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August 2, 2012

The Schuylkill Soiree Hits The Schuylkill Banks On Saturday, September 15 With Dapper Dog, Pitruco Pizza, Victory Beer, Penns Woods Wine, Live Local Music, Lawn Games And More

Join the Friends of Schuylkill Banks (FOSB) for a riverfront party along the Schuylkill on Saturday night, September 15. With the river on one side and the city skyline on the other, the banks are the perfect place to enjoy a late summer evening, when the grueling heat will be replaced by a cool evening […]

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July 31, 2012

Lil’ Pop Shop Accolades: The Homemade Popsicle Vendor Wins Best Dessert At The 2012 Philly Vendy Awards; Also Named One Of Food & Wine’s Best Popsicles In The Country

Victory never tasted sweeter. It’s been a great season for Lil’ Pop Shop in West Philly. The colorful popsicle store just opened its doors this past May and is already doing double duty, with a mobile cart in addition to the brick-and-mortar location. Just a month after their opening, Lil’ Pop Shop was featured in […]

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July 31, 2012

Little Baby’s Ice Cream To Celebrate The Grand Opening Of Their World Headquarters In East Kensington, Friday, August 3

Good news, ice cream lovers: delicious local ice cream venture Little Baby’s Ice Cream, solely mobile until now, is setting up shop in East Kensington. Help them celebrate the grand opening of their brick-and-mortar store on Frankford Avenue with a special celebration on Friday, August 3 at 5 p.m. Enjoy ice cream in the form […]

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July 30, 2012

Sister Cities Park To Host “Pairings On The Parkway,” A BYOB Wine And Cheese Event Every Thursday Night From August 2-October 25

The BYOB scene isn’t just for restaurants anymore. Every Thursday from August 2-October 25, the newly opened Sister Cities Park at Logan Square will host “Pairings on the Parkway.” Each week, the park invites you to bring your own bottle of wine and enjoy this great new green space while Milk & Honey Cafe helps […]

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July 25, 2012

Reminder: The 2012 Philly Vendy Awards Land In University City This Saturday, July 28

It’s a food truck-frenzied weekend, with the Philly MFA Pop-Up in Brewerytown on Friday and the 2012 Philly Vendy Awards on Saturday in a new location, the lost at 39th and Market Streets. The Vendys not only shine a light on some of Philadelphia’s most talented food truck chefs, but the event serves as a fundraiser for The Food Trust, the region’s non-profit working to improve the health of children and adults while increasing access to good nutrition. Check out the finalists here, and get tickets online. [2012 Philly Vendy Awards]

July 24, 2012

Calling All Grill Masters And Barbecue Lovers: The 4th Annual Victory BrewBQ Returns To Downingtown Saturday, August 4

What makes a better summer combo than a mean brew and some BBQ? Pennsylvania’s own Victory Brewing Company will host their 4th Annual Victory BBQ competition on Saturday, August 4 at Paradise Farm Camps in Downington. Teams can compete in a BBQ cook-off to see who can make the best chicken and ribs according to […]

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July 10, 2012

The Philadelphia Zoo Summer Ale Festival Returns Saturday, July 21

Everyone’s favorite animal-centric beer festival returns this July, celebrating award-winning seasonal brews while inviting guests to get up close and personal with the Philadelphia Zoo’s exotic residents. More than 20 breweries will be participating in the Philadelphia Zoo Summer Ale Festival including Triumph, Lancaster Brewing and Sly Fox, with food provided by local spots like […]

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June 28, 2012

Night Market Lands On Washington Avenue Tonight, June 28: Take A Sneak Peek At The Layout And Check Out The Final Food Truck Attendance List

Night Market Washington Avenue is tonight, Thursday, June 28, and it boasts more food than ever before, very cool local art installations, a turbo-charged VIP experience and the debut of the Quest Loves Food VIP Pop-Up. We’ve gotten our hands on the official Night Market Washington Avenue map, so you can see precisely which food […]

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June 27, 2012

Andrew Gerson Of Strada Pasta Food Truck Continues His Communal Pop-Up Dinner Series In Mt. Airy This Saturday, June 30

Andrew Gerson of Strada Pasta, the mobile food truck serving traditional Northern Italian egg pastas, continues his pop-up dinner series this Saturday, June 30 at the Mt. Airy commissary he recently opened with Pitrucco Pizza earlier this year. A BYOB event that focuses on local ingredients, good food and community gathering around one long communal […]

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June 25, 2012

Deal Feed: Get $10 Off VIP Admission To Night Market Washington Avenue

Great news, foodies! Beginning today, the first 25 Uwishunu readers to purchase tickets to Night Market Washington Avenue’s VIP tent will receive a $10 discount, thanks to our friends at The Food Trust. Headlining the VIP Night Market Experience will be Questlove’s Quest Loves Food Pop-Up and the tent will also feature one-time-only art installations […]

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