In between experiencing the history, seeing the art, and relaxing in its elegant public spaces, take a moment to indulge in some of Philadelphia’s favorite foods: cheese steaks and doughnuts. Here are a few of the city's best:
CHEESE STEAK SANDWICHES
400 South St/s 4th St
Jim's is famous for giant cheese steak sandwiches, served-up in his classic diner. South Street is a good place for sneakers, jeans and indie shops.
14 Snyder Ave/s 4th St
Though they may be named after their pork offerings, John’s offers one of the best cheese steaks in the city.
228 Market St
In the heart of the Old City, Sonny’s offers a more refined Cheesesteak experience. Nearby are art galleries,antique shops and theatre.
51 north 12th Street
Reading Terminal Market, Center City
In the midst of a great food market, you can find Beiler’s offering a wide variety of fried doughnuts ranging from apple cider to even whoopie pies.
1632 Sansom St
The soon to be national chain, Federal donuts offers some of the best donuts and friend chicken around.
Wed, 7-9:30am at Love Park
Offering a variety of donuts with assorted toppings Undrgrnd Donuts is a food truck you’ll want to travel to. Check their website for the day's location (though they’re usually at the Love Park).
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