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April 7, 2014

Cuba Libre Celebrates National Empanada Day With $1 Empanadas On April 8 And The Chance To Win A Year Of Free Empanadas During A Month-Long Contest

Empanadas are the hot dish this month at Cuba Libre in Old City. All month long, .50 cents of every empanada sold will be donated to Philabundance, a local organization that aims to combat hunger in the Delaware Valley. On Tuesday, April 8, or National Empanada Day, Cuba Libre dishes out the good stuff at [...]

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November 25, 2013

Cuba Libre Hosts A Filipino Pop-Up Dinner In Support Of Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan In Old City Tonight, Monday, November 25

Tonight, a one-night-only Filipino feast at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar gives Philadelphians an opportunity to aid victims of Typhoon Haiyan by simply going out to dinner. Now known as one of the most powerful tropical storm systems to ever make landfall, the typhoon that hit the Philippines just earlier this month continues to [...]

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October 10, 2013

Roundup: Where To Extend The Outdoor Dining Season In Philadelphia At Restaurants With Heat Lamps Or Fire Pits

Here at Uwishunu, we really love outdoor dining. From sidewalk seating and open air courtyards to rooftop bars and beer gardens, we just really, really like to dine and hang out outdoors whenever the opportunity presents itself. So spring, summer and fall are three seasons that are near and dear to our hearts. And while, [...]

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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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September 21, 2012

Uwishunu’s Top Picks For The Best Brunch In Philadelphia, Fall 2012

With the start of the fall season, we thought it was a good time to revisit our roundup of the best brunches in Philadelphia. There are a slew of new brunch offerings on offer in Philadelphia, and some tweaks to brunch standbys that are definitely worth sharing. We want to make sure you’re well-equipped for [...]

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August 16, 2012

Tonight Picks: Night Market In Mt. Airy, Third Thursdays In Chestnut Hill, Wiffleball At Eastern State Penitentiary, Baltimore Dollar Stroll And More

[Summer nights in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] Tonight’s weather forecasts say it’ll [...]

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May 14, 2012

Cuba Libre To Host Its Second Pop-Up Paladar Dinner With Guest Cuban Chef Alain Rivera Santana, June 19-21

The hugely popular Pop-Up Paladar dinner series at Cuba Libre returns to the Old City restaurant and rum bar for a second three-day installment, Tuesday, June 19-Thursday, June 21. “It’s been our mission to bring our guests closer to Cuban culture, and it’s amazing to see them truly embrace it,” shares Chef Guillermo Pernot, a [...]

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March 23, 2012

Cuba Libre To Open “Empanada Alley,” A New Late-Night Outdoor To-Go Spot In Old City, This April

UPDATE: We just received word that Empanada Alley will no longer happen, due to neighborhood concerns. But follow Empanada Alley on Twitter for more information about appearances at the upcoming Night Markets and other locations. One of the city’s best spots for delicious, authentic empanadas, Old City’s Cuba Libre, is celebrating National Empanada Day with [...]

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January 12, 2012

Tonight Picks: Pop-Up Paladare At Cuba Libre, Social Media Discussion At The National Constitution Center, Theatre Confetti Relaunch And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Our top picks for weeknight [...]

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January 10, 2012

Cuba Libre To Host “Pop-Up Paladares,” With Notable Havana Chefs Cooking Alongside Chef Guillermo Pernot

James Beard Award-winning Chef-Partner Guillermo Pernot of Old City’s Cuba Libre is thrilled to announce “Pop-up Paladares,” a series of dinners named after Cuba’s popular restaurants set inside a chef’s own home. The Pop-up Paladares will feature Havana’s most notable chefs. Chef Guillermo Pernot recently visited Cuba where he met and cooked with a bunch [...]

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