Chefs Polled for Under-the-Radar Eats


Kim’s Korean BBQ | Photo by Philly Phoodie

First We Feast interviews several top Philadelphia chefs, including Nick Elmi, Peter Serpico, Eli Kulp and Michael Solomonov among others, about their favorite under-the-radar eating experiences in Philadelphia.

The list is full of great spots including Kim’s Korean charcoal barbecue in Olney.

  • Justin Bogle (Avance) – Pho Xe Lua
  • Joe Cicala (Le Virtu) – Los Gallos
  • Jason Cichonski (Ela) – Ray’s Happy Birthday Bar
  • Eli Collins (Pub & Kitchen) – Tired Hands Brewing Company
  • Nick Elmi (Laurel) – Zeppoli
  • Jose Garces (Garces Group) – Cherry Street Tavern
  • Eli Kulp (Fork) – Kim’s
  • Adam Leonti (Vetri) – Kanella
  • Erin O’Shea (Percy Street) – Valley Shepherd Creamery 
  • Michael Santoro (Mildred) – The Abbaye
  • Peter Serpico (Serpico) – Royal Tavern
  • Michael Solomonov (Zahav) – Street Food Philly

Chef Picks: the Most Under-the-radar Eating Experiences in Philadelphia [First We Feast]


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