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Simple and Easy Skillet Chili Mac (Photos: Borden Cheese)

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Philadelphia, PASkilit Mac and Cheese - Skillet Chili Mac, as cold weather draws near, almost nothing warms the heart and soul like Chili. This Skillet Chili Mac, which makes use of Borden Cheese Thick Cut Four Cheese Mexican Shreds, offers up a fast and effortless path to a warm and relaxing evening.

The Bourse Food Hall Grand Opening

Philly Openings

Philadelphia, PA The Bourse Food Hall Grand Opening - MRP Realty will officially open The Bourse Food Hall, on Thursday, November 15th and the celebration continues into Friday, November 16th. Initially built in them1890's, the building, was converted from a commodities exchange into a beautiful artisanal food hall.


Del Frisco's Grille New Executive Chef and General Manager

Food News

Philadelphia, PA Del Frisco's Grille New Executive Chef and General Manager - Del Frisco's announced Leo Barbuto has recently been named general manager, with Justin Womack as executive chef, of the latest Del Frisco’s Grille in Philadelphia, scheduled to open December 10, 2018. The eatery is an elegant, contemporary space along with a dynamic ambiance in which life becomes celebrated over the dining room table.


Joe’s Steaks Scrapple Cheesesteak

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Philadelphia, PAJoe’s Steaks Scrapple Cheesesteak - In celebration of Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop's 70th anniversary, Owner, Joe Groh, is mashing together iconic Pennsylvania foods in sandwich and milkshake form all year long and this month's specialty cheesesteak is honoring a certain PA Dutch specialty — yup, you guessed it, scrapple!


 

Classic Cake Bakery and Café in Suburban Station

Philly Openings

Philadelphia, PAClassic Cake Bakery and Café in Suburban Station - Classic Cake Bakery and Café has a brand new location located in the historical Suburban Station building at One Penn Center. This beautiful establishment has everything your heart can desire. Freshly baked pastries, gelato, salads, soups, hot and cold hand-crafted sandwiches and so much more. Sweets, Savory and Service.


Photo: DAS Architects

Philly Openings

Philadelphia, PAMichael Solomonov and Steven Cook New Restaurant at The Harper - Chef Michael Solomonov along with Steve Cook will open a new eatery in Rittenhouse Square at the new Harper location, a residential and retail building being built on what was once the historic Boyd Theater.


Volver's New Tasting at The Kimmel Center

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Magazine was just recently invited to try Volvér’s tasting menu, and it ended up being a fantastic dining experience. Located on the first level of the breathtaking Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Volvér spotlights Celebrity Chef Garces’ culinary journey all-around the world.  Volvér provides guests with a relaxed dining experience in an elegant atmosphere. Volvér is ideal for any pre-show dinner or perhaps post-show drinks. With a fabulous revolving menu which focuses on seasonal elements alongside contemporary cooking which only amplifies and captures its natural flavors. The restaurant, split into two dining spaces and experiences; Bar Volver provides a more relaxed à la carte selection of internationally-influenced snacks, large and small plates, as well as an extensive cocktail selection, while the main dining area offers up a 12-course seasonal and revolving menu.  Volver located within Philadelphia’s landmark Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, alongside  Philadelphia's lively Avenue of the Arts, in the heart and soul of Center City, at the corner of Broad & Spruce, with the restaurant's entrance located on Spruce Street. - PhillyBite Magazine was just recently invited to try Volvér’s tasting menu, and it ended up being a fantastic dining experience. Located on the first level of the breathtaking Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Volvér spotlights Celebrity Chef Garces’ culinary journey all-around the world.


Rittenhouse Square's TALK: New Autumn Menu and Cocktails

Restaurants

Philadelphia, PARittenhouse Square's TALK: New Autumn Menu and Cocktails - Fall has officially arrived at TALK and owner Andrew Kochan and chef Tim Lanza have just put the finishing touches on their new fall menu. Autumn is the season of change, and this new menu is uniquely delicious and packed with savory fall flavors and textures, along with vibrant colors that brighten each dish.


Photo: Mainstay Independent and Craft Hall

Bars & Taverns

Philadelphia, PAMainstay Independent and Craft Hall - Pennsylvania brewer Brian O'Reilly has recently joined alongside Philadelphia restauranteur, Avram Hornik on a new project Mainstay Independent. Mainstay Independent has moved into the old Yard's brewhouse on Delaware Avenue. O'Reilly and Andrew Foss previously from St. Ben's Brewing have already been working hard at crafting an entirely new beer collection. The tasting room formally opened up on November 1.


Boardroom Spirits Expands in Lansdale PA

Bars & Taverns

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - Boardroom Spirits, founded in Lansdale, reveal their recently expanded distillery plus tasting room located at 575 West Third Street in Lansdale PA. Lansdale's, Mayor Garry Herbert has recently proclamation November 2, 2018, as Boardroom Spirits Day within the Borough of Lansdale as well as designating The Boardroom as the official “spirit of Lansdale.”


Royal Boucherie Happy Hour and New Seasonal Cocktails

Bars & Taverns

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - Old City’s Royal Boucherie, An American-influenced brasserie and raw bar by Top Chef winner, Nicholas Elmi, along with Philly's Lady Boss, Suzanne O’Brien, will be unveiling happy hour for the very first time after launching in November of 2017, starting this Monday, October 29th from 5-7 pm.


Small-Batch Tamworth Garden Gins at Art in the The Age

Beer & Wine

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - Art in the Age, the workshop and testing ground for Quaker City Mercantile, is pleased to announce the release of three new gins from the Tamworth Garden Gin series – White Mountain, Apiary and Barrel Reserve Flora Gin. These small-batch garden-inspired gins from Tamworth Distilling were specially formulated to pay homage to the unique natural resources populating right in their New Hampshire distillery’s backyard. Available at Art in the Age starting Thursday, October 18th, while supplies last.


