News – “The Hit List: 7 Things You Should Eat and Drink in Philly Before 2017 Is Over”

zagat.comIt’s almost time to close out 2017. But before we can ring in the new year, it’s time to finally check off those must-try dishes from the bucket list. From crispy fried chicken to those tehina shakes at Goldie, here are seven dishes and drinks you need to sample before 2018.


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Tehina shake at Goldie

Lines formed when this buzzy counter serve from chef Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook opened last spring, and fans weren’t just looking for the vegan falafel. The outstanding dairy-free shakes from Zagat 30 Under 30 winner Caitlin McMillan in flavors like original, Turkish coffee, mint chocolate and banana are worth waiting for, and now you can find them at the Fairmount Whole Foods too. 

1526 Sansom St.; 267-239-0777


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Khachapuri at Walnut Street Cafe

Many of the baked goods from new-to-Philly pastry chef Melissa Weller are worth seeking out, but during weekend brunch look for her take on this delicious football-shaped cheesy Georgian bread. It’s filled with jambon de Paris, feta and cheddar and topped with an egg.

2929 Walnut St.; 215-867-8067

I gotta check out some of the places on this list but I know for a FACT that Love and Honey is the truth!

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