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Hook & Master

$$$$

1361 N 2nd St, Philadelphia
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The last time we stopped by Hook & Master on 2nd Street, it was filled with Union superfans, a few stragglers from the after-work crowd, and a couple talking about why they retired in Philly–we guess they never heard of the PPA. But we’re not surprised about how busy it is, as they have a few dishes that make us feel as good as those times when the conductor skips our SEPTA Key on the regional rail.

From their grilled octopus with a perfect char, to their Chicago-style pizzas that have as many topping options as there are ways to fit jawn into a sentence, this place is great for those days where we want something better than a fast slice with our friends.

We’ll often just head over for a round of drinks, as they have everything from multiple rum flights to their specialty tiki drinks like the Tiger Shark. It’s their version of a whiskey sour that gets a little sweetness boost from the coconut milk.

EMILY SCHINDLER

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