Best of Philly

Best Salad

2015 Best Salad

Harvest Bowl at Sweetgreen

Sweetgreen's seasonal offerings are reliably delicious, but the Harvest Bowl is the heartiest we've had thanks to the addition of wild rice and a few hunks of goat cheese to the kale, apple, chicken and sweet-potato base.

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2014 Best Salad

Nomad Pizza

611 South 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

The roasted root salad isn’t your average salad. It’s a brilliantly composed plate of cared-for veggies, tangled wilted pea greens, caramelized rainbow-hued carrots, paper-thin slices […] Read more »

2013 Best Salad

Crispy Watercress at Rangoon

112 North 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Now here’s a way to appeal to folks who don’t judge salad by its healthfulness: deep-fry the greens. That’s what makes the fronds of watercress […] Read more »

2012 Best Salad


127 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

The Arugula Taco Salad keeps it interesting at every bite with a medley of black beans, grilled corn, pico de gallo, tortilla strips, avocado, and […] Read more »

2010 Best Salad

Parc Restaurant

227 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

To escape DIYing our greens in front of a sneeze shield, we head for this creatively assembled (by someone else) salad with warm shrimp, shaved […] Read more »

2009 Best Salad


8501 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

We aren’t a town known for our greens. Which is why the meal-sized tossed salads at Cake have us going out of our way to […] Read more »

2012 Best Salad

Raw Brussels Sprout Salad at Pure Fare

119 South 21st Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

EXPERT PICK: “This organic salad includes brussels sprouts, carrots, raw cashews and orange slices, and is mixed with a spicy mustard dressing. The good-quality oils […] Read more »