James Beard award-winning chef Greg Vernick’s romantic, two-level eatery near Rittenhouse Square serves inventive dishes like charcoal grilled branzino, Atlantic halibut with basil-pine nut pesto, and a whole (or half) chicken with a delightful lemon herb jus. Settle at a warm wooden table or grab a spot at the friendly back-lit bar to try out one of the specialty cocktails.
You’ll have ample opportunity to sink your teeth into a cheesesteak while in Philadelphia. Ignoring the iconic beast would be churlish, but there is more to the best restaurants in Philadelphia than its most famous culinary creation. Folks in Philly take things seriously, and this is very true in its kitchens. There is innovation, creativity, and excitement in equal measure in the restaurants here.
The diners are the winners. Exploring new restaurants has become one of the best things to do in Philadelphia, along with its thrilling nightlife and elite attractions. Don’t forget the appetite because these portions are sizable. Happy eating!