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Your Day in Chinatown, Planned

Street's Chinatown bakery, crafts, bubble tea and restaurant picks.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

How a Self–Proclaimed Coffee Person Came to Appreciate Tea

Coffee may be your go–to for studying or staying up late, but tea has its own charms.

by JAMIE GOBRESKI

How Chick–fil–A Carried My Family Through Crisis

Three almost–vegetarians found hope in fast food chicken.

by SOPHIA DUROSE

Redcrest Fried Chicken Saved My GPA

The fried chicken your girlfriend tells you not to worry about.

by DANIEL BULPITT

Vista Peru: Skip Dinner, Come for the Cocktails

This Peruvian joint in Old City serves up lip–smacking Pisco.

by EMMA MOORE

Mike’s BBQ Puts the South in South Philly

Southern hospitality tucked onto 11th Street, with brisket, ribs, and much more.

by LIZ KIM

The Rooster, a Soup Company with a Soul

Comfort food worth crossing the road for.

by ANNABELLE WILLIAMS

Your Life as a Line Cook: Hungry, Hectic, and Handy

A peek behind the activity within Hungry Pigeon, Philly Mag's best restaurant winner.

by DILLON BERGIN

Rounding Up Philly’s Best Coffee Shops

Add a little aesthetic balance to your caffeine addiction. 

by ANA WEST

A Night of Mystery Shopping

Free food, with a dose of Foucault.

by SABRINA QIAO

Hop Over to Hop Sing Laundromat

This Chinatown Speakeasy has strict rules, stiff drinks, and a whole lotta atmosphere.

by NICK JOYNER

Gourmands at Commons? It’s More Likely Than You Think

Sad seniors plate a three–course dinner at 1920 Commons.

by JULIA BELL and COLIN LODEWICK

Oyster House Defines the Contemporary Oyster Bar

Here, at one of the oldest oyster houses in America, the prestige is reflected by both in the quality and the price of its dishes.   

by CAT DRAGOI

Spice Up Your Night with Ceviche at Chalaco’s

This Peruvian spot is serving up fresh, colorful seafood with style.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

You Can’t Spell Decadence Without Cadence

Three Philly culinary icons' cozy little spot just off the Market–Frankford Line.

by RILEY WAGNER

Ngon Ngon: Surprisingly, a Meat–Lover’s Paradise.

Be lured in by the rice noodles, stay for the brisket.

by SHERRY TSENG

Late Night Cravings Melt Away at Heffe Tacos

Guaranteed to hit that late night/early morning sweet spot with their tacos and their coffee.

by VALENTINA ESCUDERO

Stepping into Harper’s Garden Is Like Stepping into a Fairytale

Candlelit tables and fairy lights illuminate this new romantic date spot.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Chez Ben: Most Definitely Très Bien

The all–day French–American bistro delivers the breakfast goods.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Trattoria Carina: Serious Italian Food Paired with Casual Ambience

Bring your next dinner date here, and don't forget dessert.

by ELIANA DOFT

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