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November 18, 2014

A Guide To Beaujolais Nouveau Day Celebrations At Restaurants, Bars And Shops In Philadelphia On Thursday, November 20

French-inspired parties bring a little je ne sais quoi to Philadelphia this Thursday, November 20, as a slew of bars, restaurants and shops celebrate the worldwide wine fête known as Beaujolais Nouveau Day. All around the world, wine-lovers gather to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau — a French wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais […]

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October 29, 2014

Chaddsford Winery Hosts Food Trucks And Serves Mulled Wine During Fire And Spice Weekends, Every Saturday And Sunday In November

The air may be getting cooler, but the scene at Chaddsford Winery in Delaware County is just heating up. Every Saturday and Sunday in November, the winery will host Fire and Spice Weekends. From noon until 7 p.m., visitors can enjoy fire pits, special tastings, hot mulled wine, and fresh fare from some of the […]

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October 28, 2014

Liberté Lounge At The Sofitel Hotel Toasts French Wines At Its French Wine Fair, This Thursday, October 30

Raise a glass, oenophiles! Liberté Lounge at the Sofitel Hotel toasts French wines at its French Wine Fair, an event that brings a variety of wine hailing from France to the Rittenhouse bar and restaurant this Thursday, October 30. Eight vineyards will be represented with a smattering of wines — red and white, sweet and […]

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October 14, 2014

Townsend Teams Up With South African Winemaker Ken Forrester For A One-Night-Only Wine Dinner, Monday, October 20

In its relatively short existence, Townsend on East Passyunk has made a name for itself as a wine-lovers’ restaurant with a serious beverage program courtesy of sommelier Lauren Harris. On Monday, October 20, the French-inspired bistro will cater to that demographic, with a special wine pairing dinner featuring the South African winemaker Ken Forrester. The […]

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September 25, 2014

The Brandywine Harvest Festival Celebrates Local Pennsylvania Wineries With Tastings, Tours And More, September 27-28 And October 4-5

In agricultural terms, fall signifies the end of the growing cycle for crops, hence, the harvest. Fortunately, with every end comes a new beginning and this month sees the commencement of the seasonal celebrations known as harvest festivals. For the next two weekends, September 27-28 and October 4-5, celebrate the harvest season in the scenic […]

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July 7, 2014

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens Hosts July Garden Sips, An Evening Of Crafts, Live Music, Drinks And More, Wednesday, July 9

Sip, craft and explore as Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens hosts the July installment of its Garden Sips event. From 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, the South Street attraction keeps its doors open a little later than usual as it invites guests in for live music, crafts and beer and wine. Crafts include a […]

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June 23, 2014

Rittenhouse Square’s Boutique Steakhouse Barclay Prime Launches A Summer of Rosé, Thursday, June 26

A rosé by any other name is not a white zinfandel. Now that the season for pink wine has officially begun, Barclay Prime is rolling out a long list of dry and refreshing vintages that are perfect for hot summer nights. Starting this Thursday, June 26, the available offerings will include rosés from around the […]

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May 19, 2014

Jet Wine Bar Puts The Spotlight On Mid-Atlantic Wine At An East Coast Wine Tasting, Tomorrow, May 20

Spend your Tuesday evening sipping a wine flight featuring pairings from the mid-Atlantic region at Jet Wine Bar’s East Coast wine tasting. For $25 a person, enjoy a tasting consisting of five wine pours from places such as Pennsylvania, New York and Canada, with appropriate food pairings, too. Throughout the evening, sip red and white […]

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April 28, 2014

Sister Cities Park International Festival Brings Global Performances, Food, Beer And More To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Saturday, May 3

Celebrate Philadelphia and its 10 Sister Cities at the annual Sister Cities Park International Festival, a free festival on Saturday, May 3 — the day we’ve dubbed Super Spring Saturday. From noon to 5 p.m., enjoy a wide range of programming that honor traditions in countries including Japan, Cameroon, China, Poland and France. Festivalgoers are […]

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April 25, 2014

Our Picks For Interactive Food-And-Drink Classes At Cafes, Restaurants And Classrooms This Spring In Philadelphia

Looking to do a little spring cleaning for the mind? Education can be invigorating, particularly when it involves food and drink. This month, local artisan makers and expert teachers invite the public out to learn a thing or two during fun, interactive classes. From goat-cheese making this Saturday, April 26 to a pie-making classes throughout […]

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