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  • Golumpki
    2 cabbage leaf wraps w/ veal, pork, ground beef, onions & white rice; steamed in vegetable stock, coated in tomato sauce & baked; served w/ fried potatoes & sour cream & dill
  • Philly Cheesesteak Pierogi
    5 pan seared pierogis filled w/ rib-eye steak & Cooper Sharp American; served w/ caramelized onions, scallions & black pepper ketchup; "legitimate ground-breaking destination dish" -Guy Fieri
5.0 out of 5
91 ratings
est. 2014 as a food truck; scratch-made traditional Polish food w/ a new spin
Abe Fisher ($$$)
(634 ratings)

1623 Sansom St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 867-0088
abefisherphilly.com
  • Veal Schnitzel Tacos
    veal covered in rye breadcrumbs topped w/anchovy mayo & health salad
4.5 out of 5
634 ratings
serving elevated Jewish deli cuisine in a chic & handsome interior space
  • Chicken Cheesesteak Sandwich
    Wednesday special; shaved chicken breast seasoned & sauteed w/ peppers, onions & white wine, loaded onto a roll, topped w/ provolone cheese & toasted; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
65 ratings
est 1996; neighborhood Italian deli w/ authentic Italian specialties & award-winning hoagies
  • Ice Cream
    vanilla is top seller
4.5 out of 5
471 ratings
#98 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); established in 1861; oldest continuous ice cream maker in U.S.; family-owned for 5 generations; ice cream made w/ 16% butter fat ("regular" is 10%)
Bolete RestaurantSee Bolete Restaurant Video ($$$)
(385 ratings)

1740 Seidersville Rd Map It!
Bethlehem, PA 18105
(610) 868-6505
www.boleterestaurant.com
  • Roasted Cauliflower & Wild Mushroom Soup
4.5 out of 5
385 ratings
D's Six Pax & Dogz ($$)
(419 ratings)

1118 S Braddock Ave Map It!
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(412) 241-4666
www.ds6pax.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Pittsburgh, PA"
  • "Hot Valentine" (Hot Dog)
    "K-Boss" kielbasa, sweet potato fries, Sriracha slaw; looks good
4.5 out of 5
419 ratings
since 1999
DiAnoia's Eatery ($$)
(743 ratings)

2549 Penn Ave Map It!
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 918-1875
www.dianoiaseatery.com
  • Gnocchi Sorrentina Bread Bowl
    scratch made potato gnocchi, mozzarella, pecorino romano & basil served in a house bread bowl; "every single taste bud on my tongue is happy!" -Courtney Rada
4.5 out of 5
743 ratings
opened in 2016; award winning family owned Italian cafe & restaurant w/ pasta, breads, pastries & cocktails
Dutch Eating Place ($)
(791 ratings)

1136 Arch St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 922-0425
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Philadelphia"
  • Apple Dumpling
    topped w/ choice of heavy cream or whipped cream; served hot; looks good
4.5 out of 5
791 ratings
at Reading Terminal Market; offers traditional Pennsylvania Dutch-style (Amish) food; servers are dressed in traditional Amish clothing (bonnet, etc)
Farmer's KeepSee Farmer's Keep Video ($$)
(205 ratings)

10 S 20th St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 309-2928
www.farmerskeep.com
4.5 out of 5
205 ratings
est. 2015; serving healthy, creative cuisine for all dietary & allergy needs; menu is gluten-free, dairy-free, egg free, nut & shellfish free; guest appearance: chef Eric Greenspan
  • "Wit or Witowski"
    award-winning Polish take on Philly cheesesteak: local chipped kielbasa on a long roll; w/ caramelized sweet onions & American cheese sauce; "that is a destination sandwich" -Guy Fieri; looks good!
  • Malt House Wings
    a top seller; chicken wings brined overnight, baked & fried; tossed in Buffalo, garlic parmesan, firehouse, cajun or bbq sauce (Guy got Buffalo); looks good
4.5 out of 5
123 ratings
est 2016; traditional pub for comfort food w/ large beer selection
Gooey Looie's ($)
(247 ratings)

231 McClellan St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 334-7668
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Philadelphia"
  • Cheesesteak
    over-sized (over 1.5 lbs)...thin slices of rib eye chopped on flattop & topped w/ 5 slices of cheese; Jeff got w/ Provolone cheese & peppers; looks good
4.5 out of 5
247 ratings
deli, market & sandwiches; sandwiches tend to be over-sized (that's good!)
HardenaSee Hardena Video ($)
(379 ratings)

1754 S Hicks St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 271-9442
www.hardenaphilly.com
  • Ayam Kalasan
    ginger fried chicken; marinated in a blend of spices, then fried w/ ginger paste for extra flakes; served w/ rice & shrimp paste hot sauce
  • Tempeh Goreng
    vegetarian fritter; house-fermented tempeh battered & fried, served w/ spicy pickled vegetables
4.5 out of 5
379 ratings
est 2001; serving authentic Indonesian from family recipes
  • Cheesesteaks
    steak cooked on flat top melded w/ carmalized onions, "long hots" (pepper cooked in olive oil), extra sharp provolone & then served on gutted sesame seed sub roll; recommended w/ ketchup & mayo (a Philly sacrilege); looks good
  • Hot Roast Pork Sub
    signature sandwich; sliced roast pork soaked in gravy/au jus; served w/ provolone & spinach; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1555 ratings
est. 1930; James Beard Award winner (2006)
  • Cyprus Breakfast
4.5 out of 5
249 ratings
[CLOSED]; Greek food with a hint of Turkey, France, Italy, England and the Middle East; moved from original airing location (1001 Spruce St)
McNally's Tavern ($$)
(236 ratings)

