Philadelphia, PA - Brauhaus Schmitz, Owner Doug Hager has made Brauhaus Schmitz the city’s best-regarded place for German food and drink, with an authenticity that is unmatched in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, PA - September 2016 marked the opening of Butcher Bar at 2034 Chestnut Street. This meat-centric spot specializes in decadent cuts of meat and comfort foods, offering a full bar with 16 beers on draft, as well as draft wines and whiskey based cocktails. The credit for this venture goes to the crew behind Varga Bar, Mercato and Valanni, the Anni Group was inspired by an old-fashioned butcher shop feel.
Philadelphia, PA - Tria Taproom is the ultimate upscale beer bar. Owners Jon Myerow and Michael McCaulley took the word “taproom” literally and built a bar equipped to serve 24 draft beers, 12 draft wines, and 2 draft ciders and 2 sodas. Even hardcore beer geeks will likely find brews they’ve never seen anywhere else. You won’t find a bottle of beer in the whole place. When entering diners are even given an iPad on which to view the daily selection of beverages on tap.
Rittenhouse’s Cider Bar and artisanal pizza kitchen features ciders and wild ales on the 32 taps and 70+ bottles. The menu focuses on pizza, mussels, salads and small plates in the open kitchen focusing on local ingredients. Rustic pizza on the menu use creative and classical toppings are are fired in a custom-built wood-fired pizza oven. Beer poured from full custom design system is housed in copper pipes. The bar also pouring 10 wines by the glass and over 20 wines by the bottle. The stylish and sophisticated 2,400 square foot bar and dining room seats 34 on custom built high-tops and 34 on low-tops and banquets, with 16 at the bar.