4th Annual Old City Eats Kicks Off 2nd Street Block Party on June 20th, Eats Returns to 50 Restaurants Every Thursday Through Aug. 29th

4th Annual Old City Eats Kicks Off 2nd Street Block Party on June 20th, Eats Returns to 50 Restaurants Every Thursday Through Aug. 29th

Old City District showcases its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats! Old City Eats kicks off on Thursday, June 20, 2019, with an outdoor Block Party on 2nd Street, between Market and Chestnut, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. The outdoor Old City Eats Block Party will feature 20+ Old City Eats restaurant and bar participants.

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Philadelphia Romances the Foodies with Pre-Fixe Dinners, Champagne Cocktails, Boozy Shakes and Heart-Shaped Pizza

Philadelphia Romances the Foodies with Pre-Fixe Dinners, Champagne Cocktails, Boozy Shakes and Heart-Shaped Pizza

From heart-shaped pizzagrams, to a four-course champagne cocktail dinner to foie and lobster 'surf and turf" tacos, Cupid says come hungry and thirsty! SliCE, Revolution Taco, Fine Palate, P'unk Burger, The Little Lion, Taproom on 19th, The Little Bird Bakery, Bridget Foy's, Brauhaus Schmitz and Revolution Chop House announce their special dinners, events and menus for Valentine's Weekend and Day, February 10 through February 14, 2017. 

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Taproom On 19th Hosts The Year Anniversary Block Party

Taproom On 19th Hosts The Year Anniversary Block Party

Taproom on 19th (2400 S. 19th, Philadelphia) celebrates its third anniversary with a full day celebration that features brews, paella and live music. This Saturday, November 12, 2016, from 1:00pm to 10:00pm, owners Michael Strauss and Pete Fry will host the “Three Year Anniversary Block Party” featuring Fresh Grill Catering and Paella, performances by the Gin Canaries, tap-takeover with Bella Vista Beer Distributor, a special beer from Forest & Main Brewing Company, and a preview from their new neighbor Kay Kay's Cakes. A large heated tent will take up the 1900 block of Ritner, making the event rain or shine. Admission is free. All food and drink are pay-as-you-go. Guests must be 21 or older to drink. For more information, visit www.taproomon19th.com, call 267-687-7817 or follow @TaproomOn19th

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Les Dames D’escoffier To Honor Culinary Pioneer Esther McManus At Harvest Dinner

Les Dames D’escoffier To Honor Culinary Pioneer Esther McManus At Harvest Dinner

Les Dames d’Escoffier will honor Philadelphia culinary pioneer Chef Esther McManus on Sunday, September 25th at Outstanding in Her Field, a new annual event to recognize talented women making a difference in the region’s culinary field. The locally sourced harvest farm dinner will be set amidst the vines of Inn of Grace Winery (50 Sweetwater Road, Glen Mills) and paired with its fine wines and will celebrate McManus’ artistry and legacy. McManus is a quiet and behind-the-scenes rockstar in the culinary world - she taught Julia Child how to make the perfect croissant, is considered by many to be the mother of Philly’s artisan bread movement, and currently inspires legions of young cooks at the Restaurant School at Walnut Hill. Funds raised from the event will help fund scholarships for women entering the culinary field. Tickets are on sale now starting at $125 at http://bit.ly/tixlesdamesphl

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South Street Spring Festival Kicks Off Philadelphia's Summer Season with Music, Food, Drinks, Family Fun, Art, Shopping and More on Saturday, May 2, 2015

South Street Spring Festival Kicks Off Philadelphia's Summer Season with Music, Food, Drinks, Family Fun, Art, Shopping and More on Saturday, May 2, 2015

South Street Spring Festival is ready to rock with the Philadelphia’s best sounds, tastes, sips, shopping and sights on Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 11:00AM to 8:00PM. This giant free, all-ages outdoor block party will close down South Street (between Front and 8th) and run along Headhouse Plaza (between South and Lombard).

