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August 26, 2014

Lolita In Midtown Village Launches New Lunch Service Wednesday, August 27 And Celebrates With Free Tacos Today, Noon-2 P.M.

Midtown magnates Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran reopened their flagship restaurant Lolita this past spring after a complete renovation — there’s a fresh layout, an updated menu and a shiny new liquor license, transforming the formerly BYOB eatery into a fully equipped modern Mexican bar and restaurant. Now, to complement the dinner and late-night offerings, […]

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August 26, 2014

Franklin Square Hosts A One-Night-Only Food Truck Festivus And Beer Garden To Wrap Up Summer, This Thursday, August 28

Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square makes an ideal spot for families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes all summer long. This August, Franklin Square’s evening event series Things on Thursdays has kicked up the entertainment for the young and over-21 crowds alike with movie nights, quizzo, yoga and more. On Thursday, August 28, the […]

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August 25, 2014

Now Open: Chef Peter Woolsey Debuts La Peg At FringeArts, The New Restaurant And Beer Garden At The Waterfront Performing Arts Venue

Last fall, one of Philadelphia’s foremost contemporary arts organizations, FringeArts, welcomed the public to its new venue, taking the amazing performing arts of the annual Fringe Festival and giving artists a brand-new permanent home on the Delaware River waterfront. Housed in the former firehouse pumping station beneath the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the Delaware River […]

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August 25, 2014

American Sardine Bar Hosts A Special One-Night-Only Spam Dinner This Wednesday, August 27

Cue the Monty Python Spamalot YouTube clips. It’s all about the Spam at American Sardine Bar when Scott Schroeder’s sandwich shrine pays its respects to precooked canned meat product. A collaboration between Schroeder, photographer Neal Santos and food writer Drew Lazor, the very special evening (which is also Santos’ birthday) will feature a delicious spiced […]

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August 21, 2014

Deal Feed: The Fat Ham Launches A Burger, Beer And Bourbon Special On Friday And Saturday Nights After 9 P.M. This Friday, August 22

Top Chef talent Kevin Sbraga’s second Philadelphia restaurant, The Fat Ham, began serving up a healthy dose of Southern charm in University City this past winter. With a pork-laden menu full of Southern-style small plates, spicy fried chicken to write home about and a bourbon-fueled bar program, the intimate 48-seat restaurant has been packing in […]

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August 20, 2014

Pop-Up Dinner Parties In Philadelphia This Thursday, August 21: Dîner En Blanc Returns, Plus Dîner En Noir And Dîner En Sweatpants

Don’t be alarmed if you spot a crowd of 3,400 people dressed completely in white and carting tables and chairs tomorrow night. This Thursday, August 21 marks the annual Dîner en Blanc event, a worldwide pop-up dining phenomenon celebrating its third year in Philadelphia. In 2014, the global event will appear in more than 40 […]

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August 20, 2014

Savor Summer At Varga Bar’s Fourth Annual Crab Boil, This Weekend, August 22-24

Savor summer (as Labor Day quickly approaches!) at Varga Bar this weekend as Washington Square West neighborhood favorite hosts its annual Crab Boil feast. This weekend, pounds and pounds of crab fills the special board at the well-loved resto as its Crab Boil satisfies seafood lovers all weekend long. From August 22 through August 24, […]

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August 19, 2014

Morgan’s Pier Hosts A Traditional Summer Luau This Thursday, August 21 With An All-You-Can-Eat Menu, Umbrella Drinks And More

The Delaware River stands in for the Pacific Ocean this Thursday, August 21 when Morgan’s Pier serves up the vibes of summer on the Pacific Islands during a Summer Luau Under the Stars. A traditional all-you-can-eat cookout, for just $20 per person (plus tax and gratuity) partygoers can feast on a buffet-style menu created by […]

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August 19, 2014

Bon Appétit Magazine Names Philadelphia’s High Street On Market The #2 Best New Restaurant In America

Huge kudos to Philadelphia restaurant High Street on Market today: Bon Appétit magazine has named the Old City restaurant the No. 2 Best New Restaurant in America! From an illustrious list of the 50 best new restaurants nationwide — of which Philadelphia South Street spot Serpico was also included — Bon Appétit’s Andrew Knowlton selected […]

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August 19, 2014

Every Sunday Is Now Ramen Sunday At Chef Hiroyuki Tanaka’s CoZara At Chestnut Square In University City

Sundays just got a whole lot more slurpable. University City’s CoZara has announced what can only be described as a soup slurper’s dream: every Sunday the Japanese small-plater will celebrate ramen with a special menu. Among the noodle-centric creations are the house ramen burger, an 8-ounce ground beef patty topped with gruyere cheese, sunny-side up […]

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