Sunday, February 14, 2016
Shining Star
2460 N. Fifth St.
Philadelphia , PA 19133
(215) 423-8506
Neighborhood: Fairhill
Cuisine type: Spanish
Meals Served: Lunch Dinner
Style: You're likely to wait a while for your meal at this modest diner in the heart of the Centro de Oro, but the Puerto Rican fare is among the neighborhood's best, especially the mofongo al pilon (mashed green plantains fried with pork and garlic) and crunchy chicharrones (fried pork skins).
Hours: 7 days (lunch and dinner)