Bryn Mawr’s Yangming, which has been closed since a roach infestation was discovered by local authorities says it will clean up the restaurant and reopen. The Main Line restaurant, which was once named one of the best Chinese restaurants in America, posted an apology via Facebook.
SugarHouse Casino is intending on opening its 300,000 square foot expansion before the end of the year, and the riverfront casino is including a higher end restaurant in the new space.
An announcement regarding the new restaurant and exclusive caterer for the casino’s new event center is set for Wednesday, September 2nd. The event will include a grilling demonstration and taste of a special “Philly Cut” steak. The press release also features a hashtag, #froginPhilly. After briefly hoping this would mean the return of Rib-It or Steve Poses’ Frog, we applied some positively Sherlockian deduction, (we googled frog+steakhouse and clicked the first result) we’ve concluded that the new restaurant will be from … Spoiler ahead »
Today, Tuesday, August 25th, Dock Street Brewery is celebrating its 8th anniversary in the firehouse at 50th and Baltimore Avenue. And in honor of the event, the almost 30-year old brewery will be serving up eight beers to toast to the neighborhood.
The bar opens today at 3 p.m., the kitchen gets cooking at 4 p.m.
On Thursday, August 27th, The College of Physicians, home of the Mütter Museum, is hosting a pop-up beer garden from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the museum’s botanical garden (19 S 22nd Street). The event will feature the debut of Ümlaut Fever, a light saison inspired by herbs found in the museum’s medicinal plant garden.
The Barren Hill brewed beer is brewed with fennel (historically a cure for flatulence and bloating) and ginger (used in the treatment of asthma, coughs and digestive spasms).
Entry is free and includes access to the recently installed Mind Illuminated exhibit. Guests will be able to purchase beer and snacks in the garden.
Mütter Beer Garden at the Benjamin Rush Medicinal Plant Garden [The Mütter Museum]
Garces Trading Company has brought back one of its most popular promotions, endless steak frites on Tuesday nights.
For $35 per person, you get unlimited prime culotte cuts of beef plus all the duck-fat fries you could want.
Time to gather up some friends and fans of herb butter.
Garces Trading Company [Foobooz]
The former Moe’s Hot Dogs is getting a new tenant. Aprons Soul Food, which for a time operated near Temple’s campus at 1621 Cecil B. Moore is taking the corner of 26th and Washington Avenue. The new location promises authentic Southern food for eat-in, takeout and delivery.
A July post to Facebook promises the new Aprons Soul Food will open this month.
Aprons Soul Food [Foobooz]
A tipster let us in on this juicy tidbit. There’s a Santucci’s (expansion of the South Philly brand) coming to North Broad Street. Signs in the window show that the pizzeria is going in at 655 N Broad Street, the former home of Alessandro’s Pizza.
In addition to another eatery on North Broad, the location also means the neighborhoods of Fairmount, Spring Garden, Callowhill and Poplar will have access to Santucci’s excellent square pizzas via delivery.
Santucci’s – North Broad [Foobooz]
Philadelphia magazine’s Battle of the Burger is set for Monday, September 14th at the Armory on 23rd Street. 20 burgers have qualified via popular vote and guests will get to taste them all and vote for the best of them all.
And since the event is co-sponsored by Birds 24/7, you don’t have to worry about missing the Eagles season opener, the game will of course be on.
Tickets are $50 per person and include burgers, beer and of course the Birds.
Each of the restaurants will be offering special deals on rosé wine and food for all three nights.
Barbuzzo is offering 23 rosé wines from seven countries. Jamonera is offering a rosé happy hour plus a special Spanish seafood dish with a full bottle of wine for $30 per person. Little Nonna’s has a Calabrian BBQ menu that’s paired with a carafe of gagliopo rosé and Lolita is doing DIY Baja tacos teamed with rosé sangria or margaritas.
South Street’s Serpico has launched happy hour. From Sunday to Thursday (closed Mondays) between 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., the restaurant is offering all glasses of wine and specialty cocktails for $10 each. A savings of up to $5 a glass.
Chef Peter Serpico’s food gets in on the deals too, with Deep Fried Duck Leg (hoisin, cucumber, Martin’s bun), the Korean Fried Chicken Wings (chili, white sesame, kimchee), Duck Liver Mousse (caramelized beets, bone marrow, black pepper), and Wagyu Breseola (black cherry, sumac, horseradish) all for $10 each.
The deals are available throughout the restaurant, not just at the bar.