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October 16, 2014

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House Celebrates The Return Of Stone Crabs To Its Menu, Friday, October 17

In the age of fleeting seafood supplies, it can be challenging to find a delicious sustainable option in restaurants. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House on Chestnut Street has it covered with the annual influx of stone crab claws. The Philly outpost of the national chain of meateries will soon launch the official beginning of […]

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August 20, 2014

Savor Summer At Varga Bar’s Fourth Annual Crab Boil, This Weekend, August 22-24

Savor summer (as Labor Day quickly approaches!) at Varga Bar this weekend as Washington Square West neighborhood favorite hosts its annual Crab Boil feast. This weekend, pounds and pounds of crab fills the special board at the well-loved resto as its Crab Boil satisfies seafood lovers all weekend long. From August 22 through August 24, […]

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August 6, 2014

Celebrate Summer With Three Days Of Seafood Specials At Chef Marcie Turney And Valerie Safran’s 13th Street Restaurants, August 10-12

Sure, the siren call of Jersey shore may be beckoning this month, but spending August in the city doesn’t have to mean giving up the flavors of the sea. The mavens of 13th Street, Chef Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran, are bringing a bit of oceanic inspiration to landlubber patrons with a three-day seafood dinner […]

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July 23, 2014

A.Bar, AKA Rittenhouse’s Intimate Cocktail Bar, Now Serving Chef Eli Kulp’s Brand-New Menu And Offering Expanded Hours

This past spring, the talented team behind acclaimed Old City establishments Fork and High Street on Market — chef Eli Kulp and owner Ellen Yin — ventured west to Rittenhouse Square to create entirely new menus for dining destinations and To complement the recently launched (and immediately lauded) new menus at, a […]

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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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March 17, 2014

Barren Hill Tavern And Brewery Hosts A Dr. Seuss Beer Dinner In Honor Of The Famed Writer’s 110th Birthday, This Wednesday, March 19

Update: The Dr. Seuss Beer Dinner has been canceled. In honor of the late, great Dr. Seuss’ 110th birthday, Barren Hill Tavern and Brewery in Lafayette Hill hosts a beer dinner this Wednesday, March 19 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dr. Seuss penned dozens of children’s books including well-loved stories like The Cat in the […]

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November 7, 2013

Deal Alert: Lobster Month Extended Through November At Route 6; Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House Gets In On The Action With A Lobster Month Promotion Of Their Own

Thanks to a lobster oversupply throughout New England, lobster prices are at an all-time low at a number of restaurants throughout the country. Both Route 6 and Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House are dishing out lobster at insanely low prices through the end of November. Stephen Starr’s Route 6 started this promotion at the beginning of […]

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October 15, 2013

Now Open: Headhouse Crab And Oyster Co. Welcomes Chef Mike Stollenwerk To Serve Up Clams, Crabs, Lobsters And More On South Street

Headhouse Crab and Oyster Co., a re-imagining of short-lived South Street seafooder Ralic’s on South, has quietly been flying under the radar with former Fish frontman, Chef Mike Stollenwerk at the helm for about two weeks. Now that he and his crew have their proverbial sea-legs steady beneath them, they’re ready for a closeup. Flanked […]

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August 22, 2013

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screenings At Drexel Park, Schuylkill Banks And Penn’s Landing, Seafood Boil At Morgan’s Pier, Food Trucks At World Cafe, Diner En Blanc And More

With three outdoor movies on the schedule this evening and the Diner en Blanc pop-up dining phenomenon, we’d say it’s a perfect night for a picnic. Need some tips? Look to our picnicking in Philadelphia guide for neighborhood-based suggestions and the best places to pick up everything from six-packs of canned beer to bottles of […]

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August 20, 2013

Head To Route 6 Restaurant For Crab Wednesdays Featuring Discounted Maryland Blue Crabs And Pitchers Of Craft Beer

‘Tis the season for seafood, and you’re in for a real feast on Wednesday evenings at Route 6. Stephen Starr’s New England-style seafood house Route 6 aims to fulfill your seafood craving with a returning evening promotion, Crab Wednesdays. For just $7 a pop, enjoy jumbo Maryland blue crabs from 5 to 10 p.m. on […]

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