If you’re taking someone to Union Transfer, you know the list of food options nearby is short, but that’s why there’s Osteria. This spacious Italian spot on North Broad has a great covered patio and a long bar, which makes it an easy place to drop in before a show. The pastas and cocktails are all excellent, and we’re also big fans of the wood-grilled chicken if you want something that won’t weigh you down once the concert starts.
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