Best bets for the Phillies’ home opener
Don’t have tickets to the game? There are plenty of places to watch with far better food.
424 S. Bethlehem Pike
In honor of the game, it’s happy hour all day at this contemporary Mexican restaurant holding things down in Fort Washington (thankfully, right across from the train station). Book the private dining room (complete with a flat-screen) or hit up the bar for $4 select beers and $5 margaritas and sangria.
120 S. 17th St.
Keep the Cracker Jacks: Chef Kevin Levett is serving up ballpark-inspired snacks such as truffle-dusted pretzel bites with Brie fondue and Philly cheesesteak spring rolls in the Sofitel’s swanky lounge.
1001 N. Second St.
The newest resident of the Piazza at Schmidt’s celebrates its grand opening tonight, and they’re gearing up for a season of Phillies viewing parties. Chef Shawn Sollberger — who has cooked for the team in the clubhouse — will be grilling on the patio Friday; he plans to roll out a special game-day barbecue menu.
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