Whether you call it West Passyunk or Newbold, the neighborhood west of Broad between Washington and Snyder Avenues — East Point Breeze, maybe? — has a strong, emerging, restaurant community. And they’re coming together with a slew of craft breweries to raise funds for a neighborhood cleaning program with the third annual South Philly SausageFest.
Here we are: It’s only Tuesday and we’re already looking longingly toward Hump Day (AKA Wednesday) and, by extension, Friday. Fortunately, we’ve got some Hump Day plans that will make this week feel like it’s whooshing by: Outdoor Beer Yoga at the Navy Yard, going down this Wednesday evening thanks to the kind souls at Nava Yoga Center. Oh, and did we mention that it’s free? Well, it is — beer, too! Go ahead and squeal with joy for a moment.
Dock Street Brewery is one of the city’s oldest existing craft brewers — they’ve been at it since 1985. And 2017 marks 10 years in the West Philly firehouse space that’s home to their pizzeria, brewery, canning line, and tasting room.
Naturally, they’re throwing a party to celebrate — and they’re providing a memento that will last quite a bit longer than the buzz from your beer.
The Sidecar Bar & Grille’s quarterly celebration of heavy-hitting and hard-to-find beers is back. And at tonight’s High-Gravity Beer Bonanza, they’re pouring some seriously boozy brews.
So here we are. Yet another Monday morning. And if you’ve found your way here, it’s probably because you want to see why everyone is talking about “sheet caking,” how beer can make you smarter, or what the 10 best new restaurants in America are (according to Bon Appetit).
Or maybe you’re just here to see how Millennials have saved us from the scourge of Hooters and Applebees with nothing but the power of their disdain. Yeah, let’s start with that.
We’re at that point in the season when it feels like the days are slipping through our fingers like so many grains of beach sand.
Hungry Pigeon — our current Best Restaurant in Philadelphia, if you’re keeping track — gets this, and they’re teaming up with Tired Hands next week for a beer and barbecue party that will help you summer as hard as possible before September sets in.