Philadelphia, come hungry! South Street Headhouse District serves up the best street food in the city during South Street Spring Festival, on Saturday, May 7, 2016, from 11:00am to 8:00pm.

Philadelphia’s largest annual spring block party announces 30+ restaurants, bars, bakeries and food trucks that will fill the 12 blocks of South Street and surrounding streets. Brauhaus Schmitz will return with Maifest on the 700 block with with German beers, dancers, music, food, flower crowns and even a Maypole. The giant all-ages outdoor party will also include a new Philly Taco eating contest featuring a Jim’s Steaks cheesesteak wrapped in a giant slice of Lorenzo & Sons pizza.

This past week, South Street held a special media food tour of the participating restaurants. Here’s a sample of our favorite things:


Banana Pudding from Sweet Life Bakeshop


Magic Bars from The Little Bird Bake Shop


Zeppole (warm Sicilian doughnuts with cane sugar & raspberry sauce)
at Bistro Romano 


Woodrow’s Pork Sandwich (aged provolone, broccoli rabe, long hot aioli)
at Woodrow’s Sandwich


Cheeseburger Sliders at Bridget Foy’s


Cheesesteaks at Jim’s Steaks South Street 
Pizza from Lorenzo & Sons Pizza
“The Philly Taco” a Pizza Wrapped Cheesesteak


Frozen Daiquiris at Fat Tuesday


Preview of soon-to-open MilkBoy


Registration at Brauhaus Schmitz – here we go!


South Street Spring Festival “Team”

South Street Spring Festival is free and open to the public. Rain or shine. For the full schedule and roster of events, visit and follow @officialsouthst #SouthStFest on Twitter. See you on Saturday!

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