REX 1516’s Citywide Special Burger Series has been a big success and the South Street restaurant has just announced its upcoming participants.
Today, FOX 29’s Good Day co-hosts Mike Jerrick and Alex Holley have collaborated to create the AM (Alex and Mike) Burger. It’s topped with Maglio breakfast sausage, cheddar cheese and finished with a fried egg.
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After eleven years in business, August BYOB, located on Columbus Square in South Philadelphia, has decided to open its doors on Tuesday nights from here on out.
This fall, every Tuesday night from 5:45 p.m. until 8:45 p.m. will be August’s “pot luck” night, in which they will serve a different potluck menu, changing weekly. All of the entrees on this menu will be under $18 a piece.
The new hours begin next Tuesday, September 30th.
August BYOB [Official]
There’s no denying alliteration works. How else can you explain the popularity of Taco Tuesdays?
And here are four we came across just now:
Miles Table also has a fish taco special for lunch today. Three seared tilapia tacos with sesame Thai slaw, sweet and spicy aioli, pickled onions on blue tortillas are $12.
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Every Tuesday, Rex 1516′s chef Justin Swain will reveal the restaurant’s weekly burger special. The burger, which is available on Tuesday and Wednesday evening at the South Street West restaurant is paired with a shot of Buffalo Trace and a pint of Philadelphia Brewing Company’s Newbold IPA for $15.
This week’s special is smoked sliced brisket, cherry pepper cheese sauce, bibb lettuce, atop Rex 1516’s house ground burger.
Follow chef Swain on Instagram (@swainstache) and Twitter (@JustinSwain), where he will post his creation weekly.
Rex 1516 [Official]
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West Passyunk’s Grubhouse won a Best of Philly award for best hangover cure. But the South Philly luncheonette isn’t just about curing your headache with bacon pancakes. They also offer several deals that can heal your ailing wallet.
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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.
Resurrection Ale House on Grays Ferry Avenue is turning four and they’re celebrating with a special lineup of beers from Allagash Brewing. Starting at 5 p.m., the beers will be pouring and complementary passed bites will be coming out of the kitchen.
Now if you show up before 5 p.m., you’ll get to experience a new Tuesday promotion. Every Tuesday, fried chicken will be the only thing on the menu until 5 p.m. That means fried chicken without the fear of it running out. And on Tuesdays, you can combine an order of fried chicken and a can of Resurrection Ale from Brewer’s Art for $18.
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Will BYOB and chef Christopher Kearse are bringing back their tasting menus on the third Tuesday of each month. The first of these Tuesday tasting dinners will be September 17th.
Each month a different five-course tasting menu will created featuring on a seasonal ingredient. This month’s menu will focus on New Jersey corn.
The dinners are $55 per person and reservations are available now.
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London Grill is ending its half-price burger Tuesdays today. So tonight will be your last chance to get the award winning burger for half-price. And as it is Tuesday, any bottle of wine is 20% off and Willie Sutton pints are $4 at the bar from 7 p.m. to midnight.
London Grill [Official Site]
Bad News: Lobster Mania at Chick’s Social Kitchen and Bar is coming to an end in two weeks.
Good News: For the final two Tuesdays and Wednesdays in May, Chick’s will be serving up a one-pound lobster with clams, mussels, and potatoes for only $18.
We hazard to guess there won’t be a better lobster deal this season, so get it while it lasts.
Chick’s Social [Official Site]