Low-Carb Dining

The low carb trend may be slowly dying, but for those of us who still swear by Dr. Atkins, these carnivore-friendly restaurants make it easy to swap out starches for proteins.

Updated: April 02, 2004

Low-Carb Dishes

Prime Rib

1701 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Fresh asparagus with hollandaise will enrich that center cut of veal served in its own juices.

Phoebe's Bar Bq

2214 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

South Street's beloved takeout joint makes mouths water (and keeps waistlines thin) by pairing whole barbecued chickens with yummy greens.


325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Here's the skinny on pan-Asian cuisine: Order the sesame crusted tuna with ginger lemongrass vegetable salad.

Alma De Cuba

1623 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Give your diet a little flavor with the beef tenderloin topped with crab dressing and basil-inflected chimichurri.