75+ Philadelphia Restaurants Help Local Charities During City-Wide Food Fest Restaurant Crawl

75+ Philadelphia Restaurants Help Local Charities During City-Wide Food Fest Restaurant Crawl

Over 75 restaurants in 24 of Philadelphia’s top neighborhoods will offer discounted small bites and make a donation to three local charities during their greatest time of need. Philly2Night.com and UpcomingEvents.com, with support from Tito’s Handmade Vodka, present Food Fest 2015, a city-wide Philadelphia restaurant crawl & food drive on Saturday, November 21, 2015, from Noon to 8:00pm. Ticket holders are invited to visit new restaurants around town, or stop by long-time favorites, while savoring discounted small-bite foods and enjoying drink specials. Tickets are free but participants can make an extra difference by purchasing a special $10 donation option. All guests are strongly encouraged to bring a non-perishable food donation to drop at 25 drop-off sites. Charity beneficiaries for this year include Philabundance, The Food Trust and Alex’s Lemonade Stand. For more information and for tickets, visit http://www.foodfest.org

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U-Bahn Opens Thursday March 5, 2015 in Midtown Village with All Things Local - Food, Beer and Music

U-Bahn Opens Thursday March 5, 2015 in Midtown Village with All Things Local - Food, Beer and Music

Teddy Sourias, owner of BRU Craft & Wurst and Finn McCools, announces the opening of U-Bahn (1320 Chestnut Street) at 4:00pm this Thursday, March 5, 2015. Descend from the streets of Midtown Village into Philadelphia’s new underground stop for all things local - food, beer and music. Eighteen taps will be pouring an all Pennsylvania draft list and draft cocktails. The menu will showcase house-made pickles, cheese boards, old school bar snacks and twists on Philadelphia’s favorite sandwiches. The stage and state-of-the-art sound system will put the spotlight on emerging local talent. Retro arcade games will provide nostalgic fun between trips.

Starting hours will be 4:00pm to 2:00am Sundays through Fridays, and Noon to 2:00am on Saturdays. Live music and DJs will take the stage on select days during opening month. Coasting ahead into spring, live entertainment will be on stage three to five nights per week. For boarding information, call 215-800-1079, visit www.ubahnphilly.com, follow @ubahnphilly and like U-Bahn Philly.

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BRU Craft & Wurst in Midtown Village Hosts My Smutty Valentine with 20 Smuttynose Rare and Vintage Brews

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Celebrate your one true love: Beer. BRU Craft and Wurst (1318 Chestnut Street) hosts My Smutty Valentine Party on Saturday, February 14, 2015 starting at 2:00pm. Fall head over heels (figuratively, of course) for 20 Smuttynose drafts for only $5.00 each, including vintage and rare selections. Plus enjoy beer-infused chocolate desserts from Chef Andrew Gaspar. My Smutty Valentine will be hosted by Joanna Manzo of Smuttynose Brewing Company.  Selections will include:

  • Finest Kind IPA
  • Shoals Pale Ale
  • Smoked Peach Short Weisse
  • Durty
  • Winter Ale
  • Old Brown Dog
  • Big A
  • Really Old Brown Dog
  • Bouncy House
  • Imperial Stout
  • Farmhouse Ale
  • Gravitation
  • Zinneke
  • Tripel
  • Smuttlabs Schmutzig
  • Smuttlabs White IPA
  • Smuttlabs Brett & I
  • Smuttlabs Short Weisse
  • Scotch Ale, vintage 2012
  • Wheat Wine, vintage 2010

Twenty-one and only to drink. All selections are limited in supply and available until the kegs kick. Food and drink are pay-as-you-go. For more information, visit www.bruphilly.com, follow @bruphilly or call (215) 800-1079.

Super Bowl Must-Try Food, Drink Specials, Football Parties and More in Philadelphia

Catch the big game at Philadelphia's top restaurants and bars with must-try dishes, menu additions, drink specials, football parties, half-time shots and much more this Sunday, February 1, 2015. Below find the top specials and events in Old City, on East Passyunk and in South Street Headhouse District. 

Me N Mo Meatballs and More
214 South Street

Super Bowl Party and Take-out Menu Additions
Me N Mo Meatballs and More serves up red hot buffalo chicken meatballs, Hong Kong meatballs and drink specials for their first Super Bowl Party. Super Bowl can enjoy $5.00 red and white wine, $4.00 all bottled beer, and $1.00 off homemade lasagna and wedge salad with bacon and blue cheese. During halftime, Buffalo and Hong Kong meatballs are only $1.00. The game will be on at the bar, with the sound. Bar and dining room open early at 12:00pm for pre-gaming. Super Bowl Sunday will be the first full day that take-out is available for the full meatball menu. Buffalo, Hong Kong and Beef meatballs available by the dozen by calling ahead (267) 928-3262.

Palladino’s on East Passyunk
1934 East Passyunk

Palladino’s Super Bowl Party
East Passyunk’s newest restaurant hosts their first Super Bowl Party with food and drink specials at the bar, menu additions - and a surprise from Chef! Catch the game (with sound) on our killer 60" HD TV's. Chef Luke Palladino says “salute” with a complimentary Spaghetti Western shot for everyone at the bar at start of half time - featuring Tequila, Citronge, Lime, Blood Orange Aranciata.

