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August 15, 2013

Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Our Guide To The Restaurants, Bars, Markets And Cafes In The Queen Village Neighborhood Of Philadelphia

[This spring, Visit Philly launched an effort to promote 14 different neighborhoods surrounding Center City Philadelphia. With our new complementary "Philadelphia Neighborhoods" post series, Uwishunu is teaming up with Visit Philly to promote all the awesome dining, shopping, arts, nightlife, events and more within Philly's many exciting neighborhoods.] The tree-lined South Philadelphia neighborhood of Queen […]

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December 21, 2012

Roundup: The Definitive Guide To The Best Places To Watch The 2012 New Year’s Eve Fireworks In Philadelphia, 6 P.M. And Midnight

Ring in 2013 with either of two free fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront as SugarHouse Casino once again presents a double dose of New Year’s fun. The first show, at 6 p.m., is titled “The Fire Within” and set to a family-friendly musical soundtrack of “Fire Bird Suite,” “Call of the Champions,” “Four […]

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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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May 24, 2012

Village Belle Presents “Cinema Peroni,” Wednesday, June 6: Roman Holiday Screening On The Lawn, Italian Food Cart, Peroni Bar And More

Village Belle knows how to make great use of their outdoor grassy lawn right on Front Street. On Wednesday, June 6 they’ll host “Cinema Peroni,” a special screening of the classic (appropriately, Italy-set) Roman Holiday starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck. A special Peroni Bar will be set up outside, and Chef Louis Campanaro will […]

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March 1, 2012

DVR Alert: Joey And Lou Campanaro Of Village Belle To Battle New York’s Forgione Brothers On Sunday’s Episode Of Iron Chef America

Tune into the Food Network this Sunday at 10 p.m. for an episode of Iron Chef America with a special Philadelphia twist. The Kitchen Stadium will feature a face-off between two pairs of brother-chefs: New York restaurateur Iron Chef Marc Forgione and his brother Bryan, and our own Joey Campanaro and his brother Lou of Village Belle in Bella Vista. To ratchet up the competition a notch, the two teams are actually pitting Philadelphia and New York against each other. Game on. [Iron Chef America: Forgione Brothers vs. Campanaro Brothers]

July 11, 2011

Village Belle To Celebrate National Rainier Cherry Day With A Cherry-Centric Pasta Plate And Cocktail Pairing, Available Beginning Tonight

One of the highlights of summer is the abundance of juicy, sweet, freshly picked fruit from fuzzy peaches to bright nectarines to tart cherries. Fittingly, today, July 11, is National Rainier Cherry Day and Village Belle was chosen as Pennsylvania’s representative by Northwest Cherries, a non-profit organization that promotes the stone fruit, to join the […]

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June 30, 2011

July 4th In Philadelphia Fireworks Guide To Two Spectacular Displays This Weekend: Round One Saturday, July 2 At Penn’s Landing And The Grand Finale Monday, July 4 At The Art Museum

Wawa Welcome America’s sensational fireworks are back for two additional, and final, rounds of lightning fun this Saturday, July 2 and Monday, July 4. It’s a high-octane weekend and we want to make sure you’re well-equipped to enjoy it all. Check out our guides to both dates: SATURDAY, JULY 2 Location: Penn’s Landing Concert: 8 […]

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June 30, 2011

Roundup: In Addition To Official Wawa Welcome America Festivities, Our Top Picks For Where To Celebrate July 4th Weekend

Philadelphia is rife with July 4th celebrations, from fireworks to ice cream festivals to special museum exhibitions, burger BBQs, live concerts and more. Outside of the official Wawa Welcome America celebrations we’ve been outlining for you — and stay tuned for a thorough fireworks-watching guide to the last two rounds of fireworks — there’s lots […]

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April 20, 2011

Amuse Bouche: Joey Campanaro’s Famous Meatball Sliders At Village Belle

[This is the latest in our new post series "Amuse Bouche Philadelphia," in which we highlight must-try menu items at restaurants and eateries around the city. We've called the post series "Amuse Bouche" because, like a traditional amuse bouche that you might receive before a meal, these posts are intended to tease and excite your […]

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April 15, 2011

New York Magazine’s Grub Street Includes Ten Philadelphia Restaurants On Its Ranking Of the Country’s 101 Best Pasta Dishes

In its recent undertaking of hunting down the 101 Best Pasta Dishes in the entire country, New York Magazine’s food blog Grub Street included no fewer than 10 Philadelphia restaurants on its list. The article claims that “What you’ll find are 101 dishes that we can honestly say represent the best of everything we see […]

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