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October 16, 2014

Now Open: Brigantessa, The New Tavern And Pizzeria From The Team Behind Le Virtù Debuts On East Passyunk Avenue

Loading View on Instagram The team behind East Passyunk neighborhood darling Le Virtù has now opened Neapolitan pizzeria Brigantessa, adding to the already awesome local pizza scene. Neapolitan pizza is more than a hobby in Italy — it’s the law. Now, with this week’s opening of Brigantessa, Chef-Owner Joe Cicala of Le Virtù brings true, […]

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October 16, 2014

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House Celebrates The Return Of Stone Crabs To Its Menu, Friday, October 17

In the age of fleeting seafood supplies, it can be challenging to find a delicious sustainable option in restaurants. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House on Chestnut Street has it covered with the annual influx of stone crab claws. The Philly outpost of the national chain of meateries will soon launch the official beginning of […]

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October 15, 2014

PHeaSt Unites Philly’s Best Chefs and Growers for an Evening of Farm-Fresh Food, Friday, October 17

If you’re a fine food aficionado in Philadelphia, here’s an event you can’t miss. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) brings back its popular culinary event, PHeaSt for the third year. From 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, October 17, the PHS warehouse at the Navy Yard will be transformed into a culinary fan’s dream. This […]

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October 14, 2014

Townsend Teams Up With South African Winemaker Ken Forrester For A One-Night-Only Wine Dinner, Monday, October 20

In its relatively short existence, Townsend on East Passyunk has made a name for itself as a wine-lovers’ restaurant with a serious beverage program courtesy of sommelier Lauren Harris. On Monday, October 20, the French-inspired bistro will cater to that demographic, with a special wine pairing dinner featuring the South African winemaker Ken Forrester. The […]

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October 13, 2014

Paris Bistro In Chestnut Hill Launches Le Buck-A-Shuck Lundi And Dinner Service Tonight, Monday, October 13

Starting tonight Monday, October 13, Al Paris’ eponymous Bistro enlivens the most neglected day of the week with brand new dinner service. Not only that, but the restaurant, bar and jazz cafe in the Chestnut Hill Hotel also now introduces Le-Buck-A-Shuck Lundi — that’s French for “reasonably priced oysters on a night when you are […]

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October 10, 2014

Go On The Taste Of Rittenhouse Food Crawl To Score Eats At Six Neighborhood Restaurants For $20, This Sunday, October 12

The Rittenhouse neighborhood was practically made for meandering, and this Sunday, October 12, you can ramble through Rittenhouse in the pursuit of one of the neighborhood’s other attributes: great food. Six Rittenhouse-area eateries have teamed up to host Taste of Rittenhouse, a casual food crawl and a sweet deal. For just $20 per person, scoop […]

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October 9, 2014

The High Steaks Cheesesteak And Cocktail Competition Returns To Sansom Street For Its Annual Block Party, This Sunday, October 12

Celebrate five-years of Square 1682 at the Hotel Palomar at an afternoon block party featuring a cheesesteak and cocktail competition this Sunday, October 12. From 1 to 4 p.m., the annual High Steaks: Great Philly Cheesesteak Challenge and Cocktail Competition brings together a number of the city’s top chefs and bartenders for a day of […]

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October 8, 2014

Coming Soon: Restauranteurs Michael and Jeniphur Pasquarello Set To Open Kensington Quarters In Fishtown This Fall

Autumn brings school days, cooler weather and — invariably in Philly — delicious new restaurants to add to your must-try list. Happy news for Fishtown: Kensington Quarters, the eagerly anticipated fourth venture from Michael and Jeniphur Pasquarello (Bufad, Prohibition Taproom and Café Lift), is getting close to opening, aiming for a late-October or early-November debut. […]

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October 6, 2014

Snag Reservations At Top Tables Using Zurvu, A New Online Reservation Service That Recently Debuted In Philadelphia

It’s no secret that getting a table at some of Philly’s hottest restaurants (we’re looking at you, Fork and Sbraga) is not always a simple task. Luckily, Zurvu, an online reservation service that promises to get guests in-demand tables at top restaurants, recently expanded to Philadelphia. Current participating restaurants include Will BYOB,, Fork, Sbraga […]

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October 2, 2014

Nick’s Roast Beef Serves Up Bacon-y Dishes, Fall Beers And More During The Second Annual Bacon And Beer Fest, Saturday, October 4

Bacon and beer. ’Nuf said. Nick’s Roast Beef in Old City hosts its Second Annual Bacon and Beer Fest this Saturday, October 4. From 4 to 8 p.m., the eatery will serve up bacon-centric menu items like the ground bacon burger, bacon nachos, bacon-crusted cheesecake, pumpkin bacon brownies and more. hese dishes will be paired […]

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