If you go: Philadelphia restaurants

January 24, 2013
if you go
WHERE TO STAY

Hotel Monaco

433 Chestnut St.

215-925-2111

www.monaco-philadelphia.com

New boutique-style hotel from Kimpton in the circa-1907 Lafayette Building, overlooking Independence Hall. Rooms from $170.

WHERE TO EAT

The Farm and Fisherman

1120 Pine St.

267-687-1555

www.thefarmandfisherman.com

Intimate dinner-only storefront BYO with seasonally driven locavore menu. Entrees from $27.

Fette Sau

1208 Frankford Ave.

215-391-4888

www.fettesauphilly.com

Second location of popular Brooklyn-based barbecue restaurant. Meat is sold by the pound, starting at $16 for pulled pork.

Fork

306 Market St.

215-625-9425

www.forkrestaurant.com

Contemporary American cuisine featuring house-made pastas and whole animal “feasts” served in a stylish bistro atmosphere. Lunch, $25 for two-course meal; dinner entrees from $28.

Le Virtu

1927 E. Passyunk Ave.

215-271-5626

www.levirtu.com

Authentic Abruzzo-style Italian cuisine mainly sourced from local ingredients. Dinner entrees from $23.

Vernick Food & Drink

2031 Walnut St.

267-639-6644

www.vernickphilly.com

Creative American fare with Asian touches served as small and large plates meant for sharing. Entrees from $24.

WHAT TO DO

Restaurant Week

www.centercityphila.org

More than 100 restaurants participate in this promotion running through Feb. 1, with special three-course dinner menus for $35 and three-course lunches for $20.

INFORMATION

www.visitphilly.com

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