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We heart Philly

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness—at the table. That sums up our mission at FOODWORKS and the work we and our restaurant partners do in Philadelphia. History runs deep here, so it should come as no surprise that the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed, are the city’s top attractions. Add to that the museums, churches, government buildings and houses that make up the so-called “most historic square mile in America,” plus new development projects that are transforming Philly’s skyline, from high-rises to green spaces and mixed-use retail experiences, and it’s clear that the heart of this old city thrums as strong as ever.


Speaking of heart, here’s one way to show the City of Brotherly Love some love: by eating out! You can’t visit Philly without trying the iconic cheesesteak, a FOODWORKS fave (try eating just one). But you can and should enjoy so many more of the city’s culinary delights. Philadelphia’s rich and varied dining scene is one that locals and we at FOODWORKS never tire of exploring. Nestled across downtown and throughout its character-filled neighborhoods are historic markets, hipster startups and venerable restaurants that have been around seemingly forever, the kind of places FOODWORKS fans talk about and make it a point to return to again and again. The city’s close-knit network of chefs who support each other like family only adds to its appeal.

Featured Restaurants in Philadelphia

El Merkury

Our focus on Central American cuisine dates back to the Mayans, whose staples were corn, beans, chillis and chocolate. These are also the bases for our menu, which specializes in bold, originally found in the streets of Central America. Visit Their Website

Honest Tom's

Plant Based Taco Shop Visit Their Website
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Washington D.C.

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