Top Philadelphia Food Tours
Chestnut Hill / Chinatown / East Passyunk / Fishtown

Top Philadelphia Food Tours

If you’re still looking for a last minute gift for that foodie in your life, why not consider a Philadelphia Food Tour? Here are several good ones you shouldn’t miss. Chinatown Food Tours Chinatown Food Tours is a 2 to 2 ½ walking and eating tour of the popular neighborhood curated by Jamie Shankar. Within a three-block … Continue reading

Chubby Cattle Bringing Chinese Hot Pots to Chinatown Philly Later This Year
Chinatown / Chinese / Philly Restaurant Openings

Chubby Cattle Bringing Chinese Hot Pots to Chinatown Philly Later This Year

Chinatown is already hot, thanks to the addition of Chinatown Square’s multi-faceted food court. It’s about to get hotter. Hot pot hot. Chubby Cattle, the world’s first restaurant in the world to provide refrigerated conveyor belt based elevated hotpot meals, is planning to open near the Friendship gate in Chinatown at 146 N. 10th Street by … Continue reading

Taco Tuesday at Foo Kitchen
Brunch / Chinatown / Tacos

Taco Tuesday at Foo Kitchen

This past Tuesday, a bunch of other foodie/lifestyle bloggers and myself dropped in on Foo Kitchen located at 1301 Vine Street for a meetup to try some tasty Mexi-Asian fusion tacos. The brick and mortar location of the popular Foo Truck opened at 13th and Vine last Fall. Gregarious owner George Pan’s motto is “everything fresh” … Continue reading

Heart Shaped Sushi and More at Yakitori Boy
Chinatown / Prix Fixe / Sushi

Heart Shaped Sushi and More at Yakitori Boy

Yakitori Boy (211 N. 11th Street in Chinatown) is the place to celebrate your love this Valentine’s Day. From Thursday, February 9 to Tuesday, February 14, Yakitori Boy is offering a special Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu; a romantic four course dinner for $40 per person. Start your meal with a steamy bowl of clear … Continue reading

Thai Ice Cream Rolls in Philadelphia
Chinatown / Ice Cream

Thai Ice Cream Rolls in Philadelphia

It’s official, Thai Ice Cream Rolls are a sure, cool thing in Philadelphia. Mike Klein saw it coming back in April with the opening of Teassert Bar. As did I. Around that same time, Sweet Charlie’s opened in Washington Square. Since the openings of Teassert Bar and Sweet Charlie’s, Ice Land opened directly across the street from … Continue reading

Chinatown’s Yè Shì Night Market
Chinatown / Events

Chinatown’s Yè Shì Night Market

Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation will host Yè Shì the sixth Chinatown night market event on October 13, 2016, from 7 to 11pm. Over 60 vendors are participating, including local restaurants and businesses. With the main performance stage situated under the China Friendship Gate at 10th and Arch Streets, expectations are that 25,000 attendees will come … Continue reading

Yakitori Boy Offers Sushi and Sake Pairing for International Sushi Day
Chinatown / Sushi

Yakitori Boy Offers Sushi and Sake Pairing for International Sushi Day

Sushi lovers take note! On Saturday, June 18, Yakitori Boy will be celebrating International Sushi Day. To kick off this flavorful and fresh day, Yakitori Boy is offering a special sushi and sake pairing which will be good through Saturday, June 25. For only $35, patrons will be able to pair Yakitori Boy’s freshest sushi … Continue reading

Yakitori Boy to Launch New Happy Hour
Chinatown / Happy Hour

Yakitori Boy to Launch New Happy Hour

New Happy Hour at Yakitori Boy Starting tomorrow, May 24, Happy Hour food specials include: NEW yakitori skewer options & NEW sushi & sashimi appetizers. NEWLY created cocktails for just $6, including the Democrat and Republican cocktails crafted with the DNC and presidential race in mind.   For more details, visit their Facebook event page … Continue reading

Yakitori Boy to Celebrate Mother’s Day with Special  Four-Course Menu This Sunday
Chinatown / Menus / Special Occasions

Yakitori Boy to Celebrate Mother’s Day with Special Four-Course Menu This Sunday

Yakitori Boy wants to help make Mother’s Day a little bit sweeter this year by offering a delectable four-course menu for only $40 per person. The Grilled Bronzini dish, a full wrapped, grilled whole bronzini, topped with sauteed onions and mushrooms, and seasoned with Japanese shiso salt, was created specifically for this day. Bring the whole … Continue reading