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Franklin Mortgage and Investment Co.


Here’s What You’ll Be Drinking This Summer at The Franklin

The Franklin has been having a busy season. A few weeks back, they turned the upstairs bar into a tiki lounge complete with its own […]


The Franklin Bar’s Anniversary Menu Is a Solar System of Booze

Yesterday, we told you about the big party the present (and former) crew of the Franklin Bar were going to be throwing this weekend to […]


The Franklin Bar Celebrates 8 Years This Weekend

The Franklin Bar is coming up on a big milestone in 2017: eight years in business. Since opening back in 2009, the high-toned, trendsetting bar […]


The Franklin’s Upstairs Bar Goes Tiki Starting Friday

If I were to look back at all the posts Foobooz has done over the past five years or so, I’ll bet that more than […]


The DNC Drink-cision Is Upon Us

Tired of all the political talk? Here’s an election with two candidates that are a little easier to swallow. Philadelphia Distilling is is the official […]


The Upstairs Bar At The Franklin Hosting Fundraiser for Injured Bartender

Broken ankles stink—especially if you’re a bartender who’s out of work for months with no health insurance. Davey Jones, a bartender at The Upstairs Bar and […]


New Multi-Course Cocktail Tasting Menus For The Franklin Bar

This is the time of year when literally everybody in town jumps on the fancy wagon. Champagne toasts, tasting menus, prix fixe options…you get the […]


Halloween At The Upstairs Bar At The Franklin

Don’t have a place to wear your sexy barbecue sauce costume yet? Don’t worry. The Upstairs Bar at The Franklin has you covered.


Going Down The Shore At The Franklin Bar

Back to school is around the corner for most Philadelphia families, but the parents at least can still enjoy a little summer in a glass–four […]


Franklin Mortgage Is Getting A Make-Under: Meet The Franklin Bar

It’s not that we’re over a great cocktail, but that we’re a little tired of the performance of exclusivity that has so often gone hand-in-hand […]


New Cocktail Tasting Menu At Franklin Mortgage

The first cocktail tasting menu rolled out by the Franklin–a perfectly-pitched winter list called “Dutch Country Memories” by head bartender Sara Justice–was intriguing. This second […]

Things to Do

DATE NIGHT OF THE WEEK: A Boozy Speakeasy Romp Through Rittenhouse

Each week, we curate a perfect Philly-themed date night of the week—whether you’re longtime lovebirds or Tinder-discovered newbies. This week, we’re taking you to some of […]


Dutch Country Memories: Checking Out Sara Justice’s First Cocktail Tasting Menu

The only downside to going out for cocktails at the Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. is choosing which cocktail to have since, you know, opting […]


Cocktail Tasting Menus At The Franklin

It’s time to forget all the chef tasting menus for a moment and have some real fun — with a cocktail tasting menu. The Franklin […]


Brick & Mortar Gets Some Early Pre-Opening Ink From Details (And Has Free Food At Reading Terminal Market Today)

Brick & Mortar–the new spot from ex-Franklin Mortgage partner Mike Welsh–isn’t open yet, but it just made Details magazine’s list of the Most Anticipated Bar […]