Rittenhouse Grill Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary in January!
Anniversaries / Rittenhouse Square / Steakhouses

Rittenhouse Grill Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary in January!

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 16, 2022) – In January 2023, award-winning, fine-dining restaurant Rittenhouse Grill (1701 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103) celebrates its 25-year-anniversary of serving delicious meals to patrons just off Rittenhouse Square. Nestled on the first floor of the Warwick Rittenhouse Square Hotel, Rittenhouse Grill, formerly Prime Rib Philadelphia, has long been known as … Continue reading

Bar Poulet in Rittenhouse Square is now closed
Closings / Rittenhouse Square

Bar Poulet in Rittenhouse Square is now closed

Bar Poulet, the fried chicken and champagne spot in Rittenhouse Square, announced its closure today on Instagram. It opened last May in the former Tria Taproom location at 2005 Walnut Street. Something else will take over in the Fall, but details are mum. Au revoir. Marilyn JohnsonFood enthusiast. Travel lover. Social media maven. Independent Journalist. … Continue reading

Surf N’ Turf Tuesdays Return To Square 1682
Happy Hour / Rittenhouse Square

Surf N’ Turf Tuesdays Return To Square 1682

Square 1682, the modern American restaurant and award-winning bar located on 17th and Sansom Streets, is pleased to announce the highly-anticipated return of Surf N’ Turf Tuesdays, where food-enthusiasts can snag a copious platter of filet mignon, lobster, and accouterments for just $29 – kicking off on Tuesday, July 12.   Beginning on Tuesday, July 12, guests can enjoy a … Continue reading

Gran Caffe L’Aquila Named One of the Top Italian Restaurants in the World
Awards / Italian / Rittenhouse Square

Gran Caffe L’Aquila Named One of the Top Italian Restaurants in the World

Philadelphia’s Gran Caffe L’Aquila named one of the Top Italian Restaurants in the World and the Top Italian restaurant in Philadelphia by a respected global Italian food & wine media program. Gran Caffè L’Aquila is the first restaurant in Philadelphia selected by the guide as one of the top restaurants in the world of Gambero … Continue reading

Wilder is Now Open for Brunch
Brunch / Rittenhouse Square

Wilder is Now Open for Brunch

Wilder, the long-awaited restaurant and bar, which opened in Rittenhouse Square last month, is now serving brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 3pm. The brunch menu features delicious brunch dishes from Chef Bob Truitt, such as Chilaquiles pictured here as well as beverages from our full bar. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are … Continue reading

The Franklin Bar Reopens Friday
Bars / Reopenings / Rittenhouse Square

The Franklin Bar Reopens Friday

Almost a year ago to the date when I first reported that The Franklin Bar (AKA Franklin Mortgage) closed, the beloved bar has announced its reopening at 1718 Latimer Street in Rittenhouse Square (within The 1715 Rittenhouse Boutique Hotel) this Friday, April 22 with veterans of Franklin’s management team. The new establishment features art deco … Continue reading

One Night Only! Sweet Amalia Oyster Topped Burger at a.kitchen
Burgers / Collaborations / Rittenhouse Square

One Night Only! Sweet Amalia Oyster Topped Burger at a.kitchen

a.kitchen’s Burger Series is taking place next week with Melissa McGrath of Sweet Amalia Oysters on April 19th. McGrath and a.kitchen’s executive Chef Eli Collins are collaborating on an unforgettable evening of burgers + stellar wine.  A Sweet Amalia-inspired burger featuring a double patty, Cooper sharp cheese topped with crispy Sweet Amalia Oysters, b+b onions … Continue reading

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Opens in Fishtown and Coming Soon to Rittenhouse Square
Fishtown / Ice Cream / Openings / Rittenhouse Square

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Opens in Fishtown and Coming Soon to Rittenhouse Square

On Thursday, December 2 at 7 PM, Jeni’s Slendid Ice Cream will open the doors of its first Philadelphia brick and mortar location at 1322 Frankford Ave. Unit #101 in Fishtown. The shop will be scooping free ice cream until close (11 PM) and the first 50 guests in line will receive a free swag bag.  The … Continue reading

Fried Chicken and Champagne in Philadelphia
Rittenhouse Square

Fried Chicken and Champagne in Philadelphia

Three months ago, Bar Poulet opened in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, offering a menu with an interesting combination of fried chicken and champagne. Philadelphia food lovers may have scratched their heads, but it’s a pairing that has been trending upwards in other cities such as New York, Raleigh, and Houston. The food and beverage match-up … Continue reading

Free Margaritas on Tuesdays at Revolution Taco
Booze / Rittenhouse Square / Tacos

Free Margaritas on Tuesdays at Revolution Taco

Let’s face it, even as restaurants open up outdoor dining, times continue to be tough. Restaurants need to get creative about drumming up business. Revolution Taco, located at 2015 Walnut Street, isn’t beating around the bush. They know what will bring customers in — FREE BOOZE! On Tuesdays through the summer, they’ll be offering ONE … Continue reading