Just Say No: To the frozen food section
00 Catharine St. 215.413.3464. www.littlefishphilly.com
Every Sunday chef/owner Mike Stollenwerk puts out one of the best deals in town, a five-course seafood-focused dinner that might include skate with truffled spaetzle or mahi mahi with sweet potato and pear. The cost: $28, though expect reservations to become even scarcer now that Bon Appetit has taken notice.
910 Christian St. 215.574.1599. www.sabrinascafe.com
Even though it's not listed on the menu, Sabrina's will do half portions if you ask. That means those check-your-underwear-wonderful Pyramids of Giza in French toast that no one can ever finish--and their price--can be cut into a manageable half-size.