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January 3, 2013

Pod Introduces A Late-Night Happy Hour And Refreshed Dinner Menu

Exciting news for all the night owls out there: Philadelphia is continuing to live up to its late-night capital of the United States reputation, appointed by Esquire a few months back. Stephen Starr’s Pod in University City is now joining the late-night ranks, offering a new late-night happy hour from 9 p.m.-close, Sunday through Thursday. […]

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December 17, 2012

Break Out The Ugly Sweaters For Jones’ Instagram Contest, Running December 17-24

Put your ugly sweater to good use this week at Jones. The person with the best ugly sweater will win a dinner for four at Stephen Starr’s comfort food haven. Entering the contest is easy and can be done right from your smartphone. Take a picture of yourself in your ugly holiday sweater and upload […]

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November 2, 2012

Roundup: New Restaurants In Philadelphia To Add To Your Must-Try List For Fall 2012

Philadelphia’s food scene is booming more than ever before, and this fall we’re adding a whole new batch of impressive names to our list of notable chefs and restaurants. With these new installments on top of the city’s already acclaimed establishments, it’s obvious that this city’s culinary culture is making its way to new heights. […]

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October 31, 2012

Continental Old City Presents “Local Spirit Month” This November

Upon its opening almost two decades ago, Stephen Starr’s Continental Old City strove to be considered the martini bar in Philadelphia. Their way of giving a heads up to the city that they’ve still got it: an entire month of celebrating local spirits, and serving them on the cheap. This November is “Local Spirit Month” […]

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October 29, 2012

Roundup: Upcoming Exhibitions And Restaurant Openings On The Horizon In Philadelphia

If you’re hunkered down indoors today riding out Hurricane Sandy, we’ve got a roundup for you to help pass the time. We pulled together our top picks for the most exciting exhibitions and restaurant openings coming down in the pipeline in Philadelphia. Lots to look forward to! Check it out, and let us know in […]

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October 24, 2012

Frankford Hall Invites Guys To Grow A Moustache For “Movember,” An Initiative To Raise Awareness Of Men’s Health, Thursday, November 1

As part of Frankford Hall’s effort to raise awareness and funds for prostate and testicular cancer, the Fishtown beer garden starts November off with Movember, a national moustache-growing charity dedicated to the recognition of men’s health issues, and a free shave from The Art of Shaving along with happy hour specials for all gents who stop by between 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, […]

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October 15, 2012

Fette Sau, Brooklyn Barbecue Transplant From Stephen Starr And Joe Carroll, To Open Its Doors This Wednesday, October 17

  Next up in the Stephen Starr empire is Fette Sau, the ultra-popular barbecue spot in Brooklyn made famous by owner Joe Carroll. Starr and Carroll have teamed up to bring the beer and ‘cue spot to Philadelphia, right next door to Starr’s wildly successful Frankford Hall on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. It’s a partnership […]

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September 27, 2012

Pizzeria Stella Brings Back Pizza Week, September 30-October 5 And October 7-12

Pizza Week is back at Stephen Starr’s Pizzeria Stella in Headhouse Square. Running parallel to Center City District Restaurant Week (September 30-October 5 and October 7-12), the artisanal pizza restaurant is offering diners the chance to try one of their delicious pies (included on our roundup of Philadelphia’s best wood-fired pizza) alongside any one antipasti […]

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September 14, 2012

Frankford Hall Blows Out Oktoberfest With 16 Days Of Festivities, Including A Pig Roast, Beer Olympics, Ping Pong Tournament And A Giant Street Festival On Frankford Avenue

Stephen Starr’s super popular open-air German biergarten in Fishtown is hosting the Oktoberfest to end all Oktoberfests this year. From September 15 (that’s this Saturday) through September 30, Frankford Hall will be the unofficial Oktoberfest headquarters of Philadelphia. Beer-loving Philadelphians, and thirsty visitors, will be treated to street festivals, musical performances, beer release parties, ping […]

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September 4, 2012

Deal Feed: Starr Restaurants Are Serving Up Back-To-School Specials Throughout September

Starr Restaurant Organization has come up with half a dozen reasons to have some added fun in September with a slew of back-to-school specials to enjoy before sharpening those pencils. Check it out: • Frankford Hall: The Fishtown beer garden makes traveling a bit more affordable as they pass out free Septa tokens — lunch money for the […]

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