Monaco Hotel Philadelphia

Hotel Monaco -Coming This September The project is an adaptive reuse development of Philadelphia’s historic Lafayette Building at the corner of 5th and Chestnut Streets in the heart of Historic Philadelphia. The conversion is dramatically transforming the 11-story office building located across from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall into a 268-room, four-star Hotel Monaco.Not […]

Birra Restaurant In Passyunk Square

Birra Restaurant in Passyunk Square The long-awaited latest addition to East Passyunk Avenue, is officially open. Located at the crossroads of Passyunk Avenue, 12th Street and Morris Street, Birra is a casual 85-seat brick oven pizza and craft beer joint serving an eclectic menu courtesy of consulting chef Shola Olunloyo. Owner Gordon Dinerman, previously at City […]

Stogie Joe’s Tavern in Passyunk Square

Stogie Joe’s Tavern Stogie Joe’s is definately my favorite bar in South Philadelphia. It’s a comfortable neighborhood establishment, with world class bar food. I’ve never eaten anything that wasn’t worth ordering again. The pizza is excellent. The meatball sandwich is homemade and worthy of the praise it’s received in the press. The Stogie Joe stromboli […]

Xfinity Live…Sneak Preview of New Sports Bar!

Xfinity Live Comcast and its NBC brand will be amply represented at the new Xfinity Live! sports/entertainment complex on the former site of the Spectrum in South Philadelphia. So will local restaurants, including Victory Brewing Co., Original Philadelphia Cheesesteak Co., Chickie’s & Pete’s, and Nick’s Roast Beef. The project, whose working name was Philly Live, […]

Brick American Eatery… The Newest Addition to the Rittenhouse Restaurant Renaissance

Owners The former Fish at 1708 Lombard Street has reopened as Brick American Eatery. Jolly Weldon & Jason Didominico are behind the new spot with consulting help from Fish’s Mike Stollenwerk. Stollenwerk was initially going to have a more active role in the project but he is focusing on the new Fish at 13th and Locust.  Food Stopped […]

Ralph’s Italian Restaurant… Oldest Family Owned Italian Restaurant in U.S.A.

Owners Ralph’s is owned and operated by the fourth generation of the Dispigno family, ensuring that you will receive the same great food and high quality service that has been a Ralph’s tradition for over 112 years! Francesco and Catherine lived the American Dream. They arrived with their three-year-old son at New York ‘s Ellis […]

Saloon Restaurant, a 45-Year Old Philadelphia Classic!

A Philadelphia Classic For nearly 45 years, the Saloon has been serving excellent food in an elegant setting. Saloon features a modern interpretation of Italian and American culinary classics.  In my experience, the food at Saloon is always top notch and consistent due to the fresh ingredients.  In addition to the food, the interior communicates […]