Loews Philadelphia Hotel Opens Cross-Country “Pop-Up” Bar and Historic Cocktail Library
Booze / Cocktails / Events

Loews Philadelphia Hotel Opens Cross-Country “Pop-Up” Bar and Historic Cocktail Library

Loews Hotels’ exclusive new traveling “pop-up” experience, The Traveller Bar, is now officially open at Bank & Bourbon (corner of Market & 12th) at Loews Philadelphia Hotel until the fourth of July. Constructed from an old elevator car, The Traveller Bar features eight classic cocktails traditionally handcrafted by expert mixologists, such the Gin Fix, Whiskey … Continue reading

Stratus Lounge Remixes Rose For Summer
Booze / Cocktails / Old City

Stratus Lounge Remixes Rose For Summer

The unofficial start to summer starts this weekend, and that means it’s the season for rooftop bars – and rosé. Stratus Lounge, located on the roof of the Hotel Monaco at 433 Chestnut Street, has remixed refreshing rosé into a fun summer cocktail. “Blame It on the a-a-a-a-a-Aperol” blends Tanqueray 10 gin, Cointreau, Aperol, lemon, and demerara … Continue reading

Weekend Booze Deal: $4 Margaritas, Marys, and Mimosas at La Peg
Booze / Cocktails / Delaware Riverfront

Weekend Booze Deal: $4 Margaritas, Marys, and Mimosas at La Peg

This Saturday, June 3, La Peg at FringeArts will debut $4 Margaritas, Bloody Marys and Mimosas exclusively in the Haas Biergarten from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m., an early Saturday-and-Sunday special that’s perfect for taking in the sunshine along Philadelphia’s beautiful Delaware River waterfront. Pair them with the outdoor Seafood Shack’s summery seasonal menu, including: Signature … Continue reading

Mixologist Katie Loeb Advances to NOLA for Cocktail Competition
Booze / Cocktails

Mixologist Katie Loeb Advances to NOLA for Cocktail Competition

The USBG “Make It Exotico” Cocktail Competition has named its Philadelphia semifinal winner. A four-person judging panel named Katie Loeb, mixologist at Kanella South in Philadelphia, the winner with her cocktail, “Javelina.” Along with the trophy for winning this leg of the competition, Loeb receives an all-expense paid trip to Tales of the Cocktail in … Continue reading

Contestants & Judges for Make It Exotico Semifinal Cocktail Competition at The Franklin Bar
Booze / Cocktails

Contestants & Judges for Make It Exotico Semifinal Cocktail Competition at The Franklin Bar

Here’s the list of contestants and judges for the USBG Make It Exotico Cocktail Competition next Tuesday, May 9th at The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Company. Contestants: Miranda Helck – Kingsley (East Village New York) Catherine Hood – The Eddy & Eight Seas Tiki Bar (Providence, Rhode Island) Ariel Scalise – Tender Bar + Kitchen … Continue reading

Guest Post: Kick your Tequila Game Up a Notch This Cinco de Mayo
Booze / Cocktails / Sponsored Post

Guest Post: Kick your Tequila Game Up a Notch This Cinco de Mayo

Guest post by Matthew Volker, Specialty Spirits/Wine Coordinator at Fine Wine & Good Spirits Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow and while many are already dusting off their margarita glasses, we recommend taking your tequila game to the next level and thinking outside the blender! For a truly refreshing drink that enhances the tequila flavor, try a … Continue reading

Quaker City Malt Zine Release Party
Art / Booze / Events / Fishtown

Quaker City Malt Zine Release Party

This First Friday, Pink Slime Gallery (454 East Girard Avenue) is hosting the Quaker City Malt Zine Release party with local artists including well-known illustrator Hawk Krall, designer and screenprinter Ralph Stollenwerk, food and drink photographer Neal Santos and several more showcasing their Philly influenced art. The artists will be selling original pieces commissioned just … Continue reading