Planning an elaborate date night or celebrating a special occasion in Philly has looked different this year, but that doesn’t mean birthday, anniversary, and engagement dinners are off the table. Many Philadelphia restaurants that never offered takeout are now packaging meals to go during the pandemic, including some of the city’s favorite destinations for fancy dinners.
Pro tip: To recreate a restaurant feel at home, use real plates and silverware. Check out the restaurant’s Instagram and try to copy its plating technique. Several spots are also offering bottles of wine and cocktails to go, which can take dinner at home to the next level.
A number of Philadelphia restaurants have resumed dine-in service, including several restaurants on this map. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns. For updated information on coronavirus cases locally, visit the City of Philadelphia website. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with sidewalk and patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More