Philadelphia is home to a rich and varied food scene, including options ranging from small plates to hearty steaks. If you're looking for a new place to dine in the city, here are a few options worth trying:
Barbuzzo offers Mediterranean dining with an updated twist. Start your meal with a selection from the snacks and spreads menu. Mediterranean olives with orange zest and almonds make for a great introduction to your meal, as does the sheep's milk ricotta with extra virgin olive oil and sea salt. For your entree, consider one of Barbuzzo's specialty pizzas, piled high with gourmet ingredients. Barbuzzo also offers a special late night menu with drink specials and $10 entrees from 10:30 pm until midnight.
110 S. 13th St. Philadelphia, Pa.; (215) 546-9300
Raw Sushi & Sake Lounge
A dim, intimate atmosphere welcomes you to Raw Sushi & Sake Lounge. Start your meal with one of the eatery's unique takes on classic Japanese fare, such as a spicy sashimi salad with crab meat and daikon or a delicious beef negimaki. Regulars praise Raw's White Tiger roll, filled with mutsu (super white tuna), tobiko, cream sauce, and hot sauce. Reservations are recommended.
1225 Sansom St. Philadelphia, Pa.; (215) 238-1903
Charlie was a sinner.
One of Philadelphia's newest and hottest bars, Charlie was a sinner. does everything different. From its uniquely punctuated name to its vegan fare, this bar is a unique take on nightlife. The food menu includes many vegetarian options, and features options like charred Caesar salad, chickpea fries, or the wild mushroom and barley toast.
131 S. 13th St. Philadelphia, Pa.; (267) 758-5372