Get advice from other Chowhounds about what and where to eat in Philadelphia, from the best cheesesteaks to can't-miss fine dining.

Irish Potato Candies Are the Best St. Patrick's Day Treat You've Never Heard Of

Sometimes the best-tasting treats are the most unassuming. You'd never expect a tiny brown lump to be so delicious. In fact, some might be turned off by the color and shape altogether. But that's half...

Does anyone know what became of the head sandwich-maker (my title) at Sarcone's Deli?

by GDSwamp 3 days ago

Recently played Round 348 (of ∞ ) of the Favorite Philly Sandwiches game with some friends, and we were re-mourning the loss of Sarcone's Deli. As I remember it, all my best hoagies were composed b...

Searching For A Cheesesteak In Philly? Take a look here

by observ 1 month ago

I tried 23 cheesesteaks that were listed for another websites' ultimate cheesesteak guide and this is what I think.. I am not a local and don't have a local's insight, but this list was made by loc...


Best place to get Sichuanese Ingredients in Philly?

by GDSwamp 3 days ago

I've started cooking from Fuschia Dunlop's "Every Grain of Rice" (my vote for maybe the single best cookbook I've ever owned) and it has made me realize how few specifically Chinese ingredients are...

Ras el hanout seasoning in Philly

by MMarz 24 days ago

Tried to add to a very old thread about finding this seasoning in Philly. It is in Makkah Market on 42nd and Walnut in West Philly.

12/2 Michael Solomonov: Virtual Chanukah Cooking Demonstration (free)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

"James Beard Foundation Award-winning Chef Please join the Bay Area and other Federation communities for an evening with Michael Solomonov, executive chef and co-owner of Zahav in Philadelphia. ...

Pomme, Peachtree & Ward Review (Wedding)

by JohnTalbotWannabe 4 years ago

We got married at Pomme in October 2015. When considering wedding venues, we were won over by the overwhelmingly positive reviews of Pomme. There was one negative review, and when we in...

Feed the Polls - Donate, Volunteer, Partner

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Food insecurity should never prevent someone from voting. Feed The Polls is a partnership between The Infatuation, Zagat, and The Migrant Kitchen. Our mission is to offer free, healthy meals to...

Is Sophie's food truck near Penn still around?

by chowinpa 10 years ago

Greetings! A friend who graduated Penn in the mid-eighties wanted me to do some research and see if Sophie's food truck is still around. It was his favorite when he was in school and is craving one...

Where to purchase chicken feet for making stock/broth

by dreamer54 4 months ago

Hello - Can anyone tell me where in the Philadelphia / Main Line area (or thereabouts) I might find chicken feet for making stock. I would prefer pastured chickens, if possible. Thanks!

Late lunch in Old City

by Bigley9 4 months ago

Hi, I hope some of you are still lurking out there despite the silence on this board. I'm looking to have a very late lunch (probably around 3:00) next Friday (9/11) in or near old city. Even if ...

Old fashioned deviled clams

by ed2956 5 years ago

I'm looking for a recipe or a restaurant that sells deviled clams. The last place I ever had them was The Greenway Tavern back in the 70's in southwest Philadelphia (these were the best!) and also ...

Chinese Breakfast

by lmbgm 7 months ago

Is there anywhere in the Philly/SNJ area where I can get a JianBing? I'd be happy if I could just get a FRESH You Tiao. I know some places that have this but they are usually old/cold.


by swavrin 9 years ago

I went to the Naval school in Philly, while there got enjoy the great food in Philly. My favorite was the stromboli that was delivered to the base by " Ernie the stromboli man" I have tried to fin...

June 11, Support Black-owned Restaurants

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

On Thursday, June 11, please join with eaters across the country to support the black community. Order takeout or delivery from a Black-owned restaurant and post a photo on social media. For ea...

Pizza pop-up from Joe Cicala

by Bigley9 8 months ago

Did anyone get a pizza in the first offering last weekend? I'm set for one on Saturday and looking forward to it!

Phila Italian Pork sandwich

by JCR150 8 months ago

Hi I'm from RI and haven't been to Philadelphia in over a decade, but recently had a hankering for what I still to this day consider to be the best sandwich I've ever had in my life the last time I...

Crown pilot crackers ............

by DAC 19 years ago

I am searching for a source of Nabisco's Crown Pilot Crackers in Philly or NY (Westchester). If someone in Maine or New England has any ideas I would appreciate it. Or....I would be happy to pay ...

Where are you getting your take out?

by Bigley9 10 months ago

So I haven't done this as of yet, but so many restaurants are offering take out due to the CoVID 19 shutdown. Where are you getting take out, Philly Hounds?

If you can feed yourself, you can free yourself

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

While some of y'all have been obsessing about the hoarding of TP, https://www.chowhound.com/post/panic-buying-begun-area-grocery-stores-area-crazy-empty-1089590, others have been buying out seeds ...