 

Philly Holiday Festival and Celebrations (Photo: Bill Zimmerman for PhillyBite)

Family

Philadelphia, PAPhilly Holiday Festival and Celebrations -  Mayor Jim Kenney kicked off the holiday season at One Liberty Observation Deck announced the details for the third annual Philly Holiday Festival. This year's celebrations will start with the Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, November 22 and continues through the yearly SugarHouse Casino Mummers Day Parade on New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Find the complete festival schedule and details at www.phillyholidayfestival.com


Photo by Rod Long

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Philadelphia, PADunkin’ is Saluting Troops by Offering a Free Donut to all Veterans   and Active Duty Military this Veterans Day - Dunkin’ is going to observe Veterans Day this year by once again offering a sweet salute to our military veterans. On Sunday, Nov. 11, Dunkin’ is going to give veterans as well as active duty military a complimentary donut of their choice, no purchase required. The promotion is good at all participating Dunkin’s in the Philadelphia region, while supplies last and are Restrict to one per guest.


Hello Donuts Popping Up All Around Philly

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Hello DonutsPhiladelphia, PA - Sprouting up all across Philly a pop-up donut shop, Hello Donuts is the makes regular as well as vegetarian doughnuts. Its recipe ingredients are preservative-free in addition to the use of no artificial flavorings, to Guarantee the freshest, tasting doughnut possible.


Where to Get Philadelphia Best of Banh Mi Sandwiches

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Philadelphia, PA - In a sandwich town like Philadelphia it's not surprising to find some great Banh Mi around town. Also known as the Vietnamese hoagie, Banh Mi consists of a French baguette, with pickled and fresh vegetables and topped off with a protein, such as pulled pork or tofu. The name comes from the Vietnamese word for bread or more specifically the French baguette. A staple in Vietnamese cuisine and unlike the traditional French baguette the Vietnamese version is made with rice and wheat flour.Philadelphia, PA - In a sandwich town like Philadelphia it's not surprising to find some great Banh Mi around town. Also known as the Vietnamese hoagie, Banh Mi consists of a French baguette, with pickled and fresh vegetables and topped off with a protein, such as pulled pork or tofu. The name comes from the Vietnamese word for bread or more specifically the French baguette. A staple in Vietnamese cuisine and unlike the traditional French baguette the Vietnamese version is made with rice and wheat flour.

10 Restaurants in Philadelphia Where Kids Eat Free

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Philadelphia, PA10 Restaurants in Philadelphia Where Kids Eat Free - The kids want dinner, but your not up for cooking today, well you're in luck Philly offers a great restaurant scene. However eating out with the little ones can get quite expensive, particularly if you're dining out while in the city. Lucky for you these fantastic family restaurants offer up kids can eat FREE nights. However before you go out, call ahead to confirm the deal.


Visiting Philadelphia

Travel

PhillyBite Visting Philadelphia city of philadelphia, what is a phillyPhiladelphia, PA - When it comes to abundant historical heritage, Philadelphia takes the prize and as a result is one of the countries most visited cities. Home to both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution happened to be signed right here inside Independence Hall. Benjamin Franklin Philadelphia’s favorite founding father once called it his home. Moreover, before Washington, D.C., Philadelphia was used as the nation's capital. However, the city is far from being stuck in its historical legacy. Philly these days is brimming with  renowned museums, nightlife, a booming restaurant scene which involves a lot more than merely the famous cheesesteak.


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Philadelphia Road Closures for 2018 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

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Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia Road Closures for 2018 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend - The City of Philadelphia would like to remind residents that streets will be closed in many parts of the city relating to the 25th annual AACR Philadelphia Marathon on the weekend of November 16 – 18. Delays can be expected. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes, avoid areas along the race course, allow for extra driving time and proceed with caution during Race Weekend.


The Philadelphia Marathon: Where to Eat & Runners Discounts

Fitness

Philadelphia, PAThe Philadelphia Marathon: Where to Eat & Runners Discounts - The Philadelphia Marathon is next weekend (Sunday, November 18th) and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the race, the below restaurants and bars are offering runners discounts and deals all weekend, from an electrolyte brew perfect for post-race sipping, marathon-themed wine flights, and a burger + manhattan combo.


Back Prod Artistic Dir Paige Price and Managing Dir Emily Zeck

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Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia Theatre Company See and Be Scene - Philadelphia Theatre Company invites theatre lovers to See and Be Scene, a one-night-only staged-reading showcase on Monday, November 26, 2018, at 7:00 pm. Producing Artistic Director Paige Price has assembled some of the hottest talents in local theatre for an up-close-and-personal preview of potential work for the company’s 2019-2020 season. In an informal reading setting, actors will present scenes from eight plays and musicals.


Where to Get Philadelphia Best of Banh Mi Sandwiches

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Philadelphia, PA - In a sandwich town like Philadelphia it's not surprising to find some great Banh Mi around town. Also known as the Vietnamese hoagie, Banh Mi consists of a French baguette, with pickled and fresh vegetables and topped off with a protein, such as pulled pork or tofu. The name comes from the Vietnamese word for bread or more specifically the French baguette. A staple in Vietnamese cuisine and unlike the traditional French baguette the Vietnamese version is made with rice and wheat flour.Philadelphia, PA - In a sandwich town like Philadelphia it's not surprising to find some great Banh Mi around town. Also known as the Vietnamese hoagie, Banh Mi consists of a French baguette, with pickled and fresh vegetables and topped off with a protein, such as pulled pork or tofu. The name comes from the Vietnamese word for bread or more specifically the French baguette. A staple in Vietnamese cuisine and unlike the traditional French baguette the Vietnamese version is made with rice and wheat flour.