Maybe you’re having people over for the Eagles game, or maybe you’ve been craving wings since you smelled them at a bar the other night. Either way, Andy’s is the best place on South Street to go for fried chicken. Their double-fried Korean recipe results in an audible crunch, and the sweet chili sauce adds just the right amount of heat. If you’re taking it to go, make sure to call ahead to place your order. Also, it wouldn’t hurt to stock up on paper towels.
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Isot is a Turkish BYOB in Washington Square West that’s great for groups and weekend brunch.
Pumpkin is a small BYOB on South Street that focuses on seasonal vegetables and works well for a slightly more serious date.
Jet Wine Bar
Jet Wine Bar on South Street is the best place in the neighborhood to drink and buy natural wine.
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With its purple walls and loungey feel, Sampan may feel a bit outdated, but the pan-Asian food more than makes up for that.
The garlic soy wings from this Korean spot in East Oak Lane are definitely worth the trip to Cheltenham Avenue if you don’t live nearby.
When you forgot to make reservations for date night or a low-key friend dinner, head to Southgate in Rittenhouse.
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The Love in Rittenhouse feels like a nicer version of a mall restaurant, but their pastas and fried chicken are some of the best around.
Jim’s is a classic cheesesteak shop on South Street that has a line around the block at pretty much any time of day.
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