Philadelphia, PA - Ariana's, nestled right in the heart of the old city at 134 chestnut street is a little gem of a restaurant owned and operated by a wonderful young woman who has been serving her Afghani specialties here for well over 19 years.
Philadelphia, PA - A Cheerful spot specializing in Mexican tortas on house-baked bread with fresh juices. Funky, sophisticated and fun, El Vez proves to be one of the area’s best Mexican restaurants. Located on a hot corner in the burgeoning B3 neighborhood (Blocks Below Broad), El Vez, named after the Mexican Elvis, serves lunch and dinner.
Philadelphia, PA - Every sandwich at the award-winning Tony Luke’s—now with multiple locations in multiple states—is worth ordering. And although the cheesesteak, made with 100% USDA-inspected rib-eye steak, was not on the restaurant’s original menu, it’s been a top seller ever since it was added six months after opening in 1992. Original location, 39 E. Oregon Avenue, (215) 892-1010, tonylukes.com
South Street Guide - South Street Souvlaki – For well over three decades, this South Street staple has been dishing out authentic Greek and Mediterranean fare such as stuffed peppers, souvlaki, gyros and falafel. 509 South Street, (215) 925-3026, southstreetsouvlaki.com