For the holidays, sometimes the greatest gift is one you give yourself—not cooking at home for all those guests. Here are seven Philly restaurants well equipped for handling large parties of revelers suddenly arriving on the doorstep.
Caviar, the restaurant delivery service that has been going gangbusters in Philadelphia announced today that they are now delivering food from Vetri Family restaurants including both Pizzeria Vetri locations, Amis, Osteria, Lo Spiedo and Alla Spina. You can now get Amis’ pork chop parmesan or Alla Spina’s North Philly sausage cheesesteak when the furthest you can imagine traveling is to your front door.
Love bacon? More specifically: Do you love bacon enough for it to motivate you to run? Marc Vetri-owned Fairmount restaurant Alla Spina just launched a new running club called the Vetri Pig Trotters, and there’s free bacon for all after each and every run. Read more »
Philly’s best bars don’t just know how to shake a fine cocktail. here are six classic bar foods for modern tastes.
We’ve talked about this before–our picks for the best hot dogs in Philly and the places you should really get to while summer is still in full swing. And while today might not exactly feel like a tube-meat kind of day (what with the rain and everything), the good folks from FYI Philly thought you could do with a reminder about the kitchens who take their wieners seriously (you see what I did there?).
Check out the video after the jump. And since we’re sure that the sun will be out again sometime soon, maybe you can make some advance lunch plans for later in the week.
Not sure if I’m just hungrier than last week, or if these food instas just keep getting better and better. But don’t take my word for it… check out the ten best photos from this week (trust me, I scrolled through hundreds).
Even before the warm weather started, we lost two of the city’s best hot-dog joints. (RIP, Hot Diggity and Moe’s Hot Dog House.) But while we may be a couple grills short this summer, don’t despair. Our hot-dog bench is deep in Philly, and here are six dogs to try while the sun is hot and the days are long.
Odds are good you already missed the weirdest Beer Week event of the day–the Oxbow and Mike Fava lunch at Jose Pistola’s which was attended by two live owls–but have no fear. We combed through the entire schedule and picked three events happening tonight that are totally worth your attention.
There’s one for the beer lovers, one for the chef-stalkers and one for those of you who just love drag queens and glitter. And beer. But also glitter.
So check out our picks after the jump, won’t you? We would never steer you wrong.
We’ve all made it through the first weekend of Philly Beer Week, but things are far from over. For you happy few who live life with no governor (or fear of hangovers or liver damage), just keep right on doing what you’re doing–bouncing around from event to event like sharks who have to keep drinking to survive. But for those of you out there looking to pace yourselves just a little, we’ve put together a list of the three coolest events happening tonight–one for the food nerds who love beer, too, one for the beer nerds who care about nothing else, and one for folks who just love seeing robots fight.
Check out the events after the jump.
Most people look forward to the weekends to relax on their days off and sometimes go to a nice dinner. Well, servers are kind of the opposite. The weekend means long shifts, late nights and nonstop running around for demanding customers.
For any servers, bartenders or cooks who feel unappreciated, Alla Spina is hosting an industry night tonight, Monday, May 4th with free food and cheap drinks.
This industry night isn’t just Marc Vetri’s normal monthly celebration, though. It’s a night celebrating National Star Wars Day, and The James Beard Awards, and as of midnight, Cinco De Mayo.