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December 11, 2013

Roundup: Top Picks For Christmas Eve And Christmas Day Dinners In The Philadelphia Region For 2013

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] The holiday season is full of gift wrapping, cocktail parties, cookie swaps, tree cutting and nights of home decorating. Save some […]

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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 17, 2012

Roundup: Our Guide To The Best Places To Enjoy Dinner While Watching Open Air, Kicking Off This Thursday, September 20 At 7:30 P.M.

Dinner and a sky movie, anyone? Open Air begins September 20, which means that in just three days the night sky above the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will come to life with 24 powerful searchlights whose pattern is determined by crowd-sourced vocal recordings. It’s definitely not too early to begin planning your Open Air experience. And […]

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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 6, 2012

Philadelphia Inquirer Restaurant Critic Craig LaBan Crowns The Five Best Restaurants In Philadelphia As Vetri, Zahav, Bibou, Talula’s Table And Fountain Restaurant

As we mentioned last week, Sunday was a big day for the Philadelphia restaurant scene. Philadelphia Inquirer Restaurant Critic Craig LaBan yesterday unveiled the results of revisiting the Philadelphia region’s top restaurants for the first time in five years to see which restaurants deserve his coveted four-bell rating. A quick refresher: Craig LaBan employs a […]

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January 30, 2012

Philadelphia Inquirer Restaurant Critic Craig Laban To Name The Five Best Restaurants In Philadelphia This Sunday, February 5

Philadelphia Inquirer Restaurant Critic Craig LaBan employs a bell system for reviewing restaurants, awarding a restaurant between zero and four bells. No bells is poor; one bell is hit-or-miss; two bells is very good; three bells is excellent; and four bells is superior. And rare. Right now, there are four restaurants in Philadelphia that LaBan […]

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December 13, 2011

Roundup: Where To Eat Out For Christmas Dinner In Philadelphia; Our Top Picks For Christmas Eve Dining, Too

You’ve spent the past few weeks preparing for the holidays by wrapping presents, hanging stockings and decorating the tree, so it’s time to take a break and let some of the region’s top chefs take care of your holiday meal. From extravagant brunches to fanciful feasts, restaurants throughout the Philadelphia area will make your Christmas […]

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August 18, 2011

The Fountain At The Four Seasons To Host Three-Course Monday Night Staff Chef Dinners, Beginning September 12

Relatively speaking — meaning in comparison to the swankiest restaurants in Philly — the Fountain Restaurant of Four Seasons Philadelphia’s upcoming Monday Night Chef Series Dinners are inspiringly inexpensive. The three-course dinners, kicking off September 12 with a steak dinner from Fountain’s sous chef Joe Liberatore, will feature different staff chefs’ wildest, most delicious creations […]

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June 10, 2011

Sourcing Hyper-Locally: Just In Time For The Summer Produce Season, A Spotlight On Restaurants With On-Site Gardens

Philadelphia’s local food scene is more robust than ever. Our sibling site Philly Homegrown has all the details on local farmers, brewers, bakers, fishmongers and cheesemakers, plus Philadelphia’s locally sourced restaurants, the farmers’ markets frequented by both amateur and professional chefs and what’s in season and where you can pick it. While there are no […]

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June 9, 2011

The Fountain Restaurant At The Four Seasons To Host A Local, Sustainable Dinner, Monday, June 20

What could be more refreshing in the spring and summer season than a meal made entirely from fresh-from-the-garden finds? Fountain Restaurant at The Four Seasons is celebrating the fresh spring produce season with a special local, sustainable edition of its ongoing Monday Night Chef Series, June 20 at 7 p.m. Using all locally sourced and […]

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