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Dine In On Gourmet Right at Home


The Philadelphia restaurant scene has been one of the hardest-hit industries from our current health crisis, with restaurants around the city, including many near your Crane Chinatown apartment, closed to dine-in customers for weeks. While residents are likely missing the cuisine and company at their favorite restaurants, the establishments themselves are struggling with the disruption, struggling to pay workers and eventually rebound. So now more than ever it’s time to give back. And, all you have to do to lend a helping hand is bring your appetite!

Many restaurants near your Crane Chinatown apartment are offering take-out and delivery services, so you can still enjoy all your favorite dishes while helping see local small businesses through this tough time. Chinatown is brimming with culinary creativity, so we advise ordering from several neighborhood joints every week to spread around the love, and keep your fridge stocked! If you want to really treat yourself, opt for one of the kings of Chinatown: Sang Kee Peking Duck House.

Just one block from your Crane Chinatown apartment, Sang Kee has been a Chinatown mainstay for 40 years. As its name suggests, the restaurant is known for its Peking duck—it was the very first restaurant in Philadelphia to offer the dish—but there’s plenty more on the menu to enjoy, and it’s all available for both takeout and delivery.

Sang Kee features all of your favorite Chinese staples but with some interesting twists. For instance, its dumpling offerings include varieties like fried chicken with mushrooms, and on the apps side, you can take your taste buds for a ride with the spicy beef scallion pancake roll. Soup is a great pick-me-up when you’re stuck in, and Sang Kee has plenty of options—in fact, more than 20! Main dishes feature generous helpings of options like duck, pork, spare ribs, shrimp or, if you’re watching your weight after all of this couch time, you can go totally veggie. If you’re stuck home with a significant other or roommate, get more for less with the “dinner for two” options, featuring either lobster or Peking duck. Finish it all off with a smoothie or shake for a sweet ending!

So get ordering and show our local restaurants how much we appreciate what they add to our neighborhood.

Sang Kee Peking Duck House

238 N. Ninth St.

Philadelphia, PA 19107