76ers Tickets Guide – Healthy Eating Options At Wells Fargo Center
With all the money you’ll save on Philadelphia 76ers tickets from ScoreBig.com, you’ll be able to get yourself some healthy food to go with the game. Whether you get it at the game or before stepping foot inside the Wells-Fargo Center, the options are available. Eagles head coach, Chip Kelly, has instilled nutrition and healthy eating to his players, and the trend seems to be hitting big all over the city. Don’t feel like you’re trapped into unhealthy stadium food; there’s more selections than you’re aware of. Let’s take a look at all the options…
Melissa’s Farm to Fan – Section 104
Basically the lone healthy staples in the arena, Melissa’s has a good variety of options to keep the healthiest of eaters satisfied. The hummus platter is a good portion of one of the more popular dips nowadays- you can get it with crackers or gluten-free bread. The Greek Chicken Wrap is a big favorite of those who frequent this stand as well. Also, available are fruit, yogurt and salads.
Fuel – 2 locations, Center City & South Philly
They are the first place in Philadelphia to offer a full menu of under 500 calories. With a delicious menu of Paninis, wraps and salads, all are made with 100% organic ingredients. Fuel also has a juice and coffee bar to quench your thirst.
Two paninis that you should dig into are the Sweet Potato Avocado Panini, which also contains Sauteed Kale and Fresh Mozzarella, as well as the High Protein Grilled Cheese which contains Mozzarella, Provolone, Fresh Lemon Cream Cheese, Spinach and Tomato. Their Spicy Spanish Skewered Shrimp is only 120 calories but you would never notice. The shrimp is grilled with adobo, crushed red pepper, lime olive oil and served with a cool cucumber yogurt.
HipVegCity – 2 locations, Rittenhouse & University City
This trendy joint prides themselves on providing healthy, fresh food in a fast manner. A lot of their main dishes like burgers, fries, salads and wraps are not only delicious but visually-appealing as well.
The Jerk Caesar Salad is a big favorite with the locals- jerk chicken, romaine, crispy plantains and a creamy island spiced dressing, and so is the Udon Noodle Salad which looks like a beautiful work of art- this contains black bean dressings, sprouts, arugula, carrots, cabbage, daikon, peanuts & spicy glazed chicken. They even throw their own healthy spin on the famed Philly Cheesesteak- definitely try that one too (since you’re in Philly, might as well).
The Quick Fixx – South Street
This gourmet spot is the perfect spot has a great atmosphere and a healthy take on a lot of traditional meals. The artisanal flatbreads are a big hit with the regulars; in a healthy variety go for the Sun-Choke- basil pesto, sundried tomato, artichoke heart and crumbled goat cheese or the Fun Guy- mushrooms, rosemary dough, fontina and baby arugula. One interesting appetizer served here is Panzarotti Poppers- fried dough stuffed with goat cheese, shallots and chives with a side of lavender-infused honey.