new to Philly - what's on your top ten?
Monk's, Honey's Sit and Eat, Southwark, Mug Shots and White Dog Cafe are all sustaining members of the Fair Food Buy Fresh/Buy Local organization (a part of the White Dog Foundation). Of those, Monk's, Honey's and Southwark usually get good reviews on this voard (as best I recall - might want to search) . Here is a link to all of the restaurants that have made a public committment thru Buy Fresh/Buy Local :
In addition, we have a fairly active convivium of the slow food movement here:
although Hansjakob doesn't always work well with deadlines for newsletters and the like. Hope that helps.