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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 7, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Spots To Score A Perfect Slice Of Pie In And Around Philadelphia

Feasting on pie — double crust, lattice topped, hand pie or whoopie pie — never feels more appropriate than during the holiday season. From a slice of all-American apple to Pennsylvania Dutch-born shoofly pie, Philadelphia pastry chefs and bakers know how to fill a crust with sweet and savory fillings. This season also brings the [...]

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August 23, 2013

Roundup: Walking In Benjamin Franklin’s Footsteps In Philadelphia

With the Benjamin Franklin Museum’s grand reopening this weekend, there’s no better time than now to honor the man who created numerous inventions and institutions that are still in use today. We’ve created a Franklin-inspired roundup, housing sites that commemorate the Founding Father, like the Benjamin Franklin Museum and the Franklin Institute. Our roundup also [...]

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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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November 28, 2012

Roundup: Our Picks For The Top 10 Holiday Dates In Philadelphia

With a nip in the air and the holidays near, this is arguably the most romantic time of the year. In case you’re in need of some amatory ideas, we’ve rounded up some of the best holiday date ideas in and around Philadelphia. Some are tried-and-true seasonal favorites year after year, some may be new [...]

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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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February 23, 2012

A Roundup Of The Best Places For Brunch In Philadelphia

Weekends are made for brunching — chatting with friends, digging into a stack of syrupy pancakes, lingering over a cup of a coffee and a few refills (or maybe a few Bloody Marys). And, to be sure, it’s always sunny-side up in Philadelphia. Philly boasts a wide array of fantastic brunch options, whether you’re craving [...]

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January 26, 2012

Travel + Leisure Picks Garces Trading Company And Jones As Two Of America’s Best Brunch Spots

List-lover Travel + Leisure has given Philadelphia’s brunch scene serious cred with the inclusion of two restaurants on its recent roundup of America’s Best Brunches. Jose Garces’ Garces Trading Company and Stephen Starr’s Jones were both included in the lineup among serious national stars like New York’s Locanda Verde and Charleston’s Hominy Grill. The article [...]

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January 6, 2012

Jones Declares January “The Month Of Monkey,” Offering A Different Version Of The Restaurant’s Delicious Monkey Bread Each Weekend

Anyone who has ever brunched at Jones (who is anyone who loves brunch) knows that the signature monkey bread is the pièce de résistance of the meal. Now comes cause to rejoice, because Jones has christened January the “Month of Monkey,” meaning that every weekend this month during brunch service (Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 [...]

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December 29, 2011

Jones Toasts To New Year’s Day With A Champagne Toast At Noon

Stephen Starr’s Jones is ringing in the New Year on January 1, 2012 with a complimentary champagne toast at noon, for all those who just don’t want the celebrations to end (or perhaps can’t quite remember the first time the ball dropped for 2012; no judgement). Enjoy Jones’ delicious brunch — monkey bread, anyone? — available all morning and afternoon. And don’t let the bubbly stop with the champagne; Jones has a great brunch cocktail menu as well. Afterwards, you’ll be in a perfect location to stroll down into Historic Philadelphia or head back up to Center City. [Jones]