Game-time food specials:

  • Potato Skins - Truffle cheese fondue, crisp smoked bacon, scallion crème fraiche ($7)
  • Calamari - With Cherry pepper aioli ($10)
  • Pizzata - Thin crust brick oven baked flat bread stuffed with stracchino cheese, topped with pomodoro sauce, parmesan cheese, basil ($13)
  • Short Rib Stuffed Potato - Braised Beef Short Rib Stuffed potato skin, Cheddar, smoked bacon, scallion creme fraiche ($14) (new)

Cocktail and beer specials:

  • Peroni drafts ($4)
  • Blood Orange Screwdriver ($9)

Nick’s Roast Beef in Old City
16 S. Second Street

Nick’s Old City Annual Super Bowl Party
Chow down on all-you-can-eat food and drink while you watch the games at the bar and in the dining room (with the sound on). Admission at the door is $40 per person and includes unlimited domestic drafts, well drinks and prize giveaways. Food buffet will include make-your-own roast beef and pork sandwiches, peel and eat shrimp, Nick’s famous wings, hummus and crudite, taco dip and more. The standard daily menu is also available for pay-as-you-go. The party starts at 6:00pm and runs through the end of the game.

BRU Craft & Wurst
1318 Chestnut Street

Super Bowl Party and U-Bahn Preview
Head to Mid-town Village and catch the game on projection wall (with the sound on) with $5.00 American Craft Drafts (16+ to pick from) and get a preview of the menu from the soon-to-open U-Bahn. Food specials will include $5.00 dips and sandwiches.

Taproom on 19th
2400 S. 19th Street (19th and Ritner)

Super Bowl Party and Menu Additions
Catch the game at the bar (with the sound on the TVs) and enjoy discounted drinks, off-menu specials, discounts and more. Drink specials will include $3.00 Yeunling bottles, $3.00 Chesterfield daughts, $10.00 Chesterfield pitchers, $2.50 Miller High Life and Light bottles and more. Wings (Buffalo with celery and blue cheese or Korean with cashews, ginger and sesame) will be half off during game time.

Chef Christina DeSilva presents Super Bowl additions all weekend long, from Friday to Sunday

  • Cheese plate - Raw honey, smoked grapes, rye toast points, black walnuts, apple shnitz. Buttercup Brie from Cherry Grove NJ, Birch Run Bleu from Birch Run Hills, Chester County, and Snowfield from Saxon Creamery Wisconsin.
  • Cheeseburger hush puppies - Cheddar, ground brisket, cornichons, mustard greens, tomato creme fresh.
  • Munchies - Popcorn, smoked paprika, golden reason, pine nut, milk chocolate
  • Pizza Pigs in a Blanket - Parsley and cheese Italian sausage, tomato, basil, parmesan, pizza crust
  • Loaded Potato Burger - Pat Lafrieda brisket burger on potato roll. Cheddar, bacon, sour creme, scallion, potato chips


Rittenhouse Sq., 1740 Sansom St., 215-557-9299
Italian Market, 1180 S. 10th St., 215-463-0868
Washington Twp., 137 Egg Harbor Rd., 856-302-5099

All three locations for SliCE will have the game on in the dining rooms (with sound). At Rittenhouse, purchase four pies of any variety and get one free (dine-in, take-out, delivery). In Washington Township and South Philly only, enjoy South Philly style "twice cooked" wings - first they are baked with salt and pepper, then they are deep fried and tossed in one of five sauces. The popular Signature Sauce is a delectable blend of flavor that balances both heat and sweet. The family recipe is an emulsification of hot sauce with several secret ingredients. Other varieties include barbecue sauce, hot sauce, dry (no sauce) and gluten-free. Super Bowl specials with twice-baked wings include: 

The Tackle
25 double-cooked wings and one large plain pizza 

The Field Goal
25 double-cooked wings, 15 mozzarella sticks, sea salt fries 

The Touchdown
50 wings and two large plain pizzas

All wings come with your choice of sauce or sauce combo, blue cheese dressing and celery.

Bridget Foy's 
200 South Second (Second and South Street) 

Super Bowl Specials
Head to Headhouse Square and catch the game on at the bar (with the sound) and enjoy chipotle wings for only $5.00 and Kenzinger drafts for $3.00 during the game. 

627 S. 3rd Street

Super Bowl Wing Special
Enjoy wings for only $10.00 a dozen. Order and pay online. Pick up anytime 1/31 after Noon, or 2/1 before 6:00pm. Sauce options include:

  • Honey-Sriracha and Lime
  • Chipotle-Salted Caramel
  • Miso Mustard
  • Old Bay
  • Classic Old Hot Sauce

Order ahead: http://elaphilly.com/wings-pre-order/

Brauhaus Schmitz
718 South Street

Super Bowl Party and Specials
The game will be projected on a big screen in the Brauer Bund room and for $20 guests can enjoy a huge spread of pork rinds, roast beef, meatballs, wings & more. Plus, drinks will be on special for $5!

Manny Brown's
512 South Street

Super Bowl Specials
Game will be on in bar and dining room with sound on. During game time, enjoy 40 cent wings and $2.75 pints of Miller Lite.