Beer Week is Back!

It’s that time of year! Philly Beer Week is back and bigger than ever! Friday, May 29 is “opening tap” and the fun keeps flowing until Tuesday, June 7.  There will be hundreds of events taking place all over the city; from festivals to dinners to tours and pub crawls, there’s something for every beer-lover to enjoy.

8SuofY4M-1This year, you can find us at South Philly’s Headhouse Square celebrating Beer Week with The Twisted Tail. They’ll be featuring several breweries and styles throughout the week, as well as daily prizes for their “Kick the Keg” competition. The Twisted Tail will be giving prizes for the person that orders the last pint in the keg (insider tip, ask your bartender or server what is close to finishing!).

  • Shine on Shiner on Friday, May 29 at 5 p.m.
  • Deschutes Brewery Street Pub on Saturday, May 30 at 12 p.m.
  • Terrapin Takeover on Monday, June 1 at 5 p.m.
  • Whistle, Little Piggy on Wednesday, June 3 at 5 p.m.
  • Up Saucony Creek on Thursday, June 4 at 5 p.m.
  • Barrel Aged Extravaganza on Friday, June 5 at 12 p.m.

For more information about these exclusive Beer Week events at The Twisted Tail, click here or call (215) 558-2471.

The Twisted Tail is located on 509 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Holy Guacamole-y! Free Guac at Hai Street Kitchen & Co.

It’s a Cinco de Mayo fiesta at Hai Street Kitchen & Co.! On Tuesday, May 5, Hai Street is offering complimentary Wasabi Guacamole to jumpstart your roll or bowl in honor of this year’s festivities. Creamy avocado paired with their zesty, homemade wasabi makes for a delicious twist on your favorite sushi burrito. Whether it’s added to Hai Street’s Crispy ‘Shroom or Chili Citrus Pork, this unique “extra” will accommodate any combination and be the “hai” of your day.

Screen shot 2015-05-04 at 1.35.58 PMHai Street Kitchen & Co is open at two locations: The University City store is located at 125 S. 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, and is open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. The Rittenhouse store is located at 32 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, and is open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.  Mon – Sat and 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call 215.964.9465 or visit www.haistreetkitchen.com.

Cook, Crack & Eat – At Phillips Seafood

originalLearning how to cook seafood has never been so easy, or fun! Phillips Seafood in Atlantic City has brought back their interactive cooking classes, Cook, Crack & Eat just in time to perfect those seafood dishes for the summer. Each class includes a demonstration by Chef Paul Drew, lunch and complimentary libations with great company.

Get Crafty – Saturday, April 18, 2015

Kick off the spring by joining Phillips for an afternoon of fresh seafood and cold, craft beer. Learn how to prepare stuffed Sea Bass with a saffron broth, ale-marinated Short Ribs with lobster mashed potatoesas well as a grilled Halibut with nectarines and jalapenos. Enjoy trying popular craft brews with this decadent meal.

Clam Bake – Saturday, May 30, 2015

Selecting, cleaning and preparing seafood may seem like a daunting task, but Chef Paul Drew will take you through the process of making everyone’s favorite Phillips dish, the one-pot Clam Bake for Two. Learn how to steam and grill fresh lobsters, snow crab legs, shrimp, clams, mussels, potatoes and corn with ease!

It’s Deck Time – Saturday, June 20, 2015

Just in time for grilling season, Chef Paul Drew will demonstrate how to grill up fun and simple summer dishes. Learn how to prepare appetizers, salads and a variety of marinades and rubs for beef, pork, chicken, fish and shellfish. Pair these dishes with a summer wine or sangria of your choice. After this class you are sure to have the most popular BBQ party in the whole neighborhood!

It’s not too late to sign up for classes! Register by calling 609.348.2273. The cost is $65 per class or $200 for all three. Classes begin at 11:30 a.m.

Phillips Seafood Restaurant is located in The Pier Shops at Caesars, One Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. For more information, visit their website at www.PhillipsSeafood.com

A Spirited Evening: With Chef Patrick Feury at Nectar Restaurant

Bayley Hazen Blue by Mike Geno (www.mikegeno.com)

Bayley Hazen Blue by Mike Geno (www.mikegeno.com)

Join Nectar Executive Chef Patrick Feury and Vermont’s Kim Werner of FarmPlate, Thursday April 16, 6:30 p.m. for an exploration of America’s best culinary artisans. Guests will have the opportunity to compare and contrast what Jasper Hill Cellars does best with prized Philadelphia-area creations from local cheesemakers, distillers and brewers. Enjoy an abundant variety of dishes created by our artisans from regionally sources ingredients.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Greener Partners of Collegeville, a non-profit organization that strives to increase and strengthen public access to fresh, seasonal and local food. This event is $125 per person (includes tax and gratuity).

