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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South Street Ready To Rock N Roll During South Street Spring Festival

South Street Ready To Rock N Roll During South Street Spring Festival

South Street Headhouse District announces 30+ bands are ready to rock n roll at this year’s South Street Spring Festival on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 11:00am to 8:00pm. The all-day, all-ages, free outdoor festival and concert will feature a mix of rock, funk, soul, hip hop, indie rock, reggae, R&B and country acts entertaining tens of thousands from three stages and seven performance areas. In addition to music and other live entertainment, look for 125+ vendors, 35+ restaurants and eateries, and 24 makers and artists. South Street Spring Festival runs on South (between Front and 8th) and along Headhouse Plaza (between South and Lombard), plus connecting side streets.

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East Passyunk Hosts New Flavors Street Festival With 27 Award-Winning Restaurants, Live Music, Sidewalk Sales And Free Family Fun

East Passyunk Hosts New Flavors Street Festival With 27 Award-Winning Restaurants, Live Music, Sidewalk Sales And Free Family Fun

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District presents Flavors on the Avenue: A Street Festival on Sunday, April 30, 2017, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. The brand-new street festival will feature five blocks of street food, seasonal sips, craft beer, live music, sidewalk sales and free family fun on five blocks – from Broad to Dickinson streets.  Twenty-seven award-winning restaurants and bars will bring their signature cuisine outside under the blue skies.  Craft beer and wine will pour from the festival beer tent – and select restaurants will also offer seasonal cocktails, beer and wines for the crowds.

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Revolution Taco Expands Menu And Debuts Arroz Con Pollo, Tamales And Barbecue Pig Wings

Revolution Taco Expands Menu And Debuts Arroz Con Pollo, Tamales And Barbecue Pig Wings

Revolution Taco (2015 Walnut Street) heads into their second year with hearty new menu additions that are geared toward the cooler, winter months. After celebrating their first anniversary, Owners Michael Sultan and Carolyn Nguyen wanted to expand their menu of offerings by debuting Tamales, Arroz con Pollo and Pig Wings.

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Dim Sum House Announces Grand Opening In University City This Wednesday

Dim Sum House Announces Grand Opening In University City This Wednesday

Jane Guo and Jackson Fu announce the grand opening of Dim Sum House by Jane G’s at 3939 Chestnut Street in University City this Wednesday, January 11, 2017. This expansive and stylish Old Shanghai inspired restaurant, bar and lounge features 6,000 square foot of space and will seat over 225 people in five unique dining spaces. Three talented chefs will show off their expertise in the kitchen with a menu that focuses on two authentic styles of Chinese dim sum (Shanghai and Cantonese), plus fried rice, noodles, chef specialties and familiar Chinese favorites. At the bar, look for a full line of spirits, 19 beers, 10 signature cocktails, and wine by the glass and bottle. The restaurant is located on the second floor, with the entrance found between 39th and 40th streets on Chestnut.

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Cinder Now Open, Bringing Ciders, Sours And Artisan Pizza To Rittenhouse Square

Cinder Now Open, Bringing Ciders, Sours And Artisan Pizza To Rittenhouse Square

Teddy Sourias of Craft Concepts (BRU Craft & Wurst, U-Bahn, Uptown Beer Garden, Finn McCool's Ale House) announces the opening of Cinder today at 1500 Locust Street. The Rittenhouse cider/sour bar and artisanal pizza kitchen features ciders and wild ales on the 32 taps and 70+ bottles. Three bell chef rated Jonathan Petruce and his culinary team will prepare pizzas, mussels, salads and small plates in the open kitchen focusing on local ingredients. Rustic pizza using creative and classical toppings will be prepared in custom-built wood-fired pizza oven. Beer will be poured from full custom design system housed in copper pipes. The bar will also pour 10 wines by the glass and over 20 wines by the bottle. The stylish and sophisticated 2,400 square foot bar and dining room seats 34 on custom built high-tops and 34 on low-tops and banquets, with 16 at the bar. 

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Come Hungry! Mt. Airy Street Fare Announces Full List of Food Trucks and Restaurants for Fall's Hottest Festival

Street Fare: Sip, Savor, Stroll brings tasty bites and beverages back to Mt. Airy on Thursday, September 18, 2014, from 6:00pm to 10:30pm.  Sip and savor gourmet eats and drinks from 50+ of the region’s best gourmet food trucks and local restaurants stationed along Germantown Avenue, between Sedgwick and W. Mt. Airy Avenue. Stroll the Avenue for family fun, live music and handmade crafts. Street Fare is organized by Mt. Airy USA and annually attracts over 11,000 people.  For event updates, visit gomtairy.com, call 215-844-6021, follow @gomtairy on Twitter and like “Go Mt. Airy” on Facebook.

