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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South

There is only one place you should go when looking for live jazz music and some of the best Southern cuisine in  Philadelphia, South Restaurant. Named one of Philadelphia’s Top 50 Restaurants by Philadelphia Magazine. Owner and designers, Robert Bynum teamed up with Chef Paul Martin, a Lafayette, Louisiana native who has worked at Catahoula, Heirloom…

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Rigatoni Puttanesca

This was the first dish I made from Blue Apron. Puttanesca is a classic Sicilian sauce made with olive oil, tomato, capers and aromatics. I was excited to cook with eggplant since I don’t ever really eat it. I added some extra red pepper flakes to make it spicy and was quite pleased about the…

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Drink Pink For The Pups

Drink Rosé All Day while benefiting the Morris Animal Refuge. Brick and Mortar is pleased to present their newest installment of the popular monthly party brunch, Rosé All Day. This month’s theme, in collaboration with Summer of Brosé, Stateside Vodka and Morris Animal Refuge, is Drink Pink for the Pups. The festivities kickoff this Sunday, August 21 at 3 pm…

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