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October 24, 2014

Wursthaus Schmitz At Reading Terminal Market Celebrates National Bologna Day Today, Friday, October 24

Now here’s a holiday that’s worthy of serious observation: National Bologna Day. Leave it to the fine folks at Wursthaus Schmitz in the Reading Terminal Market to give a lunchmeat celebration its due, evoking memories of Oscar Meyer meals past and one-upping them with house-made artisanal goodness. After all, chef Jeremy Nolen is the author […]

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February 25, 2014

Brauhaus Schmitz And Wursthaus Schmitz Celebrate Karneval With German Beer Specials, Parties And More, February 27-March 4

Every year, Germany celebrates Karneval — a German version of Mardi Gras — with parties and events over the 40 days leading up to Easter and this year, Brauhaus Schmitz, Philadelphia’s own German beer hall and restaurant, is getting in on the action. Beginning this Thursday, February 27, kick off Karneval at Brauhaus Schmitz and […]

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February 19, 2014

The Third Annual Philly Bierfest Returns To The German Society Of Pennsylvania This Saturday, February 22 And Tickets Are Still Available

Ready to raise a liter, Philadelphia? This Saturday, February 22 the German Society of Pennsylvania hosts the third year of Bierfest, a festival to celebrate Pennsylvania’s considerable German brewing heritage. Founded by local beverage authority Marnie Old in support of the Philly Roller Girls, the Brewers of Pennsylvania and the German Society of Pennsylvania, Bierfest […]

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September 20, 2013

Brauhaus Schmitz Brings An Oktoberfest Celebration To South Street With A 200-Foot Beer Tent, Pig Roast, Liter Lift Championship, Live Music And More, Saturday, September 21

Time to break out your lederhosen. South Street’s German beer hall Brauhaus Schmitz celebrates Oktoberfest in a big way with a humongous block party this Saturday, September 21. In addition to the festivities at Frankford Hall, the annual Oktoberfest celebration at the German Society, and the Oktoberfest party at Morgan’s Pier, Brauhaus throws a huge […]

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September 6, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To Festive Oktoberfest Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Prost! Oktoberfest takes over Philadelphia once again this year with more traditional German music, bratwurst and steins of beer than ever. From quiet backyard celebrations to street-closing block parties our list has got you covered. We’ve compiled a chronological list of Oktoberfest celebrations that are bound to be full of Oktoberfest ales and German-centric fare. […]

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July 2, 2013

Philadelphia Food Truck Finder: A Day-By-Day Guide To Where And When To Find Food Trucks In Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s ever-expanding food truck scene is clearly having a moment. Not only are more awesome trucks rolling in every week, but new food truck gathering spots seem to be popping up just as quickly — see the City Hall Courtyard, Eakins Oval and the Navy Yard for three recent examples. So, just as we wanted […]

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June 14, 2013

Indulge In Eats Fresh Off The Grill And Chilly Treats At The Annual Sidewalk Sizzle And Ice Cream Freeze At Reading Terminal Market, July 13

Two of summer’s favorite past times are coming together on Saturday, July 13 at Reading Terminal Market. Get ready for a grilled food and ice cream extravaganza at the annual Sidewalk Sizzle And Ice Cream Freeze. Some of Reading Terminal’s most popular vendors are setting up shop outside of the market on Filbert Street with […]

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December 26, 2012

Year In Review: 12 Highlights From The Philadelphia Dining Scene In 2012 And 13 Food Stories We’re Excited About For 2013

When it comes to food, Philly’s got it covered. In 2012 we welcomed lots of great new bars and restaurants that have proved to be well worth the anticipation. Philly restaurants have cleaned up in the awards and accolades department and our favorite chefs have been featured left and right. But all of that’s not […]

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November 1, 2012

Brauhaus Schmitz Debuts Its Reading Terminal Outpost Wursthaus Schmitz Today, November 1

UPDATE: Due to unforeseen delays, Brauhaus is now hoping to open Wursthaus at Reading Terminal on Friday. Beer gardens were all the rage this summer in Philadelphia, Oktoberfest is on its way to becoming a regular American holiday and now South Street staple Brauhaus Schmitz is expanding. Starting today, Reading Terminal Market is about to […]

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