Buddakan Opens for One-Day-Only Lunar New Year Brunch
Brunch / Chinese / Old City

Buddakan Opens for One-Day-Only Lunar New Year Brunch

On Sunday, February 5th, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Buddakan will open early for a one-day-only Lunar New Year brunch, served family style and meant to be shared. The brunch service will also feature live performances by the Penn Lions (Pennsylvania’s Premier Traditional Chinese Lion Dance Troupe), showcasing extraordinary dancing at 12 pm, 1 pm, and 2 pm. … Continue reading

Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao to open Nan Xiang Express in University City
Chinese / University City

Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao to open Nan Xiang Express in University City

Lovers of soup dumplings will find this news very exciting. Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao, the Shanghainese open kitchen restaurant concept widely known for the best soup dumplings in New York City, will open a fast food version called Nan Xiang Express near the campus of the University of Pennsylvania sometime this year. Nan Xiang Xiao Long … 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

Grubspotting: Wuxi Braised Short Ribs at SUGA
Center City / Chinese

Grubspotting: Wuxi Braised Short Ribs at SUGA

SUGA, the Modern Chinese restaurant led by Philadelphia culinary legend, Susanna Foo and her son Gabe, is pleased to participate in Center City District’s Restaurant Week program January 14 through January 26, 2018. One of the stand-out items on the $35 fixed-price dinner menu also includes a choice of dessert is the Wuxi Braised Short Ribs … Continue reading

New Happy Hour at SUGA
Chinese / Cocktails / Happy Hour / Rittenhouse Square

New Happy Hour at SUGA

SUGA, the Modern Chinese restaurant in Rittenhouse Square led by Philadelphia culinary legend, Susanna Foo and her son Gabe, is excited to introduce a new selection of custom crafted cocktails and updated bar bites menu as part of the latest iteration of their happy hour program. The program, a first of many new initiatives for … 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

Han Dynasty Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Free Dan Dan Noodles*
Chinese / Fundraisers / Old City

Han Dynasty Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Free Dan Dan Noodles*

Actually, those free Han Dynasty Dan Dan noodles are for anyone without health insurance and only at the Old City location at 123 Chestnut Street. This is also an opportunity for the restaurant to give back. They’ve opened a donation page for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The promotion was scheduled to end on Sunday, … Continue reading

SugarHouse Casino Offers Asian Dining Option
Chinese / Fishtown

SugarHouse Casino Offers Asian Dining Option

In January, SugarHouse Casino added another restaurant to its already diverse dining scene. Mian, a quick-serve style eatery, opened offering an Asian cuisine option to accommodate its Chinese gaming section or for those who simply prefer Asian fare. The restaurant boasts fresh vegetable, seafood, beef and chicken dishes, as well as daily chef’s specials. The menu covers … Continue reading

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Suga
Chinese / Rittenhouse Square

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Suga

Suga, the gourmet Chinese restaurant by Susanna Foo and Gabriel Foo, will be celebrating the Year of the Rooster. On Saturday, January 28 they will celebrating with a 5 course dinner for $65. Menu items include Yellowfin Tuna Poke, Peking Duck Ravioli and Nova Scotia Lobster. Peep full menu here. They will be continuing the … Continue reading

Dim Sum House Celebrates Grand Opening with Free Soup Dumplings in University City
Chinese / Philly Restaurant Openings / University City

Dim Sum House Celebrates Grand Opening with Free Soup Dumplings in University City

Dim Sum House, by Jane G’s, will officially open this Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in University City. This expansive and stylish new new 6,000 square foot restaurant, bar and lounge will be one of the largest openings of the new year – with seating capacity at over 225 people in five different dining and party … Continue reading