Tonight: Free Spirits at Trestle Inn


Every other week distilleries drop in at the Trestle Inn for complimentary tastings, drink specials and some distillery swag.

Tonight it is Cutty Sark with Cutty Sark Prohibition whisky.

On Thursday, January 29th, Western Grace Brandy will be in the house.

The fun kicks off at 6 p.m.

Trestle Inn [Foobooz]

News and Rumors About 2014 Restaurant Openings


Photo via COOK

Michael Klein posted his 2014 Philadelphia Restaurant Forecast with all sorts of juicy bits of news and rumor.

Stephen Starr and Aimee Olexy are going to be collaborating on another new restaurant. Not many details are revealed but we know Starr has been hiring for a new Italian concept in Philadelphia. Whether this is it or not isn’t so clear. But we have heard whispers of not one but two wood-fired ovens.

UPDATE: Michael Klein is now reporting that Starr and Olexy are going into business together in Fishtown. The next collaboration will be at 1526-30 Frankford Avenue, next to Philadelphia Record Exchange. The project will contain a vegetable garden and will open this spring.

More opening dates and rumors » 

Food Trucks and Sidewalk Go-Go Come to Trestle Inn


Starting Friday, May 24th, the Trestle Inn is taking it to the street with their Friday Nite Backyard Barbecue, Callowhill Street to be exact. Enjoy a free happy hour Whiskey Sour from 5 p.m. to  7 p.m. Old Forester pitcher and craft cans are also on special. The sidewalks will come alive with sidewalk go-go by The Trestle Specials and food from some of Philly’s favorite food trucks.

Check out the food truck schedule »

Bourbon Battle at the Trestle


Everyone’s favorite Eraserhood whiskey bar is throwing a battle royale. On Wednesday, March 27th, from 6-9 p.m., The Trestle Inn is hosting a bourbon battle, where contenders will be mixing up their best bourbon cocktail and finding out where theirs stand amongst the rest.

So who’s tending? »

Dr. ZhivaGo-Go Winter Party at The Trestle Inn


Yes, today is 65 degrees out, and yes, it’s the end of January, but the thing is, it’s still January, and Spring is a little down the ways. So let’s enjoy it.

Tonight, from 7-11 p.m., The Trestle Inn will be hosting the Dr. ZhivaGo-Go Winter Party. Think dancing snow bunnies, $5 Svedka shots, a trunk and fashion show by Janell Wysock, Soviet-themed remixes, and an ice luge.

Tickets are free and can be bought here, For more details about the event, check out their facebook.

The Trestle Inn [Official Site]

Halloween Dance Party

Don’t have anything to do but sit home alone and watch scary movies on the night of fright? Well, change of plans. Grab your costume and make your way to the Trestle Inn for the Voodoo Boogaloo Halloween Dance Party. Join the likes of Go Go girls and sip on some bewitchingly spooky cocktails or pumpkin beers at special discounted prices. Start rummaging through your closet and throw something together so you can have a Halloween to (or not) remember.

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