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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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Pizza pop-up from Joe Cicala

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by Bigley9 17 days 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

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by JCR150 18 days 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 ............

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by DAC 18 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?

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by Bigley9 3 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

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by Melanie Wong 2 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 ...

Saturday lunches in Philadelphia

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by Bigley9 5 months ago

Hi folks! I live in the Queen Village neighborhood of Philadelphia and I have recently decided to take myself out to lunch on Saturdays when I am running my household errands. There are lots of pl...

Sheep's milk?

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by lsteltzer 8 years ago

Does anyone know where I can buy sheep's milk in or around Philadelphia? Thanks!

Old fashioned deviled clams

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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 ...

Grubhub - DoorDash - Seamless Delivery Service Fraud

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by Melanie Wong 4 months 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...

Restaurant in King of Prussia in late 70s or so

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by sal_acid 5 years ago

This has been driving me crazy for a few days. Anybody remember a restaurant just a little South of the Mall that was part of a small local chain, big salad bar, young-ish clientele, had a newslett...

Where do you get your hoagies since Sarcone's closed?

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by GDSwamp 8 months ago

I know it's been awhile, but personally I still haven't solved this. Sarcone's Old Fashioned Italian was the perfect hoagie for me. Not an overstuffed jawbreaker, never too wet, nor too dry, the sh...

Veal Parm

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by minpar 8 months ago

Hi! Looking for a center city restaurant for my husband the night before Thanksgiving. It's his 50th birthday and his favorite food is Italian and loves veal parm. Where can I go for this special...

George Washington Cake?

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by cgarner 9 years ago

My husband grew up in Germantown in the late 50's and early 60's. He has fond memories of George Washington Cake (it's kind of a spice cake chocolate icing or frosting, I'm not sure) sold in large ...

Valrhona Bulk Chocolate Blocks

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by dreamer54 7 months ago

Hello -- I have been buying blocks of Valrhona chocolate at whole foods. When I went to purchase it today, to my dismay I found out that they no longer carry it. It is great for baking, a great...

Gift Certificate in Philly for a Solo Diner

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by patsully 8 months ago

My younger brother just moved to Philadelphia and I'd like to get him a gift certificate to eat somewhere within walking distance of his apartment on Arch Street in Old City. I'm thinking a cas...

Manhattan enroute to Kalaya

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by Bigley9 9 months ago

So a very specific question for my Chowhound neighbors. Coming from 2nd and Washington and going to Kalaya at 9th and Carpenter - where can I get a decent cocktail? Either enroute or close to it?

Center City - burger lunch, what's new?

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by urbanfabric 2 years ago

A friend and I celebrate our mutual birthday each August with a weekday burger lunch. We've done Village Whiskey, Butcher & Singer, Dandelion, and Shake Shack (we've repeated, I may have also misse...

Name of Bar?

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by cgarner 11 months ago

Please tell me if I am mis-remembering! There is a bar at 831 Christian St. on the Italian Market. You had to go downstairs and it was a dive. it's NOW called 12 steps. Did that used to be the...