NEWS: Steak 48 Bringing Upscale Steakhouse Dining to Broad Street
Center City / Openings / Steakhouses

NEWS: Steak 48 Bringing Upscale Steakhouse Dining to Broad Street

Philadelphia already offers many upscale steakhouse dining experiences, is there room for another? The people behind Steak 48 are betting on it and apparently think there is enough to set them apart from the others. They plan to offer “the complete package,” boasting “great food, drink, service, and ambiance.” So, get ready Center City, another … Continue reading

NEWS: Top Chef Quickfire Dining Concept to Open on January 23, Announces Executive Chef
Center City / Openings

NEWS: Top Chef Quickfire Dining Concept to Open on January 23, Announces Executive Chef

We’re home to two Top Chef-winning chefs… Kevin Sbraga and Nicholas Elmi. We also have many chefs who have appeared on the televised culinary competition… Eddie Konrad, Jennifer Carroll, Natalie Maronski, Jason Cichonski, and Jen Zavala. And while the show is yet to film here, at least we’re getting an eatery inspired by the show. … Continue reading

DISCOUNT Tickets on Sale for 12th Annual Taste of Philly
Center City / Events

DISCOUNT Tickets on Sale for 12th Annual Taste of Philly

Taste of Philly 2019 is back and better than ever and Philly Grub is a proud sponsor! Enjoy an evening filled with sampling fantastic food, craft beer and top-shelf liquor from the city’s best restaurants and favorite breweries and distilleries while enjoying great live entertainment. It will be held on Wednesday, November 20th 6:00-9:00 p.m. at The Crystal Tea … Continue reading

City Winery at Fashion District of Philadelphia Prepares September Opening
Center City / Openings

City Winery at Fashion District of Philadelphia Prepares September Opening

City Winery, which already boasts 9 locations including Chicago, Nashville, Atlanta, Boston, Washington DC, and NYC, is targeted to launch this month at 990 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107. This unique space will include an urban winery, restaurant, special event facility, and concert venue all under one roof. The highly anticipated official opening kicks off … Continue reading

Full-Sized GIANT Food Store To Open in Center City
Center City / Food Markets / Openings

Full-Sized GIANT Food Store To Open in Center City

GIANT Food Stores announced at a press conference today that it will be opening a two-story, full-sized flagship supermarket in retail space at River Walk, a mixed-use development along the Schuykill River at 23rd and Arch. The exact location of the market will be 60 N. 23rd Street. While I’m not reporting the news anymore, the reason … Continue reading

Restaurant Week at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
Center City / Steak / Steakhouses

Restaurant Week at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

Hubby has always wanted to go to Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, so I made his dream a reality last night by taking him for his birthday dinner. It’s just a lucky coincidence that it was also Restaurant Week. We both ordered off of the Restaurant Week menu, however, he opted for an optional steak … Continue reading

Chatayee Thai Now Offering Lunch and Happy Hour
Center City / Lunch / Thai

Chatayee Thai Now Offering Lunch and Happy Hour

There’s something new cooking on Walnut Street. Chatayee Thai, the recently opened Thai restaurant in the heart of Midtown Village, is now serving lunch and has added happy hour, Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m., to their bar program.  Chatayee Thai serves both familiar and hard-to-find Thai dishes in Philadelphia, made with old-school techniques and fresh ingredients. Dishes can … Continue reading

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

A Look at Bleu Sushi in Center City
Center City / Japanese / Sushi

A Look at Bleu Sushi in Center City

Located in Center City is a wonderful neighborhood restaurant called Bleu Sushi, which opens its doors to every customer in a welcoming atmosphere while offering a delicious array of foods from their sushi bar and kitchen. When my friend and I sat down to speak with the owner of Bleu Sushi, Hendra Yong, he explained … 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