Six Classic Bar Foods for Modern Tastes
Philly’s best bars don’t just know how to shake a fine cocktail. here are six classic bar foods for modern tastes.
By this point, everyone should already know about the crab fries here — real crab fries, topped with lump crab and fontina béchamel. And while they’re all the reason you should need to visit Varga, everything else on the bar menu (from duck confit chicken wings to Moroccan lamb lettuce wraps) is almost as good.
You think you know what potato skins taste like, but then you go to Franky Bradley’s and get a plate of spuds loaded down with house-smoked brisket, aged cheddar, horseradish crème fraîche and scallions, and you remember how good they can be.
Because when the cheeseburger is just five bucks, hell yes it’s a bar snack.
Imagine an El Paso taco kit, but with Kobe beef picadillo and the euphoria that comes with crunching through a hard taco.
In a city known for soft pretzels, these are the best. And that’s before you add the addictive, spicy beer cheese sauce.
Pay for bread? Well, beer’s liquid bread, and you pay for that. And beer doesn’t even come with honey butter.
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