Here's Our Travel Guide to This Nation of Over 7,000 Islands
1. Jake's Sandwich Board122 S 12th St, Philadelphia
2. Mad Mex3401 Walnut St, Philadelphia
3. PYT1050 N Hancock St, Philadelphia
4. The Blind Pig702 N 2nd St, Philadelphia
5. The Original Turkey45 N 12th St Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia
6. Jones Restaurant700 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
7. Lucky's Last Chance4421 Main St, Philadelphia
Jake's slings authentic hoagies and variations on classics (try the cranberry-mustard pork sandwich). They're also known for their involvement with Food Network's Outrageous Food, where diners can attempt to chow down a 2ft Philly cheesesteak. Sounds hard, right? Then maybe we shouldn't tell you that it's also topped with Tastykakes and Peanut Chews.
Relive college days at this haunt with a Big Azz margarita -- brain freeze impending -- a red velvet quesadilla (that's sadly, doesn't come with frosting), and wings.
It's hard to go wrong with consuming a half-pound of red-sauced meatball flattened between two fried lasagna patties. If you don't catch that, you can always back it up with a summery Jamaican jerk chicken burger bundled between fried plantains.
Prohibition slang for a speakeasy, The Blind Pig's hitting 2nd St with a split interior -- the left side's anchored by a hefty wooden bar, while the right hosts dining on four tops up front and a communal table in back, plus a rescued piano -- serving
This Reading Terminal vendor offers tons of original turkey varieties, including a Thanksgiving favorite w/ stuffing & cranberry sauce, which tastes like your leftovers are supposed on Black Friday.
Though known for their brunch, this eatery runs the gamut with its cuisine, serving up everything from chicken tandoori kebabs to chicken and waffles.
Lucky's brought pub-height two-tops into the former Yunkers while covering the walls with a rose-vine mosaic and sweet vintage beer posters, serving serious burgers prepped with local ingredients and a tidy roster of craft brews.