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desserts • sushi • american food • food markets • asian food • nightclubs • breakfast and brunch
What are the Philadelphia spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?
I would say: Maison 208, The Reading Terminal Market, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, and Penn's Landing.
Do’s and don’ts in Philadelphia: (Ex: Tipping: yes/ no, public transport tips, safety tips etc.):
Make sure you try a Philly cheesesteak. Philadelphia is a historic American city, make sure you put your walking shoes on and explore as there is a to be seen.
What do you do and why do you do it?
I work as a Project Manager. I manage healthcare quality improvement initiatives that are implemented in hospitals all over the country. I enjoy my job because I get to help to improve the quality of care received by many patients across the country. I also like my job because I am always learning new, and innovative ways to improve our healthcare system!
How much do you spend on an average night out on the town?
On an average night out on the town you can expect to spend between $50-$90. Though this will depend on what it is that you are doing of course.
Which Philadelphia shops do you hit up when you’re itching for something new?
Century 21 Department store, H&M, UNIQLO, and Macy's.
Your all-time favorite musicians:
Drake, The Weekend, Khalid, Coldplay, Jidenna, Kyle.
Which neighborhood is it best to experience during the day / night?
Northern Liberties, Society Hill, and South Street.
What’s the area in town you’ll never be caught dead in?
North Central, and Strawberry Mansion.
Where would you take a date for a romantic night out?
Maison 208, Pod, or Indeblue.
Drunk and hungry - where do you go in Philadelphia?
"Ishkabibble's", or "Del Rossi's Cheesesteak" for sure.
Where do you take your guest when you want to impress?
Maison 208, Indeblue, or Bleu Sushi.
Your go-to brunch spots:
Aksum, or Green Eggs Café.
Your perfect night out in Philadelphia includes:
River Deck(in the summer), or a bar-crawl down Main Street Manayunk or Old City.
Which local creators do you admire?