If you are planning an autumn trip to the city of Philadelphia, make sure a copy of Irene Levy Baker’s newly released “Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia” ( is in your suitcase!

Baker does a wonderful job of showcasing 90 of the city’s most historic, fascinating, interesting and delicious places to enjoy the best of food and drink.  You’ll discover the city’s oldest Jewish bakery, the oldest family-operated Italian restaurant in America, the place celebrated as the  Mushroom Capital of the World, the historic Reading Terminal Market and much more. Baker devotes two pages plus photos to each establishment and includes a back of the book index so you can locate places of foodie interest by neighborhood so you can map your own tour.  Even if you’re not a traveler, this book serves as a lovely armchair guide and is part of a series of local interest books published by Reedy Press.  It makes a great stocking stuffer this holiday season for anyone who loves the best in food and beverages!

Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia  by Irene Levy Baker – Gotta Love It!