Big Brothers Big Sisters' CEO Marcus Allen to Share Secrets of Success During Dine & Dish Benefit at the Bercy in Ardmore

Big Brothers Big Sisters' CEO Marcus Allen to Share Secrets of Success During Dine & Dish Benefit at the Bercy in Ardmore

Marcus Allen, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region, will headline Dine & Dish at The Bercy on Monday, March 25, 2019, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Dine & Dish is the Main Line’s monthly benefit dinner presented by Realtor and tastemaker Michelle Leonard. Guests will experience an intimate evening with Allen as he dishes on secrets of his success, discusses overcoming adversity and raises funds for his organization. The evening begins at 6:00pm with a “meet and greet” reception, followed by a seated dinner presented by Executive Chef Joseph Monnich.

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P'unk Burger Spins Up Girl Scout Inspired Cookie Milkshakes to Benefit Leadership Programs That Empower Local Girls

P'unk Burger Spins Up Girl Scout Inspired Cookie Milkshakes to Benefit Leadership Programs That Empower Local Girls

Relive the favorite flavors of your childhood with four Girl Scout inspired cookie milkshakes at P’unk Burger at 1823 East Passyunk. Passyunk’s organic burger, fries and shake shop announces four limited edition cookie shakes that all feature Girl Scout cookies through March 31, 2019. Shakes will include toasted coconut and caramel sea salt, campfire s'mores, chocolate peanut butter and jelly, and mint cookie. On Saturdays and Sundays during March (at various times), local Girl Scouts will sell cookies in front of the eatery. P’unk Burger will also donate 100% of quarters from the P’unk Burger Arcade to support Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania’s Girl Experience and Outreach Programming.

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Philadelphia Zoo Announces Creatures of Habitat: A Gazillion Piece Animal Adventure and the Spring Return of the Zoo Key

Philadelphia Zoo Announces Creatures of Habitat: A Gazillion Piece Animal Adventure and the Spring Return of the Zoo Key

Philadelphia Zoo (3400 W Girard Avenue) will kick-off spring of 2019 with an exciting new exhibit, the return of a Philadelphia tradition, and a new food destination. 

Starting Saturday, April 6, 2019, guests will be invited to experience Creatures of Habitat and take a fantastical adventure visiting 12 amazing life-size LEGO® brick vignettes situated throughout the Zoo. This gazillion piece journey shares the issues animals are facing around the world and spotlights the heroes working to save them.  Each life-sized LEGO® brick scene is intricately fashioned from thousands of LEGO® bricks and is on exhibit only at Philadelphia Zoo through September 30th.

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Grand Opening: Johnny Manana's Brings Famous Five Dollar Margarita and Mexican Flare to Goldtex Building in Loft District

Grand Opening: Johnny Manana's Brings Famous Five Dollar Margarita and Mexican Flare to Goldtex Building in Loft District

Johnny Mañana’s announces their grand opening in the heart of the Philadelphia Loft District in the Goldtex Building by Post Brothers. Starting this Friday, February 15th, Philadelphia’s newest restaurant and bar will be serving their famous five dollar Manana Classic margaritas and Mexican American fare at 315. N. 12th Street. The 4,000 square foot space features a 70-foot grand sweeping bar at the center with the surrounding interior design focused on exuding warmth and energy. The menu is fresh and flavorful with Mexican and Southwestern eats at an accessible price.

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Philadelphia Film Society CEO Andrew Greenblatt Shares Tips for Success at February Dine and Dish at the Bercy in Ardmore

Philadelphia Film Society CEO Andrew Greenblatt Shares Tips for Success at February Dine and Dish at the Bercy in Ardmore

Philadelphia Film Office Executive Director and CEO Andrew Greenblatt will be the February speaker at the next installment of the Main Line's Dine & Dish - a new monthly dinner series presented by Realtor and tastemaker Michelle Leonard, and hosted at The Bercy in Ardmore. Greenblatt will share his personal tips for success on Monday, February 25, 2018, starting at 6:00pm.

