Mission Taqueria

You won’t mind climbing a flight of stairs to reach Mission Taqueria. Owner Sam Mink of Oyster House has fully renovated  and partnered with Brett Naylor, Oyster House’s chef, to recently open their own Mexican restaurant right upstairs on 1516 Sansom Street. Daniel McLaughlin, Oyster House’s General Manager is overseeing the restaurant as Chef Andrew Sabin, from Chestnut…

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Jane G’s Restaurant

One of our favorite places to go in city for authentic Szechuan is Jane G’s Restaurant. It opened at 1930 Chestnut Street in August 2012, when we first moved to Philadelphia. Before we knew it, we were regulars here. Whether its free delivery or dining inside their sophisticated modern dining room, Jane G is sure to…

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Ice Land

Rolled ice cream started as made-to-order dessert a few years ago among street vendors in Southeast Asia. Now this popular dessert has spread to Philadelphia. Yan Cai, Ryan Yang, and Jing Yang came from New York to open Ice Land. The shop is decked out in bright white and light blue decor. Customers enter and can order…

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SkyGarten

Have you been to the Best of Philly 2016 Best New Beer Garden? If not, we’re sorry but you’re missing out- luckily they’ll be open into the Fall! SkyGarten opened in June 2016 to rave reviews and massive crowds. It was no surprise that Philadelphia was immediately in love with this rooftop beer garden 51 floors above…

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Girard

Brian Oliveira was inspired with an entrepreneurial spirit created by his family’s history in the restaurant business and a trip to California. He left Temple’s pre-nursing program for the Culinary Institute of America, where he graduated in 2011. His dream was to open his own restaurant and in 2015, that happened. Girard on Girard is a little Fishtown…

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Brooklyn Brewery Philly Mash

Don’t miss the Brooklyn Brewery Philly Mash events August 25-28! This award-winning craft brewery brings immersive beer-centric festival to Philadelphia with a weekend of collaborative events featuring local friends in food, music, and beer.   The Brooklyn Brewery Mash is a weekend-long cultural festival exploring vibrant communities in cities around the world through food, music, art…

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