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Published On 09/19/2016 Published On 09/19/2016
Hungry Pigeon
Neal Santos
Neal Santos
Courtesy of Southwark
Three Queens Yoga
Kawaii Kitty Cafe
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1. The Hungry Pigeon 743 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

A quaint corner restaurant on Fabric Row, The Hungry Pigeon serves a daily-changing menu of food as comforting as its cozy, brick-lined interior. Expect original plates like house-made ricotta gnocchi, actual pigeon (which often sells out at dinner), and a simple grass-fed cheddar cheeseburger. The all-day spot also serves fresh pastries and breakfast sandwiches in the morning, like buttermilk biscuits and banana bread sticky buns. Tell us you don't feel warm and fuzzy already.

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2. Southwark Restaurant 701 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Sophisticated cocktails are served alongside modern farm-to-table dishes at this restaurant/pub in old-fashioned digs. Pair the farmhouse platter with a French 75; it won't disappoint.

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3. Kawaii Kitty Cafe 759 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Inspired by the trendy cat cafes of Japan, Kawaii Kitty Cafe on Fabric Row is part coffee shop, part cat adoption center, offering a bright, cozy environment for fine felines from the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) to hang out with potential owners. Reservations are recommended -- not to mention, its after-hours movie nights and wine parties are scheduled well in advance. What does all of this really mean? Drinking coffee among a group of cats is a socially acceptable way to spend a Saturday night.