"Philadelphia might just be the best food city on the east coast right now." (Travel + Leisure)
Opera Philadelphia's General Director & President David Devan shares some of his local favorites below.
135 South 18th Street
"a.kitchen is a top pick because it manages to be both rustic and sophisticated at the same time: smoked flavors and farm-inspired ingredients are elevated through innovative combinations and presentations."
412 S. 13th Street
"I love Amis' Roman trattoria-style dining, especially the Beast of the Day where they breakdown a whole animal to create a 3-course à la carte meal. Plus, they have a killer, affordable wine list."
Corner of 13th and Locust
"All-American comfort food on steroids! Fried Chicken with biscuit is my fave."
205 S. 13th Street
"Butter chicken! That's all I really need to say about that. (Oh, and I love the vegetable pakora!)"