Participating Artisans

Cheesemakers

Distillers

Brewers

Chocolatier

Featured Farms and Produce

Nectar is located at 91 Lancaster Avenue, Berwyn, PA 19312. For more information please call 610.725.9000.

A Spirited Evening at Nectar Restaurant

Breslow Buzz Events: Where to Be in Philly This Week

It’s nearly April – so it feels safe to say Spring is finally here! All of the crew here at Breslow Partners couldn’t be happier the cold is finally leaving. We’ve compiled a list of to-dos and to-sees this week in Philly. Check them out below.

Monday, March 30

  • This one is for the carnivores. World Cafe Live & Shangy’s (The Beer Authority) will be serving an 8-course tasting menu devoted to the cow called “Here’s the Beef”. Every dish will feature beef: braised, slow cooked, spiced, etc, with lots of beer and bourbon. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. $50 for tickets.
  • Monday is known as Industry Night to all of us in the restaurant scene. Just this month, Charlie was a sinner. added their Industry Night specials starting every Sunday and Monday at 9 p.m. Get 20% discounts on all food and drink items from the regular menu and $3 draft beers, $1 off all bottled beers and $6 well shots.

Tuesday, March 31

  • Time to brush up on your American history! Today is the last day to take part in the winter sale at the National Constitution Center. Sale prices are $10 for adults and $5 for kids, includes access to all of the main and special exhibits. See one of the original copies of the Bill of Rights and the first editions of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Click here for more information.
  • Welcome HOME, Jeff Bradshaw. Jeff Bradshaw will be performing tonight at The TLA in conjunction with the release of his new album, HOME. Tickets can be purchased online for $25 and the show starts at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, April 1

  • Tria Fitler Square is finally opening. What we’re most excited to see from Philly’s much loved Wine, Beer and Cheese Bar is their new menu. Executive Chef Karen Nicolas, Food & Wine magazine’s Best New Chef of 2012, will showcase her cuisine, Tria-style. These dinner-friendly options and café faves are now available from Tria’s first full kitchen at the new 23rd & Pine spot.
  • Eat at Joe’s…steaks. We can’t wait to see this restaurant open today in Fishtown. Fitting in with the hip, new neighborhood, Joe’s Steak + Soda Shop will offer vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options, in addition to their classic menu. Don’t forget to get their addictive fries — made fresh, never frozen.
  • Put some spring in your step at Macy’s Art in Bloom After Party. As part of the Macy’s Flower Show, Celebrity Wardrobe Stylist Lindsay Albanese and 96.5 Radio DJ Bex will offer fashion tips alongside mini-makeovers, live music and snacks. The After Party starts at 5 p.m. at Macy’s Center City location.

Thursday, April 2

Friday, April 3

  • It’s time to get in touch with your inner nerd. The Great Philadelphia Comic Con has landed today until Sunday and it’s not too late to buy tickets or kick-ass costumes. Check out panels featuring guests from cult classics like Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the ever-popular Star Trek. Live long and prosper. General admission tickets from $18 – 35
  • Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? If you’ve never seen a poetry slam, you won’t want to miss this. The Pigeon presents The Philadelphia Poetry Slam featuring Jared Singer, a 5-time champion at NYC Grand Slam. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. $10 tickets at the door.

Saturday, April 4

  • Escape the city with the kids and head to Linvilla Orchards for Hayrides to Bunnyland today and tomorrow from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Take a delightful journey through the orchards to meet Linvilla’s Easter Bunny. Then hop over to the Farm Market for a sweet, homemade treat. Hayrides are $8 per person.

