Bon Appetit-Philadelphia Style
Daniel G. Kipnis, Thomas Jefferson University

DATE: April 2007
SOURCE: MLA News, April 2007, Number 395, pp. 14-16


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Overview of Philadelphia restaurants


Cheese steaks are the gastronomic icons of Philadelphia, but the City of Brotherly love is also the home of water ice, soft pretzels, and TastyKakes. Philadelphia has recently experienced a culinary revolution with world-class restaurants tantalizing locals and tourists. With a population of approximately 1.5 million Philadelphians, finding delicious meals is very easy and starting January 2007 all restaurants are non-smoking!

To help MLA attendees navigate the plethora of dining establishments in the City of Brotherly Love, this brief overview will offer a variety of categories based on different eating criteria.