Rosa Blanca has a bar and booths up front, and a more traditional restaurant set up in the second room.
Make your reservations now for Center City District Restaurant Week, happening Jan. 19-24 and Jan. 26-31. You know the drill: Participating restaurants serve up a three-course dinner for $35 per person. Some also do a three-course lunch for $20. Most places have multiple options for each course; go to Center City District’s website to check out the menus and see what looks enticing. OpenTable.com is the easiest way to book your table.
Two new spots are joining the lineup for the first time: Jose Garces' Cuban-inspired diner, Rosa Blanca, and Bar-Ly Chinatown.
10 Arts Bistro & Lounge 1225 Raw Sushi & Sake Lounge a.kitchen Aki Japanese Fusion & Sake Lounge Alma de Cuba Amada Amuse at Le Meridien Aqua Audrey Claire BYOB Barbuzzo Restaurant Bar-Ly Chinatown Bellini Grill Bistro 7 Bistro La Baia Bistro Romano Bistro St. Tropez Bistrot La Minette Bleu Martini Bliss Restaurant Branzino Italian Ristorante Brauhaus Schmitz Bridget Foy's Buddakan Butcher and Singer Byblos Restaurant and Bar The Capital Grille Caribou Café The Center City Melting Pot Chima Brazilian Steakhouse City Tavern Continental Restaurant & Martini Bar Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar The Dandelion D'Angelo Ristorante Italiano & Lounge Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse Del Frisco's Philadelphia Devil's Alley Devon Seafood Grill DiNardo's Famous Seafood El Vez Estia The Farmers' Cabinet Farmicia Food & Tonics Fat Salmon Fire & Ice Restaurant, Bar & Lounge Fratelli's Italian Bistro Friday Saturday Sunday Fuji Mountain Japanese Restaurant Garces Trading Company GiGi Restaurant and Lounge Girasole Ristorante Hokkaido Japanese & Thai Restaurant IndeBlue Restaurant & Bar Jamonera Restaurant Jane G's Restaurant Knock Restaurant La Famiglia Ristorante La Fontana Della Citta La Scala's La Viola La Viola West Lacroix at The Rittenhouse Le Castagne Liberté Urban Chic Lounge at The Sofitel Little Nonna's Lolita Restaurant M Restaurant at the Morris House Marmont Steakhouse Max Brenner Chocolate by the Bald Man McCormick & Schmick's Melograno Mercato Meritage Restaurant & Bar Morton's, The Steakhouse Ocean Prime Opa Oyster House Pennsylvania 6 Percy Street Barbecue The Plough & The Stars Porcini Restaurant Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti The Prime Rib Public House Pumpkin BYOB R2L Red Owl Tavern Ristorante La Buca Ristorante Panorama Rosa Blanca Route 6 Russet Ruth's Chris Steak House Sampan Seafood Unlimited Serafina Restaurant Smith & Wollensky Smokin' Betty's Spasso Italian Grill Spice 28 Square 1682 Supper Tashan Taste Tequilas Restaurant Time Tinto Tiramisu Ristorante Twenty Manning Grill The Twisted Tail Urban Enoteca Valanni Vango Lounge and Skybar Varalli Restaurant Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro XIX (Nineteen) Xochitl Yakitori Boy Zahav Zama Zento Contemporary Izakaya Zinc Restaurant