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January 22, 2013

Xochitl Presents Its New Molcajete Meal For Two For $28, Available Sunday Through Thursday

The folks at Xochitl, 2nd and Lombard’s go-to restaurant for authentic Mexican cuisine, want to give you a big taste of Mexico with their new molcajete meal. The meal, molcajete, is named for a Mexican tool created from volcanic rock which is used to crush spices, prepare salsas and now, to keep your delicious meal […]

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December 19, 2012

Roundup: Our Guide To End-Of-The-World Festivities In And Around Philadelphia This Friday, December 21

Whether or not you believe the Mayan calendar — which, in fact, if you visit the Penn Museum exhibition, did not actually predict the demise of the world on December 21, 2012 despite popular belief — Philadelphia is offering up plenty of events to celebrate this superstitious evening. And if you’re a believer? Bars, restaurants […]

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May 25, 2011

Xochitl Introduces Its First-Ever Sunday Brunch Menu, Debuting May 29

On Sunday, May 29, Headhouse Square’s Xochitl will debut a delicious, much-anticipated new brunch menu. Featuring a variety of Mexican-themed dishes and brunch cocktails, the new menu will be available every Sunday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and marks the very first time that the spot has offered brunch. Highlights include Chicharrones, house-fried pork rinds with […]

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May 5, 2011

Happy Cinco De Mayo: Our Top Picks For Where To Celebrate

Get your margarita on today to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Philadelphia bars and restaurants, of both the Mexican variety and otherwise, are hosting fiestas that include irresistible drink specials, delicious snacks, spicy music and much more. Check out a few top picks for where to celebrate, below: • Cantina dos Segundos and Cantina Los Caballitos: […]

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May 2, 2011

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo At Xochitl: Mexican Street Food, Juiced-To-Order Margaritas And More

On Cinco de Mayo, this Thursday, May 5, Xochitl is celebrating with a new menu of Mexican street food and specially priced margaritas. Enjoy tasty dishes, all priced under $10, and the classic Xochitl margarita, made with juiced-to-order limes, for $6. Executive Chef Lucio Palazzo will prepare and serve goodies specially crafted for the holiday, […]

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April 5, 2011

Percy Street Barbecue Chef Erin O’Shea And Xochitl Chef Lucio Palazzo To Collaborate On A Tex-Mex Dinner, April 14

On Thursday, April 14, pit mistress Erin O’Shea of top barbecue spot Percy Street Barbecue will collaborate with Chef Lucio Palazzo of the Headhouse Square Mexican restaurant Xochitl for a one-of-a-kind Tex-Mex Meal. Held at Xochitl, the four-course meal will feature innovative dishes that bridge the divide between authentic Mexican and Texas cuisines. You can […]

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January 25, 2011

Xochitl To Feature Specially Priced Weekly Dish And Cocktail Pairings Throughout February

Each week this February, Xochitl will feature a different plate from Chef Lucio Palazzo’s flavorful menu served alongside a specialty tequila cocktail, all at a special price. Mexican food and drink makes for the perfect warming-up fare during the winter, from the heat of spices to the glow of well-made cocktails. Featured ‘Dish and Cocktail’ […]

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October 22, 2010

Celebrate Day of the Dead with the “Heart & Soul” Dinner at Xochitl

In the United States, Halloween is the day towards which all eyes are turned. It’s the night (or this year, weekend) during which people dress up, perform mischief and ingest a few too many treats. As soon as the October 31 has passed, it’s time to pack away the spooky gear. However, for many other […]

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November 19, 2009

With Love Letters: Chef Marc Vetri Dishes on His Latest Restaurant Project, Sunday Excursions to Chester County, and His Favorite Kind of Tastykake

Welcome back to our Q&A series on uwishunu called “With Love Letters,” in which our With Love Philadelphia campaign interviews notable Philadelphians in order to learn more about their relationship with the city and why they love it here.  Next up is Chef Marc Vetri. Note: links were added to the interview during editing. Introduction: […]

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October 28, 2009

Video: Percy Street Barbeque’s Culinary Team Goes on a Tasting Tour of Texas

With Percy Street Barbeque opening on South Street in a few weeks, the restaurant’s owners (Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook, also of Zahav and Xochitl) and chefs (including Marigold Kitchen alum Erin O’Shea) took a trip down to Texas to try some authentic barbeque and brisket. They put a pretty amazing video documentary together, which […]

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