Bringing a bit of the Caribbean to the city, Bahama Breeze is a lively spot to relish the eclectic cuisine from these islands. Their extensive menu with its tropical flavors will entice your palate and will make you want more. Enjoy their happy hours with delectable concoctions that are specially handcrafted by their bartenders. Listen to live music and sway a bit along with family and friends in tow.
Opened in 1992, Steak 38 is an ode to the period from 1950 through the 1960s and is a popular spot for their perfectly charred, flavorful steaks. Their table-side dishes are also a hit among patrons. Using only certified Angus beef and the best of seafood, their steaks are grilled on open flame. Dimly lit, this cozy place also stocks top scotch and martinis. Casually elegant in a nostalgic way, you can be sure of a memorable experience at Steak 38.
Ristorante Toscana is a desirable destination for delectable Italian cuisine. Counted among the best places for Italian food, the kitchen is known for its grilled dishes like Tuna Giallo and Lobster and Crab Bisque, all featuring bold Italian flavors and spices. The place has an impressive wine list, comprising of delicious wines that effortlessly complement the toothsome meal. The ambiance of this charming eatery is relaxed, with interiors as exotic as the food served here, making it perfect for your next dinner session.
Highly acclaimed brewers Mark Edelson and Kevin Finn started this brewery in CE 1994, only to merge as one of the best breweries in town. Not only the house beers but the food is delicious. It has many awards for its children's menu, proving that it knows how to keep kids happy. The Kid's Menu comprises of an assortment of healthy food like fish, fresh sandwiches and the popular Mint, Oreo Cookie. There are gluten-free meals too. Try the egg rolls which are quick to sell. The house beers include the mild Iron Hill Light Lager, Raspberry Wheat with a burst of raspberry and a medium Ironbound Ale.
Located on the Locust Street in Washington Square, Vedge has a lot to offer for vegetarians and vegans in the city. The kitchen, headed by Chef Katie Jacoby uses the freshest ingredients natural available; making everything on the menu free of any kind of animal products and is gloriously tasty. Apart from delicious dishes like the sweet potato pate and brussels sprouts, they also offer a range of all vegan desserts like cheesecakes which are just about awesome. You can complement your gorgeous healthy meal with one of they stellar curated cocktails like Jolly Ginger Jammer.
The Khyber is one of the oldest bars in Philadelphia. It is the quintessential rock club - all dark and smoky. The chosen bar for old and new rockers alike, most bands go on to hit the jackpot from here (always a good sign). The bar itself, designed with ferocious red eyed gargoyles that have been shipped from London way back in 1876! The club boasts of at least one good live show in a week, and happy hour is between 5p-7p. So stop by to chug some beers from the excellent selection, which has both local and international brews. There's also a good selection of delicious pub-style fare on offer, including many vegetarian and vegan options to choose from.
The Academic Bistro at Drexel University is a lovely place to enjoy a fine dining experience at an affordable price. Located in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, this institution trains students in culinary and service skills. Students who take courses here in hospitality management are the ones that prepare the savory meals and attend to guests. The restaurant is open to public during fall, winter and spring terms. Check website for menu and reservation.
The Sweet Life Bakeshop is an American bakery that specializes in custom cakes and cupcakes for celebratory events. They are famous for their creamy and delicious puddings that are available in multiple flavors ranging from banana, strawberry banana, peanut butter to salted caramel banana and sundae pudding. The desserts at this bakery are all made from scratch using natural and locally-sourced ingredients that are completely free of preservatives. This Southern-inspired American bakery also features sweet pies, cookies and brownies on its menu. The interiors, although tiny, is quite charming with red walls, ambient lighting and bar style seating for a few patrons. Overall, The Sweet Life Bakeshop is the go to destination for your sweet cravings.
Ice Cave is an attractive ice-cream parlor of the town, serving Taiwanese ice on your cream. The place claims to serve natural flavors and will leave you wanting more. From their alluring menu you can try their Berry Lemonade or Orange Tangerine. The parlor also offers delectable flavors in teas and milkshakes. If you are in the vicinity, don't forget to drop by and enjoy their amazing treats.
Fountain Porter keeps it simple with its menu that features meats, pickled dishes, cheeses, and burgers. Burgers are a must-have here and can be enjoyed at just $5. The bar also serves 20 craft beers on draft which you can enjoy while listening to some records.