If you go, Philadelphia

if you go

GETTING THERE

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Amtrak offers service from Union Station to Philadelphia, starting at $50 each way. Megabus starts at $13 each way.

WHERE TO STAY

Rittenhouse 1715

1715 Rittenhouse Square St.

877-791-6500

www.rittenhouse1715.com

Room rates vary considerably, but on upcoming weekends a standard room starts at $296 on Friday and Saturday and $170 on Sunday. Continental breakfast included.

WHERE TO EAT

HipCityVeg

127 S. 18th St.

215-278-7605

www.hipcityveg.com

Vegan sandwiches, salads and soups starting at $6.

Blackbird Pizzeria

507 S. Sixth St.

215-625-6660

www.blackbirdpizzeria.com

Vegan pizza and sandwiches on Society Hill. Pies start at $8.50.

Vetri Ristorante

1312 Spruce St.

215-732-3478

www.vetriristorante.com

Luxurious Italian cooking with a section of the $155 tasting menu (no a la carte dining) devoted to vegetables.

Zahav

237 St. James Place

215-625-8800

www.zahavrestaurant.com

Modern Israeli food, including lots of vegetarian possibilities. Mezze (small plates) start at $6; tasting menus available for $39 and $48.

Vedge

1221 Locust St.

215-320-7500

www.vedgerestaurant.com

A true celebration of vegetables, creatively prepared. Small plates start at $9.

INFORMATION

www.visitphilly.com

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