Bud & Marilyn’s Opening Wednesday


Things have been going so smoothly at Bud & Marilyn’s now that an actual opening date has been chosen, that owners Marcie Turney and Val Safran have now…decided to change the date again.

But wait! This time it’s good news. They’re actually opening a day early (meaning tomorrow), and have opened the books for reservations starting right this very minute.

Not excited by this? Jeez, Buzzkill. What do we need to do to get you excited about this? Show you the opening menus? Tell you about the late night beer, shot and cheese curd deal?

Because we have all that, too…

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Indeblue Adds Late Night Happy Hour

indeblue-happy-hour-400Indeblue’s Midtown Village location is adding a late night happy hour. Nightly, from 9 p.m. till the bar closes, the Indian restaurant runs the same bar specials they do from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Those deals include $3 beers, $4 wines, $5 cocktails and $3, $4 and $5 plates.

Indeblue joins a host of other Midtown Village bars and restaurants offering late night deals.

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Late Night Deals in Midtown Village

Photo by Sam Oberter

Photo by Sam Oberter

It’s late night and you’re about to dip into rent money to keep the buzz going – but 13th Street’s got ya covered when it comes to late night happy hour deals.

Lolita has had a late night happy hour since it retooled, but now it includes a Mexican take on the Citywide Special. Get a taco (some food in the stomach), a shot of tequila, and a Tecate for just $10. Or you can do the two tacos for $5 deal and pair that with a cerveza for $3 or a margarita for $6. The deal’s available from 10 p.m. until 11 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

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New Summer Bar Menu for Ela


Eggplant Tots

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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Happy Hour at Avance


Since we’re talking about happy hours today, here’s what the bar at Avance offers happy hour every weeknight from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and again from 9 to 10:30 p.m. Select beers are $5 and specialty cocktails are $10. There is also a punch of the week.

As for food, oysters, duck terrine, a cheese plate and even the lamb burger are all discounted.

Avance [Foobooz]

Strangelove’s Offers Late Night Happy Hour on Tuesdays


Strangelove’s sits in a neighborhood filled with restaurants, hospitals and Jefferson University. So they figure, why should happy hour only cater to the 9-5ers? On Tuesday nights, after that late shift, class or just because you’re out late on a Tuesday, head to Strangelove’s between 9 p.m. and midnight for select American drafts, house wine, well drinks and snack specials, all for just $4.

Strangelove’s [Foobooz]

Taqueria Feliz Opens Today in Manayunk

Taqueria Feliz Tacos

Photo by Courtney Apple

Taqueria Feliz from Tim Spinner and Brian Sirhal (Cantina Feliz, La Calaca Feliz) opens this afternoon at 4 p.m. at 4410 Main Street. Lucio Palazzo mans the kitchen at this 85-seat bar and restaurant and will be serving up a menu of classic Mexican taqueria dishes with a “Feliz” spin.

Like the other two Felizs, Taqueria Feliz has a bright color palette throughout and murals by artist Alison Dilworth. The exterior is a vibrant surfer blue and lime that stands out.

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