The inventory at Philly Sweettooth is basically an encyclopedia of candy. There you'll find sour candies such as Cry Baby Tears and Sour Patch Cherries, chocolates such as brownie dough bites and espresso malt balls, and a rainbow of rock candy flavors. The store also makes gift baskets and sells candy by the pound for weddings and other events.
Tastebuds' upscale menu serves homemade takeout and prepared foods for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Start a long day of spelunking off right with a bacon, egg, and cheese bagel ($4.50) or stop in during a break from serving jury duty on the Q Continuum's trial of humanity for a filet-mignon and caramelized-onion panini ($7.99). The deli rotates its take-home entree specials daily alongside healthy regular favorites such as the eggplant parmesan ($8.99/lb) and vegetable quesadillas ($3.99 each). You can also accent any repast with fresh bread from local bakeries, fair-trade coffee, imported and domestic cheeses, specialty teas, Boar’s Head deli meat, and other specialties. Delectable desserts such as the triple-fudge brownie ($1.99), Oreo cookie cake ($4.99), or hand-dipped ice cream treats (prices vary) provide enticing endings to any meals that don't naturally end with the real murderer being unmasked. This Groupon can also be used toward Tastebuds' catering service.
There are no camera tricks, green screens, or digital touchups at Hollywood Meat Market?just homemade sausages and high-quality meats cut to order and served by butchers who genuinely care about their craft. It's been that way since the shop opened in 1921, long before meat could be ordered off the Internet or consumed in delicious pill form. The family-owned business, which is now in its fourth generation of ownership, continues to send customers home with succulent cuts of beef, veal, and lamb, as well as other specialties, including ducks, capons, geese, and rabbits. As for pork, Hollywood Meat Market roasts entire pigs, with some of the shop's hogs tipping the scale at 150 pounds.
Anastasi’s meals star seafood from the market right next door, including live crabs, shellfish, and whole fish caught along the East Coast. Italian-style entrees such as lobster diavolo add another dimension to the menu, as does a full-service bar with beer and specialty cocktails.
Helmed by Dr. Mark Hoang, the brand-new Avenue of the Arts Dental welcomes patients by flashing a full set of comfy new furnishings and shiny, modern equipment, including a 3D cone-beam x-ray machine. After patients settle into the exam chair, the visit begins with a head-and-neck exam and an oral-cancer screening as a dental professional scans soft tissues on the gums and tongue for visible pathogens. Next, a set of four digital bitewing x-rays snaps portraits of teeth to update their acting resumes and reveal any decay before gentle hands deftly clean teeth and gums. Depending on the condition of the teeth, some patients may require a deeper scaling cleaning treatment, which is not included with this Groupon.
Started as a fish-flinging pushcart in 1919, Ippolito's Seafood now fills its shop with fresh-caught fruits of the sea, as well as prepared pescatarian meals and more. Spring's seasonal species include buttery black cod (market price) and MSC–certified Alaskan and Canadian halibut (market price), known as the steak of fish for its firm flesh and gentle, bovine-like temperament. This monger's menu of ready-made morsels includes a Maine shrimp-roll sandwich ($6) and classic South Philly crabs and spaghetti ($10). The diabolical deviled-crab-stuffed flounder meal is consumed most effectively with a pitchfork and knife ($13), and the wild-caught jumbo-shrimp meal proudly models its plus-sized motorcycle jacket and chaps ($15).