Fried chicken from Fat Ham | Photograph by Vanessa Beahn
While Philly isn’t a traditional bastion of poultry excellence, its fried chicken game has gotten strong. Today’s restaurants have innovated, resurrected classic styles, and even won awards for dunking birds. So check out these joints (some new, some old) next time you feel like getting a little fried chicken in you. We give you: the best fried chicken in Philadelphia.
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Last minute prep work at Independence Beer Garden
The first two beer gardens of the season open this weekend. Today, Michael Schulson’s Independence Beer Garden softly opens at 6th and Market and tomorrow marks 8th anniversary and beer garden opening at Memphis Taproom.
Memphis is celebrating inside with some great beers from their cellar plus some of the newest beers in the state. The bar will be pouring four beers from Highway Manor Brewing of Camp Hill, PA. The beers are all all open fermented and barrel aged. The beers will be Mr. Blueberry, Taste My Place, Mr. Strawberry, and Sayjohn Saison. There will also be bottles on hand for takeout, with labels illustrated by Memphis Taproom’s own Keith Warren Greiman.
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Illustration by Arthur Etchells | Images from Shutterstock
Memphis Taproom has been hosting its Boxing Day Beer Festival for seven years now. The bar will be pouring some of the best holiday and seasonal beers from around the world on Saturday, December, 26. To make it an even better day, $1 from each draft beer sold on Boxing Day will be donated to Share Our Strength.
The bar will also be collecting canned/non-perishable food for Philabundance.
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