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June 9, 2014

Now Open: Mamou, A Cajun-Style Restaurant In The Former Spot Of The Corner In Midtown Village

The former restaurant The Corner in Midtown Village, has been rebranded as Mamou, a restaurant that brings Louisiana’s cajun cuisine to 13th and Drury streets. The inspiration for Mamou came from the eatery’s executive chef, Paul Martin, who grew up near the small town of Mamou, Louisiana and grew up on the cajun fare that […]

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June 4, 2014

The Independence Mall Café Across The Lawn From The Independence Visitor Center Officially Opens For The Season Today, Wednesday, June 4

With an unparalleled view of Independence Mall, the perfectly positioned Independence Mall Café at the Independence Visitor Center is officially open for the season. In 2008, the center opened the outdoor space, formerly known as Crosswalk Café, and now the alfresco cafe has returned with a new name and a new menu. Open daily through […]

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June 4, 2014

Oyster House Celebrates Its 5th Birthday With Free Birthday Cake, Party Favors And A $5 Lobster Roll Slider, Today Beginning At Noon

Celebrate five-years of Oyster House, Center City’s well-loved seafood spot, with free birthday cake, party favors and $5 lobster roll sliders (!) beginning at noon (now!). The Sansom Street eatery, and the surrounding area, will be decked our with balloons, party hats and other festive decor in honor of its special day. To raise a […]

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June 3, 2014

Federal Donuts Day Celebrates The Grand Opening Of The Newest Federal Donuts Location At 7th And Fairmount Streets, Saturday, June 7

Philadelphia’s donut darling, Federal Donuts, has officially unveiled its fourth and newest location located at 701 N. 7th Street at Fairmount Avenue. The Northern Liberties location is the local chain’s largest space with 2,000-square-feet, seating for 40 people and a parking lot for quick donut runs. In celebration of the new outpost, the folks behind […]

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June 2, 2014

It’s Back! Center City Sips Kicks Off This Week Bringing Happy Deals To More Than 80 Bars On Wednesdays This Summer, June 4-August 27

Rejoice, Philadelphia, summer is here! A telltale sign of the season, Center City Sips returns this Wednesday, June 4 with awesome happy hour deals at more than 80 area bars. Every Wednesday evening from June 4 through August 27, stop by some of Center City, Midtown Village and Old City’s most popular bars and restaurant […]

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May 30, 2014

Oyster House On Sansom Streets Celebrates Its 5th Anniversary With OH Shucks!, A Two-Hour All-You-Can-Eat Event, Sunday, June 8

As summer slips into town, most Philadelphians long for a taste of the coast. What better way to satisfy a craving for the sea than with all-you-can-eat oysters? On Sunday, June 8, Philadelphia’s seafood staple, Oyster House, celebrates the five-year anniversary of its current incarnation as a hip haven for fruits of the sea. Since […]

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May 29, 2014

FringeArts And Chef Peter Woolsey Break Ground On La Peg, The New Restaurant To Debut At The Waterfront Performing Arts Venue This September

Last fall, FringeArts welcomed the public to its brand-new year-round home on the Delaware River waterfront – kicking off its inaugural performing arts season with past Philadelphia Fringe Festival hits, international works and incredible shows from talented locals. Housed in the former firehouse pumping station beneath the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on the Delaware River waterfront, […]

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May 28, 2014

East Passyunk Avenue Craft Beer Day And Italian National Day Festival Return To South Philly This Sunday, June 1

The spirit of Philly Beer Week flows through town starting this Friday, May 30, and on Sunday, June 1, South Philly kicks off its Beer Week festivities in earnest with a craft beer bar crawl and blowout block party. Starting at 11 a.m., East Passyunk Avenue welcomes ale aficionados for a full 16-hour day of […]

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May 21, 2014

Now Open: HipCityVeg Owner Nicole Marquis Opens A Chic Midtown Village Vegan Cocktail Bar, Charlie Was A Sinner

According to GQ magazine’s food authority Alan Richman, “the vegetable era has arrived,” and a new breed of restauranteurs in Philadelphia are doing their part to usher in the age of the veggie and make green eating, well, sexy. Uber-popular vegan mecca HipCityVeg expanded its mini-chain of bustling fast-casual spots with a new location in […]

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May 20, 2014

Hai Street Kitchen Celebrates The Opening Of Its First Philadelphia Restaurant With Free Lunch, Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 21, 11:30 A.M. To 3:30 P.M.

The latest addition to the Center City dining scene, Hai Street Kitchen, celebrates its first store in the City of Brotherly Love (and only store in the United States!) with free lunch tomorrow, May 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. That’s right folks, the Center City resto, located at 32 S. 18th Street (between […]

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