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12 Restaurants You’ll Actually Enjoy Dining at With Your Kids

Going out to eat with the entire family can be tough. High chairs, crayons, mac-and-cheese–these seem to be the hallmarks of what most people look […]

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Celebrate Ben Franklin’s Birthday With Beer

This Sunday, January 17th marks the 310th birthday of founding father Benjamin Franklin, and what better way to celebrate than by having a few beers […]

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Today: City Tavern Reopens Following Fire…But That’s Not All

To celebrate the City Tavern‘s reopening today, after the restaurant was closed down due to a fire , guest General George Washington will be meeting diners at […]

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City Tavern Closed Due to Fire

There was a fire in a dumpster outside of City Tavern last night. The fire did not cause any internal damage but Walter Steib’s restaurant […]

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Need Last-Minute Christmas Eve Reservations?

For those of you who’ve either waited ’til the last minute or just suddenly discovered that you need to make, uh, alternate plans for Christmas […]

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City Tavern Reopens (Government Still Shut Down)

Despite the fact that the children running the government are still arguing over who gets the most cookies, it appears that Walter Staib and his […]

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Government Shutdown Forces Closure Of City Tavern

No, seriously. This is straight from the City Tavern’s PR company. Dig it: We regret to inform you that City Tavern Restaurant is temporarily closed […]

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McGillin’s and City Tavern In Bucket List Bars Book

On May 14th, Emerald Books will release Bucket List Bars, a detailed compendium of “historic saloons, pubs and dives” that you simply must visit before […]

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Quick Bites: Shuffling Ownership, Cocktails and More

Steve Cook and Michael Solomonov are selling Xochitl. Friends Peter Leontaras and Demetri Pappas are buying the Mexican bar. This isn’t the first time the […]

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Quick Bites: Star Restaurateurs, Athletes & Chefs

Aimee Olexy’s restaurant collaboration with Stephen Starr has a name, Talula’s Garden. The former Washington Square is aiming to open in early April. [The Insider] […]

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Quick Bites

Paul opens this evening opposite Effie’s on Pine Street. Among the menu items, crab spring rolls, wild Atlantic halibut and bouillabaisse. [The Insider] When the […]

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Colonial Power

Kirsten Henri reviews one of Philadelphia’s true tourist traps, the City Tavern. And surprise, surprise, the German based menu is pretty good. Just don’t let […]

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Cheap Dates – Historic District

Mark and Audrey take a date check out the “historic history” of the Philadelphia. They intrepid tourists start the day off with sandwiches at Cafe […]