Celebrate Ben Franklin’s Birthday at Silence DoGood’s Tavern
Old City / Pizza

Celebrate Ben Franklin’s Birthday at Silence DoGood’s Tavern

Ben Frankin was born in 1706. On January 17, 2018, he would be 312 years old. Silence DoGood’s Tavern, the Old City Tavern named for Ben Franklin’s first pen name, will celebrate his birth date with kite-shaped flatbread for $5 and two electrifying drink specials on Wednesday, January 17. Ben Franklin inspired cocktails: Electric Shock: Hot chocolate spiked … Continue reading

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar to Award One Lucky Winner Free Lunch for a Year
Cuban / Giveaways / Lunch / Old City

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar to Award One Lucky Winner Free Lunch for a Year

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, located at 10 S. 2nd Street in Old City District, is giving away free lunch for an entire year. One lucky guest will win a free Eat-A-Frita burger, paired with a Batido, or tropical milkshake, every week for a year. Anyone who visits Cuba Libre for lunch in January … Continue reading

Red Owl Tavern’s Chinatown Pop-Up on Christmas Day
Holidays / Menus / Old City

Red Owl Tavern’s Chinatown Pop-Up on Christmas Day

There are plenty of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner options in the city. Eater Philly has it covered. Both of those days will be spent with my family, but if I had to choose one of the options in the city, I’d chose Red Owl Tavern. They took a page from A Christmas Story and … Continue reading

Repeal Day Pappy Hour at Red Owl Tavern
Cocktails / Old City

Repeal Day Pappy Hour at Red Owl Tavern

Red Owl Tavern, located next to historic Independence Hall, is hosting a Pappy Hour from 3 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5th. Lead Bartender, Kyle Darrow, is crafting up $5 pre-prohibition cocktails including Bees Knees, Old Fashioned, French 75 and Sidecar. For bourbon aficionados with deep pockets, Red Owl Tavern will be selling an … Continue reading

Old City’s Cross Keys Café Announces New Colonial Era-Inspired Fall Menu
American / Old City

Old City’s Cross Keys Café Announces New Colonial Era-Inspired Fall Menu

Whether you live and work here or are just visiting Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood, the Museum of the American Revolution’s Cross Keys Café (101 S. Third St.) has quickly become a go-to spot to grab a quick breakfast, lunch, or hot seasonal beverage – alcoholic or otherwise. Today, the café announced cozy new fall menu … Continue reading

Red Owl Tavern Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with Epic Crab Bash
Anniversaries / Old City / Seafood

Red Owl Tavern Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with Epic Crab Bash

The team at Red Owl Tavern is celebrating five years of serving up Modern American fare on Independence Mall with a spirited outdoor Crab Bash on Sunday, October 15, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with live music, three types of crabs, wooden mallets and bibs — all with a view of Independence Mall. Fans … Continue reading

Dine Out to Support Puerto Rico at Cuba Libre on Friday, 9/29
Fundraisers / Old City

Dine Out to Support Puerto Rico at Cuba Libre on Friday, 9/29

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, located at 2nd & Market in Old City District, will offer a special 3-course prix fixe menu featuring an appetizer, entree and dessert for $30 this Friday, September 29 form 4 to 11 p.m. Twenty-percent (20%) of each special menu sold will go directly to support relief efforts in … Continue reading

Celebrate Fork Restaurant’s Milestone 20th Anniversary This October
Anniversaries / Menus / Old City

Celebrate Fork Restaurant’s Milestone 20th Anniversary This October

On Sunday, October 15, Old City’s landmark Fork restaurant will celebrate its 20th year in Philadelphia, an enviable milestone in one of the brightest culinary towns in America. To commemorate the occasion, Executive Chef John Patterson will feature a special Anniversary Menu featuring 20 Tastes of Fork. “Instead of trying to recreate the memory of Fork’s former talented chefs and proud alumni, we … Continue reading

Cuba Libre & Tito’s Vodka Team Up to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief
Booze / Cocktails / Fundraisers / Old City

Cuba Libre & Tito’s Vodka Team Up to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar and Tito’s Handmade Vodka have joined together in a special effort to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Beginning on September 1, Cuba Libre (with locations in Philadelphia, Atlantic City, Orlando and Washington DC) will donate $1 for every Tito’s Vodka cocktail sold, and the team at Tito’s will … Continue reading

New Cocktails at Stratus Lounge
Cocktails / Old City

New Cocktails at Stratus Lounge

Stratus Rooftop Lounge (433 Chestnut Street) knows that just any drink won’t cut it for social media, so they created two delicious yet very Snap and Insta-worthy cocktails and shared them with me so I can share with you! Unicorn Tears is a glittering, bright fuchsia number featuring hibiscus infused Ketel One vodka, St. Germain, prosecco, lemon, … Continue reading