Han Dynasty

New Yorkers rejoiced upon hearing Han Dynasty would be coming to NYC.  Everyone in Philly goes nuts for the Sichuan Chinese chainlet and New Yorkers just won’t stand for Phily having something they don’t.  However there’s one thing that always comes with a much awaited restaurant opening and that’s lines.  Even a year later the wait…

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Tria

After dinner with Brooke, Albert and I decided to stay out for just two more drinks.  When you’re only in the city for 34 hours, the goal should be to pack as much in as possible.  We had passed Tria while walking around during the day and decided it was worthy of our nightcap. We…

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National Mechanics

For my last Philly foodie post, I want to focus on a great brunch find.  If you are one of those people who judges a brunch spot by their bloodies, you will love National Mechanics thanks to their bloody mary bar.  You pick the type of vodka (I went with bacon vodka) and the rim (I…

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The Corner

I took my weekend getaway to Philly as an opportunity to catch up with an old friend.  Brooke and I haven’t really seen each other in a few years, but after living in a sorority house together you kinda bond with a chick.  We decided to meet for dinner which of course really just means…

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McGillin’s

Our room wasn’t quite ready when we arrived in Philly, which was fine because Albert had no intention of going there.  His alma mater (St. Johns) was already in the second half of their basketball game against [coincidentally, Philly-based] Villanova.  Priority numero uno was finding a bar to watch the game so we left our…

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Franklin Mortgage & Investment Company

Karina has spent a good amount of time in Philly so she became our tour guide on our recent day trip.  After walking around the South Street area, we headed to the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood.  I couldn’t imagine two more different areas.  South Street is super funky with murals covering every building and the most…

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Jim’s

On Saturday Matt, Karina, and I took a lil trip to Philly. Why, you ask? Because I was craving a cheesesteak. No, really, why are you going to Philly, you ask again, rolling your eyes. Because I wanted a cheesesteak. That really is the only reason. When I learned that Philadelphia is a little more…

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