Suga Happy Hour

Today marks the official start of Center City Sips! This summertime, Wednesday hapy hour is notorious for great deals whether it be drinks or food and lots of fun! One of our favorite places to stop by for Sips or any happy hour is Suga by Foo.They’re serving up Chinese fusion cuisine and deliciously deadly drinks  for happy hour Monday through Friday, 5 – 7 pm and a second, weekend late-night happy hour Friday and Saturday from 10 pm – midnight!

“A culinary pioneer, Susanna Foo helped bring gourmet Chinese food to America. Now she is once again making her mark on the city of Philadelphia with her son, Gabriel Foo.

Susanna has been acknowledged as one of the best Chinese chefs in the country by USA Today and hailed as an innovator by Gourmet, Food & Wine, Esquire and The New York Times. With two cookbooks and two James Beard Awards, Foo is highly decorated in the food world and knows that altering the ordinary is the key to success.

This is her first restaurant, with her son, Gabriel Foo, a true connoisseur of gourmet food and wine. Susanna Foo’s influences are derived from her upbringing in Taiwan, and her training at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. “Modern Chinese” is the fusion of classical Chinese and fresh Western ingredients with Foo’s signature French style of cooking. “

Some of the happy hour beverages include :

  • House Beer $4
  • Junmai Ozeki Sake $5
  • Featured House White & Red Wine $6
  • Sparkling Susanna $7

And besides the great drinks, we love that they offer a nice variety of small plates to snack on as well! We love the Scallion Pancake (4) $5 which come with spicy sriracha for dipping. The Tongpo Pork Bao Bun (2) $6 are also a sure bet with their melt-in-your mouth brasied pork belly nestled inside soft and fluffy buns. And you know that Susanna Foo is a dumpling master so you cannot miss the Curried Chicken Dumping (5) $6. Make sure to check out all the varieties on the full menu- there is even a sampler option to try them all!

The crowd favorite for happy hour may be the Popcorn Pork Ravioli $5. These little morsels are easily devoured in between sips of your favorite drink. The Spicy Honey Chicken Nuggets $8 are a fun twist on one of your favorite childhood comfort foods.

For a more filling plate try the Vegetable Fried Rice $6 or Buckwheat Dan Dan Noodles $7. Both dishes are a great option when you’re making your happy hour into an early dinner. The Spicy English Cucumber Salad $4 is also great for summer time with its light and bright flavors to keep you cool on a hot day in the city. And check out the unique Kimchi Chicken Bao Bun (2) $6 for another twist on the classic bao.

Suga By Foo offers lunch, dinner, and brunch to customers with reservations easily made via OpenTable. Don’t forget they’re also serving happy hour 10 pm till midnight on Friday and Saturday. When you don’t feel like leaving the house, get Suga delivered with Caviar!

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