The Weekend: Brought to you by Grover


It’s wet and way too cold for a Friday in June. But it does make it good soup weather. Check out the new Oyster House and order a Philadelphia tradition, the snapper turtle soup or the praised, oyster stew.


The mural on the side of Vetri is being dedicated. the dedication begins at 2pm. When and if it turns ugly is uncertain.


Sunday is the big day of the weekend. There’s the big bike race and lots of other things to do. Here are a couple, check out the Foobooz Calendar for some more.

Kanella’s “Cyprus Breakfast” was written up in Esquire. Now Rick Nichols praises the “Cyprus Calamari.” Maybe it should be your brunch choice.

It’s the Female Chefs Dinner at Alison Two. Join 10 female chefs for a night of cocktails and tastes from around the world. Cost is $55 per person. Find more information here.

And finally, eat something good and don’t forget to tip your waitstaff.