Pub & Kitchen to Host Les Dames d’Escoffier Women-Only Dinner
Rittenhouse Square

Pub & Kitchen to Host Les Dames d’Escoffier Women-Only Dinner

Led by Chef de Cuisine Melissa McGrath, the pioneering gastropub will partner with Les Dames d’Escoffier of Philadelphia for a celebration of women chefs and producers On Tuesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m., stand-out gastropub Pub & Kitchen will host a forward-thinking Women-Only Dinner. Led by Chef de Cuisine Melissa McGrath, and working in partnership … Continue reading

Celebrate National Surf & Turf Day at Ocean Prime
Center City / Rittenhouse Square / Seafood / Steak

Celebrate National Surf & Turf Day at Ocean Prime

For those looking to indulge this Wednesday, February 28, Ocean Prime, one of Center City’s most gorgeous seafood and steakhouses, is celebrating National Surf & Turf Day with a decadent Surf & Turf entrée — available solely on Wednesday from 4-10 pm. In addition to Ocean Prime’s extensive surf and turf options available every evening … 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

A Look at Pizzeria Vetri’s New Expanded Menu
Art Museum Area / Pizza / Rittenhouse Square

A Look at Pizzeria Vetri’s New Expanded Menu

Known as one of the best pizza places in Philadelphia, Pizzeria Vetri recently expanded their menu for the first time since the Art Museum location opened 5 years ago. Since then, locations in Rittenhouse Square, King of Prussia, and Washington D.C have opened. The former Marc Vetri-owned pizzeria is currently owned and operated by Urban Outfitters. The new … Continue reading

Approachable Tavern Fare Awaits at New Rittenhouse Restaurant
Openings / Rittenhouse Square

Approachable Tavern Fare Awaits at New Rittenhouse Restaurant

KEEN is a bi-level restaurant will open formally on Tuesday, November 28th at 5pm at 1708 Lombard Street in Rittenhouse Square. It will be serving casual tavern fare in a carefully curated art space that once housed the whimsical Astral Plane. Owners Chris and Caitlin Rorer have brought on Chef Antonella Biundo and Sous Chef Liam Keeney (Caitlin’s … 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

Top 3 Rittenhouse Square Restaurants
Rittenhouse Square

Top 3 Rittenhouse Square Restaurants

This guest post was submitted by Sharon Woo of Rittenhouse Girl. Rittenhouse Square is the Philadelphia neighborhood notorious for its elegant restaurants, beautiful architecture, and shopping. One of the things that inspired me to create my blog is the amazing energy that this neighborhood gives off. Discovering the restaurants here is one of my favorite … Continue reading

&pizza Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary in Philly
Anniversaries / Pizza / Rittenhouse Square

&pizza Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary in Philly

This review was submitted by field reporter Crista Brasloff. A whole year has gone by since &pizza made its mark on Philadelphia. Last week, they threw a fun one-year anniversary party at the 1430 Walnut Street location. If you haven’t checked it out yet, &pizza is a cool and modern spin on the average pizza shop. … Continue reading

Saxbys at 1800 Chestnut Opens
Coffee / Rittenhouse Square

Saxbys at 1800 Chestnut Opens

Saxbys, is expanding its footprint in both the Philadelphia market and the higher education space. The company is opening a new cafe at 1800 Chestnut and hosting a special Pay-as-You-Wish Preview Party that will support the newly established Saxbys Fellowship, which was created in partnership with the Community College of Philadelphia. The event will be … Continue reading

Shoo Fry’s Thanksgiving Poutine Will Benefit CHOP
Fishtown / Rittenhouse Square

Shoo Fry’s Thanksgiving Poutine Will Benefit CHOP

Shoo Fry will be serving a Thanksgiving Poutine to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia throughout the month of November. The Thanksgiving Poutine special is $10 and features turkey, stuffing, cheese curds, gravy and cranberry sauce on your choice of sweet potato tots, classic tots, or classic fries. It will be available at both Shoo … Continue reading