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Archive: July, 2013

Law grads: Celebrate the end of the bar exam at these local bars

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 3:09 PM
After a summer of arduously studying for the bar exam, law school graduates can now finally rejoice. If you're ready to let loose, tackle another kind of bar exam by enjoying refreshing sips from the best bars, pubs and lounges in the city. There's no need for a subpoena to have a good time. Read more

Dogfish Head tops list of craft breweries

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 12:16 PM
The Daily Meal, known for its food lists, polled craft beer experts on their picks for the best craft breweries in the country. That list was turned into a ballot, and after 11,500 votes from the general public, the resutts are in: Dogfish Head, in Milton, Del., came out on top. "Under the direction... Read more

Sandwich for $1 at Jimmy John's

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 10:41 AM
Jimmy John’s sandwich shops will throw a customer appreciation day at its Philadelphia-area shops. During the promo, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, the chain will sell its sandwiches for $1. It's one per person and limited to in-store purchase. Read more

Grape tomatoes: Buy 'em now

Monday, July 29, 2013, 2:29 PM
"Pick up a pint or two of grape tomatoes while they’re at their best!" writes "Food in Jars" blogger Marisa McClellan in a piece for "Table Matters." McClellan shares a swell recipe for a salad using the little red beauties, and since she's all about home canning, puts in a pitch for pickling... Read more

Yo, beer drinker: Confused by today's tap lists, too?

Monday, July 29, 2013, 2:09 PM
"There was a time" - as Emma Janzen writes in Table Matters - "where you might enter a bar and leisurely peruse a tap selection of 10 or so beers with iconic and familiar handles, weighing simple decisions like 'Do I feel like a Dos Equis or Guinness today?' "Now, serious programs boast anywhere from... Read more

Royal tea: 12 of our favourite rooms

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 1:20 PM
All this talk about the future king of England has us thinking oolong and hard about scones, clotted cream and finger sandwiches. Here are a dozen options. Read more

Momofuku Ssäm Bar to pop up at Zahav

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 10:27 AM
A few months ago, Zahav chef/co-owner Michael Solomonov did a pop-up appearance at New York's Momofuku Ssäm Bar, whose chef de cuisine is Philly native and Vetri alum Matthew "Rudy" Rudofker. It's payback time as Zahav hosts Momofuku Ssäm and Rudofker in a one-night-only pop-up that's part... Read more

Center City Sips without shvitz: 9 indoor ideas

Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 10:58 AM
It'll be up in the 90s today - and while doctors encourage you to be hydrated, they don't recommend consuming alcohol. Meanwhile, Center City Sips - the Wednesday night happy-hour special run by the Center City District - continues. Here are nine ideas where the a/c will be cranking, and the $5 cocktails... Read more

Franklin Fountain tops a best milkshake list

Monday, July 15, 2013, 4:25 PM
The Daily Meal - always good for a thought-provoking food list - is out with 17 of America's top milkshakes, and Old City's Franklin Fountain tops it. "With decorative tin walls and ceilings and the building's original porcelain mosaic tile floor, Franklin Fountain shows no signs that before its opening... Read more

Water Works marking anniversary with a $7 brunch

Monday, July 15, 2013, 11:45 AM
The Water Works Restaurant on Kelly Drive will mark its seventh anniversary Sunday, July 21 by offering its brunch for $7. (That's this Sunday only.) The feast - a carving station with slow-roasted prime rib and mustard-glazed ham; made to order omelets; Belgian waffles; French toast, made-to-order... Read more
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