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East Passyunk Restaurant Week Features 26 Restaurants February 25 to March 8

East Passyunk Restaurant Week Features 26 Restaurants February 25 to March 8

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) presents the 7th Annual East Passyunk Restaurant Week from Monday, February 25 to Friday, March 8, 2019.  Twenty-six award-winning restaurants along Philadelphia’s acclaimed restaurant row will serve up three course, value-priced lunch and dinner menus for $15, $25 and $35 each. From low key BYOBs to elegant candlelight dining to Italian “red gravy” joints to Mexican street food, East Passyunk Restaurant Week boasts a diversity of dining experiences and cuisines that offer something for everyone.

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Makhani Modern Indian Cuisine Announces Grand Opening in Old City at 3rd and Market Streets on Friday, January 25, 2019

Makhani Modern Indian Cuisine Announces Grand Opening in Old City at 3rd and Market Streets on Friday, January 25, 2019

Restaurateur Shafi Gaffar announces the grand opening of Makhani Modern Indian at 7 N. 3rd Street in Old City this Friday, January 25, 2019. Makhani will become Old City and Historic Philadelphia's only restaurant specializing in elevated Modern Indian cuisine. In the kitchen, Executive Chef Sanjoy Banik will focus on North Indian dishes that are made fresh-to-order and all from scratch. Look for high quality foods that many Indian restaurants don’t work with, such as lobster, scallops, lamb shanks, Chilean sea bass, and the freshest of farm to table ingredients.

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Bridget Foy Announces Grand Opening of Cry Baby Pasta in Queen Village

Bridget Foy Announces Grand Opening of Cry Baby Pasta in Queen Village

Restaurateurs Bridget Foy and husband Paul Rodriguez announce the grand opening of Cry Baby Pasta at 4:00pm today, at 627 S. 3rd Street. Cry Baby Pasta will mark the couple's much-anticipated return to the Philadelphia restaurant scene following the tragic fire that destroyed the original family restaurant named after Bridget at 2nd and South in 2017. While waiting for Bridget Foy's to be rebuilt (with tentative opening this fall) the couple decided to open their first restaurant together - something the couple has dreamed about doing for many years while working with their parents John and Bernadette at Bridget Foy's. Cry Baby Pasta will offer a casual, warm and playful atmosphere with a menu focusing on Italian fare prepared by husband-and-wife team chefs David Gilberg and Carla Goncalves. At the bar look for a deep wine program offering smartly priced wines by the glass an bottle, plus a full bar with craft beer, cocktails and spirits. Opening hours are seven days a week with bar opening daily at 4:00pm and dining room opening at 5:00pm daily. Look for dinner service to start with possible lunch and brunch to follow later. Happy hour will launch in mid winter.

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Mary Dougherty of Nicole Miller to Kick-Off Exclusive New Monthly Dine & Dish Series at The Bercy in Ardmore

Mary Dougherty of Nicole Miller to Kick-Off Exclusive New Monthly Dine & Dish Series at The Bercy in Ardmore

Mary Dougherty, the owner of Nicole Miller boutiques in Philadelphia, will be the inaugural speaker at the debut of Dine & Dish - a new monthly dinner series presented by Realtor and tastemaker Michelle Leonard, and hosted at The Bercy in Ardmore. The series will kick-off on Monday, January 28th with Dougherty sharing stories about her success in building her fashion empire. The evening's festivities begin at 5:30pm with a “meet and greet” reception, and dinner will then run through 8:30pm.

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The Bercy in Ardmore Hosts First-Ever Children's Tea in Paris Featuring the Nutcracker by the PA Academy of Ballet

The Bercy in Ardmore Hosts First-Ever Children's Tea in Paris Featuring the Nutcracker by the PA Academy of Ballet

The Bercy (7 Lancaster Avenue) celebrates their first holiday season in Ardmore and on the Main Line with a very special new tradition for families. On Saturday, December 22, 2018, The Bercy will partner with The Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet for the first Children's Tea in Paris, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Families are invited to enjoy a special tea service seating on the upper Mezzanine with traditional finger sandwiches, pastries and fresh-baked offerings from The Bercy's own kitchen. Following tea and sandwiches, participants will enjoy selections from the Nutcracker by the Academy, followed by special make-your-own take-away gift bags.

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