bars Archives - Philadelphia Magazine

bars

a patch of the pennsylvania state police's liquor control enforcement arm and a bartender pouring drinks
City Life

State Liquor Police Have Visited Philly Area Bars More Than 5,000 Times In July

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers […]

meal with alcohol
Foobooz

Governor Wolf’s New Guidelines Require Bars and Restaurants to Serve a “Sit-Down Meal” With Alcohol

On Wednesday, Governor Wolf issued a new set of COVID-19 restrictions, that will go into effect statewide today, July 16th. Most relevant to Philadelphia restaurants […]

restaurants with natural wine
Foobooz

The Ultimate Guide to Natural Wine in Philadelphia

Have you noticed that there’s good wine in Philly now? And not just good wine, cool wine. Casual wine bars and design-y bottle shops are […]

di bruno bros. wine bar alimentari
Life & Style

The Design Inspiration Behind Di Bruno Bros.’s Trendy New Wine Bar

Italian flags. Bill Mignucci Jr., the president of Di Bruno Bros., wanted to put them everywhere — along with raw brick walls, steel chairs and […]

Foobooz

Where to Drink on the Biggest Drinking Holiday of the Year

Old friends are back in town, college students are home on break and everyone is going out — it’s the night before Thanksgiving, also know […]

Foobooz

Sidecar Bar in Graduate Hospital Is Back in Action

Sidecar Bar at 2201 Christian Street is about to re-launch. About a month ago, Michael Strauss (Mike’s BBQ), Mike Metzger and William Lindsay (Stockyard Sandwich […]

Foobooz

It’s Time for Holiday-Themed Bars

If you, like me, love the lights and trinkets and trees that overtake homes during the winter season but hate the idea of purchasing them, […]

Foobooz

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 […]

Foobooz

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 […]

best bars
Foobooz

The Best Bars in Philadelphia

Note: Do to the novel coronavirus, many of our favorite bars and restaurants are currently shut down. We’ve rounded up Philly restaurants that are still […]

Foobooz

This Fall, We’re Drinking Martinis and Only Martinis

When autumn hits and the days get shorter, I need an activity to prevent me from retreating inside with a large blanket and a bottle […]

board game cafe philadelphia
Foobooz

Queen & Rook Is About to Open With Board Games and Vegetarian Fare

Back in June, we told you that Philly would be getting a third board game cafe. Now, Queen & Rook is ready to open at […]

nightmare before tinsel haunt halloween bar philadelphia
Foobooz

Two Halloween-Themed Bars Are Popping Up This Fall in Midtown Village

For the past two Decembers, the folks at Craft Concepts Group have transformed a former jewelry store at 116 South 12th Street into glitzy, wrapping […]

franklin bar upstairs encima mexican mezcal
Foobooz

Franklin Bar’s Upstairs Will Become a Mezcal Bar and Cantina

Franklin Bar’s second-floor tiki spot is getting a conceptual revamp. Upstairs Tiki, which took up residence above the Rittenhouse cocktail bar in 2017, will close after service this Saturday, June 29th. After […]

queen rook game cafe philadelphia
Foobooz

Queen & Rook, a Board Game Cafe, Will Open in Queen Village

When Edward Garcia visited his first board game cafe, he couldn’t believe how different the experience was from other restaurants. “We had such a great […]