As the weather keeps growing colder, it’s the perfect time to warm yourself up with some extra spicy food choices from the Philadelphia area. No matter what you’re craving to cure your pepper fix, there’s an option for you – from soups to sandwiches and our famous local favorite, the cheesesteak.
If you’re craving a peppery dish first thing in the morning or for a later brunch, check out the options at the South Street and Bok locations of Miles Table, a cozy family friendly eatery. Two breakfast favorites, the El Guapo Burrito and the Divorced Eggs, are topped with spicy pickled jalapenos and the brunch favorite Thai Chicken Sandwich is coated with a sweet chili sauce.
November is also the heart of the football season, and local favorite Misconduct Tavern has you covered for your pepper fix on game day. Grab a seat inside or watch the game at their outdoor tables and order up their delicious Bacon Burger, topped with a pepper & tomato relish, or a Grilled Chicken Sandwich, covered with pepper jack cheese and a fiery jalapeno salsa.
Craving a Philly Cheesesteak? Why not spice it up with two peppery cheesesteak choices from Cleavers right in the heart of Center City? Choose between the Zinger Steak, a ribeye cheesesteak with sharp provolone cheese and generously topped with house made long hots, and the Effin’ Hot Steak, a spicy-food-lover’s dream, covered with hot cherry pepper relish and a fiery Sriarcha aioli.
With the cold weather setting in nowadays, it’s the perfect time to warm up with some scrumptious soup from Vietnam Restaurant in Chinatown or Vietnam Cafe in University City. Try the spicy Beef and Chicken Lemongrass soups or any of the fantastic Pho options, all of which are garnished with hot peppers to really heat up your dish.
Cooking at home more often? Stop by Linvilla Orchards Farm Market and grab a bottle or two from the massive hot sauce section to spice up your favorite family dinners! Fresh hot peppers grown at Linvilla are still available too, so you can freshen and spice up your home cooking all at once.