Fishtown Dive Bars Are Upping Their Food Game
Can dive bars have legitimately good food? In Fishtown, yes.


Fishtown is a neighborhood perpetually in flux but with one constant: Food is now its biggest attraction. And that goes beyond Beddia and Suraya. Culinary entrepreneurs are setting up shop in the kitchens of well-established neighborhood bars, and in this arrangement, everyone wins: The beer is still cheap and the Citywide Specials aren’t going anywhere, but the food is restaurant-quality good — reminiscent of Philly’s gastropub boom back in the early 2000s. Here are three no-frills Fishtown watering holes with kitchens that are, all of a sudden, full of frills.


Publisher:
Philadelphia Magazine
Author:
Alex Tewfik
Story Date:
3/4/2020
Location:
PA-Philadelphia
Place Category:
Food & Drink
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