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December 18, 2014

Now Open: Chef Luke Palladino Debuts His First Philadelphia Restaurant On East Passyunk Avenue Today, Thursday, December 18

Palladino's

For years, diners have flocked to the South Philadelphia neighborhood of East Passyunk for its restaurants, particularly its red-gravy Italian joints. In recent years, though, a neighborhood renaissance has brought a wave of contemporary eateries that’s enticed folks to head south for not only great Italian, but also superlative contemporary cuisine. Now, a new neighbor […]

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December 17, 2014

Little Baby’s Ice Cream Community Supported Ice Cream Program 2015 Sign-Ups Are Open Through Wednesday, December 24

Little Baby's

Who doesn’t need a little extra sweetness to get through the doldrums of winter? Thankfully, as we hit peak darkness, there is a solution: Little Baby’s Ice Cream offers what very well may be the world’s first and only Community Supported Ice Cream program. That’s CSIC for short. Declaring it a strike against the enemy […]

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December 17, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To New Year’s Eve Dinners And Toasts At Restaurants In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia

Red Owl Tavern

Revelers can ring in 2015 with a tasty dinner and a glass of champagne at one of more than 50 restaurants serving up special New Year’s Eve dinners. Once again, the fireworks over the Delaware River return for two displays this year — at 6 p.m. and midnight — allowing for ample time to feast […]

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December 17, 2014

The Moo Shu Jew Show Returns To Philadelphia’s Chinatown With Big Laughs On Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24

The Moo Shu Jew Show Returns To Philadelphia's Chinatown With Big Laughs On Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24

For those who don’t celebrate Christmas, December 24 and Chinese food go together like latkes and applesauce. In this vein, comedienne Cory Kahaney presents the Moo Shu Jew Show, an evening of stand-up comedy and a sit-down Chinese meal, which returns to Chinatown’s Ocean Harbor restaurant on Christmas Eve. This year’s roster of Jewish comedians […]

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December 16, 2014

Head To The Gaslight For A Collaboration Chocolate And Comfort Food Dinner With The Franklin Fountain On Thursday, December 18

The Gaslight

Chocolate lovers, take note. This Thursday, December 18, Old City neighbors The Gaslight and Franklin Fountain will team up to create a four-course, chocolate-centric dinner. The Berley brothers — the dessert professionals behind Franklin Fountain — will make three different drinking chocolates and one chocolate ice cream, while chef Jason Cichonski will plate appropriate comfort […]

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December 15, 2014

Save The Date: Center City District Restaurant Week Returns This Winter With Deals At More Than 100 Restaurants, January 18-23 And 25-30

Zahav

It’s time to look ahead to wintertime in Philadelphia, folks. Sure, snow will be in the forecast, but so are sweet deals at more than a hundred Center City restaurants. Center City District Restaurant Week returns next month, running from January 18 to 23 and January 25 to 30. Once again, more than 100 restaurants […]

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December 15, 2014

High Street On Market Hosts A Pop-Up Master Cheese Class Tonight, Monday, December 15 With Experts Max McCalman And Tenaya Darlington

High Street On Market Hosts A Pop-Up Master Cheese Class Tonight, Monday, December 15 With Experts Max McCalman And Tenaya Darlington

Local cheese maven Tenaya Darlington, better known as Madame Fromage, meets her Maitre Fromage tonight Monday, December 15, when Max McCalman, world cheese expert and author of Mastering Cheese, The Cheese Plate and Cheese; A Connoisseur’s Guide to the World’s Best, joins her at High Street on Market for a special cheese-fueled event. Beginning at […]

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December 12, 2014

New Restaurant Alert: Chef Luke Palladino Is Set To Open His First Philadelphia Restaurant, Palladino’s, On Thursday, December 18

Palladino's

Exciting news! Another hotly anticipated restaurant will soon join the dining ranks on East Passyunk Avenue. On Thursday, December 18, Palladino’s, Chef Luke Palladino’s first Philadelphia restaurant, will open its doors at 1934 East Passyunk Avenue. Palladino’s will restore life to the space of the former Colombo’s building. Opening with daily dinner and late-night service, […]

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December 12, 2014

Opening Alert: Iron Hill Brewery’s New Ardmore Location Welcomes The Public For Brews This Sunday, December 14

Opening Alert: Iron Hill Brewery’s New Ardmore Location Welcomes The Public For Brews This Sunday, December 14

Over the years since its founding in 1996, Iron Hill Brewery has steadily built a regional empire, based on the quality of its award-winning craft beers, extensive and crowd-pleasing menus and family-friendly atmosphere. It was only a matter of time until the restaurant chain came to Ardmore. And now, with the grand opening of its […]

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December 11, 2014

Little Nonna’s Hosts Natale Di Nonna Garden Party With Holiday Specials, Visits With Santa And Plenty Of Heat Lamps, Sundays, December 14 And 21

Little Nonna's Hosts Natale Di Nonna Garden Party With Holiday Specials, Visits With Santa And Plenty Of Heat Lamps, Sundays, December 14 And 21

No need to travel over the river and through the woods to get to a grandma-worthy holiday party this season. For the next two Sunday afternoons, Little Nonna’s in Midtown Village hosts its first-ever Natale di Nonna (translation: Nonna’s — which is Italian for “grandmother” — Christmas). On Sunday, December 14 and Sunday, December 21 […]

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