Philadelphia has many options for obtaining salads of various kinds. A salad is a dish that can be had as a part of the meal as an appetiser, a side dish, the main course, palate cleansers or desserts. The dish can include a wide variety of ingredients, such as vegetables, legumes, poultry, seafood and fruits. Most salads are cold and are served with greens and a dressing of some sort. The dressing is of three types- vinaigrette, creamy dressing or cooking dressing. They are often quite colorful because of the addition of raw fruits and vegetables. You can order salads at restaurants and cafes in Philadelphia. The place can also have a dedicated salad bar. Salads make for a healthy, nutritious accompaniment to meals. It is high in fiber and low in calories, and thus is often the choice for diet conscious people. A wide variety of salads are available.