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...

Feed the Polls - Donate, Volunteer, Partner

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days 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 1 month 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 2 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 ...

Black-owned Restaurants in the SF Bay Area, Philly, Los Angeles & NYC

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

This evening I've spent a few hours on my social media feeds following the pain and the protests raging across our country. This tweet from Ijeoma Oluo struck a chord, "White people: whatever o...

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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 7 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

by Bigley9 9 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?

by lsteltzer 8 years ago

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

Grubhub - DoorDash - Seamless Delivery Service Fraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 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

by sal_acid 6 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?

by GDSwamp 1 year 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...