square, the Hollywood of old appears anew in Butcher and Singer's blending elegant gilt, marble, and golden chandeliers with quirky touches like a dressed-up dogs mural.
This British-style pub in the Art Museum District offers indoor and (in season) outdoor seating.
Although he worked in several acclaimed local kitchens, it wasn’t until Israeli-born chef Michael Solomonov did it his way at Zahav that he achieved national regard, winning the 2011 James Beard Award for Best Chef in the Mid-Atlantic.
The Lai family fled both Vietnam and a Malaysian refugee camp before opening this once tiny Vietnamese restaurant in 1984. Benny Lai, the son of the original owners, took over in 1989 and renovated the space into a three-story building with a lounge.
With locations now in Atlantic City, Washington, D.C., and Orlando, Cuba Libre's original Philadelphia branch is situated in a nightlife-heavy strip of Old City. Its interior resembles an old Havana street scene.
Step back fourscore more years in time with roast duck and porridge at this stonewalled restaurant built in 1776.
Housed on the first two floors of a 1907 Victorian mansion, this University City restaurant is well-loved for its BYOB policy and its ever-changing menu of creative New American cuisine.
This colorful space serves delicious house-made guacamole and has a wall lined with hundreds of tiny Day of the Dead figurines.
At this restored 1960's stainless-steel-clad diner in the Old City, patrons sit in vintage vinyl booths under lamps fashioned like cocktail olives, or on the street-side patio.