East Passyunk Revs Engines For 12th Annual Car Show And Street Festival With 140 Hot Rides, Street Food, Live Bands, Family Fun And More

East Passyunk Revs Engines For 12th Annual Car Show And Street Festival With 140 Hot Rides, Street Food, Live Bands, Family Fun And More

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) is revving up for the 12th Annual Car Show and Street Festival on Sunday, July 30, 2017, from 11:00am to 4:00pm, on EPA between Broad and Dickinson streets.  Over 140 muscle, classic, antique, custom and show cars, trucks and motorcycles will line the Avenue, with street vendors, rack sales, kids’ activities, live music and the Bang! Boom! CRAFT! Show in between.  Wine and dine among the cars as award-winning restaurants and food trucks serve specially priced street food and summertime drinks. Admission is FREE for attendees and $20 for cars. The rain date is Sunday, August 6, 2017. For information, visit www.visiteastpassyunk.com, tweet at @epassyunkave and follow #passyunkcarshow.
 

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Pala'a Latin American Seafood Opens In Ardmore With Arepas, Patacone, Ceviches, Tartares And Chupe

Pala'a Latin American Seafood Opens In Ardmore With Arepas, Patacone, Ceviches, Tartares And Chupe

Ardmore Initiative is pleased to welcome the newest addition to Ardmore’s restaurant scene, Pala’a, a Latin American seafood restaurant. Cira Ferreira, Levi Hernandez, and Ivan Brcek's new BYO is located at 18 West Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore. Pala’a specializes in ceviches, tartares, chupe, arepas and patacone. Sides, housemade juices and desserts are also available. Reflecting the focus on seafood, the dining room is playfully and vibrantly decorated with graphics of azure Venezuelan beaches and brightly colored beach chairs. Order at the front counter and enjoy a cup of papelon, a refreshing lime drink, as you wait for your food. Pala'a is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every Tuesday through Sunday. 

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Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia Hosts Summer Garden Party To Benefit The Farm At Bartram's Garden

Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia Hosts Summer Garden Party To Benefit The Farm At Bartram's Garden

All good food has a story—and that’s especially true when it comes to the organic produce grown at the Farm at Bartram’s Garden and to the gourmet meals produced by Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia. Les Dames will host a special summer garden party at the Farm at Bartram's Garden on Thursday, July 20, from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. The public is invited to enjoy fresh fare and specialty drinks along with live music, a silent auction, and conversation about Philly’s food sovereignty and urban farms.  

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Dim Sum House Participating in University City Dining Days Beginning Thursday, July 13

Dim Sum House Participating in University City Dining Days Beginning Thursday, July 13

University City Dining Days returns in 2017 from Thursday, July 13 through Sunday, July 23, 2017. This year, Dim Sum House by Jane G’s (3939 Chestnut St) brings their signature soup dumplings and all day dim sum by THREE executive chefs to the Dining Days program. Now, in its 13th year, Dining Days is the “3 courses, 3 prices” promotion at many of University City’s most popular dining destinations. Participating restaurants offer a pre-fixe three-course dinner special for $15, $25 or $35.

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Philadelphia To Host Largest Diner En Blanc In United States, Registration Process And New Charity Auction Begin

Philadelphia To Host Largest Diner En Blanc In United States, Registration Process And New Charity Auction Begin

From global phenomenon to highly sought-after “secret,” Le Dîner en Blanc returns to Philadelphia on Thursday, August 17, 2017 for an unforgettable evening filled with food, wine, fashion, culture and music. The event expands to 5,200 guests for its sixth edition - making it the largest ever held in the United States. 
 

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South Street's Puyero Celebrates American And Venezuelan Independence Days

 South Street's Puyero Celebrates American And Venezuelan Independence Days

Puyero Venezuelan Flavor (524 S. 4th Street) presents Week De La Independencia -- a week-long celebration of American and Venezuelan Independence Days. The casual quick-serve eatery, located in the heart of South Street Headhouse District, will serve the US's most popular July 4th foods but with a Venezuelan street twist. 

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Ardmore's Big Dig: A Free Construction-Themed Carnival For The Whole Family

Ardmore's Big Dig: A Free Construction-Themed Carnival For The Whole Family

The Ardmore Initiative along with several Cricket Avenue businesses will present the Big Dig on Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 9:00am to 12:00pm. The family-oriented construction carnival will take place along Cricket Avenue and on the building site of One Ardmore Place, the 110-unit apartment being built by Dranoff Properties in Ardmore’s vibrant downtown.  The Big Dig is the first in a series of community events being rolled out by the business community to spotlight Ardmore as a live, work and play destination.

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The Piazza At Schmidt's To Host 2017 Official Draft Party Of The Philadelphia 76ers

The Piazza At Schmidt's To Host 2017 Official Draft Party Of The Philadelphia 76ers

The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons in Northern Liberties will host the 2017 Official Draft Party of the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, June 22 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fans are invited to watch the 2017 NBA Draft broadcast live on the Piazza’s 400-square-foot HD LED screen. The Sixers hold the third overall pick in addition to four second-round selections. While they watch the draft on the big screen, guests will enjoy appearances by Sixers legends, mascot Franklin, Sixers Dancers and more. The party will also feature a live DJ, trivia contests, vendors, silent auction, and food and drink specials from restaurants within the Piazza. Fans may visit bit.ly/SixersDraftRSVP for free registration instructions and event information.  Tickets are limited to 3,000 and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The first 500 fans in the doors will receive a free limited edition tee-shirt. The party is open to fans of all ages! Rain or shine. The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons is located at 1001 N 2nd St., Philadelphia, PA 19123. 

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Tongue & Groove performs Three Special 10th Anniversary Shows in June including The Founding Member Reunion Show, with FX and Food Network Celeb, Adam Gertler!

 Tongue & Groove performs Three Special 10th Anniversary Shows in June including The Founding Member Reunion Show, with FX and Food Network Celeb, Adam Gertler!

On Fri June 9, Fri June 16 and Sat June 17, Tongue & Groove Spontaneous Theater celebrates 10 years of performing cutting edge unscripted theater by performing three special shows, and hosting an anniversary party. All shows are held at The PlayGround at The Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom St.. Tickets are $8 to $22 each at tongue-groove.com

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