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February 5, 2014

Tonight Picks: Root For Local Chef Nicholas Elmi On The Top Chef Season Finale, Chinese New Year Dinner Specials, Great Voyages Lecture Series At The Penn Museum And More

Tonight, local chef Nicholas Elmi of the relatively-new Laurel BYOB on East Passyunk Avenue cooks up a storm on national television in hopes of taking home the title of Top Chef. Cheer on the Philly chef as he aims to bring home the gold — the show is slated to begin at 10 p.m. Also [...]

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February 3, 2014

Sampan Continues Chinese New Year Celebrations With A Year Of The Horse Prix-Fixe Dinner Menu, February 4-14

The Year of the Horse is off to a gallop in Philadelphia with fantastic festivities celebrating the Chinese New Year throughout the city. In Midtown Village, chef Michael Schulson’s modern Asian eatery Sampan marks the advent of the Lunar New Year with a tailor-made Year of the Horse prix-fixe menu, available Tuesday, February 4 through [...]

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January 22, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Chinese New Year Celebrations In Chinatown And Beyond, January And February 2014

This year’s Chinese New Year parades into town on Friday, January 31 and ushers in a slew of super-festive events before and after the holiday. In all corners of the city, traditional Chinese performances, educational experiences and food-centric events take the spotlight during the upcoming weeks in honor of the Lunar New Year. This year [...]

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October 10, 2013

Roundup: Where To Extend The Outdoor Dining Season In Philadelphia At Restaurants With Heat Lamps Or Fire Pits

Here at Uwishunu, we really love outdoor dining. From sidewalk seating and open air courtyards to rooftop bars and beer gardens, we just really, really like to dine and hang out outdoors whenever the opportunity presents itself. So spring, summer and fall are three seasons that are near and dear to our hearts. And while, [...]

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December 14, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Enjoy New Year’s Eve Dinner In Philadelphia

Ring in the New Year at Philadelphia’s top restaurants with dinner specials, festive celebrations and champagne toasts. This year is extra-flexible with the return of two sets of (free!) fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront, at 6 p.m. and midnight. Enjoy the 6 p.m. show with kids, or not, followed by dinner and a [...]

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November 5, 2012

Roundup: Where To Watch The 2012 Presidential Election Returns In Philadelphia, Tuesday, November 6

Election Day — Vote Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 6, is Election Day 2012. And we know we don’t have to remind you how important it is to get out there and vote, no matter who it’s for. So here are a few helpful voting-related links for Philadelphia residents. If you need to need to check on [...]

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October 25, 2012

Roundup: Where To Extend The 2012 Outdoor Dining Season In Philadelphia — Restaurants With Heat Lamps Or Fire Pits

Philadelphia has had some pretty great weather so far this fall — in fact, we’re supposed to get more beautiful 70-degree weather this weekend (knock on wood) — but the inevitable chill in the air can’t be too far now. Plus, there’s no denying that the sun is setting earlier and earlier, and once night [...]

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February 23, 2012

A Roundup Of The Best Places For Brunch In Philadelphia

Weekends are made for brunching — chatting with friends, digging into a stack of syrupy pancakes, lingering over a cup of a coffee and a few refills (or maybe a few Bloody Marys). And, to be sure, it’s always sunny-side up in Philadelphia. Philly boasts a wide array of fantastic brunch options, whether you’re craving [...]

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February 3, 2012

Roundup: In Honor Of The Super Bowl (And Today’s Wing Bowl), Our Top Picks For Awesome Wings In Philadelphia

So the Super Bowl is this weekend. And we thought it made for an appropriate time to bring you a new roundup of places to go for great wings around the city. Also, in case you didn’t hear, today, February 3, marks the 20th anniversary of a little event called the Wing Bowl, the annual [...]

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January 19, 2012

Sampan Celebrates The Chinese New Year With A Year Of The Dragon Prix Fixe Menu, Available January 23-February 9

From this Monday, January 23 until Thursday, February 9, Chef Michael Schulson’s modern Asian restaurant Sampan will celebrate the Chinese New Year with a special Year of the Dragon Prix Fixe Menu. The menu is just $45 per person, served family style for the entire table to enjoy. Dishes will include: PuPu Platter, with five-spice [...]

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