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Philadelphia

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...
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New York Times' "The Restaurant List 2021" List

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by patsully 15 days ago

A new top 50 list, unranked thankfully. "Together they reflect the rich mosaic of American dining — from the melding of Thai curry and Texas brisket in the Pacific Northwest, to heritage crab r...

Grubhub - DoorDash - Seamless Delivery Service Fraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last night Pim Techamuanvivit discovered that Grubhub, Seamless and Yelp delivery services have fake listings for her San Francisco restaurant, Kin Khao, to accept food orders on their sites. Her r...

Your favorite, lesser-known, Philly "ethnic"-food gems?

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by GDSwamp 9 months ago

Everyone knows about the profusion of great Chinese restaurants and markets in our Chinatown neighborhood, and the comparable density of old-school Italian and Italian-American spots in South Phill...

Best place to get Sichuanese Ingredients in Philly?

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by GDSwamp 10 months 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...

Dinner after the Flower Show

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by Bigley9 5 months ago

Anybody going to the PHS Flower show? Where are you getting dinner since it isn't at the convention center? Anyone taking the Reading Terminal Market shuttle? I'm meeting my brother and SIL comi...

Solo Outdoor Dining Near Center City Philadelphia?

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by FritzJMcDonald 6 months ago

I am taking a quick trip to see family in New Jersey. I'm staying in Center City. Any good place for outdoor dining? More specifically, I’ll be by myself when in Philadelphia, so any place I could ...

Outdoor Dining Eastern Montgomery County

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by Unkle Al 7 months ago

I have not eaten in a restaurant for one year. Finally, I will feel comfortable eating al fresco. Any suggestions for outdoor dinner dining in eastern Montgomery County will be appreciated. So far...

Sichuan toban-djan - brands available in the U.S.?

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by GDSwamp 8 months ago

I'm looking for a good Sichuanese brand of toban-djan (chili bean paste) that I might be able to find in my local (Philadelphia) Chinatown grocery store. Everything I've read online says that Lee K...

Source for Indian ingredients near South Philadelphia?

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by Bigley9 8 months ago

I am wanting too make the Tadka Dal from the cover of January's Food and Wine magazine. I need three types of dal (moong, masoor, and toor) and Atta (Indian whole wheat flour). Is there somewhere...

Fresh whole chicken

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by robbyc 8 months ago

Hello. Being a bit new to Philadelphia I’m trying to find out where I can buy a fresh, not pre frozen, free range chicken. There are plenty in certain supermarkets but they’ve all been previously f...

Frozen Fish Costco, TJ'S or WFM

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by Unkle Al 8 months ago

Although I often buy shellfish that is frozen I have never bought fish out of the freezer. I need help in locating high quality frozen fish at one of the above noted retailers which are close to m...

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

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by GDSwamp 10 months 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

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by observ 11 months 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...

Ras el hanout seasoning in Philly

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by MMarz 10 months 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 11 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)

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by JohnTalbotWannabe 5 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 1 year 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...