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November 8, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To Thanksgiving Dinners At Restaurants In The Philadelphia Region

Roundup: A Guide To Thanksgiving Dinners At Restaurants In The Philadelphia Region

It’s time to start prepping the turkey, folks, Thanksgiving is merely weeks away. For those aiming to avoid the cooking, baking, grocery store chaos and post-meal clean up, dozens and dozens of restaurants in Philadelphia make it easy for Thanksgiving-celebrators to make merry by simply lifting a fork. Beyond sit-down dinners, Philadelphia’s dining scene has […]

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December 4, 2012

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Repeal Day In Philadelphia, Wednesday, December 5

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Repeal Day In Philadelphia, Wednesday, December 5

Hear, hear! December 5, 1933 marked the repeal of Prohibition in America. As you can imagine, this made for many happy Americans and much celebration all across the country. 79 years later, we’re still excited about the repeal, now known officially as Repeal Day. This year, Repeal Day in Philadelphia is extra significant due to […]

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October 15, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Get A Taste Of Prohibition At Bars, Restaurants And Museums Throughout Philadelphia

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Get A Taste Of Prohibition At Bars, Restaurants And Museums Throughout Philadelphia

Prohibition, the alcohol-free period in American history between 1919 and 1933, made a huge cultural impact on our nation and continues to be an influential, intriguing slice of history today. From TV shows like HBO’s Atlantic City-set Boardwalk Empire to festive 1920s celebrations around the city, the Philadelphia region toasts to Prohibition all year long. […]

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September 13, 2012

Roundup: Our Top Picks For 2012 Oktoberfest Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Roundup: Our Top Picks For 2012 Oktoberfest Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Oktoberfest takes over Philadelphia once again this season with all the wurst, craft beer and everything pumpkin lining up front and center for a slew of daily and weekly celebrations. From partying atop the decks of a battleship to sausage eating contests and block parties, we’ve got you covered on where to get your fill of […]

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March 28, 2012

The Farmers Cabinet Team Presents The Boilermaker In The Former Blue Bear Tavern Spot

The Farmers Cabinet Team Presents The Boilermaker In The Former Blue Bear Tavern Spot

With a very short-lived stint, the doors of Blue Bear Tavern have closed to be re-opened just days later from the minds behind The Farmers Cabinet as the newly named and renovated bar/restaurant, The Boilermaker. Launched this past Saturday, the medieval, goth-themed bar serves a changing drink menu featuring the bar’s namesake, boilermakers; which are […]

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February 23, 2012

A Roundup Of The Best Places For Brunch In Philadelphia

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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January 13, 2012

The Farmers Cabinet Debuts A Delicious New Winter Cocktail Menu

The Farmers Cabinet Debuts A Delicious New Winter Cocktail Menu

Phoebe Esmon, head mixologist at The Farmers Cabinet, rolled out a brand new seasonal cocktail menu last night that’s as poetic as it is delicious. “I was imagining a time when a lot more people grew their own food,” Esmon says of the prose filled menu offering libations like Spirits of Another Sort (grappa, yellow […]

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December 5, 2011

Roundup: Our Top 10 Picks For Holiday Dates In And Around Philadelphia

Roundup: Our Top 10 Picks For Holiday Dates In And Around Philadelphia

Now that the days are shorter and the temperatures are (much) cooler, it’s tempting to stay inside with your significant other and cozy up by the fireplace. Or, you know, the radiator. But then you’d miss out on the legion of exciting holiday festivities that are taking place throughout the entire region. So get off […]

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September 13, 2011

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Oktoberfest Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Oktoberfest Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Oktoberfest in Philadelphia continues to get better every year. And this year is no different. From a week-long sausage fest to a seven-block street fair, look out for several awesome events that you will not want to miss. We’ve outlined our top picks for upcoming Oktoberfest celebrations, below. And stay tuned for more details on […]

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August 5, 2011

Happy National Oyster Day: Our Top Picks For Some Of The Best Oyster Dishes In And Around Philadelphia

Happy National Oyster Day: Our Top Picks For Some Of The Best Oyster Dishes In And Around Philadelphia

Today, August 5, is National Oyster Day. Probably the most well-known aphrodisiac, plus one of the most summer-centric foods, oysters are also extremely nutritious. To capitalize on all this, top Philadelphia chefs have been serving both tried-and-true and new and unusual preparations of the delicious mollusk. Check out our top picks for some of the […]

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