“Fork is a unique restaurant; it is not only a destination but also an integral part of the Old City Philadelphia community. We are equally as passionate about our neighborhood, Philadelphia’s design and original gallery district and also the heart of the Historic District, as we are about what goes onto the plate and out to the guest. Our food is sourced by the best local producers and artisans in our area and represents seasonality to its fullest.”
Elysian Farms lamb tartare with fermented pepper, kohlrabi and almond dukkah; stinging nettle rigatini with Baer’s Best beans; Green Circle Farm chicken with green chorizo, spring onion, and baby carrots.
A sense of beauty pervades Fork, even before a single plate is served. Hand-painted chandeliers, wall murals, and other original artwork signals the restaurant’s flair for creativity. Throughout the past twenty years, Fork has evolved, but it has always provided a strong sense of place. The restaurant’s mission has continually matured as well, becoming progressively more conscious of its environmental impact. Each year, the menu, together with Fork’s regular special dinners, builds on its celebration of local farmers and food artisans.
Behind the scenes, the commitment to sustainability and stewardship runs deep. They recycle oil, own a biodigester, and even have a dedicated staffer focusing on sustainability. Fork is one of Philadelphia’s classic restaurants, and continues to be a trailblazer.
Fork has honed a seamless contemporary dining experience with elegant and witty food that evokes memories, seasons, spontaneity, and sense of place.
-Craig LaBan, Philadelphia Inquirer
A contemporary American restaurant in Old City, Philadelphia