Lunch

Pizza, pizza, and more pizza at Pizzeria Stella

Pizzeria Stella 420 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Outing with friends, Celebration. Price: Mid-Price. Am I the only one who screams “Stella” like Stanley Kowalski did on A Streetcar Named Desire when reading this restaurant’s name? I seriously doubt it. In all seriousness, Stella is one of those…

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Hokka Hokka is a sushi heaven

Hokka Hokka 7830 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Outing with Friends, Celebration. Price: Mid-Price. Once upon a time, my family wandered around the Philadelphian’s surroundings while I was learning about the importance of the AP Style.  When we met at night, my brother mentioned how he just ate the…

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Best cheese curds in 215

I believe fried cheese is the best thing since sliced bread. It is crunchy and gooey and filled with happiness. I can assure you that no one you know likes fried cheese more than I do, and because of that, I decided to create a list of my favorite places that serve cheese curds. Without…

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Tortellinis at Restivo

Restivo 1806, 209 7th Ave, New York, NY 10011 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Celebration. Price: High-Price. Remember how I said I go to Doughnut Plant every time I go to New York? Well, I go to Restivo first. I stumbled upon this place by chance, while I was aimlessly walking around Chelsea. I…

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Tostadas, Quesadillas and Tacos at Tacombi

Tacombi 267 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10012 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Friends Gathering, Quick Lunch. Price: High-Price. I was meeting my friend for lunch and she suggested Tacombi. I didn’t know what to expect, except that it was a Mexican place. When I walked across the I fell immediately in love. The…

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Vegetarian Chinese at Su Xing!

Su Xing 1508 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Rating: 4.5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Outing with Friends. Price: Mid-Price. Somehow, Su Xing became my go-to for family gatherings or outing with my friends who are strictly kosher. Su Xing is one of the only vegetarian and vegan Chinese restaurants in the Philadelphia area, and it’s location…

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Mac Mart macs me happy

Mac Mart 1 04 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Quick Lunch. Price: High-Price. I remember the first time I saw The Mac Mart Truck. I was walking back from class when I saw the bright, pink truck parked across from my dorm. Now, I am not a big fan of the…

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Craftsman Row: The Hidden Jewel on Jewelr’s Row

Craftsman Row Saloon 112 S 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Rating: 4/5. Ideal for: Outing with friends Price: Mid-Price. I have walked past Jeweler’s Row at least 100 times. It is near my brother’s house, it has great food (see Fat Salmon, Sweet Charlies, and Le Pain Quotidian) and it is on the way to…

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Small Italian Dishes at Zavino

Zavino 3200 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Rating: 4/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Outing with Friends, Date. Price: Mid-Price. Zavino is one of Drexel’s gems and let me tell you why. It is cheap, it is located right on the main quad, it has delicious drinks and amazing food. Done. That’s it. Well, that is…

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Mediterranean Love at Bar Virage

Bar Virage 118 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003 Rating: 5/5. Ideal for: Family Gathering, Quick Lunch. Price: Low to Mid-Price. Before you read this article I want to clarify a couple of things. This place feels exactly like the Israeli places I used to go to for my schnitzel (a thin slice of meat or…

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