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November 5, 2012

The Free Library’s Raven Society Presents A “Drinking With Dickens” Pub Crawl, Saturday, November 10

The Free Library of Philadelphia is continuing its Year of Dickens theme with a pub crawl to honor the 200-year anniversary of Charles Dickens’ birth with a spirited, beer-filled celebration. On Saturday, November 10, the Free Library’s young friends group, the Raven Society, will host the pub crawl, aimed at raising money for the library. […]

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July 23, 2012

Uwishunu’s Guide To Being British In Philadelphia, Just In Time For The London Olympics Opening On Friday, July 27

At its origins, Philadelphia was one of the biggest cities and busiest ports of the British colonies. Even today, it’s impossible to miss Philly’s British influences, with Independence Hall the home of the original inkstand used to sign the Declaration of Independence, America’s separation from Great Britain. Revolutionary War battles have even taken place right […]

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September 23, 2011

The Dandelion Launches Weekend Breakfast Service To Complement The English Premier League Soccer Screened Live In The Main Bar Area

Stephen Starr’s English pub The Dandelion will be launching a weekend breakfast menu beginning this Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25. In conjunction with the new breakfast service, the pub will air live English Premier League soccer games on their new TV, located in the main bar area. Breakfast service will be from 8-11:30 […]

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January 6, 2011

Stephen Starr’s Latest Restaurant The Dandelion Is Now Open: Check Out The Full Dinner Menu Below

The Dandelion, Stephen Starr’s latest venture that we mentioned a few weeks ago, is officially up and running. The two-level, 135-seat restaurant is the 15th currently operating restaurant in Philadelphia for STARR Restaurants. The restaurant’s opening hours are dinner Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Friday through Saturday 5 p.m. to 12 […]

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March 12, 2009

Guinness @ The Bards in Rittenhouse

Philadelphia has a lot of Irish pubs, but one most prominently claims to have the best Guinness in town. The Bards at 20th and Walnut is a casual respite from its posh Rittenhouse surroundings, and a sign in its window front boasts that Guinnes boast. Walk into a lightly decorated space with a few small, […]

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March 5, 2009

Three Monkeys Cafe in Torresdale, Northeast Philadelphia

Northeast Philadelphia can totally do a classy bar. Seriously. Like Three Monkeys Cafe in Torresdale. Their menu is an Asian-French fusion but offers up a spin on city standards, like their celebrated fillet Mignon cheesesteak. It also happens to be a bar, offering house specialties like “Horny Monkey Ale,” “Monkey Bay wine” and the “Monkeytini”. If the […]

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