Red and white sangria for the sipping at Amada.1/5
Red and white sangria for the sipping at Amada.
Edamame Dumplings at Buddakan2/5
Edamame Dumplings at Buddakan
BBQ Chicken Thigh Sliders at Little Lion4/5
BBQ Chicken Thigh Sliders at Little Lion
The Kensington Cocktail at Positano Coast5/5
The Kensington Cocktail at Positano Coast
Foodies rejoice! Old City will be the place to be on Thursday nights with the debut of Old City Eats. From now until through August 25th, over 32 restaurants and bars in the area will offer five dollar drink specials, half off appetizers, chef collaborations, seasonal cocktails and special dishes you won’t find on the regular menu.
“Our focus for Old City Eats is to spotlight the neighborhood’s impressive list of dining options," says Job Itzkowitz, Old City District Executive Director. "With 32 restaurants and bars participating, there’s something to appeal to every palette, including Szechuan, Thai, Afghani, Italian, Cuban, British and other global cuisines.”
With all these options, where does one even begin? We’ve assembled a few of our top picks below to get your culinary journey started.
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217 Chestnut St.
Food specials: Lomo embuchado and Piquellos Rellenos
Drinks: Red and White Sangria
325 Chestnut St.
Food specials: Edamame Dumplings and Cantonese Spring Rolls
Drinks: House Sake
15 S. 3rd St.
Food specials: Porkbelly and Meatballs
Drinks: Farmicia Punch
The Little Lion
243 Chestnut St.
Food specials: Fried Green Tomatoes and BBQ Chicken Thigh Sliders
Drinks: Raspberry Sangria and other weekly specials
212 Walnut St.
Food specials: Foccacia Calda and Quinoa Salad
Drinks: The Kensington (vodka drink with blackberries, agave and lemon)
Old City Eats will take place every Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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