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The tasting menu at Hungry Pigeon (743 S. 4th Street) includes oysters, warm shrimp with beurre blanc, steak, and crab and potato ravioli, plus galette de rois (king cake) for dessert — traditional among French cultures this time of year. $65
The Twisted Tail’s (509 S. 2nd Street) masquerade party features live music from the Mikey Junior Band and a burlesque performance. Dinner...This article has 17 other Philadelphia locations (Show)
Three tasting menu options will be offered at Michael Solomonov’s Abe Fisher (1623 Sansom Street), with latkes, Shabbos Chicken with potato and swiss chard kugel, dry-aged ribeye, and those famous Montreal-style smoked short ribs. $55-$75
The December 31 tasting menu at Aldine (1901 Chestnut Street) includes four or five courses, depending on the seating. Look for uni custard, poached trout, and grilled beef with lobster salad. $65 or $85
The prix fixe New Year’s Eve menus at Jose Garces’ tapas spots offer courses themed to Spanish cities — choose between San Sebastian or Barcelona at Amada (217 Chestnut Street) and Bilbao or Biarittz at Tinto. $75-$95 Official Barclay Prime
The decadent eats at Barclay Prime (237 S. 18th Street) on Rittenhouse Square always have a festive feel. On New Year’s Eve, finish off lobster and wagyu ribeye with a free Champagne toast.
...menu of its Chinese/Jewish-American dishes for $40.99. Sister spots Cheu Noodle Bar (255 S. 10th Street) and Cheu Fishtown (1416 Frankford Avenue) aren’t doing set menus but they are planning...
...for $40.99. Sister spots Cheu Noodle Bar (255 S. 10th Street) and Cheu Fishtown (1416 Frankford Avenue) aren’t doing set menus but they are planning NYE specials, including Sapporo-style butter...
Bring a group of friends to Dim Sum House (3939 Chestnut Street) for the restaurant’s new king crab feast featuring a huge freshwater crab that feeds...
The luxe NYE menu at Fine Palate (231 S. 15th Street) starts with free Champagne. Dinner options include artichoke soup with truffles, uni and caviar, foie gras, truffle risotto, filet mignon, king crab, and wild boar chops. $89, paid in advance Official Fond
At the elegant Fond (1537 S. 11th Street), the five-course tasting menu includes truffled lobster risotto, filet mignon, sturgeon with caviar, and tuna carpaccio. There’s a free Champagne toast at midnight. $95; optional wine pairing $35
Good King Tavern’s (614 S. 7th Street) regular a la carte menu will be available all night, along with French “fancy foods...
The four-course prix fixe menu at Kensington Quarters (1310 Frankford Avenue) starts off appropriately butchery with beef tartare or charcuterie (or oysters). The following courses include parsnip ravioli, pork shoulder, and ribeye. $75; optional $30 wine pairing
In West Philly, Marigold Kitchen (501 S. 45th Street) is pulling out all the stops with a 15-course feast of venison tartare, chestnut ravioli, pan-seared scallops, and enough other bites to keep diners full until 2018. The restaurant is BYOB. $120
Dinner comes with a drag show at Mission (1516 Sansom Street). For $100, get a reserved table, a taco dinner, and tequila. $100 for dinner and the show; $60 for the show with two drinks and passed appetizers Jason Varney Oyster House
The modern Korean menu at SouthGate (1801 Lombard Street) gets some NYE additions. The prix fixe offering includes choices like kimchi fried rice, Chinese five-spice duck, and filet mignon, plus a glass of Champagne. $50
The party at Time (1315 Sansom Street) starts with live jazz and slides into funk and neo-soul later on in the...
Three seatings at Walnut Street Cafe (2929 Walnut Street) mean three different menus. Early birds (5-6 p.m.) feast on three courses — soup...
The four-course French menu at Zinc (246 S. 11th Street) is one of the better deals in town at under 70 bucks. It includes seafood quenelle, quail in pastry, veal and truffle stew, and profiteroles. $68
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If you haven't yet contributed an unwrapped toy for children affected by HIV/AIDS, you can bring one to our Holiday Open House this Sat. from 12-4 pm, co-sponsored by Philadelphia Family Pride. The AIDS Fund will extend the 12/15 drop off deadline at William Way for 1 more day, so we can accept donations on Sat., 12/16. Another reason to stop by!
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Don’t forget to leave your Queen Village Food Drive (supporting Philabundance) donation bag out this Sun Dec 17th by 10:30am. If you didn’t receive a bag, we’re accepting donations at RE/MAX Home Experts located at 513 S. 2nd St. through Jan 4th! Every donation receives a chance to win a $100 Visa Gift Card.
