Remember how the cast of Seinfeld flipped over that not-nonfat yogurt? This thing with banana, spinach and a hint of cinnamon is like that, but actually good for you. 932 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, sipnglo.com.
Whether you want taccozzette as delicate as cashmere or a four-foot-long spaghetti tube with out-and-out bounce, Joe Cicala knows how to roll the dough. 1927 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148, levirtu.com.
Yup, chef Carolynn Angle makes the best vegan cheese-steak in Philly. And given how many attempts at vegan cheesesteaks exist, you know that’s a big deal. 224 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, gooddogbar.com.
Learn how to break down an entire animal from the expert knife-wielders here, and you'll be the envy of all your friends at your next dinner party. Well, except for the vegans. 1310 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125, kensingtonquarters.com.
Ready to go from casual jogger to Broad Street-er? For $200, an expert at this clinic will video-analyze your run, then let you know exactly how to improve your form, add to your distance and prevent injury. 1601 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, drexel.edu/cnhp/practices/three-parkway.
How to win the hearts of Philadelphians? For one night, take over a neighborhood, then set up live music, creative entertainment (pottery-wheel showdowns!) and an army of food trucks. Repeat every few months. thefoodtrust.org/night-market.
You'll go, buy something fabulous for your friend, decide to keep it for yourself, and not even feel a little bit guilty when you wear it and she tells you how much she loves it. 108 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, verdephiladelphia.com/verde.
Water ice is good no matter how old you are. But one of the special advantages of being a grown-up is getting to have the dangerously boozy adult water ice at Triangle Tavern. 1338 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, triangletavernphilly.com.
Whoever came up with the notion to build a playground inside a brewpub — with video games, a projector, Skee-Ball, and bunnies and chickens outside — deserves so much more than a Best of Philly. How about a Nobel Prize? 901 North Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19123, Crafthallphilly.com.
Cute and curled pixie? Keratin treatment? Color-blocked waves? Owner Jasmine Smalls puts a premium on staff education, so this Chestnut Hill salon knows how to handle all types of locks with elevated precision. 8614 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118, mixdsalon.com.
On Sundays, the Fat Ham rolls out a $30 family-style dinner with nine dishes from Top Chef Kevin Sbraga's Southern menu — including his signature hot chicken. How can you afford not to go? 3131 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, sbragadining.com/fatham.
The last time we got our hair blown out by Janelle, a friend said, "I wish you knew how to do that to your own hair." Sigh. Us too. 262 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, amssalon.com.
READERS' PICK: Obvious, yes. Crowded, maybe. But how could any fitness buff turn down 20.5 no-cars-allowed miles from Philly to Valley Forge? 00000, schuylkillrivertrail.com.
For $70, Skate the Foundry’s expert skateboarders will spend an hour one-on-one with your budding Lizzie Armanto or Tony Hawk at a variety of skate parks throughout the region. For $80, they’ll even come to your driveway. Because the coolest kid on the block is always the one who knows how to ollie. 120 Yorktown Plaza, Elkins Park, PA 19027, skatethefoundry.com.
Asher Freeman is out to “smash racist, fatphobic, cisnormative and ableist myths about our bodies.” How? With a fitness space where all bodies are celebrated — in a kettlebell class, a personal training session, or trans wellness workshops on topics like top surgery recovery and binding health. nonnormativebodyclub.com.