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Visiting Philadelphia from DC

Heather the Librarian | Sep 29, 2003 12:45 PM

My DH and I will be visiting Philadelphia this Thursday thru Sunday for our anniversary. We’re looking for suggestions for casual (no jacket & tie) places for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Almost anything goes - we're not afraid of spice either. We’re staying in Rittenhouse Square area and will have to rely on public transportation and/or cabs. We know about most of the cheesesteaks (with Cheez Whiz) places, Reading Terminal, Melrose Diner, and Le Bar Lyonnais – any other suggestions?

Also, I’ve noticed “BYOB” mentioned on the list a lot. I’ve never lived/visited anywhere where you can bring your own beer – does it apply to wine too? Do these places charge a corkage fee? Are there plentiful package stores? How do you know if a place is BYOB? Is there a sign?

Thanks!

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