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Why does Jaylene Clark Owens have a crush on spoken word? “It is one of my favorite ways to creatively express myself. I have a crush on spoken word poetry because it combines my love of performance and my love of language, causing the words to penetrate my heart and soul on a deeper level.” Jaylene will be performing in the cafe with special guests Kirwyn Sutherland and Kassidi Jones on Saturday, December 16 at the HotHouse CRUSH Series featuring Jaylene Clark Owens.
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Reminder that we're meeting tonight in lieu of last week's cancelled meeting. Please join us at Lilypad to work on our event calendar and volunteer for a committee!
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Last night in 2017 for Get Pegged Cabaret is Fri. night @ 10:30. See you there! https://www.facebook.com/events/922599944545936/
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Hallacas, $9, Puyero, 524 S. Fourth Street, 267-928-4584; puyeroflavor.com.
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The BEST place to watch the SugarHouse Casino NYE Fireworks on the Waterfront is at the Parties on Ice at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. Why? Because the barges literally stop in front of the rink for the show. Tickets available here: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1583205
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The QVNA Weekly Digest - 12/13/2017
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Happy #NationalHotChocolateDay 😋 One of our favorite places to enjoy hot chocolate is Puyero Venezuelan Flavor they serve up delicious Andes hot chocolate 🍫 stop in soon for this seasonal treat!!
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Queen Village’s premier cocktail bar, which was a pioneer in Philadelphia’s craft cocktail boom, is as good as ever, thanks to an excellent staff and cocktails that run the gamut from classic to experimental. (701 S 4th St,; 267-930-8538)
The former home of Bookbinder’s has been transformed into a classic cocktail bar by Jose Garces, which still serves up Bookbinder’s-style dishes like snapper soup and, of course, plenty of oysters. (125 Walnut St.; 215-253-3777)This article has 31 other Philadelphia locations (Show)
When you step into 1 Tippling Place, you’ll feel like you’re in a particularly cozy living room, albeit one with excellent classic and reimagined cocktails. (2006 Chestnut St.; 215-665-0456)
...keep your phone in your pocket, and don’t miss the bar adorned with nickels. (1029 Race St....
Tod Wentz’s flagship on Passyunk Avenue is known for its creative cocktails and its late night industry crowd — and ultimately, the best thing about Townsend is that it’s a neighborhood spot that happens to have some of the best cocktails and French food in town. (1623 E Passyunk Ave; 267-639-3203)
One of Philadelphia’s oldest restaurants reopened in 2016 with a brand new redesign, a bold new cocktail program from Paul MacDonald, and an incredible dinner service, bringing it right back into the city’s top tier of bars. (261 S 21st St; 215-546-4232)
Joey Baldino’s private, members only club in the heart of South Philly isn’t currently accepting new members, so find a friend with one of those stamped little white cards, settle in at the bar, and order a Negroni — but don’t forget to bring cash. (1408 S 12th St.)
This Starr speakeasy is tucked behind El Rey, identified only by a sign with two red, crossed Rs hanging on Ranstead Street. If you can get a seat, opt for a dark corner booth and order the Bartender’s Choice. (2013 Ranstead St.; 215-563-3330)
This spot is certainly one of Philadelphia’s strangest bars — hidden away on the second floor of an Ethiopian restaurant in West Philly, Fiume offers a full and diverse cocktail list alongside a vast array of spirits in a relaxed, low-key atmosphere. (229 S 45th St.; 215-387-2424)
Chris Painter’s Fishtown restaurant gets plenty of (well-deserved) attention for its housemade pastas and pizzas, but don’t overlook its cocktail menu or its list of Italian amaro. (1355 N Front St.; 215-291-1355)
The standard for all Philadelphia distilleries, Philadelphia Distilling’s gorgeous tasting room is home to exceptional cocktails using the distillery’s homegrown spirits and local herbs, fruits, and even vegetables. (25 E Allen St.; 215-671-0346)
...open to anyone and serves some of the most creative (and well-named) cocktails around. (300 S Broad St.; 215-670-2302...
