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March 20, 2013

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Passover In The Greater Philadelphia Area

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Passover In The Greater Philadelphia Area

Prepare the matzo ball soup! Passover is quickly approaching. The holiday begins on Monday, March 25 and lasts until Tuesday, April 2. For those looking to avoid cooking and celebrate Passover at a restaurant in the Greater Philadelphia area, you’re in luck. We have compiled a roundup of restaurants (and one museum!) offering special Passover […]

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December 17, 2012

Roundup: Where To Partake In The Feast Of The Seven Fishes This Holiday Season In Philadelphia

Roundup: Where To Partake In The Feast Of The Seven Fishes This Holiday Season In Philadelphia

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a strong Italian tradition stemming from the Catholic faith, an event that counts down to the arrival of Jesus at midnight on Christmas Day. Traditionally, the feast happens on Christmas Eve, but now has spread to the days leading up to the night before Christmas as well. Many […]

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May 4, 2012

Spiga To Bring Modern Italian Dining To Midtown Village Beginning Saturday, May 5

Spiga To Bring Modern Italian Dining To Midtown Village Beginning Saturday, May 5

There’s a new addition to the thriving dining scene in Midtown Village. And like its counterparts Zavino, Barbuzzo and El Vez, to name a few, it unites serious food with a casual, welcoming atmosphere. Spiga, to open Saturday May 5 at 1305 Locust Street, will serve modern Italian dishes from Executive Chef Brian Wilson. The […]

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April 2, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Passover Dinner At Philadelphia Restaurants

Roundup: Top Picks For Passover Dinner At Philadelphia Restaurants

We all love eating out on holidays, but those celebrating Passover (which starts this Friday, April 6 at sundown) face a unique challenge: no leavened dough can be consumed. That means that any dish with bread or pasta (and for some, even rice and legumes) is banned, making dining out a decidedly tough affair. Fortunately, […]

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December 9, 2011

Le Castagne Offers A Free Sunday Brunch Entrée For Toy Drive Donors

Le Castagne Offers A Free Sunday Brunch Entrée For Toy Drive Donors

In the true spirit of the season, Le Castagne Ristorante is offering its customers a free Sunday brunch entrée in return for donating a new unwrapped toy for charity. Anthony Masapollo, managing partner of Le Castagne (a Sena family restaurant), wanted to give his customers a bold incentive to reward their generosity towards the 23rd […]

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August 1, 2011

The Market & Shops At Comcast Center To Host Chef Demos As A Center City Restaurant Week Teaser, August 2-23

The Market & Shops At Comcast Center To Host Chef Demos As A Center City Restaurant Week Teaser, August 2-23

We recently announced a very exciting partnership between Center City District and Philly Homegrown for this fall’s Restaurant Week, wherein each restaurant participating will showcase at least one dish that uses the bounty of vegetables, fruit, meat, poultry, seafood or herbs available in our region. As a teaser for the much-anticipated series, coming September 12-16 […]

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June 16, 2011

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Where To Celebrate Father’s Day

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Where To Celebrate Father’s Day

No Dad is the same as the next. One likes wine, one likes beer. Some like golf, some like falling asleep while the country-club clap of his favorite golf tournament lulls in the background. One likes The Mets. (Yours probably doesn’t.) The truth is, dads can be a real pain. Yes, they taught you to […]

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