Le Virtu Hosting Dinner For Puentes de Salud on August 29
East Passyunk / Fundraisers / Italian / South Philadelphia

Le Virtu Hosting Dinner For Puentes de Salud on August 29

On Wednesday, August 29 at 6:30 p.m., owners Francis Cratil-Cretarola and Cathy Lee, along with Chef Damon Menapace, will host a very special dinner benefiting Puentes de Salud at Le Virtù on East Passyunk Avenue.  The four-course Abruzzese meal, priced at $85 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) and paired with selected wines from The Artisan’s Cellar, will serve as another impactful way to support their citywide … Continue reading

20 East Passyunk Chefs Come Together for Fundraiser at Bok Bar
Chefs / East Passyunk / Events / Fundraisers

20 East Passyunk Chefs Come Together for Fundraiser at Bok Bar

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District announces the return of Up on a Roof – The Chefs of Passyunk at Bok Bar on Monday, September 18, 2017, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Twenty chefs and restaurateurs from Philadelphia’s restaurant row will celebrate the neighborhood’s thriving culinary scene with a cocktail party and benefit on top of … Continue reading

Night Out Dining in Philadelphia [Sponsored Post]
East Passyunk / Fishtown / Midtown Village

Night Out Dining in Philadelphia [Sponsored Post]

The dining scene in Philadelphia is something that is always transforming with new businesses, menu overhauls, and community events that showcase the local flavor. This makes it easy for those who consider themselves foodies to have a great time with friends! With so many options to choose from, you might find it difficult to narrow … Continue reading

P’unk Burger Celebrates 2nd Anniversary with FREE Boozy Cake Shakes
Anniversaries / East Passyunk

P’unk Burger Celebrates 2nd Anniversary with FREE Boozy Cake Shakes

P’unk Burger, at 1823 East Passyunk, will celebrate their second birthday by giving away FREE cake shakes on Friday, February 10, 2017, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. In 2015, on Valentine’s Weekend, Marlo and Jason Dilks opened East Passyunk’s organic burger, fries and shake BYO. Thousands of burgers later, the couple celebrate their second year in … Continue reading

Skinny Grub: Avocado Toast at Plenty Cafe
East Passyunk / Queen Village / Rittenhouse Square / Skinny Grub

Skinny Grub: Avocado Toast at Plenty Cafe

Avocado toast seemed to pop up everywhere in 2016. I’ve been eating it for at least 15 years, so its deliciousness is not new to me. But I’m happy that it has become a trendy menu item across the city. It’s tasty and can be a part of a healthy diet. Avocados are high in … Continue reading

Brunch at Noord eetcafe
BYOB / East Passyunk / Northern European / South Philadelphia

Brunch at Noord eetcafe

This past Sunday, we brunched at Noord eetcafe BYOB located at 1046 Tasker Street in South Philadelphia. Noord had been on our list to try since it opened 3 years ago across from the iconic East Passyunk Fountain. Finally, the time had come. Better late than never, huh? We had been talking to our friends Patti … Continue reading

Celebrate the DNC on East Passyunk Avenue With Food & Drink Deals, Events & More
East Passyunk / Events

Celebrate the DNC on East Passyunk Avenue With Food & Drink Deals, Events & More

With only two weeks until the start of the Democratic National Convention, the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District is gearing up for a week of special events, deals, food and shopping fun, plus a special late-night neighborhood block party. A special DNC-edition of the Passyunk Passeggiata Street Festival will take place on Wednesday, July 27, 5:00 … Continue reading

Wednesday Movie Nights at Le Virtù
East Passyunk / Italian

Wednesday Movie Nights at Le Virtù

In keeping with their mission of keeping Italian culture alive in South Philadelphia, Le Virtù will host weekly Wednesday Movie Nights outdoors in Il Campo. Every week, the restaurant will screen a different film, with sound, and will feature special cocktails, wines, and dishes inspired by the region or theme of the film. Rain dates for … Continue reading

Wheel of Fortune to Celebrate Philadelphia (and its food) as a “Great American City”
East Passyunk / Philly Food News

Wheel of Fortune to Celebrate Philadelphia (and its food) as a “Great American City”

Wheel of Fortune is doing a week of shows featuring Philadelphia (May 16-20) as part of their great American Cities series The show will be all about Philly. All 15 contestants are from Philly, the set is all Philly, the puzzles are Philly, the “wraps” are all Philly, and they brought 50 Philly folks out … Continue reading