For the fifth year in a row we’ve polled a diverse panel of Philadelphia’s drinking scene in order to determine the best bars in Philadelphia. The polled include our favorite writers, bloggers, twitterers and even just drinkers for the 2013 Foobooz 50 Best Bars list.
Foobooz 50 Best Bars by the Numbers
Seven new bars made the list this year.
23 bars have made the list in each of the five years it has been published.
0 repeats at number one. Each year a different bar has held down the top spot.
For the first time ever a bar from New Jersey made the list.
Loco Pez was the biggest mover on the list, jumping 32 spots.
Foobooz 50 Best Bars Methodology
As always the list is compiled by summing up the panelists lists, awarding ten points for the number one bar, 9 for number 2, etc. The results are added up and tallied here. The bar with the most points is number one. Ties favor the bar that appears on the most ballots.
And without further ado ...
Our Best Bars Contributors
Special thanks to all our contributors:
Madison Alpern, Jackie Baik, Michelle Cassidy, Lily Cope, Jack Curtin, Adam Erace, Marcos Espinoza, Arthur Etchells, Victor Fiorillo, Anna Goldfarb, Helene Golembek, Danya Henninger, Kristina Jenkins, Collin Keefe, Drew Lazor, Brian Lim, Jared Littman, Ashley Martin, Tara Nurin, Timothy Patton, Omar Rosa, Don Russell, Jamie Shanker, Jason Sheehan, Emily Teel, Alex Tewfik, Nick Vadala, Albert Yee, James Zale and others ….