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Archive: May, 2013

Philly Beer Week roundup of roundups

Friday, May 31, 2013, 11:42 AM
Philly Beer Week has hundreds of events and activities, from Opening Tap and the Hammer of Glory's trip around the city on Friday, May 31 through the finales on Sunday, June 9. What to choose, what to do? Here is a roundup of the roundups. And don't miss Daily News beer columnist Joe Sixpack's survival... Read more

Beer pairings: A matter of science

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 2:57 PM
Frank DiGennaro now knows why his love for pretzels when paired with stouts makes perfect sense. DiGennaro, a biomedical engineer by education writing for TableMatters, attended a recent event put on by the Monell Chemical Senses Center and Yards Brewery as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival... Read more

7 cool drinks for the summer

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 2:00 PM
Complement delicious summer eats with these refreshing cocktails. They're perfect for patio cookouts, classy dinner parties or just on any summer day. Flying High cocktail (From Bess Gulliver of Stratus Rooftop Bar and Lounge at Hotel Monaco, via - 1.5 ounces vodka - .75 ounces... Read more

Beer tasting at a BYOB

Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 11:06 AM
During Philly Beer Week, at least one BYOB is getting into the act. Chef Al Paris at Heirloom Fine American Cookery (8705 Germantown Ave. in Chestnut Hill) will host a dinner on Wednesday, June 5 at which six dishes will be paired with a dozen craft beers. Tickets are $50. Paris will partner with... Read more

7 picks for Philly Beer Week

Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 10:54 AM
Philly Beer Week 2013 - running May 31 to June 9 - has hundreds of great events, from tastings to bar crawls to a library exhibit. Here are seven events that you cannot miss, starting with May 31's Opening Tap. Details about Philly Beer Week is here, Read more

7 recipes for your Memorial Day cookout

Sunday, May 26, 2013, 1:28 PM
We've pulled 7 of the most tantalizing cookout recipes from our archives to help you create the perfect Memorial Day cookout. Green Bean Salad with Tomatoes Manayunk Brewery And Restaurant BBQ RWe've pulled 7 of the most tantalizing cookout recipes from our archives. Manayunk Brewery And Restaurant... Read more

Philly's top 5 veggie burgers

Thursday, May 23, 2013, 10:29 AM
I haven't been moved to song about a veggie burger yet. But my love of the beef patty has also obliged me to seek the occasional healthy alternative. Here are five favorites so far. Read more

14 Memorial Day drink specials in Philadelphia

Thursday, May 23, 2013, 7:00 AM
Pay no mind to that silly calendar (June twenty-what?), we all know summer really kicks off on Memorial Day Weekend. To celebrate the start of beach season and take full advantage of your extra day off, check out 14 drink specials at bars and restaurants all over Philadelphia. As you enjoy the deals... Read more

It's Gravy Night, for a cause

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 11:57 AM
It's too hot to cook tonight. Go to the Bourse (Fifth Street between Market and Chestnut Streets), where Gravy Night will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. You get macaroni and meatballs, wine tastings from local vino makers Vincent Novello and John Tenaglia, and fun with author Lorraine Ranalli... Read more

Philly’s 20 hottest restaurants

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 11:38 AM
Whether you need a date destination for Saturday night, a pick for fussy out-of-towners, or a quick stop in Center City, has you covered with 20 essential restaurants of the moment. (They're in alphabetical order.) Read more
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