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February 5, 2014

Tonight Picks: Root For Local Chef Nicholas Elmi On The Top Chef Season Finale, Chinese New Year Dinner Specials, Great Voyages Lecture Series At The Penn Museum And More

Tonight Picks: Root For Local Chef Nicholas Elmi On The Top Chef Season Finale, Chinese New Year Dinner Specials, Great Voyages Lecture Series At The Penn Museum And More

Tonight, local chef Nicholas Elmi of the relatively-new Laurel BYOB on East Passyunk Avenue cooks up a storm on national television in hopes of taking home the title of Top Chef. Cheer on the Philly chef as he aims to bring home the gold — the show is slated to begin at 10 p.m. Also […]

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January 22, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Chinese New Year Celebrations In Chinatown And Beyond, January And February 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Chinese New Year Celebrations In Chinatown And Beyond, January And February 2014

This year’s Chinese New Year parades into town on Friday, January 31 and ushers in a slew of super-festive events before and after the holiday. In all corners of the city, traditional Chinese performances, educational experiences and food-centric events take the spotlight during the upcoming weeks in honor of the Lunar New Year. This year […]

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August 14, 2013

Tonight Picks: Enjoy The Gorgeous Weather At A Free Concert In Rittenhouse Square, The PHS Pop-Up Garden, The Oval And More

Tonight Picks: Enjoy The Gorgeous Weather At A Free Concert In Rittenhouse Square, The PHS Pop-Up Garden, The Oval And More

If you haven’t spent some time outside today, or even if you have, it’s time to get out there. Without an ounce of humidity in the air, tonight’s weather should be merely perfect. A number of alfresco happenings are tap for this evening, like Philadelphia Weekly’s annual (and super popular!) summer concerts in Rittenhouse Square, […]

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August 12, 2013

Buddakan Presents Guests With Fine Italian Sparkling Wines And Small Plates At Its Tasting Series, This Wednesday, August 14

Buddakan Presents Guests With Fine Italian Sparkling Wines And Small Plates At Its Tasting Series, This Wednesday, August 14

This week, spice up your normal plans with a special (and tasty) event at Buddakan. This Wednesday, August 14, from 5 to 7 p.m., Buddakan presents guests with a variety of sparkling wines fresh from Italy. Learn about Prosecco and Franciacorta — Italy’s two most popular sparkling wines through a series of tastings. Three varieties […]

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December 14, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Enjoy New Year’s Eve Dinner In Philadelphia

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Enjoy New Year's Eve Dinner In Philadelphia

Ring in the New Year at Philadelphia’s top restaurants with dinner specials, festive celebrations and champagne toasts. This year is extra-flexible with the return of two sets of (free!) fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront, at 6 p.m. and midnight. Enjoy the 6 p.m. show with kids, or not, followed by dinner and a […]

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January 13, 2011

Center City Restaurant Week Spotlight: Best Picks For Lunch

Center City Restaurant Week is January 16th to 21st and January 23rd to 28th. (Photo courtesy Buddakan)

Center City Restaurant Week begins this Sunday, January 16th to 21st and continues January 23rd to 28th. We’ve been creating mini guides to help you determine where to eat (check out the Fine Italian Dining roundup and Star Chefs roundup). You can also defer to Zagat’s list of 10 Hottest Restaurant Week Reservations. Today, we […]

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December 20, 2010

Roundup: Christmas Dinner Options At Philadelphia Restaurants

Let someone else roast, carve and serve the Christmas Dinner turkey. (Credit: iStockPhoto)

Looking to indulge in a Christmas feast without worrying about grocery lines, cooking, and dish-cleaning? Leave those chores to the professionals and enjoy a delicious Christmas Day meal at some of Philadelphia’s top restaurants. Check out a few of our picks: [Note: All Jose Garces restaurants and 13th Street Restaurant Group (Lolita, Barbuzzo, Bindi, etc.) […]

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May 27, 2010

From Philly 360: GPTMC and The Roots at Buddakan in New York City

From Philly 360: GPTMC and The Roots at Buddakan in New York City

Tuesday evening, GPTMC hosted a special media event at Buddakan NYC and was accompanied by Philly musical icons, The Roots. Check out our sister site, Philly 360°, to view some great photos of the event and watch a special video message from The Roots’ ?uestlove and Black Thought. [Philly 360°]

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December 22, 2009

Photo of the Day: Dine Beneath the Golden Buddha at Stephen Starr’s Buddakan

Photo of the Day: Dine Beneath the Golden Buddha at Stephen Starr's Buddakan

Buddakan [gophila.com]

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