Meg Favreau

Meg Favreau is the City Editor of Not For Tourists: Philadelphia, a guidebook designed so that visitors and residents alike can navigate Philly like locals.


Meg has worked for Not For Tourists since 2006, first as a web writer, crafting reviews of restaurants, shops and events, and more recently as the Philadelphia City Editor. Meg has also been a regular contributor to, a blog that highlights awesome things and people in the City of Brotherly Love.

Meg Favreau

Hi! My name is Meg, and I am very pleased to be's Guide to Philadelphia.

The first few times I visited Philadelphia, it was for a boy I was dating. I was living in upstate New York at the time, and every few weeks, I'd drive down to Philly to see him. Driving down the Schuylkill Expressway, my heart jumped every time I turned the corner and saw Philadelphia's skyline.

Over six years later, I'm lucky enough to see that beautiful skyline every single day. Since moving here, I've had the great pleasure of learning about Philadelphia and sharing what I've discovered with others. From hot bars to underrated food carts, from how to pay a parking ticket to the show Parking Wars, from the Eagles to education, and all the little bits in between, I'm happy to be your guide to living in, understanding, and (hopefully) loving Philadelphia.

If you have any questions, comments or just want to say hi, please email me at

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