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February 20, 2014

Our Guide To East Passyunk Restaurant Week, Returning With Deals At 24 Restaurants Throughout The Neighborhood Corridor, February 23-March 1

Have you dined on East Passyunk Avenue’s restaurant row recently? If not, now’s the time to make a reservation and head to South Philly. This Sunday, February 23, East Passyunk Restaurant Week returns for its second year with deals on meals at 24 participating restaurants through Saturday, March 1. Depending on the restaurant, the tab [...]

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April 15, 2013

East Passyunk Avenue To Celebrate Being One Of The 10 Best Foodie Streets In America With A Neighborhood-Wide Happy Hour On Wednesday, April 17

East Passyunk Avenue is thrilled to have been named one of the 10 Best Foodie Streets in America by Food & Wine Magazine this May and they’re showing it. This Saturday, the Avenue celebrated with its biggest Second Saturday ever. And now the Avenue is celebrating with a special neighborhood-wide happy hour on April 17 [...]

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April 10, 2013

Food And Wine Magazine Awards East Passyunk Avenue A Spot On Its List Of 10 Best Foodie Streets In America

Awesome accolades keep rolling in for Philly food. Most recently, East Passyunk Avenue snagged a spot on Food and Wine magazine’s list of the 10 Best Foodie Streets In America in the May 2013 issue, which hit newsstands this week. East Passyunk keeps good company with the likes of other terrific thoroughfares like Bedford Avenue [...]

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February 5, 2013

Indulge In The Great Food Of East Passyunk At Their First-Ever Restaurant Week, Sunday, February 24-Saturday, March 2

Center City district’s restaurant week may be over for the winter, but we have exciting news… East Passyunk is serving up the tastes of South Philly at their first-ever restaurant week. East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District is providing hungry attendees with their choice of a tasty meal at 21 participating restaurants. Depending on the [...]

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January 31, 2013

Rittenhouse Tavern Hosts The Second Chef Collaboration Between Nick Elmi, Chris Kearse, Lee Styer and Jon Cichon, Monday, February 4

Last month kicked off the first of a four-part chef collaboration series between Chris Kearse of Will BYOB, Lee Styer of Fond, Nick Elmi of Rittenhouse Tavern and Lacroix’sJon Cichon to showcase their astounding culinary talents and strength. The executive chefs will rotate kitchens once a month through April and team up to prepare a [...]

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September 18, 2012

Uwishunu’s Guide To Philadelphia BYOBs — South Philly Edition

This is the fourth in a series of posts that rounds up our top picks for “Bring Your Own Bottle” restaurants, or BYOBs, in Philadelphia, categorized by neighborhood. Have you been following along with our new Guide to BYOBs? So far, we’ve posted top picks for BYOBs in Center City, West of Broad; Center City, [...]

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February 22, 2012

James Beard Award Semifinalists Announced: Philadelphia Nabs An Impressive 16 Total Nominations

The 2012 James Beard Award Semifinalists have officially been announced, and Philadelphia is representing in a big way. Tashan, The Farm and Fisherman and Zeppoli are all in the running for Best New Restaurant. We have four nominees for Best Chef Midatlantic: Pierre Calmels of Bibou; David Gilberg of Koo Zee Doo; Konstantinos Pitsillides of [...]

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February 17, 2011

James Beard Award Semifinalists Announced: Philadelphia Garners 16 Nominations Led By Jose Garces And Marc Vetri Up For Outstanding Chef

The James Beard Foundation has released its 2011 Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists, and Philadelphia snagged a whopping 16 nominations. Check out who’s in the running for an “Oscar of the food world”: Best New Restaurant: • Amis • Barbuzzo Outstanding Chef • Jose Garces, Amada • Marc Vetri, Vetri Rising Star Chef Of The [...]

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March 26, 2010

East Passyunk Avenue Spotlighted in This Sunday’s New York Times Travel Section

The New York Times visits East Passyunk Avenue in this Sunday’s Travel Section and it’s a great feature. The article talks about the recent growth, citing “an influx of fresh, hipster-ready cafes and boutiques with friendly, low-pressure service.” The piece then takes a quick tour of the avenue, stopping at places like Metro Men’s Clothing, [...]

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March 19, 2010

Fond Reveals New Spring Appetizers, Entrées Coming Soon

Our friends over at Mealticket report that Fond, a great BYOB on East Passyunk, is revamping its dinner menu for the Spring season. You may recall that Fond was recently praised in the Washington Post, along with Meme and Koo Zee Doo. You can read more about that, here. Right now, only the appetizer selection [...]

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