Thursday, July 2, 2015

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Diner en Blanc, cruise, burgers

Monday, June 8, 2015, 11:03 AM
This week, beer isn’t the focus. On Tuesday, get a sneak peek at what’s in store for the return of Diner en Blanc. This Wednesday, take a break from Center City Sips at Cappelli Brothers during Center City Sits. And Friday, celebrate the start of the weekend on the Delaware River with... Read more

The Spot: Francoluigi's

Sunday, June 7, 2015, 9:50 PM
We always hear about the shiny, new restaurants. This is one in a series about the Philadelphia area's more established dining establishments and the people behind them. Frank “Franco” Borda has always been a good cook. After getting his first kitchen job at age 14, the food he brought... Read more

Listing guide of pop-up beer gardens in Philadelphia

Friday, June 5, 2015, 4:39 PM
As the weather get warmer, many of Philly’s vacant lots transform into wonderful beer gardens. It’s become a new seasonal tradition here in the City of Brotherly Love, and there are plenty to choose from. Here’s a listing of pop up beer gardens for the season: Pennsylvania Horticultural... Read more

Helm to host a star-studded chefs' benefit for Eli Kulp

Friday, June 5, 2015, 11:59 AM
Michael Griffiths and Kevin D´Egidio are turning over their Northern Liberties-area restaurant helm (1303 N. Fifth St.) on the night of Sunday, June 14 to host a benefit for chef Eli Kulp, who was seriously injured in last month's Amtrak derailment. They have enlisted the help of Nicholas Elmi... Read more

Ardmore liquor store reopens after renovation

Thursday, June 4, 2015, 3:24 PM
Former Phillies pitcher Tommy Greene will attend the grand opening of the new Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection Store on Thursday, June 4, at 4 p.m.. in the Ardmore Plaza Shopping Center at 62 Greenfield Ave., Ardmore. Following a ribbon-cutting ceremony welcoming the public to the newly... Read more

Dog-friendly restaurants in Philadelphia

Thursday, June 4, 2015, 3:31 PM
Since the weather is finally welcoming to outdoor dining, don’t let your dog stare out the window when you leave – bring them with you! Here are a handful of pet-friendly restaurants in Philadelphia. Square 1682 (121 S. 17th St.) Kimpton's Hotel Palomar restaurant welcomes pups to hang... Read more

West Chester’s Levante Brewing Company expands tasting room hours, brewing capabilities

Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 12:07 PM
Since it opened in February, West Chester’s Levante Brewing Company has been going big with multiple beer styles, a tasting room, and a seemingly ever-growing brewery. But later this summer, it’ll really ramp things up with extended hours, a grand opening, and the christening of a newly... Read more

Sips pick: Gran Caffe L'Aquila

Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 1:17 AM
Warm-weather Wednesdays mean Center City District Sips, the weekly promotion in which dozens of downtown restaurants and bars discount drinks and appetizers from 5 to 7 p.m. Sips runs weekly through Sept. 2. Gran Caffe L'Aquila, the thoroughly Italian destination at 1716 Chestnut St. in Rittenhouse... Read more

Yuengling gets hoppy with upcoming India Pale Lager release

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 4:28 PM
Local hopheads rejoice: D.G. Yuengling & Son will soon join your bitter ranks with the November release of a recently announced IPL — or India Pale Lager. Yuengling began teasing photos of the brew last week via social media, taunting fans with hoppy promises to come. Now, though, thanks... Read more

Roaring '20s to pop up at Glen Foerd on the Delaware

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 1:09 AM
Natanya DiBona, who helps organize Philadelphia's annual Diner en Blanc pop-up events, is behind another outdoor event, premiering this summer. Jazz Age on the Delaware will turn the estate Glen Foerd on the Delaware (5001 Grant Ave.) into a Roaring '20-style party from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday... Read more
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