Whetstone Tavern

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Celebrate the Solstice with Whetstone, Ela, and Southwark

Wednesday, June 21st marks the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere — the time when the tilt of Earth on its axis puts us closest […]

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Eat Here Now: Whetstone Tavern

A while ago (like all the way back in 2015), there were two big concepts driving new restaurant openings in Philly: the upscale neighborhood tavern […]

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New Chef and Menu for Whetstone Tavern

Jeremy Nolen has been at the helm of Whetstone Tavern for quite some time now while, at the same time, overseeing kitchen operations at Brauhaus […]

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Whetstone Celebrates Turning One

On Tuesday, July 19th, Whetstone Tavern, the bar/restaurant of Jeremy Nolen and Doug Hager (Brauhaus Schmitz) is celebrating its first birthday with an evening long […]

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Suburban Beer Garden Trend Heading to Kennett Square

Kennett Square is the next ‘burb getting in on the beer garden game. This Friday, June 3rd, The Creamery pop-up beer garden will open. The […]

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Some Big Changes At Whetstone

I really liked Jeremy Nolen‘s Whetstone when I checked it out a few months ago. It was one of the places that shaped the way […]

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So Have You Eaten There Yet?

We have a wall at the office entirely given over to a Post-It Note snapshot of everything happening in the Philly restaurant world at this […]

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Six Pack: New Breakfast Places in Philly

It’s National Breakfast Week (no, really), so we thought it was about time to compile a list of some of our favorite new (or new-ish) […]

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Whetstone Tavern Begins Late Night Happy Hour

Whetstone Tavern has begun a Late Night Happy Hour. From 10 p.m. to midnight, the Queen Village bar and restaurant is offering $3 beers and $3 […]

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The Star System is Stupid and Broken

At the conclusion of last week’s 3-star Stargazy review, a reader asked a very difficult question: So what about this doesn’t say four stars? The […]

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Twice in a Lifetime: Whetstone Tavern Reviewed

Jeremy Nolen—chef at Whetstone, the man behind Brauhaus and Wursthaus Schmitz, lonely local champion of modern German cuisine and a fella who knows an awful […]

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The Best Restaurant Openings You Missed This Summer

Summer can be a distracting time. There are trips to the shore, rooftop beer gardens, empty lot beer gardens and beer gardens surrounding 1960s architecture. But […]

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Whetstone Kicks Off Daily Brunch

Whetstone Tavern at 5th and Bainbridge is now offering DAILY brunch, seven days a week. Brunch is offered Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. until 3 […]

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First Look: Whetstone Tavern

Back in the day, in the kitchen of the corner spot at 5th and Bainbridge when it was still called Coquette, head chef Jeremy Nolen […]

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Pastry Chef Jessica Nolen Opening Bakery and Cafe

Jessica Nolen, the pastry chef for Brauhaus Schmitz and Whetstone is striking out on her own. Nolen is opening The Little Bird Bakery and Cafe at 517 […]