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July 17, 2014

Old City Launches Its First-Ever Restaurant Week With Dining Deals At More Than 25 Neighborhood Restaurants, July 20-27

Seeking a sweet summer dining deal? No sweat. The first-ever Old City Restaurant Week kicks off eight days of bargains this Sunday, July 20. Running July 20-27, the debut year of this Old City District dining event includes deals on meals at 28 neighborhood restaurants. Starting this weekend, diners can score a three-course lunch or […]

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July 14, 2014

Reminder: University City Dining Days Return With Three-Course Dinner Deals At More Than 20 Restaurants, July 17-27

Get ready to feast, Philadelphia. University City Dining Days return for its 10th-year of seriously delicious eats. From July 17 through 27, more than two dozen University City restaurants open their door to deal-seekers and serve up three-course meals. Depending on the restaurant, meals ring in at $15, $25 or $35 price points. Visit chef […]

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July 14, 2014

Ambler Restaurant Week Returns With Lunch And Dinner Prix-Fixe Deals At More Than A Dozen Restaurants, July 14-21

Back by popular demand, Ambler will host its own Restaurant Week in honor of its growing realm of diverse restaurants starting today, Monday, July 14 and running through Monday, July 21. The definition of a small town, Ambler covers less than one square mile, but despite its diminutive size, it’s amazingly complete, with a host […]

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July 14, 2014

The R2L Summer Harvest Dinner Series Continues With A Showcase Of Birchrun Hills Farm, Tuesday, July 15

The summer harvest just keeps on giving at R2L, where a summer dinner series that revels in local farm product resumes on Tuesday, July 15. The Birchrun Hills Farm edition of the Summer Harvest will, naturally, make use of the producer’s signature dairy products. On the menu: Crudités and Dungeoness crab with Fat Cat butter; […]

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July 10, 2014

Mt. Airy Brings Back Brunch Sessions, $16 Multi-Course Brunch Deals At Restaurants Throughout The Neighborhood, July 12-13

Brunch takes the spotlight in Mt. Airy as the neighborhood brings back Brunch Sessions, seasonal dining events that bring forward fresh flavors at seven participating restaurants. This weekend, July 12 and 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., visit any number of the seven participating restaurants for a sweet brunch deal — $16 for a […]

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July 9, 2014

Oyster House Celebrates Summer With Punch-Drunk Brunch And Twin Lobster Dinners, Which Begin Today, Wednesday, July 9

Summer is serious business at Oyster House, with two new special meal deals to keep seafood (and booze) lovers appeased. The Punch-Drunk Brunch, held Saturdays during brunch hours (11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) is an $18 all-you-can-drink jam. On offer and included with any entrée are the excellent Bloody Caesar (a horseradish and clam-juice spiked […]

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July 8, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To Bastille Day Festivals, Events And Dinners In And Around Philadelphia

Happy Bastille Day, Philadelphia. In celebration of the storming of the historic Bastille in Paris, an event that fueled the French Revolution, Philadelphia attractions, bars and restaurants host events perfect for raising a beret to the holiday during block parties, bar crawls, food and drink specials and much more. Bastille Day is officially Monday, July […]

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July 7, 2014

Townsend Hosts A Five-Course Three-Way Wine And Cheese Dinner On Thursday, July 17

What’s French fare without some wine, cheese and a little double entendre? Chef Townsend Wentz will be indulging in all of the above at his recently opened eponymous East Passyunk restaurant, Townsend. Chef Townsend, who trained with the locally renowned chef Jean-Marie Lacroix for more than 10 years before striking out on his own, embraces […]

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July 1, 2014

Opening Alert: The Brand-New Independence Beer Garden To Kickoff Service On Independence Mall This Month

The brand new Independence Beer Garden is now open on Independence Mall and it looks awesome. (Photo by Albert Lee) Update: Per a July 9 announcement, Independence Beer Garden now plans to open Tuesday, July 15. A beer garden right across from Independence Mall? Yes, please. On Tuesday, July 15, the 20,000 square-foot outdoor area […]

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July 1, 2014

Awesome: Support Rooster Soup Co., The Federal Donuts And Broad Street Hospitality Collaborative Project, On National Fried Chicken Day, Sunday, July 6, And Beyond

Two of Philadelphia’s masters of unconventional pairings, restaurateurs Steve Cook and Michael Solomonov of CookNSolo Restaurants, recently launched what may be the team’s most unorthodox — and maybe its coolest — arrangement. The brains behind Federal Donuts, Zahav and Percy Street Barbecue have joined forces with the altruistic folks of Philadelphia’s Broad Street Ministry to […]

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