Neighborhood Watch

Chickie’s & Pete’s Named ‘Best Sports Bar in North America’; Santucci’s Now Serves Sunday Brunch

Northeast: Though the neighbors weren’t too keen on its flagship opening on Robbins Ave back in 1977, Chickie’s & Pete’s has earned the title of ESPN’s “Best Sports Bar in North America.” [Northeast Times Star]

Chestnut Hill: The Trolley Car Diner hosts Allagash’s Suzanne “Woodsy” Woods for a tasting of Allagash beers tonight from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. [Beerlass/Twitter]

South Philly: Fooderati fave Santucci’s begins offering Sunday brunch this weekend, serving a menu of omelets, pancakes, brioche French toast, hangar steak and eggs, and more. No word on whether or not a breakfast pizza is available. [Meal Ticket]

Old City: For tonight’s First Friday, Painted Bride will be pouring Flying Fish’s Grand Cru, Hopfish and Extra Pale Ale from 5 to 7 p.m. [Flying Fish/Twitter]

South Street: Bistrot La Minette is teaming up with Yards Brewing Co. on December 7 for a multi-course beer pairing dinner that will match chef Peter Woolsey’s French bistro fare with Yards British-style ales. $45 gets you five courses and five beers. [Bistrot La Minette]

Queen Village: For Kennett’s first anniversary on December 4 the good folks from Yards are rolling up with a bunch of barrel-aged brews to go with chef Brian Ricci’s complimentary snacks and homemade mead. [Meal Ticket]

Chickie’s & Pete’s Named ‘Best Sports Bar in North