54 "Impressing Out of Towners" restaurants in Philadelphia.
Messina Club is a members-only restaurant with the best pierogies in the city.
Encima is a mezcal bar with over 70 types of mezcal and tequila above The Franklin Bar in Rittenhouse.
Blind Barber is a two-floor speakeasy in Center City that's a barbershop during the day.
High Street on Market in Old City is a bakery and restaurant that works for just about any time of day.
Condesa is an excellent, upscale Mexican restaurant in the lobby of the Pod Hotel.
Located on the bottom floor of the newest Comcast Tower, a meal at seafood spot Vernick Fish is a perfect choice for almost any situation.
K’Far is an all-day Israeli cafe from the people who run Zahav, and while it’s better known for breakfast, it also serves an excellent dinner.
Palizzi Social Club is a members-only spot in East Passyunk. It’s hard to get a membership, but it’s worth it since the Italian food is so good.
Even though you might wait a while at Circles + Squares in Olde Richmond, it’s worth it to get the best pizza in Philly.
Wm. Mulherin’s Sons is an Italian restaurant in Fishtown where you should go for a date or a nicer-than-usual weeknight dinner.
Hiroki is a dark sushi restaurant in Fishtown with a 9-course omakase menu for $135.
Jean-Georges is an expensive French restaurant on the top floor of the Comcast tower with panoramic views of the city.