Valanni Is Offering a “Banged Up Brunch” on Saturdays

valanni-banged-up-brunchEvery Saturday, Valanni Restaurant is throwing a “Banged Up Brunch” featuring happy hour drink specials and a selection of brunch favorites, tapas style for $5. No need to decide sweet or savory, just select tapas plates like cinnamon French toast and applewood smoked bacon grilled cheese for the best of both worlds.

The brunch runs from noon to 3 p.m. every  Saturday and includes drink specials like half-off sangria, wine and specialty cocktails. Bloody Marys and mimosas are also available for $5.

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Tonight: Poi Dog at The Garage

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Tonight, Garage Philly will be doing some of that most elusive of cuisines: Filipino food. And it’ll be the crew from Poi Dog working the indoor food truck and serving all that fine Fillipino grub.

Poi Dog will be whipping up a full menu, complete with bibingka and curry rice made with fancy Green Aisle ingredients. The Filipino food will be available from 6:30 p.m. until 10 p.m.

And of course, we just happen to have the full menu for tonight’s festivities. Check it out below:

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Opening Date for Kensington Quarters

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Meat Locker at Kensington Quarters

Kensington Quarters is officially opening on Wednesday, October 29th. The Fishtown restaurant, bar, butcher shop, classroom combo will  offer a selection of the region’s finest meats in its butcher shop, while diners of the restaurant enjoy drinks and dinner by Executive Chef Damon Menapace.

The classroom in the upstairs loft (which will also double as an event space) will host butchering classes as well as guest chef lectures and cooking demos that will acquaint guests with Kensington Quarters’ farm partners. A class schedule will be announced shortly after opening.

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Top Chef Episode 2 Recap: Surf (And Turf’s) Up!

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Okay, you can throw last week’s racing form out the window. My snap judgments didn’t exactly hold (rather similar to Aaron Grissom’s bourbon onion “jam,” but more on that later…).

We have learned some very new and exciting things about the cheftestants, like the fact Sarah McLachlan superfan, James Rigato, has a PATRICK SWAYZE tattoo. Not sure I would have gone for The Outsiders (I’m more of a Point Break guy), but stay gold, cheffy boy.

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Mitch Prensky Finds Storefront for His Biscuits

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Scratch Biscuits at Night Market

When did Supper chef Mitch Prensky know that his love of making biscuit sandwiches was worthy of its own bricks-and-mortar location? The first time he sold one. (We agree – and named it one of the five must-try Philly sandwiches.

You’ve probably seen his Scratch Biscuits tent popped-up at festivals, Phish shows, farmer’s markets and Night Markets (at the one Night Market he sold a whopping 1,100 biscuits in less than three hours). Now, he’s signed a lease at 1306 Chestnut Street for an actual location.

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Today: City Tavern Reopens Following Fire…But That’s Not All

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To celebrate the City Tavern‘s reopening today, after the restaurant was closed down due to a fire , guest General George Washington will be meeting diners at 4 p.m. So, you know, if you’re creeped out by costumed actors, historical re-enactors or Colonial era hairstyles, you’ve been warned.

The restaurant will be open for business and re-start service of their 18th century cuisine starting at 11:30 a.m. today

Reservations for dinner at the Tavern can be made at  (215) 413-1443.

City Tavern [Official]

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