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July 18, 2014

The Inaugural Night Out Restaurant Week Brings Dining Deals To Penn’s Landing, Northern Liberties And Fishtown Restaurants, August 1-10

Mark your calendars, Philadelphia! The first-ever Night Out Restaurant Week, organized by SugarHouse Casino, brings lunch and dinner deals to more than a dozen restaurants along Penn’s Landing, in Fishtown and Northern Liberties. Depending on the restaurant, fill up on $10 or $20 lunches and $25 or $35 dinners. Visit Bar Ferdinand for a $35 […]

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July 18, 2014

Uber Ice Cream Trucks Return To Philadelphia Today, July 18, With On-Demand Ice Cream Trucks From 11 A.M. To 5 P.M.

Have you ever dreamed of summoning an ice cream truck to your doorstep? Thanks to Uber, today you can. Today, Friday, July 18, score sweet treats on demand via Uber Philadelphia thanks to a global one-day-only blitz that adds ice cream trucks as an option on Uber’s smartphone app, which usually offers on-demand town cars […]

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July 17, 2014

Gunners Run At The Piazza At Schmidt’s Debuts A New Chef, New Menu And New Friday Specials This Summer

Four years in, Northern Liberties pub Gunners Run is getting a re-do. New chef and general manager Tim Bennett (formerly of Marmont) has retooled the menu at the Piazza-bordering hangout in an appealing American/European/Southern blend with plenty of vegan and vegetarian options. At the eating level, that means fried pickles with house remoulade or buttermilk […]

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July 17, 2014

Old City Launches Its First-Ever Restaurant Week With Dining Deals At More Than 25 Neighborhood Restaurants, July 20-27

Seeking a sweet summer dining deal? No sweat. The first-ever Old City Restaurant Week kicks off eight days of bargains this Sunday, July 20. Running July 20-27, the debut year of this Old City District dining event includes deals on meals at 28 neighborhood restaurants. Starting this weekend, diners can score a three-course lunch or […]

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July 16, 2014

Our Complete Guide To The Oval, The Awesome Pop-Up Public Park On The Parkway Launching Its Summer Season July 16-August 17, With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Art Installation And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval summer season has returned for 2014. After an awesome run in 2013, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval has once again […]

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July 15, 2014

The Philadelphia Zoo’s Adults-Only Summer Ale Festival Returns With Local Craft Breweries And Food Truck Favorites, Saturday, July 19

Ninety-nine percent of the time, the Philadelphia Zoo is filled with awestruck youngsters and their parents taking in the awesome array of animals on display. On Saturday night, July 19, though, this historic institution closes its doors to kids for a once-a-year, adults-only experience. From 6:30 to 10 p.m., the zoo hosts its 6th Annual […]

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July 14, 2014

Reminder: University City Dining Days Return With Three-Course Dinner Deals At More Than 20 Restaurants, July 17-27

Get ready to feast, Philadelphia. University City Dining Days return for its 10th-year of seriously delicious eats. From July 17 through 27, more than two dozen University City restaurants open their door to deal-seekers and serve up three-course meals. Depending on the restaurant, meals ring in at $15, $25 or $35 price points. Visit chef […]

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July 14, 2014

The Third Annual Dog Days Of Summer Cook-Off Heats Up The Historic Shambles At Headhouse Square, Saturday, July 19

In the mood for a frankfurter? How about 20? On Saturday, July 19, 20 of the area’s top restaurants and food trucks will compete for the title of Top Grill Master during the Third Annual Dog Days of Summer Cook-Off. And the medium of choice: hot dogs! The action takes place just off of South […]

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July 14, 2014

Ambler Restaurant Week Returns With Lunch And Dinner Prix-Fixe Deals At More Than A Dozen Restaurants, July 14-21

Back by popular demand, Ambler will host its own Restaurant Week in honor of its growing realm of diverse restaurants starting today, Monday, July 14 and running through Monday, July 21. The definition of a small town, Ambler covers less than one square mile, but despite its diminutive size, it’s amazingly complete, with a host […]

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July 14, 2014

The R2L Summer Harvest Dinner Series Continues With A Showcase Of Birchrun Hills Farm, Tuesday, July 15

The summer harvest just keeps on giving at R2L, where a summer dinner series that revels in local farm product resumes on Tuesday, July 15. The Birchrun Hills Farm edition of the Summer Harvest will, naturally, make use of the producer’s signature dairy products. On the menu: Crudités and Dungeoness crab with Fat Cat butter; […]

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