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.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar awarded for its delicious steaks is always busy with crowds- young and old thronging the place for a bite. The steaks chosen medium to rare are worth every penny as they melt in the mouth and have a distinct flavor. Try the BBQ Scottish Salmon Filet or the creamy Macaroni and Cheese and you will comprehend the gustatory delights that this place has to offer. The adjoining wine bar has 100 flavors and lots of great deals. Fleming's offers premises for hosting private events. The venue is also good for business meetings as it provides video conferencing facilities for crystal clear videos. The staff is helpful and service is prompt.
Owner and Executive Chef Marc Vetri gives traditional Italian cuisine a contemporary twist at Vetri Ristorante. He has won many awards for his presentation, technique and style. Try the antipasti, pasta or have a host of dishes from the delicious six or eight course tasting menu. Don't forget to take notice of the terrific pasta, for it is the focus of the menu.
Chef Jose Garces had come a long way since his graduation from culinary school. The Latin cuisines he dabbles in draw inspiration from Flamenco. Amada pays respect to this iconic Spanish tradition by organizing live music and dances once every week on the premises. The name of this restaurant means 'loved one' in Spanish and a lot of regulars will willingly vouch for it. Book in advance if you are interested in hosting a party or if you want to try the suckling pig.
Fond is chic and friendly, contemporary American Restaurant run by three friends. The restaurant has an open dining room, overlooking the fountain on Passyunk, and a customized hand made bar to relish cocktails, beers and wines while waiting for your friends or meal. The menu is influenced by the seasonal ingredients and is quite diverse. You are welcome to bring your BYOB.
Raw Sushi & Sake Lounge is a hip and happening restaurant in Philadelphia's Midtown Village. This contemporary restaurant and lounge welcomes you with its Japanese lamps floating down from a bamboo ceiling, giving a warm glow on its suede couches and hardwood floors, shades of red, orange and gold walls give a coziness to the dining rooms, while their glass bar perched atop a green tile wall is a sign of the chic lounge area. Every dish showcases creativity and zest of a classical Japanese dish such as the shrimp tempura with almond topping, salmon teriyaki is accompanied with chicken and beef and the Kobe beef carpaccio is flavored with wasabi dressing and Asian pears. The sushi menu has Raw's own creations as well like the salmon hako, consisting of salmon, eel, avocado and plum sauce in a bamboo frame or the kingdom of eel roll – California roll wrapped in eel and drizzled with eel sauce. Their sake bar has an extensive list of exotic sakes to suit the tastes of first timers to sake connoisseurs.
McCormick and Schmick's serves a variety of seafood from around the world. Located very close to the historic city-hall, it is a famous two floored restaurant. The restaurant has interiors of dark wood furniture, handcrafted glass ceilings and mosaic tiled floors that make the place look very artistic. Specialty seafood dishes include catfish, tuna, broiled seafood platter and much more. Also to go with your food is a fully stocked bar with an impressive selection of drinks. Though the restaurant is a bit expensive it is worth a visit.
An array of rich dishes, including steak and seafood is served here, and you can enjoy it in a serene, elegant ambiance. There are separate lunch and dinner menus. For an unforgettable dining experience, start off your meal with the Pan Fried Calamari with Hot Cherry Peppers, or the Lobster and Crab Cakes, followed by the North Atlantic Twin Lobster Sauté or Kona Crusted Dry Aged Sirloin with Caramelized Shallot Butter. Wind up with the divine White Chocolate Mousse or Coconut Cream Pie. Pair up your meal with one of the wines from an extensive, award-winning wine list.
A popular neighborhood place for lunch with a big menu— everything from meatloaf to an Irish Mixed Grill one pork chop, a grilled chicken breast and grilled shrimp with a potato and a hot vegetarian grinder. There are many microbrews on tap, including a house ale especially brewed for McGillin's, locally. This place has an old-fashioned feel that actually delivers an old-fashioned good time. Join the sing along on Wednesday and Friday nights and a DJ every Friday night.
Lolita calls itself BYOT - Bring Your Own Tequila. The sophisticated Mexican food available here offers a variety suited to most palates, in an environment that is pleasantly laid back. The menu features many Mayan-inspired dishes prepared with an international twist, such as the Borrega, Borrega, a grilled ginger lamb loin served with a huitlacoche tamal and portabello-shiitake escabeche. And don't let the BYOT motto fool you - the selection of margaritas served by the pitcher is not to be missed.
Started in 2006, the Ocean Prime is a lovely restaurant which is a blend of a seafood serving restaurant, a steakhouse and a cocktails special place. The restaurant is known for its lobster bisque, steak bone-in fillet and the amazing variety of cocktails. The layered carrot cake is a favorite of loyal patrons and is a must try! Visit the Ocean Prime to experience a lovely ambiance and great service and you won't face disappointment!