Best of Philly

Best Kitchen Store

2019 Best Custom Kitchen Knives

Pellegrino Cutlery

Make like the chefs at Hearthside, Liberty Kitchen and Mike’s BBQ and hire Bucks County bladesmith Steve Pellegrino to craft a high-carbon or stainless steel knife to your specifications (warning: they are way too pretty to keep in drawers), or shop his line of soon-to-launch economy carvers. Read More »


2017 Best Cooking Supplies

The Restaurant Store

Housed in a Costco-like warehouse (they have a map to navigate the 45,000-plus product selection), this 20-year-old restaurant supplier isn’t your mom’s Williams Sonoma. As a lay shopper, you’ll want to skip the heavy-duty equipment and instead stock up on restaurant-worthy pots, pans, dinnerware and tools—most of which are available on the cheap. Read More »

615 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, PA | 215-245-9520 | Website

2013 Best Kitchen Store

West Elm Market

You will literally want everything from West Elms new store-in-a-store kitchen shop. If you have the cabinet room, stock up on fire engine-red enamel cookware, glazed porcelain canisters (with adorable painted labels), monogrammed stemless glassware and pretty gold-plated utensils. On second thought, get it all and just make the room. Read More »

1330 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-731-0184 | Website

2012 Best Kitchen Stuff

Everything but the Kitchen Sink

You might think a store that houses Herms china and OXO can openers under the same roof might be overwhelming. You'd be wrong. Whether you're Ina or Martha, Paula or Nigella or just Gladys down the street, it's bliss. Read More »

425 Hockessin Corner, Hockessin, DE | 800-731-7066 | Website

2011 Best Kitchen Supply Store


Let's be honest if the wares at this Italian Market mecca have been good enough for the nonnas gathering their kitchen supplies since 1906, they're more than good enough for you. Read More »

1006 South 9th Street, Philadephia, PA | 215-922-5557 | Website