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December 18, 2014

Now Open: Chef Luke Palladino Debuts His First Philadelphia Restaurant On East Passyunk Avenue Today, Thursday, December 18

Palladino's

For years, diners have flocked to the South Philadelphia neighborhood of East Passyunk for its restaurants, particularly its red-gravy Italian joints. In recent years, though, a neighborhood renaissance has brought a wave of contemporary eateries that’s enticed folks to head south for not only great Italian, but also superlative contemporary cuisine. Now, a new neighbor […]

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December 17, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To New Year’s Eve Dinners And Toasts At Restaurants In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia

Red Owl Tavern

Revelers can ring in 2015 with a tasty dinner and a glass of champagne at one of more than 50 restaurants serving up special New Year’s Eve dinners. Once again, the fireworks over the Delaware River return for two displays this year — at 6 p.m. and midnight — allowing for ample time to feast […]

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December 16, 2014

Head To The Gaslight For A Collaboration Chocolate And Comfort Food Dinner With The Franklin Fountain On Thursday, December 18

The Gaslight

Chocolate lovers, take note. This Thursday, December 18, Old City neighbors The Gaslight and Franklin Fountain will team up to create a four-course, chocolate-centric dinner. The Berley brothers — the dessert professionals behind Franklin Fountain — will make three different drinking chocolates and one chocolate ice cream, while chef Jason Cichonski will plate appropriate comfort […]

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December 15, 2014

Save The Date: Center City District Restaurant Week Returns This Winter With Deals At More Than 100 Restaurants, January 18-23 And 25-30

Zahav

It’s time to look ahead to wintertime in Philadelphia, folks. Sure, snow will be in the forecast, but so are sweet deals at more than a hundred Center City restaurants. Center City District Restaurant Week returns next month, running from January 18 to 23 and January 25 to 30. Once again, more than 100 restaurants […]

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December 15, 2014

High Street On Market Hosts A Pop-Up Master Cheese Class Tonight, Monday, December 15 With Experts Max McCalman And Tenaya Darlington

High Street On Market Hosts A Pop-Up Master Cheese Class Tonight, Monday, December 15 With Experts Max McCalman And Tenaya Darlington

Local cheese maven Tenaya Darlington, better known as Madame Fromage, meets her Maitre Fromage tonight Monday, December 15, when Max McCalman, world cheese expert and author of Mastering Cheese, The Cheese Plate and Cheese; A Connoisseur’s Guide to the World’s Best, joins her at High Street on Market for a special cheese-fueled event. Beginning at […]

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December 12, 2014

New Restaurant Alert: Chef Luke Palladino Is Set To Open His First Philadelphia Restaurant, Palladino’s, On Thursday, December 18

Palladino's

Exciting news! Another hotly anticipated restaurant will soon join the dining ranks on East Passyunk Avenue. On Thursday, December 18, Palladino’s, Chef Luke Palladino’s first Philadelphia restaurant, will open its doors at 1934 East Passyunk Avenue. Palladino’s will restore life to the space of the former Colombo’s building. Opening with daily dinner and late-night service, […]

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December 11, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To Christmas Eve And Christmas Day Dinners At Restaurants Throughout Philadelphia

City Tavern

Festive food is a huge part of holiday merry-making during the holiday season. Luckily, a number of restaurants throughout the Philadelphia area are taking to the kitchens and preparing to host special dinners in celebration of Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day. Celebrate the merry holiday with a buffet, prix-fixe dinner, brunch, decadent multi-course meal, Feast […]

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December 8, 2014

The Fat Ham In University City Celebrates Its First Anniversary With An Oyster Roast On Tuesday, December 9

The Fat Ham In University City Celebrates Its First Anniversary With An Oyster Roast On Tuesday, December 9

It’s hard to believe it’s actually been a whole year since Top Chef Kevin Sbraga enlightened our lives with boiled peanut hummus, charred cabbage with pork rinds and tomato pie, and his signature hot chicken — treats that were rare in these Northern parts but seem to now be fully integrated into the Philly culinary […]

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December 3, 2014

The Gershman Y Hosts Its 12th Annual Latkepalooza With Gourmet Potato Pancakes, Sunday, December 7

The Gershman Y Hosts Its 12th Annual Latkepalooza With Gourmet Potato Pancakes, Sunday, December 7

Latkes are one of Hanukkah’s tastiest traditions, but even if you’ve been eating these deep-fried potato pancakes for years, chances are you’ve never tasted them quite like this. On Sunday, December 7, the Gershman Y hosts its 12th Annual Latkepalooza. From 2 to 4 p.m., this Broad Street meeting spot will be packed with hungry […]

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December 2, 2014

Red Owl Tavern At The Hotel Monaco Hosts A Dad’s Hat Local Rye Dinner This Wednesday, December 3

Red Owl Tavern At The Hotel Monaco Hosts A Dad’s Hat Local Rye Dinner This Wednesday, December 3

Rye whiskey is in the throes of a revival, and one of the best new-school ryes is being produced by Dad’s Hat in our very own backyard of Bucks County. Now’s the time to get acquainted with it: This Wednesday, December 3, Red Owl Tavern will pay homage to the distinctive locally made spirit. The […]

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