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August 28, 2014

More Love For Philly’s Food Scene: East Passyunk’s Restaurants Receives Dining Nods From USA Today

The East Passyunk neighborhood continues to bring in the accolades as USA Today toasts the neighborhood’s killer dining scene in a piece from August 26 entitled Philly’s Passyunk Ave. Evolves into Dining Destination. USA Today’s Robert DiGiacomo put the spotlight on some of the neighborhood’s best restaurants while also mentioning its Italian history and the […]

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August 14, 2014

Chhaya Cafe In East Passyunk To Move To A Larger Location With Modern Updates, Expanded Menu Options And More On Thursday, August 21

Chhaya Cafe, one of East Passyunk’s well-loved breakfast joints, is set to open the doors to a double-in-size new location later this month. Located just steps from its former (now closed) location, Chhaya Cafe will fill a storefront at 1817-19 East Passyunk Avenue as of Thursday, August 21. The new location promises capacity for 50 […]

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August 6, 2014

Tonight Picks: Restaurant Week In Fishtown, Northern Liberties And Penn’s Landing, Center City Sips, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, Summer Concert At The Penn Museum And More

Wednesday nights kick off the week’s programming at The Oval, the popular pop-up park on the Parkway. Tonight, enjoy the beer garden, a bocce league, Tai Chi class and more. Tonight, take advantage of super summer deals all around town. Restaurant Week deals fill more than a dozen restaurants in Northern Liberties, Fishtown and Penn’s […]

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July 25, 2014

Weekend Picks: Visit Philly Beer Garden Series At Spruce Street Harbor Park, East Passyunk Car Show And Street Festival, Free Movie Screenings, Final Days Of Old City Restaurant Week And University City Dining Days, XPoNential Music Festival And More

If there was ever a night made to check out a beer garden, tonight is that night. It’s absolutely beautiful outside — sunny, clear and completely humidity-free. Luckily, the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series is heading back to one of the standout stars of the Philadelphia’s summer attractions: the amazing Spruce Street Harbor Park at […]

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July 24, 2014

Reminder: The East Passyunk Car Show And Street Festival Hits South Philadelphia This Sunday, July 27 Starting At 11 A.M.

This weekend marks the annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival, a festival promising classic cars, alfresco drinks and eats, shopping, music and more. On Sunday, July 27, head to the neighborhood for a full day, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., of family-friendly fun. In the case of rain, the Car Show and […]

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July 22, 2014

Paradiso Restaurant Puts Roof-To-Table Honey On The Menu With The Bee Dinner, This Wednesday, July 23

Chef Lynn Rinaldi has long been an advocate for the honeybee — her East Passyunk neighborhood restaurant and wine bar Paradiso houses some 200,000 bees on its rooftop, alongside the heirloom carrots, tomatoes, herbs and another vegetables Rinaldi cultivates for her hyperlocal Italian cookery. On Wednesday July 23, her kitchen will incorporate this sweet and […]

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July 18, 2014

Save The Date: The East Passyunk Car Show And Street Festival Returns For Its 9th Year, Next Sunday, July 27

Get ready to start your engines, Philadelphia, next Sunday, July 27, more than 140 classic cars, motorcycles and trucks are making their annual pit stop at the ninth-annual East Passyunk Car Show and Street Festival, a fun summer festival for all. Stroll the avenue as some of the most impressive cars on the road line […]

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July 8, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To Bastille Day Festivals, Events And Dinners In And Around Philadelphia

Happy Bastille Day, Philadelphia. In celebration of the storming of the historic Bastille in Paris, an event that fueled the French Revolution, Philadelphia attractions, bars and restaurants host events perfect for raising a beret to the holiday during block parties, bar crawls, food and drink specials and much more. Bastille Day is officially Monday, July […]

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July 7, 2014

Townsend Hosts A Five-Course Three-Way Wine And Cheese Dinner On Thursday, July 17

What’s French fare without some wine, cheese and a little double entendre? Chef Townsend Wentz will be indulging in all of the above at his recently opened eponymous East Passyunk restaurant, Townsend. Chef Townsend, who trained with the locally renowned chef Jean-Marie Lacroix for more than 10 years before striking out on his own, embraces […]

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May 28, 2014

East Passyunk Avenue Craft Beer Day And Italian National Day Festival Return To South Philly This Sunday, June 1

The spirit of Philly Beer Week flows through town starting this Friday, May 30, and on Sunday, June 1, South Philly kicks off its Beer Week festivities in earnest with a craft beer bar crawl and blowout block party. Starting at 11 a.m., East Passyunk Avenue welcomes ale aficionados for a full 16-hour day of […]

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