Drink

summer cocktail recipes
Foobooz

2 Refreshing Cocktails You Can Sip All Summer Long

At the Lunar Inn in Port Richmond, the bar program focuses on easygoing cocktails meant to be sipped and shared with friends. Co-owner Emily Kovach […]

summer beers
Foobooz

6 Summer Beers for Every and Any Occasion

Christina Dowd is the executive director of Philly Loves Beer, the guiding force behind Philly Beer Week and lots of other beer-related events throughout the […]

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How Wine Is Keeping Me Connected to the Philly I Love

When I received the email March 16th that the restaurant where I work would be closing for the foreseeable future, I was despondent. I’m a […]

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You Can’t Just Call Yourself a Dive Bar

I keep going back to this quote Aimee Olexy gave me back in 2017 when she was opening the Love in Rittenhouse with Stephen Starr. […]

bryce harper blind barber philadelphia
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Sigh. Blind Barber Is Good.

Blind Barber should not be good. Speakeasy-style bars are passé, hybrid bar-restaurants can be gimmicky, it’s a chain out of New York, it’s owned by […]

drink less
Be Well Philly

5 Tips if You’re Trying to Drink Less Alcohol This Year

South Philly’s Better Without Booze blogger, Joy Manning, weighs in on how you can join the “sober-curious” trend. Shift your mind-set (and your social media). […]

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There’s Never Been a Better Time to Drink Mezcal in Philly

It’s hard to believe there was ever a time when mezcal — a distilled elixir made from agave, like tequila, but smoked in pit ovens […]

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The Triple Markup on Wine Is Dying. And Good Riddance.

The triple markup on wine is standard at Philly restaurants and bars. Tradition. It makes sense: The PLCB barely gives a wholesale discount, meaning restaurants […]

matcha drinks
Be Well Philly

Upgrade Your Matcha Latte With Saxbys’ New Line of Specialty Drinks

In a Starbucks-dominated world, it’s difficult enough for an independent coffee shop to make even one drink that turns passersby into loyal customers. To attract […]

pennsylvania wines
Foobooz

Yes, You Can Get Great Wine Made in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Here Are the 5 Best.

It’s time to start taking Pennsylvania and New Jersey wines seriously — because everyone else is. Here, the best products coming from local makers Orange […]

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Why Is Cold Brew More Expensive Than Regular Coffee?

Like so many millennials these days, I drink cold brew when it’s hot outside. I usually go to Passero’s on Chestnut Street where the cold brew […]

good king tavern philadelphia aperitif fraperitif happy hour
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Drink This Now: A Frosty, Refreshing “Fraperitif” at Good King Tavern

We’re just a few days out from the unofficial start of summer, and restaurants and bars all over Philly have already busted out their best […]

low-cal IPA
Be Well Philly

You Can Now Buy This Low-Calorie IPA in Pennsylvania

You know the party game Never Have I Ever? For those who didn’t attend a boozy, four-year college, it’s where you share activities you’ve never […]

Be Well Philly

This Local Company Uses a Surprising (yet Super Healthy) Ingredient in Its Tea

Coffee and tea are arguably the two most popular hot beverages in American culture. Yet they’re often pitted against each other. So many of us […]

pennsylvania wineries
Foobooz

3 PA Wineries That Are Producing Some Seriously Good Bottles

Say hello to these three PA vintners using natural and old-school practices to produce quality — seriously! — stuff. Va La Chester County Anthony Vietri’s […]