Fiume | Photo by Trevor Dixon
City Tap House is wrapping everything in Bespoke bacon for happy hour. Sometimes the best ideas are the easiest. And oh yes, there will be beer from Yards, including their collaborative Just Off Walnut Belgian Brown Ale.
Also in West Philadelphia, Fiume is tapping Freigeist Ottekolong, a Kölsch too Kölsch for Köln.
Across town, Don Russell (Joe Sixpack) is going to be at Victoria's Freehouse where he'll be pouring ELGOOD’S Coolship #1.
Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face,
Great chieftain o the puddin’-race!
Aboon them a’ ye tak your place,
Painch, tripe, or thairm:
Weel are ye worthy o’ a grace
As lang’s my arm.
That’s Robert Burns at his weird, Scottish and food-obsessed best, declaring his deathless admiration to that great Chieftain of the pudding race, the haggis.
For those of you who don't already have it on your calendars, Robert Burns Night is coming up, and on Saturday, January 25, the Victoria Freehouse is going to be celebrating the bard's 255th birthday in the only way such a thing is ever celebrated--with haggis, scotch and bagpipes.
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Victoria Freehouse is getting all British again with their Dickens-inspired Christmas roasts. For the next two Saturdays (the final two before Christmas is upon us), the Freehouse will be doing a different, three-course British menu (with optional wine and beer pairing). The deal starts at 5pm, goes until 10pm and will run you $25 per person (not counting the booze).
And yes, we have the menus