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August 11, 2014

Greensgrow Farms Hosts A Shrimp Boil Fundraiser Saturday, August 16, Featuring Seafood, Southern Sides, Beer, Music And More

Ready for a good ol’ fashioned Southern shrimp boil? Head to Greensgrow Farms for shrimp, beer, music and more Saturday, August 16, as the favorite urban farm and food producer hosts a party to raise funds for its Community Kitchen. The Community Kitchen is a demonstration kitchen and a business incubator for a number of […]

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April 28, 2014

Our Picks For Kentucky Derby Viewing Parties And Food And Drink Specials At Bars And Restaurants In And Around Philadelphia, May 2-3

Raise your mint julep, the 2014 Kentucky Derby returns for its 140th year of horse races on Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3. The Southern festivities are felt all throughout the country, and Philadelphia certainly isn’t left in the dust, as a number of bars and restaurants in the region host Kentucky Derby parties […]

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April 24, 2014

Tonight Picks: Dining Out For Life, Beer Garden Quizzo At Memphis Taproom, Penn Relays, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At DiBruno Brothers And More

Your dinner plans are set as more than 150 popular restaurants (including Audrey Claire, Pizzeria Stella, Distrito, Barbuzzo and Mercato) serve up their tasty fare for Dining Out For Life, an annual fundraiser for local HIV and AIDS services. Tonight, all participating restaurants are slated to donate a third of this evening’s proceeds to the […]

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February 27, 2014

Roundup: Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras And Fat Tuesday In And Around Philadelphia

Known around the world as one of the most raucous party seasons of the year, Mardi Gras traditionally celebrates a bit of debauchery before the fasting days of Lent, the six weeks leading up to the Easter Sunday holiday. The Carnival season, beginning on or after the Epiphany or Kings day and wrapping up on […]

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February 25, 2014

Roundup: The Best Whiskey And Bourbon Bars In Philadelphia — Our Top Picks For Where To Drink Whiskey In Philly

Few libations warm the belly, body and soul quite like a tumbler of good ol’ whiskey. Brown spirits top many a tippler’s list of what to drink these days, and a solid array of Philadelphia bars offer wide selections of whiskey — be it single-barrel American whiskey, cask-aged bourbon or Kentucky straight rye. If you’re […]

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June 7, 2013

Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Our Guide To The Restaurants, Bars, Markets And Cafes In The Graduate Hospital Neighborhood Of Philadelphia

[This spring, Visit Philly launched a new effort to promote 14 different neighborhoods surrounding Center City Philadelphia. With our new complementary "Philadelphia Neighborhoods" post series, Uwishunu is teaming up with Visit Philly to promote all the awesome dining, shopping, arts, nightlife, events and more within Philly's many exciting neighborhoods.] This weekend, the annual Odunde Festival […]

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September 21, 2012

Uwishunu’s Top Picks For The Best Brunch In Philadelphia, Fall 2012

With the start of the fall season, we thought it was a good time to revisit our roundup of the best brunches in Philadelphia. There are a slew of new brunch offerings on offer in Philadelphia, and some tweaks to brunch standbys that are definitely worth sharing. We want to make sure you’re well-equipped for […]

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May 2, 2012

Roundup: Where To Celebrate The 138th Running Of The Kentucky Derby This Saturday, May 5

While the majority of Philadelphia won’t have the chance to giddy-up to Churchill Downs for the annual “Run for the Roses” as the 138th Kentucky Derby rounds out this weekend in what most claim to be the “greatest two minutes in sport”, we’ve placed our bets on a selection of events for ladies and gents […]

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February 24, 2012

Rex 1516, A New Southern Spot On South Street, To Open Its Doors March 6

Rex 1516, a new Cajun/Creole/Southern/Soul-inspired restaurant located on South Street, will open its doors to the public on Thursday, March 1. Tuesday, March 6. Owned and operated by the husband/wife team of Evan Malone and Jill Weber (also of South Street’s Jet Wine Bar), this comfy 35-seater will have the feel of a faded Southern […]

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