More than 30 eateries, bars and food trucks will serve signature and special dishes and drinks under the blue skies. More than 40 bands will rock three stages and seven performance areas. Headhouse Plaza will be transformed into a giant lawn concert complete with grass, lawn chairs, games and beachballs. Twenty-seven artists will sell their handmade wares and crafts. Children of all ages will enjoy free family fun in the expanded Kids Zone. Over 100 boutiques, small businesses and other other retailers will cater to your style, beauty, health, fitness and other shopping needs. In conjunction with the Festival, Brauhaus Schmitz will host the second annual German Maifest on the 700 block of South Street, with German beers, dancers, music, food, flower headbands and even a Maypole.  Outside of Atomic City Comics (638 South Street) look for free giveaways and character appearances during Free Comic Book Day.

South Street Spring Festival is free and open to the public. For the full schedule and roster of events, visit www.southstreet.com and follow @officialsouthst #SouthStFest on Twitter.

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South Street Spring Fest Returns with Eight Blocks of Food, Music, Family Fun and More

South Street Spring Fest Returns with Eight Blocks of Food, Music, Family Fun and More

South Street Spring Festival returns for a celebration of South Street Headhouse District’s best tastes, sips, sounds and sights. On Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 11:00am to 8:00pm, enjoy a free, all-ages outdoor party that will close down South Street (between Front and 8th), and also run along the 2nd Street Plaza (between South and Lombard). At least 30 restaurants and bars will serve signature and special dishes, brews and cocktails, and sweets and treats.  In conjunction with the Festival, Brauhaus Schmitz will host the second annual German Maifest on the 700 block of South Street, with German beers, dancers, music, food, flower headbands and even a May pole.  Other festivities will include live music from three main stages and eight other performance areas. Children of all ages will enjoy free fun in the Kids Zone. At least 40 artists, crafters, and retailers will cater to your shopping needs. South Street Spring Festival is free and open to the public. For the full schedule and roster of events, visit www.southstreet.com and follow @officialsouthst #SouthStFest on Twitter.

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Mt. Airy Restaurants Debut Brunch Sessions: Four Seasons of Prix-Fixe with Three Courses of Seasonally Inspired Fare

Mt. Airy Restaurants Debut Brunch Sessions: Four Seasons of Prix-Fixe with Three Courses of Seasonally Inspired Fare

Mt. Airy adds a brunch twist to the classic restaurant week concept! Starting the weekend of April 5th and 6th, Mt. Airy restaurants will present seasonally inspired, three course menus during ‘Mt. Airy Brunch Sessions: Four Seasons of Prix-Fixe.’ Chefs will present off-menu dishes and signature favorites that celebrate the flavors of spring. Sample everything from frisee salad (with crispy pancetta, sliced pear, ricotta salata, mint vinaigrette) to bread pudding French toast (with strawberry-rhubarb compote) to a corned beef hash flatbread. Participating restaurants include Avenida RestaurantEarth Bread + BreweryGeechee Girl Rice CafeGoat HollowJyoti Indian BistroLittle Jimmie's Bakery Cafe and Trolley Car Diner.  Each prix-fixe meal is $16.00 per person and includes a starter, entrée, side, and choice of coffee or tea.  For menus and restaurant information, visit www.gomtairy.com. Stay tuned for the dates of the summer, fall and winter editions of Brunch Sessions. For menus and full details click below. 

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Noir Philadelphia Announces New Owners, Exciting Renovations, New Dishes and Expanded Service

Noir Philadelphia Announces New Owners, Exciting Renovations, New Dishes and Expanded Service

Chef Marco DeCotiis and Donnamarie Motto have something special to raise a glass to this Valentine’s Day.  The foodie couple celebrate their 14th anniversary with the announcement that they are the new sole owners of Noir Philadelphia at 1909 East Passyunk Avenue. DeCotiis and Motto also officially announce  daily lunch service, service on Monday nights, renovations in the dining room and bar, and new menu items. This food coupling started over a shared passion for food – and continues as the two bring their crowd-pleasing Montreal-inspired Italian dishes to Philadelphia’s new restaurant row.

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