Tired Hands Hosting an R5 Bar Crawl This Saturday

Jean Broilet from Tired Hands Brewery has brewed a beer he’s calling R5 Saison. And in honor of the beer he’s having a bar crawl along SEPTA’s R5 line this this Saturday, October 20th. The beer includes five ingredients that begin with the letter “R” (Rye, ramon nut, roses, rhubarb and raisins). Each bar will have a customized version of the beer so it’ll be worth trying the beer at all four bars on the bar crawl.

The fun kicks off at Station Taproom in Downingtown at noon, runs down the R5 and finishes at Monk’s Cafe.

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Around the Web: New Spots

Apples, and Cheese Please comes back with a pleasing report on Downingtown’s Station Taproom. [Apples, and Cheese Please]

Mom and Dad take Two Eat Philly out to the brand new Tweed where the fish shines but other dishes struggle. [Two Eat Philly]

Mac & Cheese takes a look at the new-ish Cooperage from the point of view of a vegetarian Southerner. She is not very impressed. [Mac & Cheese]

CE Phood takes an early look at the food at Head House and has good things to say about the Asian-inspired bar snacks. The mussels and some of the other options, there’s trepidation there. [CE Phood]

Two Eat Philly finds sushi they like at Doma on Callowhill. [Two Eat Philly]

Quick Bites

Cooperage has opened in the Curtis Center. The Wine & Whiskey bar is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. [Grub Street]

City Tap House will open on Monday, May 1oth with 60 beers on draft including these year-round drafts that are among our favorites; Tripel Karmeliet, Hitachino Nest White Ale and Bell’s Two Hearted Ale. [City Tap House]

When Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran open Barbuzzo in June they will be serving up food seven nights a week till midnight. [Barbuzzo]

Jake’s Sandwich Board will be opening at 12th and Sansom. The shop promises “over the top” sandwiches and haystacks, sandwiches stacked with French fries. [Jake’s Sandwich Board]

R2L has launched a late-night lounge menu with food till 1am Thursday through Saturday. [R2L]

Happy Rooster has a bit of a Southern flare in the kitchen with the addition of Jason Goodenough in kitchen. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

Station Taproom has opened across from the Downingtown train station. 12 beers on tap. [Jack Curtin’s Liquid Diet]

Alex Ureña’s new menu at Devil’s Den will be unveiled Friday. The Insider has the menu. [The Insider]

Quick Bites

Stephen Starr’s Pizzeria Stella has an opening date of September 29th. [The Insider]

Praised chef Chris D’Ambro is out at Bocca. He says he’s mulling other options. [Meal Ticket]

Square 1682 is getting close to opening in the lobby of the Palomar by Kimpton Hotel on 17th Street. So close they’ve even announced October 14th as the opening night. [Grub Street]

Alert your DVR, Wednesday at 10 pm the Travel Channel’s Man vs Food comes to Philadelphia. [Travel Channel]

Station Taproom is the proposed craft beer bar hoping to open in the West end of Downingtown. [Daily Local News]

Meal Ticket has the all-vegetarian menu for the upcoming Sweetie Pie’s Diner. [Meal Ticket]

Drexel gets Chick-fil-A. The student body voted for the fast food chicken spot over 8 other possibilities. Yeah democracy! [The Triangle]