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Aether’s Opens in Fishtown Philadelphia

Philly Openings

Philadelphia, PA - America’s hottest neighborhood, Fishtown Philadelphia (Forbes, May 2018), is about to get even hotter as the culinary trailblazers behind Mistral King of Prussia, Mistral Princeton and elements Princeton announce today details of their newest seafood-driven dining concept, "Aether". aether will be the group’s first restaurant within Philadelphia’s city limits, located at 1832 Frankford Avenue, and will officially open its doors late Summer 2018.

Photos: Amaris Pollock

Philly Closings

PhillyBite Aldi StoresVoorhees, NJ—ALDI held a ribbon-cutting event on July 12th at 9am to open their newest store, located in Camden County New Jersey.  This location marks ALDI‘s 100th store in their Division for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware areas.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Stir Restaurant

Philly Openings

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Philadelphia Stir - The Philadelphia Museum of Art is pleased to announce Stir, the new restaurant designed by architect Frank Gehry as part of the Museum’s facilities master plan. Stir will be operated by the Philadelphia-based Starr Catering Group and will open on October 9, 2018. It will be the only Gehry-designed restaurant offering fine dining to the public anywhere on the East Coast.

Photo: Louie Louie Bistro & Bar

Philly Openings

PhillyBite Louie Louie Bistro and BarPhiladelphia, PA - Louie Louie Bistro & Bar is a Father and daughter establishment owned and operated by Marty and Sydney Grims; the pair has converted the 6,000 square-foot space at 3611 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 to include items influenced by the Art Nouveau period.

Whole Foods Celebrates First-Ever Prime Day

Food News

Philadelphia, PA - Whole Foods is celebrating its first-ever Prime Day celebration with brand new offers and deep discounts for Prime members at stores around the country. Prime Day kicks off on July 16th at 12 pm PT/3 pm ET, but the opportunities to save start to roll out on July 11th.

Avola Kitchen + Bar Coming to Matlvern, PA

Philly Openings

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 Avola Kitchen Bar - Avola Kitchen + Bar a Mediterranean farm-to-table concept is coming to Malvern, Pa, opening in late July or early August at 625 N. Morehall Road.

Photos by Sharon Kozden

Beer & Wine

PhillyBite Sips PhillyPhiladelphia, PA - There's a line in the movie "Mystic Pizza," where the central characters shout in unison, "And you don't mess with tradition." For 15 years on Wednesday evenings from 5 to 7:00 p.m. (and running June 6th through August 29th), over 90 restaurants have been helping city residents celebrate summer on "Hump Day" with reduced specialty cocktails and drinks along with delish and sumptuous light bites

The Habit Burger Grill's New Seasonal Salad


Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Habit Burger - The Habit Burger Grill, celebrated for its Charburgers, launches a new seasonal salad for summertime, complete with Fresh Berry as well as Toasted Almond Salad with Chicken. The special will only be available until Aug. 21 at The Habit Burger Grill's - King of Prussia, PA, and Cherry Hill, NJ locations, for just $7.95.

Photo by Alex Block - Mojito The Prefect Summer Drink

Beer & Wine

PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA - Mojito's are generally one of the most fashionable drinks worldwide, It’s talked about on television, it’s in publications, it’s almost most eveywhere. So I looked to see just what all the fuss was actually about. Frist, its a minty cocktail featuring rum. Seems like a thing I might enjoy, so I made the decision it was time to consider the Mojito.

National Fried Chicken Day Fried Chicken Off at Johnnies Dogs & Chicken

Food Trucks

PhillyBiteWilmington DE - Johnnies Dogs & Chicken Shack will be going head to head against Lettie’s Kitchen in a National Fried Chicken Day Fried Chicken Off on July 6th, 2018 at Constitution Yards, 308 Justison Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Food Truck Food Fight Wilmington, DE

Food Trucks

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Food Truck Fight - Come out to the VERY FIRST Food Truck Food Fight on Sunday, July 8th, 2018 from 3 PM – 6 PM at Peco’s Liquors in Wilmington, DE. This is a Pay as You Go Food Truck Competition featuring fun, food, friendly competition and an awesome trophy!

