Philadelphia Citypaper In A Nutshell (05/17)

• South Philly circa 2007: Passyunk Avenue gets seasonally inspired French food courtesy of Clementine’s Bistro and we couldn’t be happier.

• New restaurant alert. Cobre is offering Puerto Rican-Mexican fusion cuisine, suburban crab cake chain Bobby Chez is opening on South Street and Bella Vista is getting Supper, a new “urban farmhouse” space.

• There’s going to be a barbecue fest in Yardley and Amada is offering tapas-cooking classes.

• Where to find Philadelphia’s best french toast. Winners of the pack? Sabrina’s Cafe and Continental Mid-town.

• An interview with the organizer of the Italian Market Festival.

• G-Ho’s newest bar is the Yello’Bar.

• Back in the 1970s, Baltimore Avenue’s Leroy’s Showcase Lounge was a regular destination for the big names of Philadelphia soul. Patti LaBelle and the O’Jays might not be in the VIP area anymore, but there are still some prime soul DJ nights at the bar.

• A guide to Philadelphia’s best potato and macaroni salads.

Sad news for tea lovers. Great Tea International is closing on June 9th.


Philadelphia Citypaper In A Nutshell (05/17)