Puyero Venezuelan Flavor Debuts New Holiday Additions with Hallacas for Sharing with the Family, Plus New Cooking Classes to Make Them at Home!

Puyero Venezuelan Flavor Debuts New Holiday Additions with Hallacas for Sharing with the Family, Plus New Cooking Classes to Make Them at Home!

Puyero Venezuelan Flavor (524 S 4th St) invites you to come and unwrap tasty new dishes just in the time for the Christmas season. Between November 13 and December 30, look for the addition of three varieties of hallacas (Venezuelan tamales beautifully wrapped in green plantain leaves) and Pan de jamón (Venezuelan Christmas bread). Additionally, Andres-style hot chocolate has now been added to the menu until the end of winter. hallacas are available individually or in larger quantities for holiday gatherings. On top of the holiday offerings to enjoy for dine-in, take-out or delivery, guests can take part in the Venezuelan tradition by learning how to make hallacas for themselves. Puyero will debut three Venezuelan Cooking Classes: Holiday Edition where guests will taste and make hallacas with owner Manuela Villasmil on November 14, November 28 and December 5, 2018. Each workshop is $30 per person, and class size will remain small to allow for individual attention. Tickets are on sale now at:
http://bit.ly/venezuelancookingholiday

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Christmas Village in Philadelphia Presented by Bank of America Announces Return to LOVE Park with Preview Weekend, Expanded Seating and New Beer Tastings

Christmas Village in Philadelphia Presented by Bank of America Announces Return to LOVE Park with Preview Weekend, Expanded Seating and New Beer Tastings

Christmas Village in Philadelphia presented by Bank of America will again transform LOVE Park (15th and JFK Boulevard) into a traditional, open-air German Christmas Market. Following last year’s 10th Anniversary, Christmas Village is back again from Thanksgiving Day and run through Christmas Eve, with a Preview Weekend on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18, 2018.

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The Made in Philadelphia Market Returns to Dilworth Park for 2018 Holiday Season Along With the Christmas Village Carousel and New Food Menu

The Made in Philadelphia Market Returns to Dilworth Park for 2018 Holiday Season Along With the Christmas Village Carousel and New Food Menu

The Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market will once again transform Dilworth Park into a holiday shopping wonderland from Saturday, November 17, 2018 to January 1, 2019. Over 50 artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries from the greater Philadelphia region will offer decorations, gifts and holiday foods inside white, festively lit tents topped with original Herrnhut Stars.

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Christmas Village Brings Holiday Surprises to Baltimore with New Preview Weekend, New Layout, New Tree Lighting, New Beer Tastings, and More Food

Christmas Village Brings Holiday Surprises to Baltimore with New Preview Weekend, New Layout, New Tree Lighting, New Beer Tastings, and More Food

Christmas Village in Baltimore is ready to transform West Shore Park (501 Light Street) into a traditional indoor and outdoor German Christmas Market. For the new holiday season, this annual Baltimore tradition will open early with a brand-new preview weekend on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18, 2018. Christmas Village will then open regular hours for the season starting on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22nd through Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24th. During the preview, visitors are invited to catch a first glimpse at the remodeled event venue featuring not only an indoor area, but also an extended outdoor area with booths along the Inner Harbor promenade and a twenty-one-foot-tall Christmas tree right next to the PANDORA Ice Rink. The Christmas Tree, provided by Christmas Village, will be part of the new Holiday District in the Inner Harbor. The Official Tree Lighting Ceremony in partnership with Waterfront Partnership is set for the first day of the preview, on November 17th.

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Hawthornes Beer Cafe Expands Annual Great Cider and Beer Festival with More Seasonal Selections plus Philadelphia's Top Food Trucks

Hawthornes Beer Cafe Expands Annual Great Cider and Beer Festival with More Seasonal Selections plus Philadelphia's Top Food Trucks

Hawthornes Beer Cafe (738 S. 11th) celebrates the return of fall with the 3rd Annual Great Cider and Beer Festival on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 11:00am to 8:00pm. With the crisp, cool air moving in, Hawthornes will close down 11th Street from Fitzwater to Catherine, and showcase over 50+ seasonal beers, new and favorite ciders, barrel-aged rarities and wine selections pouring for only five dollars each. Look for a full line-up of Philadelphia's top food trucks to serve warm comfort food for one of the final outdoor festivals of the fall season. On top of food and drink, enjoy live music, entertainment , vendors, pie eating contest, shopping and free family fun! The event is free and open to the public, and rain or shine. Food and drink is pay-as-you-go, cash only. The event is family and pet friendly.

