Some People Don’t Know These 9 Things Came From Philadelphia

Philadelphians are a creative group of people! We’ve invented so many things – like the cheesesteak and the lightning rod – as well as countless others we didn’t invent, but managed to perfect – like the soft pretzel and city-wide specials. Here are a couple of things that came from Philadelphia that often get overlooked, though they might just be the city’s crowning achievements.

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What’s your favorite Philly treat? While we may not have invented all of the best foods in the world, we’ve certainly perfected plenty of them! Check out our list of 14 Philadelphia Staples You Should Have Tried By Now and get to work trying all of the best Philadelphia foods.