Chowhound has the inside scoop on the restaurants, bars, breweries, and distilleries that will make you push your food limits, and embrace the most exciting dishes that have been hiding in your own backyard. There's much more to Philadelphia than cheese steaks--here are a few of our favorite spots that promise to deliver a true taste of Philly.
Making the galette crepe with a sunny side up egg, chorizo and avocado cream from Trois Familia in Silver Lake, Los Angeles.
Smoky-Sweet BBQ Beef Short Ribs
Beef ribs can stand up to strong flavors. Here, a spicy-sweet rub with chili powder, cumin, cayenne, garlic, and brown sugar coats the meat, which is roasted to tenderness. Finishing on the grill with a smoky chipotle barbecue sauce ensures the meat gets a nice char and the sauce lacquers.