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November 21, 2013

Tonight Picks: Beaujolais Nouveau Day In Midtown Village And Other Neighborhoods, The Hunger Games Early Premiere At The Franklin Institute, Food Fight Fundraiser For Fairmount And More

Happy almost weekend, Philadelphia! The city is abuzz with Thursday night events (and lots of wine) to help start your weekend a little early. Today marks the annual wine celebration, Beaujolais Nouveau Day, a holiday toasting to a light, fruity wine from the Beaujolais region in France that is released for sale after being fermented […]

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August 12, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Mexican, Spanish, Central American, South American Dining In Philadelphia

Craving a tart margarita or spicy platter of mole poblano? Satisfy your urge for dishes hailing from Mexico, Spain, Central America, South America and beyond with a visit to one of the region’s many renowned Latin restaurants. From trendy Nuevo Latino restaurants in Center City to neighborhood stalwarts that have been serving up traditional delicacies […]

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April 29, 2013

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo At El Vez’s Thirteenth Street Takeover Featuring Tons Of Food, Drinks And Live Music, Sunday, May 5

Practice your best “gracias!” and get ready for this year’s 13th Street Cinco de Mayo block party. On Sunday, May 5 from noon to 9 p.m., El Vez is set to convert the block of 13th and Sansom streets in to an merry outdoor fiesta. The smells and tastes of Mexico will fill 13th Street […]

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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 24, 2012

The Historical Society Of Pennsylvania Invites You To Explore The History Of Cocktails With “A Shaken And Stirred Evening,” Thursday, September 27

How’s this for an intriguing event title: “A Shaken and Stirred Evening: How the American Cocktail Went Global”? On Thursday, September 27, hosted by the Young Friends of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, guests will trace the history of cocktails from the ubiquitous rum punch of the 17th century all the way to the flirtini […]

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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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September 4, 2012

Deal Feed: Starr Restaurants Are Serving Up Back-To-School Specials Throughout September

Starr Restaurant Organization has come up with half a dozen reasons to have some added fun in September with a slew of back-to-school specials to enjoy before sharpening those pencils. Check it out: • Frankford Hall: The Fishtown beer garden makes traveling a bit more affordable as they pass out free Septa tokens — lunch money for the […]

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May 2, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Cinco De Mayo Celebrations Around Philadelphia

Observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride, Cinco de Mayo, much like every other holiday, is welcomed with festive food, music and even more festive beverages on May 5. Here we’ve roped in our tops picks for señors and señoritas to throw back brews, bites and everything blanco around […]

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July 19, 2011

Roundup: Our Guide To How To Beat The Heat In Philadelphia; Frozen Treats, Cold Drinks, Water Sports And More

We’re in the midst of what is going to turn into a very hot, week-long heat wave, which means it may get a little too hot for some of your normal summertime activities. So to fill the void, we’ve put together a quick survival guide with some top picks for the best ways to stay […]

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May 5, 2011

Happy Cinco De Mayo: Our Top Picks For Where To Celebrate

Get your margarita on today to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Philadelphia bars and restaurants, of both the Mexican variety and otherwise, are hosting fiestas that include irresistible drink specials, delicious snacks, spicy music and much more. Check out a few top picks for where to celebrate, below: • Cantina dos Segundos and Cantina Los Caballitos: […]

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