2009 New Restaurant (City)
Its big. Its jubilantly gaudy. Its Pepto-Bismol pink. Its loud, its young, and its walls sparkle with glittery wrestling masks. You can literally swing from the rafters. (Some seats are actually swings.) Yes, its sensory overload especially the too-good-to-be-true steak nachos but Jose Garcess foray into the street food of Mexico City is also the most fun weve ever had in a restaurant.
3945 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 215-222-1657; philadelphia.distritorestaurant.com/