For those not willing to let go of the Holiday indulgence, fear not. Philadelphia is atwitter with sweet and savory excitement. May it be truffles, cakes, or shakes, Center City has a little bit of everything for everyone.
For an Any Day Affair
Sugar Philly is the best thing to happen to food trucks since their social media accounts. With a commitment to serve the finest treats with the quickest wait time out there, they have made a true name for themselves by doing what they do best: making tummies smile everywhere. Serving tarts, macaroons, cheesecakes, and more, it’s not hard to see why. Check them out on 38th Street between Sansom and Walnut Streets. Visit their website for more details at www.sugarphillytruck.com.
For the More Balanced Type
If you think the sweet isn’t as sweet without the salty, Nuts to You may prove you right. Its no frills, straight to the point décor might throw you off if you’re walking by, but once you step inside, it will be hard to resist the crunchy, salty, and savory goodness that lays in every isle. You can find Nuts to You scattered about Philly. For more yummy info, go to www.nuts-to-you.com.
For the Indecisive
Sweettooth, located at 630 South Fourth Street (right off of South Street), is a sugary haven that believes in the motto, variety is the spice of life. You can mix and match to your delight because you’ll only have to worry about the price per pound. For more info, visit www.phillysweettooth.com.
For Special Parties
Located at 34 S. 7th Street, in Society Hill, Lore’s Chocolates is a gourmet chocolate retailer best known for their chocolate gifts, custom chocolate molds, and sweet parties. For smaller batches, you can conveniently order online and pick up within 2 hours. While you’re there, indulge in their newer Espresso Bar, handled by their quirky and accommodating staff. For more sweet details, visit www.loreschocolates.com.
For a Great Milkshake
Ever since the New York institution, Shake Shack, expanded and moved into our backyard, minds and palates have both been blown away. Rittenhouse, Liberty Shell, and Center City Pretzel are just a few of the shake winners we’ll name. You can these and more located in Rittenhouse Square at 2000 Sansom Street. For a closer look at their menu, go to www.shakeshack.com/location/philadelphia.