Philadelphia's South Street, – Ms. Tootsie’s Restaurant Bar & Lounge, Serving Southern specialties with a big side of soul, KeVen Parker’s popular spot entices the dinner crowd with award-winning fried chicken, lobster macaroni and cheese and collard greens. Patrons can make a night of it at the Luxe Lounge Sky Bar, offering cocktails, bottle service and a late-night menu. 1312 South Street, (215) 731-9045, kevenparker.net
Philadelphia's South Street, Pietro’s Coal Oven Pizzeria – Alfresco Italian bites and beer are available on the patio of this coal-fired pizzeria on the quiet end of South Street. Weekday happy hour and lunchtime prix-fixe menus offer serious deals on drinks and light fare. 121 South Street, (215) 733-0675, pietrospizza.com
Las Bugambilias – Those who crave Mexican fare can find authentic dishes for lunch and dinner here seven days a week and brunch Friday through Sunday. The restaurant’s draws include inventive cocktail and tequila lists and traditional house-made mole sauce that tops entrees, including enchiladas with Chihuahua cheese gratin. 148 South Street, (215) 922-3190, lasbugambiliasphilly.com
Philadelphia, PA - French-influenced New American cuisine at Maison 208 in Midtown Village is Chef Sylva Senat’s stylish, bilevel French-influenced New American restaurant and cocktail lounge. located at 208 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107.