10:55 am: Two friends and I trek to Copa on an early Sunday morning.
11:02 am: Walk past Copa by mistake because we don’t know what 40th and Spruce looks like during the daytime.
11:07 am: Enter Copa, where the calm morning atmosphere is strange.
1)500 Degrees (1504 Sansom) Get off your ass, put on your favorite spring playlist and walk across the Walnut Street bridge.
Their special thing: Truffle oil. Truffle items on the menu include truffle cheese and truffle oil as toppings, a truffle burger, and truffle fries.
What we got: Humpty Dumpty burger ($8.50- Arugula, sunny side up egg, potato crisp, braised bacon), Classic burger with raw onion and a chocolate banana milkshake ($13- burger has cheese of your choice, bibb lettuce, tomato and your choice of one topping- mine was raw onion), Truffle fries ($4)
Our experience: You have arrived at one of the best burger places ever. Literally a guy bumped into me in there and instead of just saying “Sorry” he said “Sorry- it’s the best burger place in town, right?” It’s a really busy place, but if you want to do this food route/picnic right you’re going to do take out anyways. You can tell immediately by the menu that this is one of those fancy burger pl
aces- lots of unique options, which does make it slightly more expensive than something like Bobby’s.