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November 18, 2014

A Guide To Beaujolais Nouveau Day Celebrations At Restaurants, Bars And Shops In Philadelphia On Thursday, November 20

French-inspired parties bring a little je ne sais quoi to Philadelphia this Thursday, November 20, as a slew of bars, restaurants and shops celebrate the worldwide wine fête known as Beaujolais Nouveau Day. All around the world, wine-lovers gather to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau — a French wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais […]

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August 26, 2014

Lolita In Midtown Village Launches New Lunch Service Wednesday, August 27 And Celebrates With Free Tacos Today, Noon-2 P.M.

Midtown magnates Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran reopened their flagship restaurant Lolita this past spring after a complete renovation — there’s a fresh layout, an updated menu and a shiny new liquor license, transforming the formerly BYOB eatery into a fully equipped modern Mexican bar and restaurant. Now, to complement the dinner and late-night offerings, […]

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August 6, 2014

Celebrate Summer With Three Days Of Seafood Specials At Chef Marcie Turney And Valerie Safran’s 13th Street Restaurants, August 10-12

Sure, the siren call of Jersey shore may be beckoning this month, but spending August in the city doesn’t have to mean giving up the flavors of the sea. The mavens of 13th Street, Chef Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran, are bringing a bit of oceanic inspiration to landlubber patrons with a three-day seafood dinner […]

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May 5, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Cinco De Mayo Celebrations At Bars And Restaurants In Philadelphia

It’s time for a fiesta, Philadelphia! Today, the city celebrates Cinco de Mayo (May 5) with a variety of food and drink specials (margaritas! tacos!) at restaurants all around town. The holiday honors Mexican heritage with high-spirited fiestas, authentic food and drinks, music and more. Today’s sunny skies and mild temperatures are ideal for after-work […]

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April 28, 2014

Now Open: Lolita, Chef Marcie Turney And Valerie Safran’s Modern Mexican Gem, Has Reopened With A New Menu And Full Liquor License

Chef Marcie Turney and her partner Valerie Safran have been the pioneering forces behind the transformation of the 13th Street corridor into the vibrant dining and shopping destination we now know as Midtown Village. With seven businesses and counting, the pair’s 13th Street restaurants and shops — Barbuzzo, Jamonera, Little Nonna’s, Grocery, Open House, Verde […]

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January 7, 2014

Chef Talk: Philadelphia’s Chef Marcie Turney Reveals Her Favorite Restaurants, Preferred Markets, Food Secrets And More

[Philadelphia’s charms as an eating town are increasingly well known, but it’s also a city that harbors a fair number of hidden delights. Visit Philly asked five local food luminaries to share where they like to go on their off-hours, what they snack on late at night, their favorite low-cost meals and why they love […]

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August 12, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Mexican, Spanish, Central American, South American Dining In Philadelphia

Craving a tart margarita or spicy platter of mole poblano? Satisfy your urge for dishes hailing from Mexico, Spain, Central America, South America and beyond with a visit to one of the region’s many renowned Latin restaurants. From trendy Nuevo Latino restaurants in Center City to neighborhood stalwarts that have been serving up traditional delicacies […]

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July 18, 2013

Our Guide To Summer Night Dining Deals In And Around Philadelphia

Summer evenings bring a fair share of dining deals for folks looking for tasty options to pair with the balmy nights of July and August. Major dining discounts abound this summer in Philadelphia, so now is a better time than ever to get out there and try a new restaurant or visit an old favorite. […]

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April 9, 2013

Tonight Picks: Alfresco Dining/Happy Hour, Dollar Dog Night At Citizens Bank Park, Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day And More

In honor of the wonderful warm weather, we’ve put together a special edition of Tonight Picks to get you outside and into the balmy breezes. Stop what you’re doing and head for the nearest door, Philadelphia, it’s time to get outside and take in this springtime weather. • Dine Alfresco: Whether you’re grabbing a bite, […]

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March 4, 2013

Lolita’s $20 Taco Tuesday Returns For The Month Of March

We have exciting news for all the taco and tequila lovers out there (aka everyone). Lolita is bringing back their Taco Tuesday event for the month of March… rejoice! This month, the event will occur every Tuesday night in March (!!!). The hugely popular event features a $20 taco meal deal at one of Midtown […]

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