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University City Launches Philadelphia's Newest Dessert Destination This Friday With the Openings of I-CE-NY Philly and The Creamery Cafe

University City Launches Philadelphia's Newest Dessert Destination This Friday With the Openings of I-CE-NY Philly and The Creamery Cafe

University City is about to get a little sweeter! Two new dessert concepts will open this Friday (October 19th) at 3818 Chestnut Street. I-CE-NY Philly, the original Thai rolled ice cream in Chinatown Square, will open its second location in Philadelphia. The menu will include Thai rolled ice cream rolls - or smashed ice cream - and include notable Ube and Mango Sticky Rice creations. They will be joined by the world’s debut of The Creamery Cafe and Philadelphia’s debut of freakshakes. In addition to these monstrous morphed milkshake creations, customers will be able to choose from nine flavors of unique and gourmet soft serve ice creams as well. Owner Lisa Taing will give away free Thai rolled ice cream, gourmet soft serve cones and freakshakes during lunch and dinner, between 12:00pm to 2:00pm, and 4:00pm to 6:00pm this Friday. (Choice of one product per person.)

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East Passyunk Doubles the Halloween Fun with 7th Annual Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday

East Passyunk Doubles the Halloween Fun with 7th Annual Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) presents a double dose of spooktacular fun with free activities for the kids, adults and even fido too! East Passyunk Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday returns on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Family activities include costume contests (for children and dogs), pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, storytime with the Free Library Book Bike, live music, scarecrow scavenger hunt, trick or treating, pet treats and more. For the grown-ups, enjoy live music, 40+ craft and arts vendors, fall fare, spirited cocktails, and more.

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South Street Scares Up Family Fun During Pumpkinfest

South Street Scares Up Family Fun During Pumpkinfest

South Street Headhouse District has plenty of tricks and treats for children and adults of all ages during the neighborhood’s annual Halloween festivities. On Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm, South Street Pumpkin Fest returns to Headhouse Square (2nd and Lombard) with circus performances, horse and wagon hay rides, crafts for kids, seasonal bites, pumpkin putt-putt golf, a straw bale maze, face painting and costume contests and even a a pumpkin pie eating contest. Businesses will also open their doors for trick or treaters (12 and under) from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.

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Fuel Up and Chill Out with New CBD Infused Smoothies at all FUEL Locations in the Philadelphia Region

Fuel Up and Chill Out with New CBD Infused Smoothies at all FUEL Locations in the Philadelphia Region

Fuel restaurants in Philadelphia invite you to fuel up, then chill out with a new “dream” collection of smoothies. Fuel Recharge Yourself President Rocco Cima announces three new smoothies that are infused with CBD oil. The new collection is part of Cima’s mission to offer a fast, fresh and even healthier dining experience for customers. Infusing edibles with CBD oil is a trend sweeping the nation due to potential health benefits of what some call a new “superfood.” CBD is commonly used to manage anxiety, stress and depression. With the addition of the new smoothies, Cima will provide customers with more options when they are focusing on the overall package, a healthy body and mind. Cima is officially the first in Philadelphia to offer the smoothies and has exclusive distribution rights with a lead national distributor. He plans to explore additional CBD oil infused drink and food options for debut in early 2019.

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Taste of Ardmore to Highlight Ardmore Restaurants; Home Brew Competitions

Taste of Ardmore to Highlight Ardmore Restaurants; Home Brew Competitions

Join the Ardmore community on October 11, 2018 from 5:30pm-9:00pm for the Tenth Annual Taste of Ardmore, produced by The Ardmore Initiative, presented and hosted by Ardmore Toyota. This signature fall event allows guests to sample a variety of dishes prepared by exciting Ardmore restaurants and enjoy hand selected wines, specialty cocktails, and craft brews.

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