Restaurants in Old City and Northern Liberties are celebrating pisco, the South American brandy.
Last night of service will be Feb. 23.
Wine and spirits sales in the Philadelphia region spiked 22.3 percent between the week before Super Bowl LII and Super Bowl week.
The Beard's so-called long list of semifinalists will be culled, and the finalists will be announced the morning of March 14 in a ceremony from Parc on Rittenhouse Square. The awards will be handed out May 7 in Chicago.
The new job is four blocks and, in some respects, a world away from Aldine.
Damon Menapace moves to East Passyunk, while Cherry Hill's Farmhouse hires a specialist in foraging.
Ned Maddock was lured to the job by a persistent customer.
"This was a nice lesson - something you rarely hear about," the owner says.
An ice lounge and a ball pit. What more do you need?