The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia Celebrates National Root Beer Float Day
Center City / Food Holidays / Hotels

The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia Celebrates National Root Beer Float Day

On Monday, August 6, The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia will celebrate National Root Beer Float Day by offering guests and visitors a complimentary root beer float in the lobby between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. They will be accepting donations for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®. Marriott International (a majority owner of The Ritz-Carlton) raises funds for Children’s … Continue reading

Porta Unveils Newly-Designed Mezzanine
Center City / Events / Pizza

Porta Unveils Newly-Designed Mezzanine

Porta Philadelphia is launching their newly designed second-floor Mezzanine with a preview party. On Tuesday, July 31, from 7 to 9 p.m., Porta invites you to celebrate “A Night on the Mezzanine”. This first look at the Mezzanine is free to attend and includes passed wine, hors d’oeuvres, and live entertainment. Cocktails will be provided … Continue reading

Free Samples of Hank’s Root Beer Shake Float at Bassett’s Ice Cream
Beverages / Center City / Collaborations

Free Samples of Hank’s Root Beer Shake Float at Bassett’s Ice Cream

Iconic Philadelphia-based brands Hank’s Gourmet Beverages and Bassett’s Ice Cream have partnered to create an amazing new treat called the Hank’s Root Beer Shake Float. On Tuesday, July 31 between 1:45 and 3:30 PM, they will be offering free samples of the new cool beverage at the Bassetts location in the Reading Terminal Market located at 51 North 12th Street. Hank’s Root … Continue reading

Celebrate National Gelato Day at Gran Caffe L’Aquila
Center City / Ice Cream / Italian

Celebrate National Gelato Day at Gran Caffe L’Aquila

National Gelato Day is this Saturday (July 21) and it will be observed at Gran Caffe L’Aquila with a very American spin. International Gelato Champion Stefano Biasini, a partner at Gran Caffe L’Aquila, will introducte his all new Fresh Baked Apple Pie infused gelato. Between 2:00-4:00 PM, Stefano will be hosting a FREE Gelato sampling right in … Continue reading

Enjoy a Delicious New BurgerFi Chicken Avocado BLT and donate to a great cause too!
Burgers / Center City

Enjoy a Delicious New BurgerFi Chicken Avocado BLT and donate to a great cause too!

By Amaris Pollock, special correspondent to Philly Grub BurgerFi served a brand-new sandwich concept for the first time in its history! The awesome new Chicken Avocado BLT was launched on July 2nd, 2018.  As with all of their food offerings, they make the sandwich made-to-order with meats that are fresh and never frozen. I was … Continue reading

Bank & Bourbon Hosts 4th Annual Bourbon Bash
Booze / Center City / Events

Bank & Bourbon Hosts 4th Annual Bourbon Bash

Bourbon Bash returns for a 4th year at Bank & Bourbon inside Loews Hotel Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17th between 6:00 and 9:00 PM. Executive Chef Thomas Harkins will be preparing some of his signature dishes including Corn Cakes with Tomato Marmalade, Beef Tartare on Crispy Fingerling Potato and Crab Fritters with Spicy Remoulade. Guests will also … Continue reading

Celebrate National Surf & Turf Day at Ocean Prime
Center City / Rittenhouse Square / Seafood / Steak

Celebrate National Surf & Turf Day at Ocean Prime

For those looking to indulge this Wednesday, February 28, Ocean Prime, one of Center City’s most gorgeous seafood and steakhouses, is celebrating National Surf & Turf Day with a decadent Surf & Turf entrée — available solely on Wednesday from 4-10 pm. In addition to Ocean Prime’s extensive surf and turf options available every evening … Continue reading

Tickets on Sale for 3rd Annual Restaurant Festival
Center City / Events / Festivals

Tickets on Sale for 3rd Annual Restaurant Festival

The Philadelphia Restaurant Festival is back and better than ever and Philly Grub is a proud sponsor! Enjoy an evening filled with sampling fantastic food from Philadelphia restaurants, craft beer and top-shelf liquor from the city’s best restaurants and favorite breweries and distilleries while enjoying great live entertainment at at the timeless Crystal Tea Room. Eat … Continue reading

Shake Shack Celebrates Eagles Win with FREE Custard
Celebrations / Center City / Ice Cream

Shake Shack Celebrates Eagles Win with FREE Custard

In celebration of the Eagles’ epic Super Bowl win last night, Shake Shack will be serving up free scoops of custard all day for the parade, this Thursday, 2/8. Swoop’s Scoop features green vanilla frozen custard blended with pieces of frosted chocolate cake from our friends at Termini Brothers Bakery. Snag a scoop at the … Continue reading

Celebrate “Year of the Dog” at SUGA
Center City / Chinese / Holidays / Rittenhouse Square

Celebrate “Year of the Dog” at SUGA

To commemorate Chinese New Year, Susanna Foo and her son Gabe are creating two traditional and significant events – afternoon tea and a reunion dinner that marry her French influenced techniques with traditional Chinese preparations. On her most recent R&D trip to China last month, the award-winning cookbook author and highly acclaimed chef met with … Continue reading