Quaker City Shrubs Hits the Shelves For Summertime

Beer & Wine

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Strubs Beer - With Hard soda becoming popular again, Steven Grasse, the proprietor of Quaker City (QC) Malts in Philadelphia, whom aided in Hendrick’s and Sailor Jerry brands amongst many others. Revealed the release of Quaker City Shrubs at the Assembly Rooftop Bar. A unique line of sparkling, sour, and tangy canned products produced along with apple cider vinegar.

Philadelphia's The Oval+ Returns to Eakins Oval 2018


PhillyBite Oval+ PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA - The Oval+ comes back to Eakins Oval, starting Friday, July 20, 2018, and this time it's going to be better than ever! The Fairmount Park Conservancy, in collaboration with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation & Mural Arts, PORT and Heads of State, is happy to announce that The Oval+ is expanding its footprint, even more, this year, extending the pop-up park from Eakins Oval down a portion of the Parkway.

National Ice Cream Day (Photo Square 1682)


Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite National Ice Cream Dat - National Ice Cream Day! Our heart melts for this occasion, happening this Sunday, July 15th. Whether Philadelphians are enjoying their ice cream plain, blended or with all the works, below are the best spots in town to chill out with the frozen treat.

African-American story in Philadelphia's Historic District


PhillyBite African American PhillyPhiladelphia, PA - Philadelphia’s Historic District includes the cities original sites and is also known as America’s most historic square mile, revealing initial chapters in the nation's history, such as the challenges, injustices, achievements, and contributions of Africans and African-Americans.

Best Patio Dining in The Philadelphia Area


Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - Finally, summer in Philly and there is no shortage of outdoor fun to be had! See below for a few recommendations on dining al fresco.

Delaware News and Events


PhillyBite10Delaware, a small Mid-Atlantic U.S. state, sits on a peninsula marked by dune-backed beaches bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Delaware River and Delaware Bay. In Dover, the capital, First State Heritage Park encompasses 18th-century Colonial landmarks like the Georgian-style Old State House. The city of Wilmington is known for the Riverfront, a waterside district of parks, boutiques and restaurants.

Free Community Concerts at the Lewes Ferry Terminal


Lewes, DE - Cape May– Lewes Ferry officials are pleased to announce that four FREE concerts will be held again this July and August on its sizable lawn located adjacent to the Lewes terminal building. Returning for the fourth consecutive summer season, these community concert events begin at 5:30 p.m. and conclude at 8:30 p.m. The concerts will take place every other Thursday beginning July 12, 2018.


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Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Stormwater Rates Increases Comming


Philadelphia, PA - Board Chair Sonny Popowsky announced today that the Rate Board has issued its Rate Determination governing water, sewer, and storm water rates in Philadelphia for Fiscal Years (FY) 2019 and 2020. The Rate Determination was filed with the City’s Department of Records yesterday afternoon.

Meeting My Father For The First Time: A Missing Puzzle Piece


PhillyBite Meeting My FatherPhiladelphia, PA - I knew it was something missing, I’ve always known. Growing up with my stepdad I wondered why our last name was different. I had no clue. I had grown so close to him and his side of the family that it never clicked in my head that I had a totally different family that I didn’t know.

Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert and Fireworks (Photo: Visit Philly)


Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert and FireworkPhiladelphia, PA - The 2018  Wawa Welcome America July 4th Concert and Fireworks, will be remembered as one of the best in a decade. Party goers arrived early to experienced this years Celebrations on the Parkway complete with food trucks, games, activities and much more! This year's July 4th Concert concluded with Philly’s biggest fireworks display in more than a decade. Produced by Pyrotechico and Comcast, this years program included unique special effects as well as music devoted to love.

African-American story in Philadelphia's Historic District


PhillyBite African American PhillyPhiladelphia, PA - Philadelphia’s Historic District includes the cities original sites and is also known as America’s most historic square mile, revealing initial chapters in the nation's history, such as the challenges, injustices, achievements, and contributions of Africans and African-Americans.

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