Follow Us
Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Subscribe to RSS
 

September 8, 2014

Restaurant Week Picks: 14 BYOBs Participating In Center City District Restaurant Week, September 7-12 And 14-19

Mercato

As Center City Restaurant Week kicks into high gear, more than 120 restaurants in Center City will offer three-course dinners for only $35 per person and three-course lunches for $20 per person. The popular dining phenomenon continues through September 12 and starts again for its final run of the season from September 14 through 19. […]

Read more»
 

February 5, 2013

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

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 […]

Read more»
 

December 18, 2012

Viva Sunday: Top Picks For Sunday Suppers At Philadelphia Restaurants

Viva Sunday: Top Picks For Sunday Suppers At Philadelphia Restaurants

Sunday suppers are a cherished tradition among many families, and even among restaurant staffers, who often gather for a family-style feast at the end of the weekend. Happily, the Sunday supper legacy is being carried on by restaurants in Philadelphia. Some serve traditional, family-style meals and others boast special offerings like prix-fixe menus and exclusive […]

Read more»
 

December 14, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Enjoy New Year’s Eve Dinner In Philadelphia

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 […]

Read more»
 

September 12, 2012

Uwishunu’s Guide To Philadelphia BYOBs — Next Up: Center City East Of Broad Street Edition

Uwishunu's Guide To Philadelphia BYOBs — Next Up: Center City East Of Broad Street Edition

This is the second in a series of posts that rounds up our top picks for “Bring Your Own Bottle” restaurants, or BYOBs, in Philadelphia, categorized by neighborhood. BYOBs in Philadelphia will take you on a food tour around the city from Northern Liberties all the way to South Philly. Accordingly, we’re presenting a multi-part […]

Read more»
 

April 13, 2012

Mercato To Launch Lunch Service Monday, April 16

Mercato To Launch Lunch Service Monday, April 16

Mercato, the popular Spruce Street BYO, will open for its first lunch service on Monday, April 16. The menu will consist of lighter portions of the resto’s traditional dishes including a lobster and shrimp pyramid pasta, as well as paninis and salads. Here’s a small preview of the new springtime lunch goodness: • Truffled wild […]

Read more»
 
 

of 101
22
#
James Portner, Concierge At The Ritz-Carlton
 

Watch the video above to meet James Portner, Concierge at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel (and member of Les Clefs D’Or USA, a huge deal for concierges) and learn about what he wishes more people knew about and took advantage of in Philadelphia.

Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia
10 Avenue of the Arts
www.ritzcarlton.com

Mercato
1216 Spruce Street
www.mercatobyob.com

Melograno
2012 Sansom Street
www.melogranorestaurant.com

Matyson
37 S. 19th Street
www.matyson.com

Bibou
1009 S. 8th Street
www.biboubyob.com

Lolita
106 S. 13th Street
www.lolitabyob.com

Watch the video above to meet James Portner, Concierge at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel (and member of Les Clefs D’Or USA, a huge deal for concierges) and learn about what he wishes more people knew about and took advantage of in Philadelphia. Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia 10 Avenue of the Arts www.ritzcarlton.com Mercato 1216 Spruce Street www.mercatobyob.com Melograno […]

Read more»
 
 
Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

Tagged as:

 
 

February 28, 2011

Mercato Is Now Offering Family-Style Sunday Dinners: Salad, Antipasti, Entree Of The Week And Dessert For $35

Mercato Is Now Offering Family-Style Sunday Dinners: Salad, Antipasti, Entree Of The Week And Dessert For $35

Washington Square West Italian BYOB Mercato is now offering family-style dinners every Sunday night, a unique way to experience Chef Mackenzie Hilton’s market-fresh, Italian-inspired food. For $35 ($20 for children under 12), enjoy family-style portions of salad, antipasti, entree of the week, coffee, dessert and complimentary homemade limoncello — worth the trip alone. Check the […]

Read more»
 

January 5, 2011

Center City Restaurant Week Spotlight: Fine Italian Dining

Mercato is a top pick for Restaurant Week. (Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)

Center City Restaurant Week is just around the corner, January 16th to 21st and 23rd to 28th. To help you determine which restaurants to book a table at, we’ll be rounding up top picks in various categories. For starters (so to speak), check out our selections for fine Italian dining: • Branzino Italian Ristorante: Located […]

Read more»
 

July 19, 2010

Dining @ Mercato: You’ve Never Had Italian Like This

Dining @ Mercato: You've Never Had Italian Like This

Executive chef Mackenzie Hilton, who recently won Food Network’s Chopped, has been at the Mercato kitchen’s helm since the restaurant opened in 2005… and her expertise shows. Using seasonal flavors, she puts an experimental twist on traditional Old World Italian fare. The result is unforgettable. Start with the whole grilled artichoke, a bit of a […]

Read more»