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July 30, 2014

Top 10 Outdoor Happy Hour Spots For Center City Sips In Philadelphia

Top 10 Outdoor Happy Hour Spots For Center City Sips In Philadelphia

Everyone knows and loves Center City Sips. The weekly happy hour series is one of the most popular events of the summer. And for good reason: $5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-priced appetizers at more than 80 participating restaurants and bars from 5 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday is a pretty solid deal. […]

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July 1, 2014

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

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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June 11, 2014

Tonight Picks: Center City Sips At More Than 80 Bars, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And NMAJH, Late-Night Bowling Happy Hour At North Bowl And More

Tonight Picks: Center City Sips At More Than 80 Bars, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And NMAJH, Late-Night Bowling Happy Hour At North Bowl And More

Don’t let the cloudy skies get you down, Philadelphia. There are tons of events on tap for this Wednesday evening. Center City Sips is back for its second week of happy hour deals at more than 80 restaurants throughout Old City, Midtown Village, Center City and Rittenhouse. Head out for discounted cocktails, beer, wine and […]

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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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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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