Eat Play Stay: Philly

Philadelphia is bubbling with excitement, so much to see and do, yet so little time. Let me be your guide. Here’s a list of things to try on your next visit. 

[EAT]

[ALMA DEL MAR]

Foodies will enjoy French bread and baguettes cooked in a creamy batter, stuffed with mouthwatering custards, and drizzled in decadent sauces. Seaside favorites include lobster benedict, seafood grits, salmon burgers, or crab/corn chowder. 

Cappuccino French Toast
Coffee

[CAFE Y CHOCOLATE]

This Mexican hotspot serves homemade style drinks and platters. A vacation in your mouth, with fresh ingredients, artisan cornflour tortilla, and straight from the kettle beverages. 

Breakfast burrito
Coconut Latte

[GRAN CAFFE L’AQUILA]

A taste of Italy. Signature family-style dinners and hors d’oeuvres, traditional sweets, and imported wines. 

Peach Tea
Appetizer
Seafood pasta

[SWEET LIFE BAKE SHOP]

Satisfy your sweet tooth with single-serve custards, cream-filled cakes, pies slices, and fruit cobblers.

Tiramisu cake

[PLAY]

[SIGHTSEE]

Philly is home to historical views, picturesque parks, and quaint neighborhoods. Treat yourself to fine dining, shopping galore, and gourmet markets. 

[STAY]

[HILTON PHILADELPHIA AT PENN’S LANDING]

This riverside hotel offers some fantastic views, perfect for outdoor dining. Unwind in the spa, take a swim, get fit. Concierge and pet-friendly rooms available.

[SOFITEL]

Located in Rittenhouse Square and within walking distance of your favorite shops, Sofitel has a Parisian vibe, with cozy apartment-style rooms, showcasing artistic canvases, French toiletries, and vintage-inspired lavatory.  

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