Philadelphia Restaurants are Putting Health First with

Philadelphia, PA, April 17, 2013 --( Restaurants all across the country, from fast food to fine dining, have been working to offer healthier menu choices for guests. Now, more than 15 local restaurants in Philadelphia have joined the over 400 restaurant brands currently participating in the Healthy Dining Program to showcase their dietitian-approved menu items for guests.

Philadelphia has always been known for its beefy cheesesteaks, but now local diners will also be able to find their share of delicious, healthier restaurants meals throughout the city of brotherly love. By participating in the Healthy Dining Program, these restaurants are giving their guests the power to make informed choices about the nutrition content of their meals while dining out at their favorite local establishments. “We’re so happy to help promote the healthier menu choices at these restaurants,” says Anita Jones-Mueller, President and Founder of Healthy Dining. “It’s great to see such positive steps from local, individual owners and operators.”

The new Philadelphia restaurants include:

· 10 Arts Bistro & Lounge
· Bellini Grill
· Brodo
· Capriccio at Café Cret
· Downey’s Restaurant
· Jake’s Sandwich Board
· Jon’s Bar & Grille
· Marabella Meatball Co.
· Marathon grill
· McGillin’s Old Ale House
· Penne Restaurant and Wine Bar
· Pizza Rustica
· The Quick Fixx
· Sabrina’s Café
· The Wrap Shack

To find the dietitian-approved menu choices and nutrition information for these and other restaurants in Philadelphia, and across the United States, visit

About Healthy Dining:
In collaboration with the National Restaurant Association, Healthy Diningleads the largest-ever restaurant industry nutrition initiative. Through, Americans can find dietitian-approved, Healthy Dining menu options and view corresponding nutrient information (calories, fat, sodium, carbohydrates, etc.) for restaurants that span fast food to fine dining. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided partial funding for the development of the initiative.
Healthy Dining
Andrew Packer
(858) 541-2049