Street Fare will pair award-winning mobile food vendors with notable local restaurants for a night of street eats, craft brews, handcrafted cocktails and wine. Vending spaces for this year sold out in record time. The full list of food and drink vendors is below: 

Bonjour Creperie
Sweet and savory French crepes

Braz BQ
Brazilian barbecue

Calle Del Sabor
Voted Philly's Best Tacos 

Cantina Avenida
Grilled chorizo with guacamole and latin cole slaw on a soft roll

Cupcake Carnivale
Gourmet cupcakes

Curbside Creamery
Ice cream, waffle cones, waffle bowls and ice cream cookie sandwiches

Earth Bread + Brewery
Craft-brewed beers
 
Farm Truck Philly
Farm to table style, seasonally inspired street food. Eclectic menu and accomodates gulten free, vegan, vegetarian

Festival Food Management
Chicken tenders, french fries, funnel cake, lemonade and other beverages

Foolish Waffles
Sweet and savory made-to-order gourmet waffles 

Gigi & Big R
Caribbean Soul Food with jerk chicken, fried chicken, fried fish, oxtail- fresh veggies, greens, cabbage, string beans, red beans, mac n' cheese and candied yams.

Herb Scott Catering
North Carolina pulled pork and pulled chicken sandwiches

Jimmies Cupcake Company
Artisan cupcakes

Just Jackie's Food Truck
Chef Jacqueline Borelli has competed on Food Networks show Rewrapped. She specializes in using the freshest local ingredients in all of her homemade dishes. Pork Tacos, quesadillas, chicken feta sandwich, seafood burger, beet salad, brie burger melt, smoked brisket BBQ sandwich.

Jyoti
Authentic Indian cuisine

Ka'Chi
Korean with a twist including Korean tacos with bulgogi, michi rice balls, chicken banh mi style sandwich, and rice bowls with self-serve homemade sauces

Kami
Traditional Korean BBQ flavors from scratch with special American twist including Korean Tacos, Korean Cheesesteaks and Bulgogi Burgers

Lil' Pop Shop
Ice-cream and non-dairy popsicles

Mac Mart Cart
Mac n' cheese with gourmet toppings

Mama's Meatballs
Gourmet meatballs

Milk + Sugar
Fresh-baked and made from scratch sweets.

MomMoms 
Polish cuisine with a modern twist 

MomPops
All-natural popsicles

Mucho Bueno
BBQ with a Mexican flare

Nick Merlino Pig Roast
Pork roast (porchetta) sandwiches using Old Italian family recipe, served on homemade foaccacia bread with provolone cheese, broccoli rabe, and long hot peppers

Oink and Moo BBQ
House rubbed and smoked meats using locally sourced ingrediants

Payne Catering
Chicken wings, fried fish, corn on the cob, funnel cake and fried oreos

PB and U 
Homemade all-natural peanut butter creations, including sandwiches, roasted peanuts, peanut butter snacks, shakes, and smoothies

Pbon Phresh Food
Crab cakes, egg sandwiches, sausage grillers, nauti skewers and smores

Phoebes on Wheels
BBQ pulled prok, beef brisket and all the sides

PJ Whelian's
Chicken wings, burgers and fries

Quality Cafe
Middle-Eastern inspired food including chicken or lamb over rice, falafel, chicken or lamb gyro, cheesesteak, french fries, burgers, and drinks

Samosa Deb
Samosa chicken tikka, mango lassi, Thai iced tea, pakora

Scratch Biscuits
American comfort food

Sugar Philly
Specialty macarons and desserts

Sum Pig Food Truck
Gourmet comfort food with buffalo chicken nachos, smoked chicken parfait and pork roll fries

Surf and Turf
Specialty lobster rolls

Sweet Box Cupcakes
Artisan cupcakes

Taco Mondo
Specialty tacos and empanadas

The Cow and the Curd
Fried Wisconsin cheese curds

The Grill Cheese
Vegetarian all grilled cheese sandwiches 

The Hot Diggity
Designer hot dogs including the Kimchi dog, Big Dog with different salsa, a chorizo chili dog and assorted house made chips

The Tot Cart
Gourmet tater tots; gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options available

The Whirly Pig
Roasted whole hog, Cubans, BLTs, Pork Belly, pork cheesesteak and a roast duck sandwich with cheese fries

Trolley Car Diner
Hamburgers, hot dogs, bratwurst, chips, and beer.

