Feast of the 7 Pickles Returns
Collaborations / Holidays

Feast of the 7 Pickles Returns

Last year, Fishtown Pickle Project took the age-old Feast of the Seven Fishes holiday tradition and created something of their own — the Feast of the Seven Pickles — a holiday cocktail party featuring seven pickle-centric dishes paired with wines. It was such a hit that not only did they add two seatings and accept walk-ins, but they … Continue reading

7 Self-Care Tips for Visitors to Philadelphia
Healthy / Travel

7 Self-Care Tips for Visitors to Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a beautiful vacation destination with endless activities to keep you entertained. It is essential to practice self-care, especially when disrupting our usual routines due to travel. Participating in activities that make you feel good can help ensure you feel great while visiting a new city. Here are some self-care tips for travelers to … Continue reading

Kalaya Opening in Fishtown on November 29th
Fishtown / Thai

Kalaya Opening in Fishtown on November 29th

Add another jewel in Fishtown’s dining scene! Roughly nine months after breaking ground, Chutatip “Nok” Suntaranon and her partners are ready to open the doors of their expansive new Kalaya, located at 4 West Palmer Street, between Frankford Avenue and Front Street in Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood. The restaurant, inspired by and named after Suntaranon’s mother, will … Continue reading

Renderings of Martorano’s Prime at Rivers Casino Coming Soon!
Delaware Riverfront / Steakhouses

Renderings of Martorano’s Prime at Rivers Casino Coming Soon!

In September, I reported Martorano’s Prime would be coming to the Rivers Casino in Philadelphia, taking the space where Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House was. Now they have shared renderings. Steve Martorano, “the most famous cook that nobody knows,” is coming home to Philly with the announcement that “Martorano’s Prime” is planned for Rivers … Continue reading

New Liberty Distillery Releases 100% Pennsylvanian Bloody Butcher Bourbon
Booze / Spirits

New Liberty Distillery Releases 100% Pennsylvanian Bloody Butcher Bourbon

New Liberty Distillery, Philadelphia’s home for revered craft spirits, including revived heritage Kinsey brand, is thrilled to announce the release of 100% Pennsylvanian Bloody Butcher Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The first-of-its-kind, this heritage-rich spirit is a true experiment in Pennsylvanian terroir; aged in Pennsylvania white oak barrels for two years and made with heritage grains including Pennsylvania-grown Bloody Butcher … Continue reading

Rittenhouse Grill Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary in January!
Anniversaries / Rittenhouse Square / Steakhouses

Rittenhouse Grill Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary in January!

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 16, 2022) – In January 2023, award-winning, fine-dining restaurant Rittenhouse Grill (1701 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103) celebrates its 25-year-anniversary of serving delicious meals to patrons just off Rittenhouse Square. Nestled on the first floor of the Warwick Rittenhouse Square Hotel, Rittenhouse Grill, formerly Prime Rib Philadelphia, has long been known as … Continue reading

Salt & Vinegar Local Food, Drink and Gift Shop Opening Soon in Bella Vista
Bella Vista / South Philadelphia

Salt & Vinegar Local Food, Drink and Gift Shop Opening Soon in Bella Vista

Salt & Vinegar is a new retail shop opening soon-ish in the Bella Vista neighborhood of South Philly at 905 Christian Street in the former Superior Pasta Company spot. Owner Jen Honovic Herczeg stated that Salt & Vinegar would debut as a pop-up store in December before becoming fully operational in January, pending inspections and permits. … Continue reading

Grace and Proper Vintage Eurobar Opens in South Philly
Bella Vista / South Philadelphia

Grace and Proper Vintage Eurobar Opens in South Philly

Philadelphia, PA – Hawthorne’s Restaurant Group announces the grand opening of Grace and Proper at 941 S. 8th Street this Friday at 4:00pm. Husband-wife duo Chris Fetfatzes and Heather Annechiarico have teamed up with their long-time operations director Susan Freeman on the opening of this new vintage Eurobar located in the Italian Market. Grace and … Continue reading

High Street Hoagies Open at Franklin’s Table in University City
University City

High Street Hoagies Open at Franklin’s Table in University City

High Street Hoagies, a concept by High Street Hospitality, is now open at Franklin’s Table at 3401 Walnut Street in University City. High Street Hoagies offers eight hoagies (named after different neighborhoods), two salads, and a soup of the day.  Sizes and prices of hoagies are as follows: whole (8″) $14, half (4″) $7.5, and … Continue reading

Bagels and Co. in Fishtown is Open
Bagels / Fishtown

Bagels and Co. in Fishtown is Open

Bagels and Co. is about to take over Philadelphia with a citywide expansion that will see six new bagel and coffee shops expand to six new locations. Glu Hospitality and co-owners Derek Gibbons and Tim Lu announce that the popular Northern Liberties-based bagel, coffee, lunch and deli shop will now open new locations in Fishtown, Brewerytown, Temple Campus, Rittenhouse, Midtown Village and … Continue reading