Finding especially good Cajun and Creole food outside Louisiana is not the easiest task, but South does all of the classics, like shrimp gumbo and po’ boys, very well. Plus, it doubles as a jazz bar, so on any given night you’ll get way more than the Cajun shrimp deviled eggs and drinks you paid for.
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Prohibition Tap Room
Prohibition Tavern is a casual corner bar in Callowhill where you’ll find a jukebox and some pretty solid bar food.
Even though we're convinced that Cicala is located in a haunted hotel, we still want to go and eat pasta at this spot on North Broad.
If you’re going to a show at Union Transfer, stop by Osteria before hand to eat some pasta outside.
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Sulimay’s is a classic diner in Fishtown that you wish you lived within walking distance of.
Middle Child is a contemporary diner/deli in Midtown Village that serves breakfast and lunch every day but Monday.
Located on the bottom floor of the newest Comcast Tower, a meal at seafood spot Vernick Fish is a perfect choice for almost any situation.
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South Philly Barbacoa
South Philly Barbacoa in the Italian Market makes the best tacos in Philadelphia. Period.
The Love in Rittenhouse feels like a nicer version of a mall restaurant, but their pastas and fried chicken are some of the best around.
Sassafras is a little bar in Old City that looks like the living room of an old, expensive, probably haunted house.
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