Can’t get enough dancing on Friday night? Then check out the new Saturday brunch party at Alma de Cuba. All three floors of Stephen Starr’s Cuban restaurant are transformed into a brunch-and-dance affair with progressive DJs, Latin brunch favorites and lots of mimosas.
Doors open at 11 a.m. with dishes ranging from French toast and mini banana pancakes with crispy Serrano ham and candied walnuts to a chorizo and Manchego breakfast quesadilla and Cuban sandwich. Get those plates polished off by 1 p.m. because that’s when the DJ begins spinning in earnest.
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Michael Solomonov’s Citron & Rose is now opening on Saturday nights. The bar will open 30 minutes after the sun sets and a cafe menu will be served one hour after the Sabbath has ended. Call the restaurant at (610) 664-4919 for the exact opening time.
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Magpie is offering mini-pie threesomes each weekend, celebrating specific pie styles and seasonal ingredients. The South Street pie shop is kicking it off with a meringue trio featuring:
- Blood Orange Curd with a Vanilla Bean Meringue
- Passion Fruit Curd with a Hibiscus Meringue
- Sweet Avocado Cream with Grapefruit Meringue
The mini-pies are available on Saturdays and Sundays at $10 for three or $4 a piece.
Next weekend it will be a vanilla trio.
Follow @iluvmagpie on Twitter to learn the weekend pie trios.
Magpie [Official Site]
Choo choo! There’s a party train riding through West Chester. Boxcar Brewing Company is holding their Ride the Rails event on Saturday, October 27th from 5 to 9 p.m. For $40 revelers will be riding the old fashioned West Chester Railroad through Chester County all the way to Glen Mills picnic park where Boxcar will provide food, live music, and their best brews for all their guests. Bringing tables, chairs, and your best Halloween costume is encouraged. When the party ends you’ll head back on the rails to your starting point and if you need a designate driver DD tickets are just $25. Buy your tickets now, as they sell out fast.
Johnny Brenda’s will be saying “so long” to summer this Saturday September 8th with their 4th Annual Pils Picnic. From “noon to night” Johnny Brendas will be serving a full tap list of pilsners including some local favorites. Picnic fare will be available and a DJ will be spinning from 1 to 5 p.m.
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This Saturday August 25th get your fill of David Ansill at the Bar Ferdinand 6th Anniversary Party. From 11 a.m. to close, join the party with an a la carte menu of roasted pig, live flamenco performances, Spanish wines, and free midnight paella.
Bar Ferdinand [Official Site]
This Saturday, August 25th JG Domestic will be holding a Fish Fry dinner with Bell’s Brewery and there are still 10-seats left. The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and is $55 per person. The meal will be paired with brews from Bell’s and includes a reception before and a dessert after.
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Uwishunu’s Moonlit Movie Screenings return this Saturday, August 11th, at Rittenhouse Square with Midnight in Paris showing on the 18th St. side of the park (at Locust) at 8:30pm. As the title indicates, France is the theme of the night and Shake Shack and Rouge are getting in on the action.
And that’s not all…
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This Saturday July 28th from 1 to 4 p.m. City Tap House will be hosting Sour Saturday featuring over 20 tart beers on draught and in bottles. For $30 a guest can have an All-You-Can-Taste pass to sample any and all of the featured beers as well as take home a Sour Saturday glass. Pay-as-you-go is also available.
Beers will range from lambics and American wild ales to Flemish reds, including Russian River Supplication and Flying Dog Cherry Berliner as well as Liefman’s Goudenband, Abraxxxas, and Vicaris Tripel Geueze.
To reserve an All-You-Can-Taste ticket contact Cece Rieser at firstname.lastname@example.org.
City Tap House [Official Site]
Johnny Brenda‘s annual Saison Brunch will be on Saturday, July 14th from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saison and Farmhouse Ale style beers will be on tap until they kick and a traditional brunch will be served. And since it is also Bastille Day, French style brunch items like country pate, vegetable terrine, and quiche will be available, too. From noon to 4 p.m. French pop music will be playing to complete the atmosphere.
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