Sunday, April 5

  • SkyBrunch, SkyWhat? If you haven’t yet heard of SkyBrunch, now is the time to check out this new brunch spot before the word gets out. Enjoy your Easter Sunday morning with a panoramic view of the City of Brotherly Love. $50 for adults, $25 for kids 12 and under, free for kids 5 and under.
  • Check out how Southerners’ do Brunch this Easter Sunday at The Twisted Tail. In addition to their weekly brunch favorites, The Twisted Tail will be featuring additional specials for this Sunday between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • It’s your last chance to see the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibit, Represent: 200 Years of African American Art. More than 75 pieces are being featured including Henry Ossawa Tanner’s The Annunciation covering over 200 years of unmissable art history.
  • It’s gonna be a bloody Sunday. Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the Philly Zombie Crawl and the Zombie Crawl Parade starts at 5 p.m. for participants. Zombies take their first steps at 5:30 p.m. and will slowly drag down to South Street. Prizes will be awarded to the best zombie pack of 4 or more nightwalkers.

My Time at Breslow Partners: An Intern’s Exit Interview

After five months with Breslow Partners, Senior Intern Hannah Dickey says her goodbyes. Before departing, Hannah offers a reflection on her experience at Breslow Partners.

“Boy, time sure does fly by quickly. Just a short time ago I was stepping through the doors of Breslow in polyester professional pants and my roommate’s borrowed shirt to interview at a place I had heard about through a shared Facebook post. It’s been a transformative process, mostly because of the open-mindedness waiting for me on the other side of those doors. At the beginning, I was a journalism major with no field experience. I entered an industry I knew nothing about, but with nothing to lose, I had the willingness to learn as much as I could. The dynamic environment of Breslow harbored a place for growth where I could acquire genuine experience, and I got out of it what I put into it.

Far from an expert, I am barely touching the surface of the world of public relations, but I have learned a few key things. For one, this business is all about collaboration and relationships. It’s important to maintain the correct ones with productive communication, and bid adieu to unsustainable ones. I have also learned if you truly desire for something to occur, you have to push yourself and your peers for it to be accomplished.

My time as a Account Assistant at Breslow has come to an end. I am leaving behind a diverse group of skilled professionals, who are aware of the world around them and not afraid to question it. I have been fortunate to work with competent, energetic and passionate people, and that itself has been the catalyst of my own success.”

“All the wonders you seek are within yourself.”

Wanna be an intern? We’re always looking for passionate, creative people. If you are interested in participating in the internship program at Breslow Partners, please submit a cover letter and resumé to Jennifer Mansfield: careers  AT  b r e s l o w p a r t n e r s . c o m

2015 Spring Food Festivals We Can’t Wait For

Now that the Spring Equinox has past and the last of the snow is melting, it’s finally time to get out of the house! One of the great things about living in Philadelphia is the ever-growing food scene. The Cradle of Independence, as NY Daily News put it Philadelphia has “birthed one of the most exciting indie restaurant scenes in the country.”

To say that we at Breslow Partners are foodies would be an understatement. Not only is food part of our job, it runs our world. Combine the ultimate love of all things culinary with extended winter cabin fever, and here is our bucket list of Food Festivals to take part in this Spring.

Philly Wine Week (March 22 – 29, 2015)

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In only its second year, Philly Wine Week has had great success. With double the participants of last year (now totaling more than 35!), enjoy 8 days of events that will “grab you by the taste buds.” With participants such as Vetri, Osteria and the obvious Tria Wine Bar, we are excited to see what the great food minds will be featuring.

 

Manayunk StrEAT & Restaurant Week (April 12 – 24, 2015)

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For a chance to get away from Center City, Manayunk StrEAT is the perfect weekend activity in April. Rain or shine, come check out Manayunk Main Street on Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. In addition to over 40 vendors, and strawberry-themed specials, this is the first year that they will be opening a beer garden!

And if you can’t get enough of those Manayunk eateries, be sure to check our their two-weeklong Restaurant Week featuring a prix fixe, three-course menu during lunch and dinner.

 

Rittenhouse Row Festival (Saturday, May 2, 2015)

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This Spring Festival is one of the most popular attracting over 50,000 people each year. Walnut Street will be converted into a six-block showcase of local businesses in Rittenhouse Square. Food, drink, fashion and music – what more could you ask for?

 

9th Italian Market (May 16 – 17, 2015)

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Philadelphia is home to the nation’s oldest operating outdoor market, and this year is its 100-year anniversary, or the Cent’Anni. The celebration will take place rain or shine between 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Including the participation of Italian Market vendors, they will be providing events such as the Procession of Saints, a Halfball Tournament, and contests.