Yoga and Wine at Valley Green Inn with Pop Up Yoga Philly

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The folks over at Pop Up Yoga Philly are on a roll, people. The same gals who put together the $10 class at the Porch at 30th Street Station just announced a brand-new event: a 60-minute Vinyasa class followed by a wine happy hour at the pavilion at Valley Green Inn. Can you think of a better way to unwind after a long workweek? Because I totally can’t. Read more »

Fitler Dining Room Adds Happy Hour

fitler-dining-room-fried-chicken-sandwichFitler Dining Room has added happy hour. The Center City restaurant is offering sangria and snacks from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. everyday. The menu includes half-price oysters, a daily cheese special, a veggie plate and popcorn dusted with Rogue Creamery’s “Blue Heaven” cheese.

The highlight however is the Japanese Fried Chicken Sandwich which includes bread and butter pickles, slaw and is served on a semolina roll. On the drink side Fitler Dining Room is offering Tiger Lager for $3 and summer sangria (white wine, lillet, berries) for $5 a glass, $23 a pitcher.
Full Fitler Dining Room Happy Hour Menu » 

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Free Beer at WokWorks Every Wednesday

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What better way to celebrate Hump Day than with free beer and food specials? Well maybe with free beer and food specials on a beach, but let’s not be picky.

Starting today, Wednesday, July 9th, and continuing every WednesdayWokWorks will be pouring free draft beer (until the keg runs out) from 5 – 10 p.m. And tonight you can get your hands on Kirin, an authentic Japanese beer that can be enjoyed with the delicious (and cheap) food specials, including $2 slider buns, $3 dumplings, $5 tropicalia wings and more.

Beers are limited to 3 per person because after all, you still have to go in to work the next day.

WokWorks [Foobooz]

New Summer Bar Menu for Ela

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Ela has added new cocktails and bar menu items for summer. Chef Jason Cichonski has added dishes like:

  • Pork Belly with watermelon bbq, pickled rind, arugula
  • Lamb Pita with sesame cucumber, salsa verde, yogurt and radish
  • Eggplant Tots with piperade, shaved fennel and pecorino

The bar is also celebrating summer with several new cocktails including:

  • Divine Intervention with Lillet, Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin, Orange Bitters, Lavender
  • I Am Fred Astaire with Vodka, Mango-Rosemary-Red Bell Pepper Shrub

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Summer Happy Hour at coZara

Bar at CoZara | Photo by Kyle Born

Bar at CoZara | Photo by Kyle Born

After Trey Popp’s review of CoZara, where the happy hour garnered the most compliments,  we wanted to check it out for ourselves. And oh yes, it is happy.

Not only does CoZara offer up a wide range of beer, wine, cocktails and sake for just $2, you can get $2 deals on their Japanese small plates as well.

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Restaurant Review: CoZara

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We here at Philadelphia magazine decided last month to start debuting restaurant reviews early on Foobooz. We had reasons. And we discussed them here. Welcome to the new world.

If restaurants are like fishermen, constantly angling for customers, CoZara is that guy at the end of the pier who keeps changing his bait as fast as he can reel in the line.Hiroyuki “Zama” Tanaka’s sophomore effort (following his eponymous sushi den in Rittenhouse Square) opened with a 60-item menu patterned after a Japanese izakaya. Small plates were grouped into nine categories, with sushi notable for its absence. A few weeks later, CoZara added lunch: rice bowls, ramen, and gluey alt-burritos whose delicate soy-paper wrappers struggled to contain heavy cargoes of soggy rice entombing the likes of teriyaki salmon or BBQ eel. Then the dinner menu, which had already been tweaked, changed again, shrinking by about half in response to what chef de cuisine Chris Paulikas called the “deer-in-the-headlights look” of customers who found the original one “ominous.”

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$2 Deals at North Bowl’s Happy Hour

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North Bowl has officially started their Summer Happy Hours, which means the $2 deals are among us. Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m., the $2 specials will include bowling, shoe rental, original tots, Tecate cans and tullamore Dew shots. What more could you need? Well if your answer is the World Cup, then you’re in luck because you can watch the games there too.

On Wednesdays and Sundays, the special will continue into the night for a late night happy hour.

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Free Weekly Yoga Classes and Happy Hour in KOP This Summer

The very first Yoga Happy Hour, last Tuesday.

The very first Yoga Happy Hour, last Tuesday.

Get ready to squeal with joy, King of Prussia yogis. The King of Prussia District has teamed up with the folks of Lululemon and Stillpoint Yoga Studios to bring you a free outdoor yoga class, held at 1000 First Avenue (at the Maschellmac Office Complex), every Tuesday evening. And the good news doesn’t stop there: Each week, the 45-minute class will be followed by a free healthy happy hour with refreshments courtesy of Wegmans.

The yoga session will begin every Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. and all levels of yogis are welcome. Just grab your mat, a towel and a bottle of a water and head to First Avenue ready to get your sweat on. The weekly class, which kicked off last Tuesday, will run through the end of July. You can find more info here.

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