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August 26, 2014

Lolita In Midtown Village Launches New Lunch Service Wednesday, August 27 And Celebrates With Free Tacos Today, Noon-2 P.M.

Midtown magnates Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran reopened their flagship restaurant Lolita this past spring after a complete renovation — there’s a fresh layout, an updated menu and a shiny new liquor license, transforming the formerly BYOB eatery into a fully equipped modern Mexican bar and restaurant. Now, to complement the dinner and late-night offerings, […]

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August 25, 2014

Now Open: Chef Peter Woolsey Debuts La Peg At FringeArts, The New Restaurant And Beer Garden At The Waterfront Performing Arts Venue

Last fall, one of Philadelphia’s foremost contemporary arts organizations, FringeArts, welcomed the public to its new venue, taking the amazing performing arts of the annual Fringe Festival and giving artists a brand-new permanent home on the Delaware River waterfront. Housed in the former firehouse pumping station beneath the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the Delaware River […]

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August 21, 2014

Deal Feed: The Fat Ham Launches A Burger, Beer And Bourbon Special On Friday And Saturday Nights After 9 P.M. This Friday, August 22

Top Chef talent Kevin Sbraga’s second Philadelphia restaurant, The Fat Ham, began serving up a healthy dose of Southern charm in University City this past winter. With a pork-laden menu full of Southern-style small plates, spicy fried chicken to write home about and a bourbon-fueled bar program, the intimate 48-seat restaurant has been packing in […]

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August 21, 2014

Rock Out At City Tap House As It Teams Up With The Blockley And Brooklyn Brewery For Two Outdoor Concerts, Saturdays, August 23 And 30

Get down to live music at City Tap House as the University City craft beer bar hosts two outdoor concerts on the final two Saturdays of the month. First up, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah headlines the alfresco concert series on Saturday, August 23. From 3 to 8 p.m., enjoy outdoor tunes provided by the […]

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August 20, 2014

Savor Summer At Varga Bar’s Fourth Annual Crab Boil, This Weekend, August 22-24

Savor summer (as Labor Day quickly approaches!) at Varga Bar this weekend as Washington Square West neighborhood favorite hosts its annual Crab Boil feast. This weekend, pounds and pounds of crab fills the special board at the well-loved resto as its Crab Boil satisfies seafood lovers all weekend long. From August 22 through August 24, […]

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August 19, 2014

Bon Appétit Magazine Names Philadelphia’s High Street On Market The #2 Best New Restaurant In America

Huge kudos to Philadelphia restaurant High Street on Market today: Bon Appétit magazine has named the Old City restaurant the No. 2 Best New Restaurant in America! From an illustrious list of the 50 best new restaurants nationwide — of which Philadelphia South Street spot Serpico was also included — Bon Appétit’s Andrew Knowlton selected […]

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August 19, 2014

Save The Date For The Return Of Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll Street Food Festival In Mt. Airy, Thursday, September 18

Food truck fare never ceases to impress in the City of Brotherly Love, and the nomadic dining continues in Mt. Airy this September with the return of Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll, an evening of dining and drinking showcasing the burgeoning dining scene along Germantown Avenue. In the spirit of The Food Trust’s hugely successful […]

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August 14, 2014

Chhaya Cafe In East Passyunk To Move To A Larger Location With Modern Updates, Expanded Menu Options And More On Thursday, August 21

Chhaya Cafe, one of East Passyunk’s well-loved breakfast joints, is set to open the doors to a double-in-size new location later this month. Located just steps from its former (now closed) location, Chhaya Cafe will fill a storefront at 1817-19 East Passyunk Avenue as of Thursday, August 21. The new location promises capacity for 50 […]

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August 12, 2014

Save The Date: Center City District Restaurant Week Returns With Deals At More Than 120 Restaurants, September 7-12 And 14-19

With summertime still in full swing in Philadelphia, it’s tough to find a reason to look forward to fall. Thankfully, there are the sweet deals at more than a hundred Center City restaurants to ease the transition from season to season. That’s right, Center City District Restaurant Week returns next month, running from September 7-12 […]

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August 11, 2014

Deal Alert: Jake’s Sandwich Board Celebrates Its Grand Reopening Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 12, With Free Beer And $3 Sandwiches

For some diners, the generous portions of house-roasted meats at Jake’s Sandwich Board were already ample enough to go splitsies. But now the Midtown Village shop is going bigger and better in every sense of the word, reopening after renovations with a new look, longer hours and a menu of family-style roasts that are designed […]

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