Happy Hour Philly & GLU Hospitality Partner for Live Music Every Wednesday at Figo in Northern Liberties
Happy Hour / Northern Liberties

Happy Hour Philly & GLU Hospitality Partner for Live Music Every Wednesday at Figo in Northern Liberties

Happy Hour Philly, the Philadelphia based restaurant marketing company, and GLU Hospitality, the brand behind restaurants like Figo, Izakaya by Yanaga, Anejo and SET NoLibs, have teamed up to create a weekly live music event called Figo Live happening every Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. starting August 3rd running until October 26th. The weekly event will … Continue reading

Mochi Donut Chain Mochinut Plans Three Philadelphia Locations
Chinatown / Northern Liberties / Old City

Mochi Donut Chain Mochinut Plans Three Philadelphia Locations

Mochinut, a national mochi donut chain, plans to open (at least) three locations in Philadelphia. The latest Korean food craze will see mochi donut shops at 1023 Arch Street in Chinatown, 809 North 2nd Street in Northern Liberties, and 108 Chestnut Street in Old City. According to Wikipedia, Mochi donuts are a Japanese-American hybrid between cake donuts … Continue reading

Hudson Table at The Piazza Sets Up Seafood Shack
Northern Liberties / Openings / Seafood

Hudson Table at The Piazza Sets Up Seafood Shack

Hudson Table, an interactive culinary space at The Piazza in the Northern Liberties, opened just before the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down. That means they haven’t been able to do any hands-on cooking classes, chef’s tables, live chef competitions, or other interactive culinary-focused events since March. They announced on their new Instagram account today that … Continue reading

NEWS: Hudson Table Readies February Opening in Northern Liberties
Cooking Classes / Cooking Demonstrations / Northern Liberties

NEWS: Hudson Table Readies February Opening in Northern Liberties

Hudson Table, an interactive culinary event space originally based out of Hoboken, NJ, will open a Philadelphia location at The Piazza in the Northern Liberties. The venue will offer a broad range of food-based events including hands-on cooking classes, chef’s tables, live chef competitions, catering, and many other interactive culinary-focused events. The space at 1001 … Continue reading

Recap: Philly’s Classic Cook-Off Presented by Budweiser
Events / Northern Liberties

Recap: Philly’s Classic Cook-Off Presented by Budweiser

By Amaris Pollock, special correspondent to Philly Grub The heat was on during the Philly’s Classic Cook Off Presented by Budweiser held at the Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons. All who were in attendance ate the delectable twists on Philadelphia classics, but only there were only two categories for the competitors to win in.   The … Continue reading

Philly’s Classic Cook-Off Presented by Budweiser
Beer / Food Competitions / Northern Liberties

Philly’s Classic Cook-Off Presented by Budweiser

“Philly’s Classic Cook-Off” presented by Budweiser will be held on Thursday, August 23rd between 5:30-8:00 p.m at The Piazza (1001 N. 2nd Street) in Northern Liberties. The event will feature Philly’s favorite dishes reinvented, live music and Budweiser beer. Six competing restaurants will throw down for a panel of judges (including yours truly) and YOU to … Continue reading

Philly’s First Annual Margarita Rumble
Booze / Cocktails / Events / Northern Liberties

Philly’s First Annual Margarita Rumble

Put your PAWS up for the Best Margarita in Town! After inaugural kickoffs in London and New York last year, Craft Hospitality is bringing the popular Margarita Rumble to Philly on Saturday, April 28 at 12:00 p.m. Several of the best bars and restaurants compete for the title of the Best Margarita in Philly. Kicking off at … Continue reading

Urban Village Brewing Company Named Among Top 10 Brewpubs in the Country by USA Today
Awards / Breweries / Northern Liberties

Urban Village Brewing Company Named Among Top 10 Brewpubs in the Country by USA Today

The hits keep coming! Urban Village Brewing Company was recognized this week as one of the top ten brewpubs in the nation, as voted by USA Today’s Reader’s Choice 2018 “Best Brewpub” contest. A panel of beer experts and judges determined the list of 20 finalists, with the final 10 nominees determined by a popular, … Continue reading

7 Fishes & 7 Beers at Urban Village Brewing
Beer / Holidays / Northern Liberties

7 Fishes & 7 Beers at Urban Village Brewing

The long-standing Christmas Eve tradition, Feast of the Seven Fishes, may seem like a huge undertaking. That’s why this year, Urban Village Brewing put their own twist on the feast by giving guests an a la carte option. The Northern Liberties brewpub is serving up seafood classics like clam chowder ($6), beer-battered cod ($12), mussels in red … Continue reading

Brunch at Urban Village Brewing in Northern Liberties
Beer / Breweries / Brunch / Northern Liberties

Brunch at Urban Village Brewing in Northern Liberties

Urban Village Brewing Company opened over the summer to much fanfare. The former King’s Oak spot had been vacant for quite some time. A brewpub is exactly what this corner of The Schmidt’s Commons in Northern Liberties needed and seems to be well-received. They recently launched a modest brunch menu to draw in the weekend hair of … Continue reading