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Philly Pretzel Factory Free Pretzels National Pretzel Day, April 26

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Pretzel Day - On National Pretzel Day, Philly Pretzel Factory will celebrate its fans by giving away pretzels for the eleventh consecutive year. With more than 170 locations, the nation's largest Philly-style pretzel brand is expecting to distribute more than 50,000 pretzels this year


Turkey Hill Dairy's new Trio'politan - Ice Cream Offerings

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Turkey Hill Ice Cream - After more than 150 years, the classic triple threat known as Neapolitan has some competition, thanks to Turkey Hill Dairy's new Trio'politan. The new dessert from the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, dairy is a blend of three classic and bold new flavors in each container that take Neapolitan's traditional recipe to nontraditional levels.


Philadelphia's Eat To Empower 2018 ReCap Video

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Eat to Empower 2018 - Founded in 2008 by Chef Marc Vetri and restaurateur Jeff Benjamin, Vetri Community Partnership empowers children and families to lead healthy lives through fresh food, hands-on experiences and education. Vetri Community Partnership’s school lunch and nutrition education programs are active in more than 70 sites in Philadelphia and Camden, serving more than 7,500 students.


Piattino Oven Fired Pizza Philadelphia Airport

Philly Openings

Philadelphia, PA - Piattino Oven Fired Pizza, the new quick-service restaurant brand known for its artisanal hand-made pizzas and “Sand-izzas”, has made its debut at the Philadelphia International Airport. This new concept will offer busy travelers a variety of delicious build-your-own and composed pizza options all cooked to perfection in its Morello Forni oven in under two minutes!


The 4th Annual Bourbon Bash at Bank & Bourbon (Photos: T.M. Moore and PhillyBite)

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PhillyBite Bourbon Bash PhillyPhiladelphia, PA - The 4th Annual Bourbon Bash was held just inside the Loews Philadelphia Hotel Tuesday night at Bank & Bourbon to support DonorsChoose.org.


 

P.J.W. Restaurant Opening in Lancaster, PA

Philly Openings

PhillyBite P.w WheelinghamsPhiladelphia, PA -  P.J.W. Restaurant Group is thrilled to announce the planned opening of their 22nd restaurant, P.J. Whelihan’s in Lancaster, PA in late spring 2018. The new P.J. Whelihan’s is the 17th of its kind and joins the group’s family of successful restaurant concepts including The Pour House (Westmont, NJ, North Wales, PA and Exton, PA), Treno (Westmont, NJ) and The ChopHouse (Gibbsboro, NJ).


Rex 1516 Celebrates Thier 6th Anniversary and More (Photos: Rex 1516)

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Philadelphia, PARex 1516 Celebrates Thier 6th Anniversary - Rex 1516, Philadelphia’s destination for elevated Southern-inspired comfort food, is celebrating their 6th anniversary with a back-to-back weekend southern extravaganza, including the return of their Annual Crawfish Boil from Thursday, April 26th to Saturday, April 28th, a Kentucky Derby Celebration on Saturday, May 5th, and a new menu launch.


Finding a New Habit - The Habit Burger

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Habit Burger - The Habit Burger unveiled its latest food creation and brought in a panel of foodies to taste test it, along with a plethora of many other items on their menu.

Pancheros Mexican Grill Spring House, PA

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - Pancheros dates back to 1992 when Rodney Anderson opened the brand's first restaurant in Iowa City, Iowa. Not too long thereafter, Pancheros became a staple of the Eastern Iowa restaurant scene gaining attention and a loyal following much like it does today for its homemade, fresh-pressed tortillas, quesadillas, tacos, burrito bowls, salads and queso. Amid its popularity, the brand has successfully grown from its roots and today a robust franchising program has led to approximately 70 locations across 13 states.


National Homebrew Day Philadelphia

Beer & Wine

PhillyBite Home Brewing PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA - In honor of National Homebrew Day (which falls every year on May 7), the American Homebrewers Association (AHA) celebrates AHA Big Brew on the first Saturday in May.


South Philly Indie Coffee Shops

Coffee & Tea

PhillyBite South Philly Coffee ShopsPhiladelphia, PA - South Philly has some great indie coffee shops, from fair-trade Espressos at Chhaya to Ox Coffee's farm fresh milk and locally sourced pastires. Listed below are some of South Philadelphia's best locations to enjoy your next cup of java.


