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Dining suggested needed


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Dining suggested needed

KathyH | | May 14, 2013 05:58 AM

We will be in Philly for Memorial Day weekend and I'm looking for some advice/suggestions. We are staying at the Warwick Raddison in the Rittenhouse area. We are all in our 50's and like to have fun. But not into clubs, more into funky bars, gastropubs, neighborhood places, etc.

My sister and her husband are coming with us and they prefer "plain" food I guess you'd call it. Whereas my husband and I love a dining adventure. I figure that many restaurants offer a happy medium.

Also my husband and brother-in-law are beer guys. Philly has tons of great beer bars.

Last time we did this, we did wandered and noshed as we did. Oysters at Sansom Oyster House, mussels at Monks, Noddinghead to get something my sister would eat and she loved her sandwich. The second night there we ate at Khyber Pass pub which everyone really enjoyed.

On Saturday I was thinking of wandering the Italian market and South Street area. We've never ventured over to that part of town. Figure we could do a bit of trying this and that at every stop, and throwing in some sightseeing as we go.

I'd love to find a place similar to Khyber Pass with food for everyone and a great beer selection. We may just wind up going there on Sunday.

Also on Sunday afternoon was thinking of going to Morgan's Pier. Mainly because the location looks great. From there we'd wander down to old town area. This will also depend on weather. At the rate we are going, sitting at an outside bar may not happen at all this year. Other suggestions for outside dining and drinking, beer gardens, etc. would be appreciated.

Lastly looking for brunch suggestions in the Rittenhouse area. I was thinking of Parc. My sister loves biscuits so another place that has a more southern or down home type of brunch menu would be great.

I know this post is rambling all over the place, sorry for that. Just looking for ideas and any suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

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