Top Choice Organic in Philadelphia

White Dog Cafe

If the atmosphere and food here seems more refined than your average farm-to-table restaurant, it's because it has been serving since 1983. Come here for your spring ramps and morels, peak summer tomatoes and plenty…
Top Choice Market in Philadelphia

Reading Terminal Market

Among the many highlights at this massive, multiethnic food market: Beiler's doughnuts, Miller's Twist buttery pretzels, Tommy Dinic's roast pork and Amish meals at Dutch Eating Place. On weekends, due to crowds, th…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Philadelphia

Franklin Fountain

A fantastic yet kitsch-free throwback, from the phosphates and vintage ice-cream flavors (try the teaberry) right down to the ancient telephone and the carton cups (cash only). Also check out the owners' equally old…
Top Choice Middle Eastern in Philadelphia


Sophisticated 'modern Israeli' cuisine, drawing primarily from North African, Persian and Levantine kitchens. Pick your own meze and grills, or go for the $54 Mesibah (Party Time') set menu. In a slightly incongruou…
Top Choice Japanese in Philadelphia


Morimoto is high concept and heavily stylized, from a dining room that looks like a futuristic aquarium to a menu of globe-spanning influence and eclectic combinations. A meal at this Iron Chef regular's restaurant …
Top Choice Pub Food in Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Lancaster Brewing Co

This brewery, established in 1995, is a local favorite. The restaurant serves hearty but sophisticated food – lamb chops with tzatziki, say, and housemade sausage. But you can't beat specials like $5 all-you-can-eat…
Top Choice Sandwiches in Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Tomato Pie Cafe

The creative, fresh food and the complex coffee drinks wouldn't be out of place in a city, but the atmosphere is pure friendly small town.
Top Choice Italian in Pittsburgh

Bar Marco

One of the city's more sophisticated kitchens, with an excellent brunch too. Snack in the bar or reserve in the Wine Room, for the chef's great-value tasting menu. Refreshing no-tipping policy.
Top Choice Italian in Philadelphia

Le Virtù

The owner of this restaurant is dedicated, obsessively so, to the cuisine of Abruzzo, the region east of Rome, where he long studied with home cooks. He also runs more casual Brigantessa up the street, with a slight…
Top Choice American in Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Katie's Kitchen

This typical PA Dutch diner serves locals and tourists alike with dishes such as creamed chipped beef and 'egg-in-the-nest.' Food is freshly cooked, and fortunately available in half-portions.