Philadelphia, South Street - City Diner, retro booths and shiny chrome lend vintage vibes to this new addition to the city’s late-night dining scene. Patty melts and all-day breakfast can be paired with bottomless coffee, shakes or cocktails from the bar. 521 S. Broad Street, (215) 383-3330, citydinerphilly.com
Philadelphia's South Street - Ishkabibble, his pink-and-yellow vendor has been cooking up cheesesteaks and chicken cheesesteaks since 1979. They also operate a second location less than two blocks away. Favorites include Spanish fries and the original Gremlin, a half-lemonade, half-grape-juice concoction. 337 South Street, (215) 923-4337; 517 South Street, (215) 922-0494, ishka-philly.com
South Street, Philadelphia - Vegan Tree – The folks at Vegan Tree tout their love for three things: vegan food, their customers and the planet. The wide variety of vegetarian-friendly goodies here includes smoothies, cakes, bubble tea, chow mein, wraps and salads. 742 South Street, (215) 454-2898, 742vegantree.com
Philadelphia, PA - The crowds outside this storefront on Market Street may already give it away, but if you don’t already know, we’re here to tell you the whole story behind some beloved Philly cheesesteaks. Since opening in 1999, Sonny’s Cheesesteaks has been serving up cheesesteaks to hungry Philadelphian’s.