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October 24, 2014

A Guide To Day Of The Dead Celebrations In Philadelphia: Festivals And Special Events At Museums, Restaurants, Bars And Beyond

Gear up for a fiesta, Philadelphia! Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, arrives in Philadelphia with a slew of festive happenings. Officially, Day of the Dead begins on Thursday, October 31 with All Hallows’ Eve and runs through Sunday, November 2 when it ends with All Souls’ Day, but lucky for us, […]

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April 9, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Passover Dinners In And Around Philadelphia

L’Chaim! Prepare the matzo ball soup, Passover begins on Monday, April 14 and continues through Tuesday, April 22. Don’t feel like cooking? No worries, since many restaurants in the area celebrate Passover with classic takes — and modern twists — on the holiday meal. Zahav serves up a sure-to-be-delicious feast with classic items like a […]

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October 30, 2013

Roundup: Day Of The Dead Celebrations At Bars, Restaurants And Museums In Philadelphia

Celebrate Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, this week and weekend at any one of a number of museums, bars and restaurants hosting themed events to spread the spirit. Indulge in traditional meals (did we see brain on the menu?), create masterpieces at craft workshops, enjoy drink specials at numerous bars and […]

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October 22, 2013

Now Open: Taqueria Feliz Brings The Flavors Of Mexican Street Food To Main Street Manayunk

As of Sunday, October 20, Manayunk’s Main Street has a bright new destination for tasty contemporary Mexican in Taqueria Feliz. Tacos, enchiladas and tortas — done authentically, but with modern twists — are the basis of this casual third spot for restaurant partners Brian Sirhal and Tim Spinner, who both spent time in the restaurants […]

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March 20, 2013

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Passover In The Greater Philadelphia Area

Prepare the matzo ball soup! Passover is quickly approaching. The holiday begins on Monday, March 25 and lasts until Tuesday, April 2. For those looking to avoid cooking and celebrate Passover at a restaurant in the Greater Philadelphia area, you’re in luck. We have compiled a roundup of restaurants (and one museum!) offering special Passover […]

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March 19, 2013

EATS Philly: Two Kitchens/Two Countries, A Culinary Fundraiser Benefitting Healthy Eating, April 23

On Tuesday, April 23 from 6 to 9 p.m., a number of notable Philly chefs will battle it out to create the top global street food-inspired dishes during Eat Along the Street (E.A.T.S.) Philly 2013 , a festive event spearheaded by Chef Moon Krapugthong of Manayunk’s Chabaa Thai and Yanako. Participating chefs include Aimee Olexy […]

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December 14, 2012

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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October 22, 2012

Halloween In Philadelphia: Our Top Picks For Celebrating Halloween Night, Wednesday, October 31

Note: In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there’s a chance that some of the fright fests might no longer be happening or will be changing dates, so be sure to call and double-check before you head out that the event of your choice is still going down. You can also follow #OpenInPHL on Twitter. Whether […]

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July 26, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Late-Night Deals For Good Eats And Drinks At Philadelphia Restaurants

Whether after a long day of work or amidst an evening of summer revelry, there’s nothing like a good late-night bite. That’s especially true when it’s paired with a great drink, no matter if your evening is winding down or just getting started. As folks who often get off work late themselves, plenty of chefs […]

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April 2, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Passover Dinner At Philadelphia Restaurants

We all love eating out on holidays, but those celebrating Passover (which starts this Friday, April 6 at sundown) face a unique challenge: no leavened dough can be consumed. That means that any dish with bread or pasta (and for some, even rice and legumes) is banned, making dining out a decidedly tough affair. Fortunately, […]

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