Side Trips from Philadelphia Restaurants


Sovana Bistro

Sovana Bistro Review

Chef Nicholas Farrell transforms local and organic ingredients into satisfying meals at this popular rustic restaurant, which is part French bistro and part Italian trattoria. A fried Chesapeake Bay oyster "sandwich," hand-cut pasta in a wild-boar sauce, grass-fed hanger steak in a Burgundy crema, and warm blueberry crostata with caramel corn ice cream are highlights of the seasonal menu. Though a lunch of a B.L.T. might sound mundane, it's anything but: the turkey bacon is local, the rye bread made in-house, and the toppings include avocado and chipotle mayonnaise.

    Restaurant Details

  • Credit cards accepted.
  • No lunch Sun; closed Mon.
Updated: 05-19-2011

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