Best of Philly

2015 Restaurant to Show Off to Your NYC Friends

Abe Fisher

Anyone who thinks America’s best Ashkenazi and Sephardic foods are locked up in some Lower East Side deli simply hasn’t tasted the matzo brei and pastrami-style short ribs at this Rittenhouse newbie. And how a restaurant with a checkerboard-tile floor ends up with a cocktail bar this sexy is a Talmudic mystery.

1623 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103; 215-867-0088;