10 Places to Eat Excellent EmpanadasBy Danya Henninger | August 12, 2013 By Danya Henninger | August 12, 2013
Empanadas are thought to have originated on the Iberian peninsula as early as the 1500s (so, way before Hot Pockets were a thing). As Portuguese and Spanish explorers settled the New World, they brought these dough-wrapped pies with them. Empanadas have since spread throughout South and Central America, with each country adopting its own signature style for the delectable snack. Nearly all the different types can be found in Philadelphia - check out 10 best bets in a variety of styles in the slide show below.