It’s What I Ate Wednesday! And I can hear the cheesesteaks calling my name. A few years ago I had an awesome job that took me to Philly many times over the summer. I worked with a marketing company at a concert venue, so my days were spent exploring historic Philly! Be looking for some Philly throwback posts soon, but in the meantime, consider this your appetizer!
I loved my trips to Philly! Knowing it was home to Ben Franklin, Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention, and the Nation’s capitol city before DC came on the scene, the history lover in me was giddy with anticipation every time I stepped on the train for my commute from DC. And what was my favorite food experience? The historic City Tavern–Philadelphia’s 18th century tavern of choice!
I went to Philly for the history, but most people go to Philly for the cheesesteak! Here’s a variety, and a peek at a secret ingredient.
The whole farm-to-table concept was really taking off when the summer I made Philly my unofficial second home, and I do love supporting local farm life! I found a great place called Farmicia and sampled their fare:
You know I’m a dessert girl! So when I happened to walk by this cute confectionary, I had to stop in! Check them out at Shane’s Candies. Much of the decor is original, and they make incredible candies!