- Neighborhood: Fishtown
- 1204-08 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
- Phone: 215-391-4888
- Website | Facebook
- Cuisine: Barbecue
- Price: $$
- Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Center City will be a packed whirlwind of activity tonight as Center City Sips collides with Restaurant Week to form some sort of perfect storm, that frankly, we’re not sure we want to be a part of. If that seems like too much for you too, we here at Foobooz have a suggestion, Fishtown.
Start your night at Fette Sau for happy hour where beers are half-priced and the burnt end sandwiches are $4.
From there, head down Frankford Avenue to Kensington Quarters and the meat appetizers that are made for sharing. The lomo and pork head cheese are particular standouts. If you aren’t going 100% meat, we’d recommend a pasta to break things up.
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