For those days when you're just not going to make it to class, there's this: a pay-for-access streaming online catalog of more than 40 different yoga classes for all ability levels. The videos are of real classes, with actual students and teachers from the Wayne yoga studio, so you'll (almost) feel like you're down-dogging right there with them. 250 West Lancaster Avenue, Wanye, PA 19087, vergepoweryoga.com.
We promise that under the house-smoked brisket, the trio of cheeses and the BBQ sauce, there are actually fries in your order of brisket fries. You'll need both hands to carry this one. 693 Burmont Road, Upper Darby, PA 19026, pigdaddysbarbecue.com.
Pastry chef Angela Ranalli's seasonal, Italian-leaning desserts are both rustic (blueberry olive oil cake) and polished (topped with mascarpone thyme cream) but never cloying or expected. 1927 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148, levirtu.com.
The kind of bar where when you put down five bucks and say, "Lager, please," you won't have some squirrelly hipster asking, "The Sly Fox, the Sixpoint, or the new one made with goat sweat and sriracha?" Plus: You'll get $2 in change when your Yuengling is delivered. 1503 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, .
When P&K first opened, its Churchill burger introduced us to custom-blended meats and burgers with titles. Six years later, the restaurant has gone back to (high-quality) basics: two thin patties, lettuce, onions, excellent cheese and vibrant pickles. With all the foie and bone marrow and pork on beef out there today, a bite into this is a delicious relief, because sometimes a burger should just be a burger. 1946 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146, thepubandkitchen.com.
If you're going to be logging real miles, you'd do well to invest in the $80 basic class at West Philly's Neighborhood Bike Works, which offers a great four-week session covering all the fundamentals of maintenance and repair, so you can look like a badass (or at least less like a bumbling neophyte) next time you bust a tire. 3916 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, neighborhoodbikeworks.org.
Boyds expat Tung To only stocks options with quality and style (handmade-in-Paris loafers by La Cordonnerie Anglaise, Scarpe di Bianco monk straps, John Lobb oxfords) and offers $6 on-site shoe shines. 25 South 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, toboxshoes.com.
Had a long night? Get this nacho-like dish: marinated skirt steak for heft, crispy tortilla chips for salt, a zingy salsa for a kick in the pants, and a fried egg, just because. 2013 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, elreyrestaurant.com.
Quietly, without much fanfare, Chris Painter, who spent years as culinary director for Starr Restaurants before opening Il Pittore, has been stuffing, rolling and saucing thoughtful pasta dishes, garden-fresh apps and big-flavor entrees. 2025 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, ilpittore.me.
Trigger warning to those over 35: “Vintage” today means Backstreet Boys concert tees, Starter jackets and high-top Jordan 1s. If this makes you feel old, shop here anyway, if only because they play Goonies on a VCR. 316 East Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125, .
You can be underwire-free! Local maker Maddie Flanigan’s comfy, sexy, stretchy-yet-supportive Barrett bralettes fit up to a 48.5-inch bust and come with matching panties. madalynne.com.
If your nails are 10 tiny canvases, Ma Belle owner Sammi Kwon is Picasso. Bring in a picture of what you want, and she’ll match it. Or, better yet, give her a general idea — marble! Mosaics! Watercolor flowers! — and let her do her painterly thing. 40 South Main Street, Yardley, PA 19067, .
A complimentary whiskey. A hot shave. A precision haircut. What more do you need? The pleasant conversation with Aimee Haupert, the owner of this stylish year-old joint, is just a bonus. 131 West 4th Street, Bridgeport, PA 19405, sprucemhl.com.
Weeks’s full lace wigs, made of Indian and Chinese human hair, are so insanely realistic that they’ve been called “miraculous,” garnered widespread internet fame, and earned Weeks a star-studded client list (entertainers Teyana Taylor and DeJ Loaf). No wonder there’s a roughly three-month wait list. 2121 East Chelten Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19147, bapshair.com.
Here, you’ll find a boutique filled with quality items by Philadelphians (Vellum Street Soap Company’s matcha mint bars) and for Philadelphians (SEPTA-coin earrings). 5009 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143, vixemporium.com.