One of Philadelphia’s favorite cheesesteak joints is changing their name. “It is very important to me, my family and the entire staff that we no longer inadvertently alienate anyone in the Philly community. We are very excited to move forward under the new name, Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop.” Chink’s Cheesesteaks has been a Philadelphia [...]
By: Alyson Komyanek On numerous occasions it’s been suggested that I keep the take-out menu drawer organized and within reach…you accidentally forget to take the giblet bag out of the turkey one Thanksgiving, and it sticks with you for the rest of your life! Well, there was also the great cinnamon overload of 2011, which [...]
by Alyson M. Komyanek Anyone else feeling the pinch from the tax increase hitting your pocketbook this year? I don’t know about you, but even with my 2% raise this winter, my paychecks are smaller than they were last year! Now more than ever, it’s important to figure out ways to have fun while on [...]
Can’t decide how to impress your Valentine? Looking for something new to treat your sweetheart to this February? Since Cupid won’t be shooting any arrows causing us all to fall hopelessly in love this Valentine’s Day, you’re going to have to put a little effort into planning the perfect date. Don’t worry though, with our [...]
East Passyunk Avenue presents its first ever Restaurant Week! Beginning Sunday, February 24 thru Saturday, March 2nd, you’re invited to feast on a 3-course prix fixe lunch and/or dinner at 21 award-winning restaurants in South Philadelphia for either $15, $25 or $35. COME HUNGRY! From low key BYOBs to elegant candlelight dining, East Passyunk Restaurant [...]
Cabin fever setting in? Step out this Friday night and enjoy the old-worldliness of Manayunk with First Friday Specials starting at 4:30pm. Manayunk has teamed up with 95.7 Ben FM to promote Manayunk’s First Fridays! Stop by Lucky’s Last Chance to find the BEN crew, claim giveaways and prizes, and have fun with their Street [...]
Iannelli’s Bakery is a third generation South Philadelphia institution that has been family owned and operated since 1910, when Terry and Mirna Iannelli set out to transform the pizza industry with a cheese less pizza (also known as tomato pie). Today, their grandson and current owner/operator, Vincent Iannelli invites neighbors and friends to join him [...]
Valentine’s Day is the second most popular holiday to celebrate by dining out. Restaurants expect to welcome over 70 million diners across the country who are looking for a romantic and pleasurable dining experience with their Valentine and we have industry insider tips to help you have the most happening Valentine’s Day possible. Ritchie Furino, regional [...]
Restaurant Week returns in the midst of our people’s choice competition, the Happening List. As readers head into the city over the next two weeks, many will be dining at Happening List nominated establishments.
A clear evening in the low 30′s will be in store for this first friday of 2013. Check out the three recommended areas and a notable HAPPENING to look for. Be sure to check out other great HAPPENING First Friday deals at participating merchants.