Now You Can Get Poke for Brunch at Burg’s Hideaway Lounge

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We’ve all been there: half the brunch crew wants a big plate of carbs and meat to steady them after the previous night’s escapades, and the other half is desperate for something healthyish to pull them out of that morning-after haze. Do you go for a spot that serves stuffed French toast and bacon or one that’s dishing out grain bowls and green smoothies?

As of tomorrow morning, you can head to Burg’s Hideaway Lounge and have both.

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Beiler’s Donuts Is Now On Wheels

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Since they revamped their Pennsylvania Dutch pickles-and-salads stand in Reading Terminal Market to include donuts made onsite four years ago, Beiler’s Donuts has become a citywide favorite.

They’ve added a third location in University City (in addition to their spot in Lancaster) and won the hearts of Philadelphians and tourists alike — including the award for Best Donuts in Philly in 2013.

And now, they’ll bring that those doughy, sugary rings of deliciousness right to your event and fry ’em up on-site.

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Postmates Just Started Delivering Beer in Philly

Despite its inhabitants’ love of and passion for booze, Philadelphia — because of where it’s situated in the United States — has never been a hospitable environment for buying alcohol. Between having to split time between bottle shops and distributors on beer runs, plus the abysmal, overpriced wine selections found at our Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores, purchasing alcohol outside of a bar and restaurant in this city is straight up annoying.

But over the last year or two, things have gotten a little easier. The PLCB loosened up a bit, new distilleries have sprouted, and liquor licenses have been extended in grocery stores, bars, and restaurants. In 2015, Hawthornes launched Quick Sip, a beer delivery service that just added wine to its roster last year. GoPuff, Philadelphia’s hottest start-up on-demand delivery company, also added beer to its product list (which now includes everything from sex toys, to rolling papers, to Soylent).

Today, one more on-demand delivery app got on board the beer-delivery train in Philly: Postmates.

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Hooters Waitress Says She Was Sexually Assaulted at Work

Left: Former Hooters waitress Jade Velez of Northeast Philadelphia. (Photo courtesy Jade Velez) | Right: The front of a Hooters restaurant. (Photo via iStockPhoto)

Everybody knows that the business model of Hooters centers on attractive women in tight outfits serving cold beers and hot wings. But one young woman who worked at a Hooters in Philadelphia says she was the victim of sexual harassment and mistreatment at the bar that allegedly culminated in her being sexually assaulted. Read more »

Philly’s Best Distillers Are Throwing Another Party

A couple weeks ago, a bunch of the best distillers in the region packed up their whiskey, gin and rum and brought it all over to the brand new Philadelphia Distilling mothership in Fishtown for a party to benefit Philadelphia Craft Spirits Week–the all-local, hard liquor version of Beer Week, happening at the end of October.

That event went well enough that they’re doing it all over again, only this time they’re heading out to the suburbs. Specifically to Bluebird Distilling in Phoenixville where they’ll be pouring samples, shaking cocktails and doing giveaways for four solid hours on Saturday, September 23rd.

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ITV Teams Up With D.C. Chef for a Cocktail-Centric Tasting Menu


Nick Elmi’s ITV is all about inventive bites and high-class cocktails.

So it makes sense that when Elmi and his crew paid a visit to Columbia Room in Washington this past summer, they were inspired by the D.C. restaurant’s practice of building a tasting menu around craft spirits. And on Monday, September 18th, Elmi and Columbia Room head chef Johnny Spero are teaming up to bring the concept to Philly for a one-night pop-up.

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