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

Joyride and Tria Donating Portion of Revenue to Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity
Beer / Fundraisers / Rittenhouse Square

Joyride and Tria Donating Portion of Revenue to Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity

Joyride is a new takeout and delivery only pop-up from Tria Cafe, all about killer roast beef sandwiches, fried chicken, and craft beer. For the next two weeks, Joyride and all Tria locations will donate 10% of revenue to Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equality, an organization that provides free legal advice and representation to those … Continue reading

Roman-Style Pizza in Philadelphia at Rione
Pizza / Reviews / Rittenhouse Square

Roman-Style Pizza in Philadelphia at Rione

I have to admit before Rione opened, I don’t believe I had heard of “Roman-style” pizza, or pizza al taglio. Then again, I’m not a pizza aficionado. According to Wikipedia: Pizza al taglio or pizza al trancio is a variety of pizza baked in large rectangular trays, and generally sold in rectangular or square slices … Continue reading

Recap: “Pink Hour” at Sonesta Philadelphia
Cocktails / Fundraisers / Rittenhouse Square

Recap: “Pink Hour” at Sonesta Philadelphia

Philadelphia celebrated Pinktober in style at the Pink Hour event held on October 24th. The event, which was hosted at Art Bar inside of Sonesta Philadelphia was a lot of fun, and some fabulous Philadelphians were in attendance. As soon as we entered you could see and hear that the atmosphere was designed to be … Continue reading