Lancaster Brewing Beers Not Available in Cans (Photos: Lancaster Brewing)

Beer & Wine

Philadelphia, PA - TPhillyBite Lancaster Brewinghe Lancaster Brewing Company, a local craft brewery, announced it's going to start packaging craft beer in cans. The Lancaster brewery has recently purchased a new automated canning line capable of producing 90 cans per minute, permitting the brewery to offer additional packaging options to its customers.


Hellerick's Family Farm's Aerial Adventure Park

Adventure

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - Hellerick's Family Farm's Aerial Adventure Park, a collection of zip lines, bridges, and a quick jump free fall in Bucks County, less than an hour from Philadelphia, opens for its second season on March 24. The park will be open weekends only until June, then daily until November.

Review of Philly's Malbec Argentine Steakhouse

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(Philadelphia, Feb 14, 2016) - Argentinean cuisine has come back to Philly with the opening of Malbec Argentine Steakhouse, in Old City just block from 2nd and South Street. The restaurant is located at 400 S. 2nd Street and has replaced the former space once ocupied by The Artful Dodger". Malbec  orders up South American grilled meats—short ribs, chorizo, blood sausage and steaks,-well as versions of Italian/Argentine dishes like ravioli and cannoliniPhiladelphia, PA - Argentinean cuisine has come back to Philly with the opening of Malbec Argentine Steakhouse, in Old City just block from 2nd and South Street. The restaurant is located at 400 S. 2nd Street and has replaced the former space once ocupied by The Artful Dodger". Malbec  orders up South American grilled meats—short ribs, chorizo, blood sausage and steaks,-well as versions of Italian/Argentine dishes like ravioli and cannolini

Photos: Amaris Pollock

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Friends of Rittenhouse - Friends of Rittenhouse Square recognized Earth Day by organizing an open community clean up in Philadelphia’s most historic park, Rittenhouse Square. Participants were provided with the tools needed to help get rid of trash around the park. As a unique thank you for individuals that come out to assist, participants were treated with special gifts, among them free frozen custard from The Shake Shack, located on 20th and Sansom Streets, and complimentary macarons from Sofitel Philadelphia.


Philadelphia's Best Food Events

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PhillyBite Phiadelphia Food Festivals and EventsPhiladelphia, PA - Wanting to know whats going on around town? Always keep up to date with Philadelphia best food events. With PhillyBite Magazines monthly rundown of upcoming and past local drinking festivals, classes, dining, dinners, workshops and more. This is personal stop for all the foodie events most deserving of your time in Philly.

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PhillyBite Food DaysIn case you wish to partake in celebrating your favorite oddball food item. For your own convenience, I’ve compiled a full list of national (American) food days, along with some select special food weeks and food months. Enjoy!

East Passyunk Avenue

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PhillyBite East Passyunk Avenue PhiladelphiaEast Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District is home to 150 independently owned shops and markets that perfectly balances the best of the old and the new, mixing old world shopping, authentic Italian restaurants, world famous cheese steaks, with trend-setting boutiques, handmade arts and world-class cuisine.

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EPA Donates Computers to Two Philadelphia High Schools

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PhillyBite PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today donated 60 used laptop computers to two Philadelphia high schools -- Abraham Lincoln High School and Simon Gratz High School. The EPA computers will be placed in schools’ computer labs for students to use for research and study purposes.


Suits and Sazeracs Cocktail Competition

Lifestyle

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Suits & Sazeracs Cocktail Competition - Henry A. Davidsen: Master Tailors & Image Consultants, Philadelphia’s leader in custom men’s clothing, is hosting Suits & Sazeracs, a spirited cocktail competition and charitable fundraiser to benefit the local nonprofit Career Wardrobe—capping off the custom clothier’s 3rd annual Suit Drive and presented with Bluebird Distilling and Square 1682 at the Hotel Palomar on Monday, May 7th from 6 to 9 p.m.

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Entertainment

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite cinco de mayo - Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday this year. From the city's largest tacos and margaritas, to house-infused spirits to annual bar celebrations, this years celebration has something for everyone.

Philadelphia's Best Food Events

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PhillyBite Phiadelphia Food Festivals and EventsPhiladelphia, PA - Wanting to know whats going on around town? Always keep up to date with Philadelphia best food events. With PhillyBite Magazines monthly rundown of upcoming and past local drinking festivals, classes, dining, dinners, workshops and more. This is personal stop for all the foodie events most deserving of your time in Philly.

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