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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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February 5, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinners At Restaurants In Philadelphia

With a little more than a week to go before Valentine’s Day, now is the time to make a V-Day dinner reservation for you and that special someone. Restaurants across the city are offering special set-price, multi-course menus so you can make the evening’s meal one to remember. Below are some of our top picks […]

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January 7, 2013

Lolita Brings Back Taco Tuesdays This Month, January 8 And 15

There are few combinations that are tastier than tacos and tequila and the folks at BYOT Lolita are well aware of this. Accordingly, Chef Marcie Turney is bringing back the restaurant’s popular $20 Taco Tuesday event for two Tuesdays in January: the 8th and 15th. On these celebration-worthy nights, guests will choose from four entrees. […]

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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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