With its double-wide townhouse barroom and take-out beer-and-coffee annex nearby (Brew/Ultimo), the Taproom has become the epicenter of South Philly’s beer revolution, not to mention an engine for neighborhood rebirth.
The well-chosen draft list and impressively brew-versed waitresses make it a fun. But it is the irrepresible culinary gonzo of chef Scott Schroeder that finally put consistent gastro into this ever-adventurous pub, with a menu that blends American comforts (fried PB&J) and authentic Mexican flavors (wild boar and head cheese tacos) with wit and indulgence.
Can this team do the same for Point Breeze with their new American Sardine Bar?
Over the past year, the Inquirer, the Daily News and Philly.com have uncovered corruption in local and state public offices, shed light on hidden and dangerous environmental risks, and deeply examined the region’s growing heroin epidemic. This is indispensable journalism, brought to you by the largest, most experienced newsroom in the region. Fact-based journalism of this caliber isn’t cheap. We need your support to keep our talented reporters, editors and photographers holding government accountable, looking out for the public interest, and separating fact from fiction. If you already subscribe, thank you. If not, please consider doing so by clicking on the button below. Subscriptions can be home delivered in print, or digitally read on nearly any mobile device or computer, and start as low as 25¢ per day. We're thankful for your support in every way.