Food Blog Excerpt: Philly Phoodie scours the city and surrounding areas looking for affordable, blue-collar eateries (and bars) that offer the best in Philly-centric food – with a focus on sandwiches in all ways, shapes and forms. I provide readers with reviews, tips and sometimes recipes in an attempt to broaden their range of culinary experiences, both in eating the food and in traveling throughout the region so they can share in and understand my love of everything Philadelphia.
What We Love: Philly Phoodie’s very frequent reviews are honest and amusing, and cover places everyone can afford to eat.
Bonus: There’s a great map on this Philadelphia food blog in case you’re looking for eats in a specific area of Philadelphia.
Philly Food Girl
Food Blog Excerpt: Food invokes specific feelings in all of us. Aromas and flavors can take you back to a familiar place or particular memory. For me, it effortlessly creates automatic associations within my psyche.
What We Love: The clean layout, high-quality photos, and recommended recipes alongside reviews of Philadelphia’s best foods are our favorite part, along with the cheerful writing tone that gives us the feeling that Cass truly loves Philadelphia and our foods.
Food Blog Excerpt: Food and drink are keys to happiness, and there are few places better to indulge in either than Philadelphia.
What We Love: Arthur Etchells founded this iconic Philadelphia food blog over a decade ago, and although it’s been purchased by Philadelphia Magazine the blog has remained highly relevant and honest. The content is consistently fresh, and they’ve continued to have a strong read on the pulse of the Philadelphia food blog scene.
Philly Food Adventures
Food Blog Excerpt: Food explorer. Dedicated to finding the best lunches in Philly.
What We Love: Jamie loves to travel, and alongside great recommendations for Philadelphia lunch spots you’ll find her fun and interesting global food experiences. She even runs a Chinatown food tour where you can meet her in person and enjoy some of Philadelphia’s best Chinese.
Food Blog Excerpt: Editor Michael Klein has written about Philadelphia’s restaurant scene since 1993.
What We Love: The Insider is frequently the very first to report food news and upcoming foodie trends, and as a page of Philly.com their news is highly detailed and journalistic. We also like that while some Philly food bloggers stick to a single neighborhood or area of what they deem to be “real” Philadelphia, The Insider reports on all neighborhoods of Phila, whether it’s the Northwest, Northeast, Center City or South Side. If there’s great Philadelphia food, The Insider is reporting on it.
Food Blog Excerpt: We’ve skipped the usual hotel-brunch suspects, in favor of an eclectic mix of favorite brunches and special services at places we usually only wish were open during the day.
What We Love: Editor Carly Szkaradnik’s posts frequently feature off-the-beaten-track restaurants & bars, and their lists are accompanied by interactive maps that make the recommendations easy to find.
Food Blog Excerpt: For those looking for standout experiences, Zagat cuts through the clutter of available dining choices and guides you towards the best places in Philadelphia.
What We Love: Straight-forward and direct, we love that Zagat only features the very best of the food scene. If Zagat is rating it, you know it’s good.
22nd & Philly
Food Blog Excerpt: The account of two young professionals living in Center City Philadelphia who like to eat out and find new, fun places to explore. We’re not trained food critics, wine snobs or journalists. We just know what we like.
What We Love: With nearly 10 years of blogging under their belts, writers Bradd and Kristy have hundreds of posts, (with tags displayed to make searching super simple), and feature detailed, accurate, and fun-to-read restaurant reviews.
Gluten Free Philly
Food Blog Excerpt: The mission of creating and maintaining a comprehensive reference for gluten-free-friendly restaurants, bakeries, stores and events in the Delaware Valley.
What We Love: A favorite blog for the many foodies in Philadelphia who have dietary restrictions, writer Michael’s blog allows those with gluten-free diets to have a resource for finding restaurants & bakeries in the city that accommodate their needs.
Food Blog Excerpt: Always on the lookout for the best of the region’s food scene, we share Philadelphia area restaurant reviews, events and recipes.
What We Love: With a focus on all things Philadelphia food-related, we find something we like every time we visit this foodie blog.
Tinsel & Tine
Food Blog Excerpt: There’s nothing better than getting a good table at a cozy restaurant and settling in for a nice long meal.
What We Love: Le Anne Lindsay calls herself The Film-centric Foodie, as she blogs both on Philly foods and film/theater as well. Her posts are fresh and enjoyable, and features an event calendar with foodie and film events in Philadelphia.
Phil My Tummy
Food Blog Excerpt:The purpose of this blog is to showcase all the wonderful places in the Philadelphia restaurant scene and the people who work hard everyday to keep them running. We are very lucky to get to sometimes meet the owners and chefs of the restaurants to learn about their experiences and how they got to where they are today. We explore how these restaurants have grown, share their new menu items, changes in location, and other various facts we find interesting.
What We Love: Restaurants small and large are featured on this Philadelphia food blog, and the writers don’t take themselves too seriously.
Food Blog Excerpt: Founded in summer 2015 by Jacke Hui and Alev Gefen, due to their appetite for traveling and eating around the world.
What We Love: They cover not just Philadelphia food, but also food trends in nearby cities where Philadelphians commonly travel, like Washington DC and NYC. And we appreciate the beautiful photography that accompanies their blogs – with many bloggers resorting to phone pics, it’s easy for Diostar Dumpling’s lovely photos to stand out.
Bridges, Burgers, and Beer
Food Blog Excerpt: A gastronomical and culinary adventure.
What We Love: Authentic and delicious Philadelphia foods, on a budget. While they post many positive reviews, we like that BB&B doesn’t sugarcoat a less than stellar experience.