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January 15, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, Fireside Dining Around Town, Alsace Dinner At Bistrot La Minette And More

Wednesday evenings bring discounted admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art with its pay-what-you-wish Wednesday event. Explore the galleries within the main building, take part in crafts, yoga, art films, themed tours and more, all included in the pay-what-you-wish price. Plus, with an evening low in the upper-30s, it’s a great evening to enjoy a […]

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January 8, 2014

Tonight Picks: Fireside Dining Across The City, Opening Reception For Art In City Hall’s Eco+Fashion Exhibition, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Art Museum And More

The light at the end of the polar vortex tunnel may be visible (40 degrees on Friday and 50 degrees on Saturday!), but this evening, the raw weather is still going strong. Don’t let the cold weather scare you away, stay warm next to a toasty fireplace at numerous bars and restaurants in the region. […]

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January 3, 2014

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Fireside Dining At Bars And Restaurants In Philadelphia

Ready for a winter warmer, Philadelphia? Chilly, snowy weather leaves us longing for warm meals and even warmer environs. With just a little planning, a cozy fireside seat at a Philadelphia dining destination can be easily had. Escape the chill and snuggle up by the fire at any of the numerous bars and restaurants around […]

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November 29, 2012

Devil’s Den To Welcome In Winter With Its Annual “Light My Fire” Party, Saturday, December 1

With this weekend bringing the beginning of December, it’s the most wonderful time of the year to cozy up by the fireplace. Round up your dates, friends and families and head out to Devil’s Den in South Philly to watch the hearth light up for the first time all season. For the fourth year in […]

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January 4, 2012

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Fireside Dining At Bars And Restaurants In Philadelphia

Colder weather means warmer meals, and with a little planning, fireside tables or by-the-firepit seating. Escape the chill and snuggle up by the fire at any of the handful of bars and restaurants around the city that offer it. Check out our top picks: • The Dandelion: Where better to enjoy British pub fare — […]

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November 11, 2011

Frankford Hall Gets Ready For Cooler Temps With A New Chef, A Delicious New Burger Menu, A Roaring Outdoor Fire Pit, Happy Hour, Ping Pong, Jenga And Lots Of Amazing Beers

How do you take one of the best new summertime bars in the city and improve upon it for the winter? Try bringing in a new head chef, adding some ridiculously delicious burgers to the menu, installing enough auxiliary heating to comfortably warm 200 outdoor seats, and making sure to keep the awesome happy hour […]

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November 2, 2011

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

Here at Uwishunu, we’re obviously big fans of outdoor dining. It’s an awesome amenity and Philadelphia does a great job with it. But now that summer and early fall have passed, it makes outdoor dining a little more challenging. However, it’s by no means out of the question. You can still enjoy a little outdoor […]

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November 1, 2011

Hawthornes Cafe Celebrates Its Annual Fireplace Lighting With “The Great Pumpkin Beer Dinner,” November 13

While it may be too late to go door-to-door collecting candy, Hawthornes in South Philly is keeping the autumnal party rocking with the return of its Great Pumpkin Beer Event on Sunday, November 13. This four course/five beer pairing dinner stars everyone’s favorite squash. The menu includes pancetta and sage with butternut squash puree, pear […]

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January 4, 2011

Roundup: Fireside Dining At Restaurants In Philadelphia

Colder weather means warmer meals — hot chocolate, chicken pot pie, mac and cheese — and with a little planning, fireside tables. Snuggle up by the fireplace at any of the handful of restaurants around the city that offer it. See our top picks below: • Marigold Kitchen: Nestled on a quiet, tree-lined block of […]

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