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Best Late-Night Dining

2016 BEST Late-Late-Night Eats

Shiao Lan Kung

Everyone thinks the place to go for after-hours culinary kicks is David’s Mai Lai Wah in Chinatown, but everyone is wrong: Shiao Lan Kung is now the best game in town. It’s open till 3 a.m. on weekends and 2 a.m. during the week and serves fried dumplings, salt-baked shrimp, sweet-and-sour everything and sliced pork in garlic sauce, all of which is so good that you’ll swear you dreamed it when you wake up the next morning.

930 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-928-0282

2016 BEST Late-Night Eats


1431 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

While ordering the quinoa burrito with chickpeas and almonds is perfectly reasonable during daylight hours, the more, er, hedonistic menu options — like the enormous Bellicimo burrito with its lamb belly and fried egg, or Tijuana Poutine, a pile of waffle fries slathered with chili and topped with an egg — are far better after… Read more »

2014 BEST Late-Night Dining

The Good King Tavern

614 South 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA

The kitchen at this Bella Vista bar is open until 1 a.m. every single night. That, coupled with elevated tavern fare get the chickpea pancakes, well-priced steak frites or, if available, steak tartare makes it the place for grown-ups to go post-tipple. Read more »

2012 BEST Late-Night Dining in A.C.

Kwi Restaurant and Noodle Bar at Caesars

2100 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ

After a long night of drinking, gambling and partying in our own Sin City, it’s good to put good food in your belly. Lucky for you, Caesars’ Asian noodle bar-which makes some of the best and most consistent Chinese food in the entire region, let alone Atlantic City-is open until 1 a.m. Monday through Thursday,… Read more »