8634 Germantown Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-9736
www.mcnallys.com
  • "The Schmitter"
    sliced beef w/ extra cheese, fried onions, tomato, grilled salami & "schmitter sauce" on a flash-broiled Kaiser roll; "better than a [Philly] cheesesteak" -Duff Goldman; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
236 ratings
est. 1921; family-friendly iconic neighborhood institution w/ scratch-made soup, salad & sandwiches, plus draft beer
  • Paesano Sandwich
    foot-long sandwich w/ Italian beef brisket, horseradish mayo, roasted tomatoes, Pepperincino, sharp provolone & fried egg; to eat, do the "Philly lean" (it's that messy!); looks good
4.5 out of 5
653 ratings
[CLOSED]; Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [recipe]; recognized by Philly Magazine, Bon Appetit, Gourmet Magazine & others; purposely does not serve cheesesteak subs...interesting!
Penn State Berkey Creamery ($)
(425 ratings)

119 Food Science Bldg Map It!
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-7535
creamery.psu.edu
  • Ice Cream
4.5 out of 5
425 ratings
at Penn State (where you can get a degree in ice cream making!); offer a 2-week "short course" training program on ice cream manufacturing...Ben & Jerry are alumni of the short course; strict rule of 1 flavor per cone...only President Bill Clinton who did not know at the time was allowed to mix (he ordered Peachy Paterno & Cherry)
  • Ricotta Cannoli
    sweet ricotta cheese filling w/ a crispy chocolate dipped egg shell; "it's a flavor bomb!" -Tregaye Fraser
4.5 out of 5
98 ratings
est. 1981; traditional Italian style bakery w/ breads, cookies, cakes & more made from scratch daily
Vetri CucinaSee Vetri Cucina Video ($$$$)
(485 ratings)

1312 Spruce St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 732-3478
www.vetrifamily.com/index...
  • Chef's Pasta Tasting Menu
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
485 ratings
"my favorite restaurant in America" -Michael Symon
  • "Woodrow's Whiz Wit"
    philly cheesesteak sandwich w/ truffle-infused cheese whiz, caramelized onions & cherry pepper mayo; "takes cheesesteak to another level!" -Guy Fieri
  • Coffee BBQ Brisket Sandwich
    brisket cooked overnight; grilled w/ coffee bbq sauce, served on toasted brioche w/ yellow cheddar, caramelized onions & jalapeno shoestring fries; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
310 ratings
opened in 2016; trained chef-run sandwich bar serving subs, salads & brunch
Zahav ($$$)
(3046 ratings)

237 St James Pl Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 625-8800
www.zahavrestaurant.com
  • Pomegranate Lamb Shoulder
    brined for 2 days, smoked & braised 5 hours in pomegranate molasses; served w/ chickpeas, mint & crispy Persian rice; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3046 ratings
est. 2008; James Beard award-winning Israeli restaurant; "brings the flavors of Israel's cultural crossroads to Philadelphia" (from its website)
AmadaSee Amada Video ($$$)
(2093 ratings)

217 Chestnut St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 625-2450
www.amadarestaurant.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Meat-Fest"
  • Cochinillo Asado (Roast Suckling Pig)
    whole pig; need at least 4 persons; order 2 days in advance; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2093 ratings
opened in 2005; serves authentic Spanish tapas; founder and executive chef: Jose Garces
  • Italian Wedding Soup
    looks good
  • Spaghetti & Meatball
    large portion w/ 2 large meatballs
  • Veal Cutlet ala Parmigiana Sandwich
    a top seller; served on a hoagie bun or half of a loaf of Italian bread; giant-sized; looks good
4.0 out of 5
233 ratings
opened in 1977; local institution; located in "The Run"; "great food at a great price" (from its website); most dishes are from recipes that grandmother brought over from Italy
BuddakanSee Buddakan Video ($$$)
(1549 ratings)

325 Chestnut St Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 574-9440
www.buddakan.com
  • Dip Sum Doughnuts
    3 Sauces for dipping (ginger creamcheese, housmade blackberry jam, dark chocolate ganache)
4.0 out of 5
1549 ratings
Other Recipes: Lemongrass Swordfish w/ Thai Basil Pesto & Sesame Long Beans
Cedar Park CafeSee Cedar Park Cafe Video ($)
(301 ratings)

4914 Baltimore Ave Map It!
Philadelphia, PA 19143
(215) 727-1144
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Philadelphia"
  • Scrapple, Egg & Cheese Sandwich
    scrapple is sliced & fried on flattop
4.0 out of 5
301 ratings
neighborhood breakfast spot
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