The Daily Meal put together a sprawling list of its 150 favorite bars in the country. That’s a whole lot of bars! Thankfully, the folks in charge of the 2019 list didn’t overlook Philadelphia’s excellent bar scene, and even managed to include one of the city’s favorites near the top. Monk’s Café, 264 S 16th St., clocks in at No. 31 on the list, the highest-ranking establishment of three Pennsylvania bars on the list. The Rittenhouse bar, which specializes in Belgian beers and Belgian cuisine, is consistently rated as one of the best bars in the city, and draws quite the varied crowd — including some guys named Jason Kelce and Connor Barwin. Here’s what The Daily Meal had to say about Monk’s: "Pennsylvania’s Monk’s Café is a Belgian beer emporium with a repertoire of rotating beers on tap and hundreds by the bottle, from the limited-supply Chimay Dorée and the drier Tripel Karmeliet on tap to … [Read more...] about Monk’s Café named one of the 35 best bars in the U.S.
Top philadelphia bars
By Contributed Content | PUBLISHED: September 11, 2018 at 4:46 pm | UPDATED: September 12, 2018 at 12:28 pm By Eileen Shields, Contributing reporter It’s that crazy time of year where the end of baseball season coincides with the beginning of basketball, football and hockey season. There’s the U.S. Open in tennis and Ryder Cup in golf—not to mention soccer. And UFC 229 mixed-martial arts is just weeks away. What to do? Head to the sports bar! Here’s a run down of sports bars in the South Bay where you can find your tribe and toast your team. Summers Sports Bar Just above Highland in El Porto, Summer’s is super friendly and super casual. Team We Love Best: Washington Redskins Most Popular Drink: Vodka Soda Hungry? Try the Fish & Chips Bartender Who Knows Best: Roger How Many TVs? 13 Craziest stunt pulled by a fan: Back-flip by the pool table 3770 Highland Ave. 103, Manhattan Beach | SummersMB.com In North Manhattan and on the Hermosa Pier. The … [Read more...] about Where to root, root, root for your team: The top sports bars in the South Bay
The Philadelphia pseudo-speakeasy scene will get another addition this weekend with Kontrol, a "secret passage" bar connected to U-Bahn at 1320 Chestnut St. The bar will serve as an underground connection between U-Bahn and a yet-to-open third bar called Verdickt, together making up what owner Teddy Sourias envisions as the "U-Bahn trilogy." The third bar will also have a separate Juniper Street entrance.The space for Kontrol is directly below the new beer-and-barbecue spot Tradesman's, also owned by Sourias. The concept will act as a bar, club, and an open-late kitchen, with its entrance through a hidden door at U-Bahn.Kontrol/Society Hill FilmsOwner Teddy Souria and mixologist Alexis Alman at the new Kontrol. Food and drink at Konrol is on par with what to expect at Tradesman's or BRU upstairs, including German pretzels, fries, pulled pork, Bratwurst, and a few new items such as burgers and spicy chicken sandwich. Though still offering craft beer and cider, cocktails are the main … [Read more...] about New underground cocktail bar opens this weekend as second part of ‘U-Bahn trilogy’
Home Daily News Rap song that threatened police officers… First Amendment By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted August 23, 2018, 10:29 am CDT The Supreme Court chamber in the Pennsylvania State Capitol building./Nagel Photography (Shutterstock.com.) The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a free speech claim by a rapper who threatened to kill two Pittsburgh police officers he identified by name in a video titled “F— the Police.” The court upheld the conviction of Jamal Knox on charges of witness intimidation and terroristic threats, report the Washington Post, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pennlive.com and the Associated Press. How Appealing notes news coverage and links to the Aug. 21 opinion. Using the name Mayhem Mal, Knox and another rapper threatened the officers who were scheduled to testify against them after arresting the pair on drug charges. The other rapper’s case was not before the court. One of the officers said the video was one of the reasons … [Read more...] about Rap song that threatened police officers is not protected speech, Pennsylvania’s top court rules
There will be a new spot to watch the Philadelphia Eagles this fall. A 10,000-square-foot, upscale sports bar is opening in Center City on 17th Street, in the space that was formally Clubhouse, 1925 and G Lounge. While there's no set opening date for Stats on 17th, it's projected to open in early September.According to Justin Veasey, the 25-year-old owner, the inspiration for the bar's name was the word "statistics," which many sports fans use to understand players' performances.The space will be able to accommodate 450 people and will be decorated with tributes to the Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and Sixers.Gone will be the ice bar and escape rooms that Clubhouse installed. Instead, there will be two main bars, more than 20 HD TVs, VIP bottle service areas with private projection screens, a game room, a lounge and high-top tables.To drink, there will be five draft beer choices, 15 bottled beer choices, signature cocktails on draft and a full selection of … [Read more...] about A huge, new sports bar is opening – just in time for Eagles season