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 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…
Diner in Philadelphia


A fashionably mod update on a diner, Continental boasts hip crowds, eclectic, fusiony tapas and specialty cocktails. Dishes are hit or miss, from a satisfying quinoa salad to a mediocre lunchtime Asian bento box. An…
American in Philadelphia

Cresheim Cottage

The Cottage is a local-sustainable adherent, and you can tell by the freshness of the delicious dishes, like seafood stew and the unique chicken meatloaf muffin for dinner.
Caribbean in Philadelphia

Cuba Libre

Colonial America couldn't feel further away at this festive, multistoried Cuban eatery and rum bar. The creative and inspired menu includes Cuban sandwiches, guava-spiced BBQ, and savory black beans and salads tosse…
Organic in Philadelphia


Dedicated to simply crafted, local and organic foods, the meals at this BYOB spot - including an organic Angus burger with caramelized onions, and Alaskan salmon with roasted beets and lentils - are creative and sou…