Best of Philly

Best Suburban Restaurant

2014 BEST Restaurant (Suburban)

Osteria Moorestown

No surprise here. With Marc Vetri and his team doing their thing (at that same city-quality level) on the other side of the bridge, the rest of South Jersey has a lot of catching up to do.

400 N.J. Route 38, Moorestown, NJ | 856-316-4427 | Website


2013 BEST Restaurant (Suburbs)

Zeppoli

618 Collings Avenue, Collingswood, NJ

Chef Joey Baldinos love letter to jumped-up classic Italian is a wonder on many levels. The food is brilliant (particularly the antipasti, with flavors so vivid it should come with a passport stamp). The service is smooth; the Sicilian focus is smart. But whats most amazing is that in a city so dedicated to Italian… Read more »

2012 BEST Restaurant (Suburbs)

Birchrunville Store Cafe

1403 Hollow Road, Birchrunville, PA

There’s something about going to a place so off the beaten path (in this case, northern Chester County) that your GPS won’t recognize its existence, and so darling and rustic that you actually have to exit the restaurant and stroll across the wooden porch and into the adjacent (functioning) post office in order to use… Read more »

2011 BEST Suburban Restaurant (Part 1)

Blackfish

119 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA

Chef Chip Roman has done more than just open a couple of restaurants Blackfish is extraordinary, and Mica shows great promise. What’s more: he and Mica partner Jason Cichonski have brought culinary hope to the many diners living in areas overlooked by Starr, Garces, Vetri and Billy Penn. Read more »

2011 BEST Suburban Restaurant (Part 2)

Mica

8609 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Chef Chip Roman has done more than just open a couple of restaurants Blackfish is extraordinary, and Mica shows great promise. What’s more: he and Mica partner Jason Cichonski have brought culinary hope to the many diners living in areas overlooked by Starr, Garces, Vetri and Billy Penn. Read more »