From left: Corzetti rabbit pasta from Wm. Mulherin’s Sons in Fishtown; Bud & Marilyn’s in Midtown Village; Spice-rubbed wagyu brisket at Vernick Food & Drink in Rittenhouse. | Photography by Christopher Leaman
Here we go again.
Philly’s restaurant scene just will not sit still and behave. It is an ever-changing, ever-evolving, messy, strange, beautiful thing — a group of cooks and chefs and bars and restaurants that refuse to be defined or contained. In the past six months we have seen the rise of a handful of truly excellent restaurants that could confidently stand among the best in the city (and, in a couple of cases, the country). We’ve lost a few greats, but have seen even more kitchens come together to shape our city’s appetites. Read more »
Double Knot | Photo by Jason Varney
This is it.
There was a time when we waited two years to update our list of the 50 Best Restaurants in Philly. But no more. Our restaurant scene moves too fast these days: It’s an ever-changing riot of famous names, top-shelf liquor, and weird things being done with vegetables. So from now on, we’re revising our big list every six months and noting who’s hot, who’s cooling, and who the new serious players are.
In other words, this is where you should be eating right this minute. So what are you waiting for?