Del Frisco’s Grille Ribbon Cutting
American / Center City / Openings

Del Frisco’s Grille Ribbon Cutting

On December 10th, the esteemed Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newest location, Del Frisco’s Grille, in center city Philadelphia. With the help of Philadelphia’s own Sheila Hess, the ribbon was ceremoniously cut and then guests were invited to sample select hors d’oeuvres and beverages. I was grateful to be invited … Continue reading

Scenes from Four Roses Bourbon Tasting at Bank & Bourbon
Booze / Center City / Tasting Menus

Scenes from Four Roses Bourbon Tasting at Bank & Bourbon

On Wednesday, November 14, Bank & Bourbon welcomed Master Distiller Brent Eliot from Four Roses Bourbon for a unique tasting featuring a special cocktail, festive hors d’oeuvres and a family-style dinner. The special Cocktail — the Small Batch Seelback — featured Four Roses Small Batch, Combier Pamplemousse, Angostura, Peychaud’s, and Bitters. Fun hors d’oeuvres included Hush Puppies and Kentucky Deviled Eggs. A hearty … Continue reading

Dinner and a Show: A Night at Chris’ Jazz Cafe
Center City / Southern Food

Dinner and a Show: A Night at Chris’ Jazz Cafe

Open since 1991, Chris’ Jazz Cafe is restaurant/music venue combo that continues to thrive in Center City. Not only is it one of Philadelphia’s top jazz clubs where you can see a live jazz performance six nights a week, but the kitchen is making superbly soulful Southern-style cuisine for lunch and dinner as we discovered upon … Continue reading

Hank’s Root Beer Cocktail Now Available at The American Pub
Booze / Center City / Cocktails

Hank’s Root Beer Cocktail Now Available at The American Pub

Two Philadelphia institutions, The American Pub and Hank’s Gourmet Beverages, have partnered up to give lovers of that cooling favorite, the Root Beer Float, a serious, adults-only, year-round alternative. Pub owner Jerry Connor and the mixologists at this City Hall-adjacent watering hole favored by politicos and business movers and shakers have employed Hank’s critically-acclaimed Root … Continue reading

Attico Rooftop Kitchen + Lounge Open for Dining & Drinking
Center City / Openings / Rooftops

Attico Rooftop Kitchen + Lounge Open for Dining & Drinking

Attico Rooftop Kitchen + Lounge, Center City Philadelphia’s newest rooftop garden and cocktail bar with some of the best views in the city, today unveiled its full menu of sophisticated small plates, light bites and craft cocktails. Overlooking Broad Street on the Avenue of the Arts, Attico sits 16 stories high atop The Cambria Hotel, offering patrons … Continue reading

$5 Lunch at Chris’ Jazz Cafe for One Week Only
Center City / Dining on a Dime / Lunch

$5 Lunch at Chris’ Jazz Cafe for One Week Only

Chris’ Jazz Café’s Chef/Owner Mark DeNinno has introduced a Customer Appreciation Week lunch menu to give back to the people who have helped to keep Philadelphia’s top jazz club in business for nearly 30 years. The menu, which is available from October 1 through the 5th at the restaurant located at 1421 Sansom Street, features … Continue reading

Preview of Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Center City
Beer / Breweries / Center City / Openings

Preview of Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Center City

By Amaris Pollock, special correspondent to Philly Grub Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is bringing flavor to the city of Philadelphia by opening its newest location in Center City located at 1150 Market Street. While at the preview party hosted on Thursday evening, I was able to sample some of the menu offerings and craft … Continue reading

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