Burger deal at Lo Spiedo.
On the off chance this weekly celebration was unbeknownst to you, welcome now to Burger Monday. The day where burgers are not so many dollars as they are usually, but remain every bit as delicious.
Celebrate the start of the week in proper burger fashion with Lo Spiedo, where burgers are $5 until 6:30 PM today. That means the usual brisket burger ($14) just made it’s way well into your price range.
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The Caja China roasting a whole pig roast outside Cuba Libre.
Running all summer, Cuba Libre will be serving an unlimited roast pork dinner every Monday. If you’re looking to begin your week with tender, falling-off-the-bone meat, this may be the answer.
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Photo courtesy Neal Santos
Starting this Monday, May 4, both Zavino locations are doing a new meatless Monday menu, featuring two courses for $15. Choices include appetizers, pastas and pizzas and includes gluten-free options for guests.
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I don’t know about you, but I’ve always found our first ladies to be infinitely more interesting than their fuddy-duddy ol’ husbands. But is there a First Ladies’ Day? Nooooo. So, in the spirit of compromise, I’ve rounded up this hilarious gallery of presidents transposed onto photos of their wives, and, in some cases, a few other feminine figures of their time. Have fun!
Source: Presidents in Drag
Bardot is now offering a Monday night four-course chef tasting menu. Chef Rhett Vellner’s menu is $45 per person and will change every week. The menu will featureseasonal inspirations and a twist on favorites from the regular offerings.
Vellner says, “I look forward to experimenting with new flavors and ingredients, as well as bringing modern updates to classic French dishes.”
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Making Pasta at Russet.
Chef Andrew Wood of Russet is hosting a series of pasta-making classes for up to 25 guests on one Monday each month (starting this evening). Guests are taught how to make dough (Chef Wood grinds his own flour for this and all pasta at Russet) and roll a variety of pasta shapes. Sounds like a good time, but the real positive in going to such a class is in eating the pasta.
So, afterwards, the Chef will take all of the pasta made by the class and cook a dinner for the group, which includes house-cured charcuterie, salads, antipasti and the pasta as the main course. Pie, cake or tart will be for dessert.
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Jason Cichonski’s Ela is offering a special $30 prix fixe on Monday nights. The three-course dinner options for each course, if we were ordering, that would mean:
- Melon Gazpacho
- Pennsylvania trout
pumpernickle orecchiette, horseradish, mustard chips
- Cookie Dough
vanilla-bay ice cream, warm cookie dough
To further sweeten the deal, select bottles of wine are half-price on Mondays.
Ela Monday Prix Fixe Menu (PDF)
Tap Room on 19th’s Michael Strauss is bragging about his Monday burger deal. And why not? The normally $13 Pat LaFrieda blend is offered for half-price. The burger comes with Tap Sauce, pickles, pickled red onions, lettuce and cheese.
The burger comes with fresh cut fries, accessorize the burger with Green Meadow Farms bacon, pork belly, fried egg or even Taylor Pork Roll.
The burger deal runs all day on Mondays.
Taproom on 19th [Foobooz]
For Pete’s Sake at Front and Christian is offering all-you-can-eat crabs beginning tonight. The fun starts at 5 p.m. and features unlimited crabs for $25, or individual crabs for $4. Look for the crab deal every Monday for at least the next several weeks.
For Pete’s Sake [Facebook]
With Beer Week out of the way, Strangelove’s is kicking off its Monday night quizzo. It all starts this evening at 9 p.m. The host is JB Farley, who won a Best of Philly award last year for his quizzo at Local 44.
Strangelove’s [Official Site]