Category Archives: Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s Best Cheesesteak: Campo’s

Campo’s on Market in Old City made the top of my list for the best cheesesteak I ate in Philadelphia. Granted, I didn’t make it to South Philly or Tony Luke’s. The Campo family opened a little corner grocery in … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Freedom: Franklin Ice Cream

…and so, back to Philadelphia, where last we left our heroine… The Franklin Fountain is a throwback to the ice cream fountains of the olden days. It’s kind of strange since they only opened in 2006, the 300th birthday of … Continue reading

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The Search for Philly’s Best Cheesesteak: South Street

It is apparently against the law to go to Philadelphia and not visit South Street. I went to meet a huge group from the conference, but some special cookies mysteriously caused the group to giggle uncontrollably and run off in … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Freedom: The Terminal Building Kept me Alive

The Reading Terminal Market was conveniently located right across the street from my conference. Thank God! I was thus rescued from group lunches at Chili’s. The Terminal Market is like Seattle’s Pike Place or San Francisco’s Ferry Building – a … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Freedom: City Tavern

As I mentioned, I have never been a huge fan of American History. In fact, Colonial people scare me just a little bit. Colonial ghosts just like the guy on this sign were always chasing Scooby Doo around. Friday night … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Freedom

Having spent many a miserable hour studying American History in grade school, I was in no big hurry to visit Philadelphia. To be honest, Pete Townshend’s guitar is more sacred to me than the liberty bell. All I really knew … Continue reading

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