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December 12, 2012

Enjoy 12 Nights Of Christmas Cocktails At Square 1682, December 12-23

Join Hotel Palomar’s Square 1682 this holiday season with an advent calendar for adults during their fun promotion, 12 Nights of Christmas Cocktails. Each night leading up to Christmas day, starting tonight, December 12, will feature an expertly crafted libation from the special menu created by mixologist Chauncey Scates of Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. [...]

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November 8, 2012

Take A Prohibition Cocktail Tour Of Philadelphia With City Food Tours; National Constitution Center Visitors Get A Special Discount

In conjunction with the National Constitution Center’s American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition exhibition, City Food Tours is taking booze enthusiasts on a Prohibition-themed tour of Philadelphia. At each spot on the tour, you’ll get a taste of the drinks people were sneaking back in the day including The Southside, Al Capone’s personal [...]

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October 31, 2012

Continental Old City Presents “Local Spirit Month” This November

Upon its opening almost two decades ago, Stephen Starr’s Continental Old City strove to be considered the martini bar in Philadelphia. Their way of giving a heads up to the city that they’ve still got it: an entire month of celebrating local spirits, and serving them on the cheap. This November is “Local Spirit Month” [...]

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October 15, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Get A Taste Of Prohibition At Bars, Restaurants And Museums Throughout Philadelphia

Prohibition, the alcohol-free period in American history between 1919 and 1933, made a huge cultural impact on our nation and continues to be an influential, intriguing slice of history today. From TV shows like HBO’s Atlantic City-set Boardwalk Empire to festive 1920s celebrations around the city, the Philadelphia region toasts to Prohibition all year long. [...]

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June 8, 2012

Roundup: Where In Philadelphia To Drink A Lemon Shandy, The Perfect Warm-Weather Cocktail

As the temperatures climb into the 70s and 80s, so do our diets adjust to the changes. Root vegetables are swapped out for fresh tomatoes and ramps; mulled cocktails and dark beers for bright ales and fruity wines. To be sure, certain foods and drinks hit the spot perfectly during certain times of year. And [...]

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June 1, 2012

Franklin Mortgage Celebrates Their Third Anniversary With A Revived Cocktail Menu Of Past Favorites For The Entire Month Of June

The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co., one of Philadelphia’s first bars to introduce the ever-popular speakeasy-inspired menu and atmosphere, is celebrating their third anniversary this month. Acknowledged on “best bar” lists by Esquire, Food & Wine and GQ, the Franklin marks the milestone with nods to the past creating a throwback menu for the entire [...]

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Colin Shearn, Head Bartender At Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.
 

Check out today’s Philly 101 video to meet Colin Shearn, the master mixologist behind those delicious, award-winning sips at the Prohibition style Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. in Rittenhouse.

See Colin work his bartending magic, see inside the Franklin if you haven’t been yet and learn what delicious sandwich he likes to chow down on when he’s not chipping giant ice cube spheres or concocting quirky cocktails.

Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.
112 S. 18th Street
www.thefranklinbar.com

Chickie’s Italian Deli
1014 Federal Street
www.chickiesdeli.net

Check out today’s Philly 101 video to meet Colin Shearn, the master mixologist behind those delicious, award-winning sips at the Prohibition style Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. in Rittenhouse. See Colin work his bartending magic, see inside the Franklin if you haven’t been yet and learn what delicious sandwich he likes to chow down on [...]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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March 7, 2012

Art In The Age And Ela Team Up For A Five-Course Dinner, March 13

Jason Cichonski, Executive Chef of Ela, and Art in the Age are joining forces on Tuesday, March 13 to present a decidedly unique five course prix fixe dinner. Cichonski’s unconventional cooking methods combined with the bold flavors of AITA’s artisan spirits will make for a rather unexpected meal. Reservations are required and will be taken [...]

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February 21, 2012

Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. Is Serving A Mardi Gras-Inspired Cocktail Menu Tonight, February 21

Like New Year’s Eve and St. Patrick’s Day, Mardi Gras is one of those festive occasions when one is, shall we say, expected to imbibe a bit. So in true New Orleans fashion, where the celebration has a long-standing history, Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co., deemed one of the best bars in the country by [...]

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January 13, 2012

The Farmers Cabinet Debuts A Delicious New Winter Cocktail Menu

Phoebe Esmon, head mixologist at The Farmers Cabinet, rolled out a brand new seasonal cocktail menu last night that’s as poetic as it is delicious. “I was imagining a time when a lot more people grew their own food,” Esmon says of the prose filled menu offering libations like Spirits of Another Sort (grappa, yellow [...]

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