Little Pete's diner immortalized in images
Old City street photographer Michael Penn has been frequenting the beloved Center City diner Little Pete's for more than 20 years. Now, the diner's days are numbered: Hyatt plans to build a hotel on the site the diner has occupied for 37 years, below a parking garage at 17th and Chancellor Streets. But you can keep a memento in the form of one of Penn's poignant, sometimes Hopperesque images of the diner's eccentric clientele, weary waitstaff, unfussy food, and inimitable ambience. Penn just launched a new website for the project and is running a small-print sale through January. Right now, 6-by-9-inch prints can be had for $75 (that's 75 percent off). - Samantha Melamed
Michael Penn prints, $75 at shortordered.com
A meatless answer to Sunday gravy: Vegan ravioli
Eat Nice ravioli are made for vegans, but they're tasty enough to satisfy omnivores, too. Made in Philadelphia, the pasta comes in two flavors: a tofu-stuffed version meant to suggest ricotta, and a "meaty" walnut-filled one. Try them with tomato sauce, or toss them with olive oil, salt, pepper, and, if you must, a dusting of Parmesan. - S.M.
Eat Nice Meaty Walnut Ravioli, $7.99, and Tofu Ricotta Ravioli, $6.99, at Mariposa Coop, 4824 Baltimore Ave. Also available at Weaver's Way, MOM's Organic Market, and other retailers; see Eatnicefoods.com for more locations.