April 05, 2015
According to a report from the Associated Press, Philadelphia eats are spreading around the world.
The story cites big expansion from several local chains that serve dishes commonly associated with the region. Wawa has made big strides in Florida. Philly Pretzel Factory is going international. Rita's Italian Ice is in the Middle East and Canada, and did you know you can get a Tony Luke's cheesesteak in the Persian Gulf?
That's pretty cool, but as Philadelphian's know, we have much more to offer than the stereotypical dishes. Here's three Philly exports that should go global:
The Kensington-based brewery has a diverse selection of ales and the occasional seasonal beer. However, Philadelphia Brewing Company is probably most well known for their German Pilsner, the Kenzinger. It's a nice, cheap alternative to the domestics at most Philadelphia establishments. Maybe it's time to revive this semi-parody of a beer commercial to catch up with the popularity of Yuengling and Victory: