I'm visiting from NYC and will be staying around the Rittenhouse Square area. I would like to know what would you fellow 'hounders recommend for eating out in a weekend? I'm visiting the city as a break from NYC and as a birthday present to myself.
I know the Reading Terminal is a must visit, Capogiro for all things gelato, and I read about Chifa from the NY Times and it looks good when I looked through their site.
What I'm looking for eateries that serves interesting, robust food. Price range is basically something under $50 (not including tax and tip). Cheaper is always welcome but if it's above $50, please tell me what's make it worth it.
To give you a few examples of what kind of food I like to eat in NYC, Momofuku Ssam Bar and Degustation. Burger places are welcome (that can match something like Shake Shack or those of you who've been to San Francisco, In-N-Out Burger) and pizza. Chinese food is welcome, though I'm not sure it's the city's forte. Sushi is cool but I don't think I can afford Morimoto. Is there a great brunch place?
The last time I visited Philly, about three years ago, it's just a tourist blitz for all historical places and not food oriented. Please help!
Thanks in advance!