Monday, January 28, 2013

Hot Diggity-PA

Hot Diggity
630 South St
PhiladelphiaPA 19147

As seen on
-Hot Dog Paradise 2

Located in the middle of Philly's famous South St, Hot Diggity is the place to score  some serious sweet meat. I've had my share of regional and famous hotdogs from across the country but Hot Diggity, I think, is my favorite spot. They serve a ridiculous amount of regional dogs from all over the country. Their selection of toppings, beverages, and sauces are unparalleled in the dog world. They really elevate a hotdog to a sandwich almost. Extra big bun extra big dog with extra toppings. How about deep fried, fish, bacon, cream cheese, pineapples, guava, sauerkraut, nacho chips, chili, cheese, guacamole, sriracha, anything else they prob have that also. Their fries are awesome and remind me of the Belgium style frites with about 20 different dipping sauces. I cant speak highly enough of this place. They have everything i want in a hotdog and more. They even cater to gluten free types with a hot dog salad. I wish i ate here more then once during my trip to Philly. I'd take a Hot DIggity over a Tony Luke's cheesesteak anyday. O ya, don't forget to check out the sweet custom artwork they had made for each one of their hotdogs. 

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

La Colombe-PA

La Colombe
130 S 19th St
PhiladelphiaPA 19103

As seen on
-Dangerous Grounds

If you have ever watched the show "Dangerous Grounds", on the travel channel, you know Todd Carmichael goes to great lengths to find the most outrageously rare and well grown coffee on the planet. Thru rain forests, third world countries, war zones, land mines, sleeping under his truck, whatever it takes to get the coffee. Well at least that's what the TV producers what you to think. His coffee shop, La Colombe, is a no nonsense straight to the point cafe. I mean come on NO MENU. REALLY! That's right you better know how you like your coffee because there is no venti mocha chino lattes at this place. I grabbed a few iced coffees and sat down. Coffee was a little burnt for my liking. I'm a heavy on the cream and sugar and add some flavorings while youre at it. So this was alittle hardcore. They even had a coffee vending machine with prebrewed coffee in glass bottles. Definitely a different approach than Starbucks. I would totally go back because of the unparalleled quality coming from this place. Todd is setting the new standard in coffee beans here in Philadelphia.