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January 23, 2015

Bardot Introduces Monday Night Chef’s Tastings And A New Weekend Brunch Menu

Bardot

There’s a new New Wave at Dennis Hewlett’s French film-inspired Northern Liberties boîte Bardot. Chef Rhett Vellner is pulling out all the stops and welcoming newcomers on a traditionally non-restaurant friendly night with a Monday Chef’s Tasting. The weekly changing menu features four courses for $45 per person and an experimental twist on the restaurant’s […]

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January 21, 2015

Tonight Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, Free Admission To The Franklin Institute, Pizza Week At Pizzeria Stella, Winterfest At Penn’s Landing And More

Winterfest

Scratch your plans to eat dinner at home. Meal deals fill the city as Center City Restaurant Week continues at more than 100 restaurants — and Pizza Week hits Pizzeria Stella while Meat Week hits Percy Street Barbecue. Yum. Another deal: The Franklin Institute offers free admission tonight for its recurring Target Community Night. Watch […]

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January 20, 2015

See Award-Winning Photos Of Objects Magnified Up To 1500 Times At The Wistar Institute, Now Through March 6

Wistar Institute

Bacon and chocolate. Beer and ping pong. Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. Sometimes two opposites come together to create something amazing. In this vein, the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition unites art and science, resulting in breathtaking images of everyday objects magnified at up to 1500x. Talk about an extreme close-up! Now through March 6, […]

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January 20, 2015

London Grill In Fairmount Offers Customer Appreciation Deals Throughout The Month Of January

London Grill In Fairmount Offers Customer Appreciation Deals Throughout The Month Of January

Hey, we can all stand to be reminded now and again that our hand-earned dollars and loyalty can make a difference to a business. And when a restaurant survives a quarter century, contributes to the revitalization of a neighborhood and continues to offer ever-changing yet consistently high quality fare, we should all pat ourselves on […]

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January 15, 2015

Tonight Picks: RiverRink Winterfest, Ambler Restaurant Week, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain, Bavaria In Bucks At Peddler’s Village And More

Winterfest

As the workweek draws to a close, happenings kick into high gear to celebrate the nearing weekend. Tonight, Pizza Brain and Little Baby’s Ice Cream team up for their monthly Third Thursdee event. Tonight, the duo will welcome Honey’s Sit ‘N Eat for brunch-inspired pizza and ice cream — in addition to free beer from […]

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January 15, 2015

Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe’s 209th Birthday With Free Celebrations At The Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site And In Old City, January 17-18

Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's 209th Birthday With Free Celebrations At The Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site And In Old City, January 17-18

Benjamin Franklin’s birthday isn’t the only literary anniversary on the calendar this weekend. Edgar Allan Poe wrote some of his most acclaimed literary pieces at his home at 7th and Spring Garden streets. Today, his former home is the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, which is hosting a full weekend of festivities in celebration […]

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January 12, 2015

Roundup: A Guide To Restaurant Weeks To Look Forward To Throughout The Philadelphia Region This Winter 2015

Roundup: A Guide To Restaurant Weeks To Look Forward To Throughout The Philadelphia Region This Winter 2015

As Old Man Winter sets in, restaurants across the Philadelphia region open their doors for winter editions of restaurant week — deals on meals, anyone? We’ve rounded up restaurant weeks to look forward to this winter — from dining deals filling restaurants from right now all the way through late-winter. Read on for our guide […]

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January 9, 2015

Weekend Picks: RiverRink Winterfest, Second Friday On Frankford Avenue In Fishtown, Closing Weekend For David Lynch At PAFA, Christmas Tree Recycling Events And More

City Hall

Embrace the winter with entertaining cold-weather happenings across the city. Spend your Friday night with a beer and fries at the Lodge at RiverRink Winterfest, which now is home to a weeknight happy hour (including tonight!) from 5 to 7 p.m. Frankford Avenue in Fishtown postponed its First Friday festivities last week to put on […]

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January 8, 2015

Chef Townsend Wentz Serves Up A Preview Of His Forthcoming Italian Restaurant During A Caponetti Olive Oil Dinner, Tuesday, January 13

Townsend Wentz

Talented chef Townsend Wentz’ has a hotly anticipated restaurant on the horizon in 2015, but those who make a reservation for a special dinner at his East Passyunk spot can have a taste now of what’s to come. The chef/restaurateur is offering a sneak peek of what diners can expect at his coming-soon Fairmount neighborhood […]

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January 8, 2015

Little Baby’s Ice Cream Hosts The Great Ice Cream Auction 2015 With Rare Ice Creams On The Block And Free Brewery Ars Beer, Friday, January 9

Little Baby’s Ice Cream Hosts The Great Ice Cream Auction 2015 With Rare Ice Creams On The Block And Free Brewery Ars Beer, Friday, January 9

Rare ice cream? Yep. This Friday, January 9, Little Baby’s Ice Cream hosts its annual Great Ice Cream Auction at its Fishtown headquarters on Frankford Avenue. Hit the event at 8 p.m. to bid on one-off and seasonal ice cream that was produced over last year. The limited-edition flavors have been stored away in the […]

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