If you can’t get into Laurel (and you probably can’t), you’ll enjoy its casual counterpart right next door just as much, thanks to its caviar service, inventive drinks, and sleek marble bar with gold fixtures. (1615 E Passyunk Ave; 267-858-0669)
After honing his skills in several of Philadelphia’s best kitchens, Greg Vernick opened up his eponymous Rittenhouse Square restaurant to huge acclaim, but don’t overlook the bar — each and every cocktail will pair perfectly with one of their toasts. (2031 Walnut St.; 267-639-6644)
With a classic cocktail bar downstairs and a tiki bar upstairs, The Franklin contains multitudes, but after all this time, it still serves up some of the most inventive craft cocktails in the city. (112 S 18th St,; 267-467-3277)
Visit Paris without leaving Queen Village when you step into Good King Tavern, which boasts an impressive menu of classic cocktails alongside an excellent wine selection. (614 S 7th St.; 215-625-3700)
For a more casual feel, you can stop into a.bar for a cocktail and a dozen oysters, and when you’re ready for dinner, walk across the hall to a.kitchen to pair your second cocktail with their full dinner menu. (135 S 18th St,; 215-825-7030)
Located directly above Oyster House, Mission’s margaritas are made with everything from freshly squeezed lime juice to green juice to tamarind. (1516 Sansom St.; 215-383-1200)
Nicholas Elmi’s newest restaurant, located in the heart of Old City, offers up a selection of classic cocktails on a menu that denotes where, when, and by whom the cocktail was created — and it’s one of the only places in the city where you can find a Seelbach. (52 S 2nd St,; 267-606-6313)
Michael Schulson’s dark, sexy izakaya has several excellent cocktails, but don’t miss out on its namesake drink, a bourbon and rye Manhattan variation made with smoke staves. (120 S 13th St.; 215-631-3868)
Tod Wentz’s Spanish-inspired tapas bar boasts cocktails inspired by Madrid, Barcelona and beyond alongside traditional small plates like boquerones and patatas bravas. (1121 Walnut St.; 267-324-3014)
Jose Garces’ shrine to all things whiskey has one of the best old fashioneds in town, an outstanding burger to pair with it, and a whiskey shelf beyond your wildest dreams. (118 S 20th St.; 215-665-1088)
This sleek Midtown Village bar offers excellent cocktails made with local, fresh ingredients alongside creative vegan fare. (131 S 13th St.; 267-758-5372)
Philadelphia’s premier vegan restaurant has plenty to offer besides its outstanding plant-based dishes — don’t miss out on its cocktail list, which utilizes many of the same fruits and vegetables as the dinner menu. (1221 Locust St.; 215-320-7500)
Named after the ghostly bartender in The Shining, Fishtown’s Lloyd specializes in small-batch whiskeys, inventive cocktails, and bar food to pair with both. (529 E Girard Ave; 215-425-4600)
An Old City favorite for two decades, Fork’s cocktail list may be brief, but it’s carefully considered — and its skilled bar staff can whip up anything you’d like to pair with your meal. (306 Market St.; 215-625-9425)
Marc Vetri’s casual Italian eatery offers Negronis and other classic Italian cocktails alongside its famous cacio e pepe. (412 S 13th St.; 215-732-2647)
...Manhattans and a full dinner menu. Either way, you’ll find your new favorite cocktail. (1850 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy; 215-963-2788...
Stephen Starr’s Rittenhouse steakhouse is famous for its $100 cheesesteak, but don’t overlook its cocktail menu, especially its signature Manhattan. (237 S 18th St.; 215-732-7560)
Stop into Michael Solomonov’s Jewish diaspora for simple yet creative cocktails utilizing amaro, sherry, and fresh ingredients. (1623 Sansom St.; 215-867-0088)
Marcie Turney & Valerie Safran’s most recent addition is this retro American diner, which features a local whiskey named after Marcie Turney’s grandfather (Bud’s Best Bourbon), Mad Men-inspired cocktails, and seasonal frosé. (1234 Locust St.; 215-546-2220)
Bar Hygge is best known for its in-house brewery, but it also features in-house draft cocktails alongside classics like Sazeracs and Old Fashioneds. (1720 Fairmount Ave; 215-765-2274)
Vedge’s casual counterpart in Rittenhouse Square offers up creative cocktails using ingredients like coconut water and mustard. (126 S 19th St.; 215-278-7943)
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America’s Strength Pictured here is a poster entitled "America's Strength," which describes the differences between the strength of Germany and the strength of the United States, and encourages workers not to treasure wages and profits, but treasure the sacrifice of their labor for the war effort. This poster was produced by the United States Department of Labor and, like many other propaganda posters, was distributed to American factories in order to encourage workers to maximize efficiency for the war effort. Want to learn more about our holdings related to World War I and more? Check out our Guide to World War One holdings: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/finding-aids/wwi-guide. Feel free to consult our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing email@example.com. Also feel free to check out other National Archives resources related to World War I here: https://www.archives.gov/topics/wwi#event-/timeline/item/archduke-assassination. Citation: Memorandum Regarding War Posters, with Attachments; File 2602-0, Enlisted Personnel – General; Box 40; Central Subject Files of the Naval Powder Factory; 5th Naval District; RG 181 - Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia; (NAID: 66540631) (HMS ID: PH-6192).
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Oh the weather outside might be frightful, but we've got heaters, firepits, a heated Lodge, cozy cabins and hot cocktails at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest every day including holidays.
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