Old City Eats is Kicking Off the 2019 Season With a Huge Block Party With Over 50 Restaurants!
Old City District showcases its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats! Old City Eats kicks off on Thursday, June 20, 2019, with an outdoor Block Party on 2nd Street, between Market and Chestnut, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. The outdoor Old City Eats Block Party will feature 20+ Old City Eats restaurant and bar participants.
Stroll 2nd Street and enjoy live music as Old City showcases the wide variety of styles and flavors while highlighting some of the neighborhood’s best food and drinks! Enjoy Irish tunes at the Plough & the Stars, and DJ Decybals joined by dancers from AlgoRhythm Studio at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar. Plus, Nauti Mermaid Crab House + Piano Bar will bring dueling pianos for some lively and interactive sing-a-longs. Old City Eats participants will also offer food and drink specials at their respective locations.
After next week’s kick-off party, Old City Eats will run every Thursday through August 29, 2019, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. More than 50 participating restaurants and bars will offer at least one half-priced small plate and discounted cocktails and beers featuring Bacardi, Powers Irish Whiskey, and Miller High Life. The full list of participating restaurants, along with their menus, is found at oldcitydistrict.org/
Old City Eats spotlights the best of Old City’s culinary scene all summer long, that now includes over 100 restaurants, bars, coffee shops and other eateries. Old City Eats features food, cocktails and an atmosphere that will appeal to every taste including newcomers like Buddakan, Franklin Social, Makhani Modern Indian and members of The Bourse Food Hall, plus constant trendsetters like Fork and High Street on Market, the ever-popular Continental and Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, neighborhood mainstays like Khyber Pass Pub and Nick’s Bar & Grille, and outdoor dining destinations like Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti and Keating’s Rope & Anchor Bar + Kitchen.
“Our focus for Old City Eats is spotlighting the neighborhood’s impressive and evolving list of dining options,” said Old City District Executive Director Job Itzkowitz. “With more than 40 restaurants and bars participating, there’s something to appeal to every palette, including Italian, Cuban, French, Mexican, Peruvian, British and other global cuisines. We have as diverse of a culinary scene as anywhere in the city! Whether you visit an old favorite or experience something new, Old City Eats will take you on a culinary journey that will last all summer long.”
Offerings are designed to appeal to neighborhood locals, people looking to enjoy sips with their co-workers, and tourists exploring America’s most historic square mile.
For 2019, look for the following to join the line-up for the block party: Amada, Baby Buns, Buddakan, Makhani Modern Indian, The Olde Bar, Pinch, Keating’s Rope & Anchor Bar + Kitchen and Vista Peru. New for the summer-long eats program, look for deals at Baby Buns, Buk Chon Korean Cuisine, Freebyrd Chicken, Glory Beer Bar & Kitchen, Grubhouse, Franklin Social, LALO, Makhani Modern Indian, Marmont Steakhouse, Mighty Melt, Philly’s Gourmet Steaks, Pinch, Pinot Boutique Wine Bar, Rebel Taco, Scoop DeVille and TAPS Fill Station.