Undrgrnd Donuts
Fresh, made-to-order gourmet donuts

Vernalicious
Eclectic, seasonal comfort food

Weckerly's Ice Cream
Ice cream flavors will be a mix of late summer ingredients and fresh, autumn flavors

Wonderland Cakes
Rustic individual crostatas (walnut, pear, goat cheese), gourmet bread pudding (warm bourbon brown sugar with pecans), artisan ice pops (in seasonal fruit flavors and fun flavors like milk and cereal) and cake balls

Zsa's Gourmet Ice Cream
Seasonally flavored small batch ice cream, sorbet, and ice cream sandwiches that feature local ingredients including dairy from Trickling Springs creamery and house made inclusions & baked goods

FAMILY FUN AND LIVE MUSIC 

After enjoying eats and drinks, stroll along historic Germantown Avenue, shop from artisans with handmade crafts organized by Renaissance Craftables. Find a stunning new look inside the Smak Parlour Fashion Truck.  Enjoy fun for the whole family inside our Family Area, featuring locally designed temporary tattoos from Mt. Airy-based Kadillac Tattoo, hairstyles from Culture Hair Salon, plus other arts and crafts for the young ones. Entertainment will include live music on two stages from Akil Dasan, Deb Callahan Band, Johnny Showcase, Papo Gely and the Gin Canaries.

“Street Fare is not only a fabulous street festival, it’s a celebration of the continued revitalization of Germantown Avenue,” said Gupta. “Our local neighbors and businesses are excited to play host and the region better come hungry!”


For event updates and additional information about Street Fare, visit gomtairy.com, call 215-844-6021, follow @gomtairy #stfaremtairy on Twitter and like “Go Mt. Airy” on Facebook.

Mt. Airy Restaurants Celebrate Summer with Weekend Brunch Party

Mt. Airy Restaurants Celebrate Summer with Weekend Brunch Party

Mt. Airy Brunch Sessions: Four Seasons of Prix-Fixe returns for a summer-themed edition on Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13, 2014. Newly opened Cantina Avenida and Cresheim Valley Grain Exchange will join Earth Bread + Brewery, Geechee Girl Rice Cafe, Cantina Avenida Restaurant, Goat Hollow, Little Jimmie's Bakery Cafe and Trolley Car Diner in offering seasonally-inspired, three course menus for only $16.00 per person. Select restaurants will also open for extended hours, feature live entertainment and/or showcase new specialty cocktails. Before or after brunch, stay for the day with a full menu of family-friendly offerings in Mt. Airy and surrounding towns. For full menus, reservations and listings of events, visit www.gomtairy.com/events/mt-airy-events

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Mt. Airy Restaurants Host Charity Coat Drive with Tasty Reward

Mt. Airy Restaurants Host Charity Coat Drive with Tasty Reward

Restaurants in Mt. Airy are giving back this holiday season through a new “Give and Get” charity coat drive. From now through January 15, 2013, bring a winter coat for a donation to one of nine participating Mt. Airy restaurants and get a signature dessert for free with your meal (minimum $15 purchase). From chocolate crème brulee to bread pudding, apple crisp and much more, your taste buds will receive an apt reward for your generosity.  Restaurants include Earth Brew & Brewery, Wine Thief, Avenida, Little Jimmies Bakery Café, Jyoti Indian Bistro, Geechee Girl Rice Café, Trolley Car Diner, Goat Hollow and High Point Café. For more information on the Give and Get promotion, call 215-844-6021, tweet @gomtairy or visit www.gomtairy.com/events

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East Passyunk Rocks Around the Christmas Tree with Tree Lighting Party at the Singing Fountain

East Passyunk Rocks Around the Christmas Tree with Tree Lighting Party at the Singing Fountain

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) and Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation (PARC) kick off the holiday’s with the annual Tree Lighting Party at the Singing Fountain (Tasker and EPA) on Thursday, December 5, 2013, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. The free celebration will include carolers from Alphabet Academy, music by students from Andrew Jackson School, a visit from Santa Claus, holiday cupcakes for sale from Ms Goody Cupcake truck. Free food and drink samples will be provided by Belle Cakery, Black n Brew, Noord, Stateside and other restaurants to be announced. At 7:00pm, revelers are invited to the first Deck the Ave kick-off with free candy canes and treats at the shops, extended shopping hours, specials and sales, giveaways and other festive surprises. The Joe King Trio will stroll down the Avenue, leading shoppers to seasonal fun. Select restaurants and bars will offer dinner and drink specials, including Noord’s Chef Joncarl Lachman preparing Kabritu Stoba (whole braised goat). 

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