Sips and Eats: Philly’s Best Food and Drink Picks for Aug 30-Sept 3

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Parks On Tap This Week: Cliveden and Clark Parks

This week Parks on Tap will be at Clark Park and Cliveden Park . The travelling beer garden has several activities and plenty of seating at its weekly outdoor hangout. This Wednesday from 5PM-7PM there will be a Happy Hour Fundraiser for the Friends of Cliveden. This Thursday from 6:30PM-7:30PM check out a free yoga class. Come out for plenty of brews on tap and a good lineup of food trucks.

Center City Sips Picks This Week: SuGa, Winthorpe and Valentine, Chima Steakhouse

This is the last Wednesday in which between the hours of 5PM-7PM the areas of Avenue of the Arts, Center City East, Center City West, and Rittenhouse Square will participate in Center City Sips. Over 80 participating locations have $5 cocktails, $4 wines, $3 beers, and appetizer discounts. Here are this week’s best deals:

SuGa: This Sansom Street spot has $5 summer sangria as its cocktail of choice. The $4 wines for Center City Sips are Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. Try the discounted Brooklyn Lager to pair with the half-priced crispy curry chicken dumplings and popcorn pork ravioli.

Winthorpe and Valentine: Winthorpe and Valentine offers your choice of blood orange and green apple sangria. The Center City Sips wine deal is Sycamore Lane Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, and Cabernet. The establishment has Yuengling and Bud Light as the $3 beers of the week. Multiple  including philly cheesesteak are also up for grabs during these hours.

Chima Steakhouse: Chima Steakhouse has short rib sliders, turkey spread crostini, smoked salmon croquettes, and picanha  sliders half-priced. The discounted beer list includes Yuengling, Miller Lite, Budweiser, and Bud Light. Come and try a cucumber gimlet and their signature vodka featured cocktails.

Old City Eats Picks This Week: JJ Bootleggers, The Gaslight, and Bleu Martini

This is the last Thursday in which between the hours of 5PM-8PM Philadelphia historic district Old City  will participate in Old City Eats. Over 25 participating locations have half-priced appetizers, $4 beers, $5 cocktails, and other drink specials. Here are this week’s best deals:

JJ Bootleggers: JJ Bootleggers offers several chicken wing options and quesadillas for their specialty Old City Eats menu. You can also stop by and taste the fantastic Rum Runner drink.

The Gaslight: If you like German pretzel bites and other non-nonsense appetizers The Gaslight is the place for you. They have rotating beer specials each week and a $5 cocktail titled “10 Cent Glamour Girl”.

Bleu Martini: This weekend late-night South Street favorite has a four-piece Buffalo wings and fries dish for cheap. Come try any of their seasonal martinis made with Faber Vodka. Budweiser will be the beer of choice each week.

Events Picks

Each week, Philly Influencer picks the best parties and gatherings the city has to offer.

The Pub at 30th: The al fresco area at 30th street will open its doors to all Philadelphians wanting to stop by and get a drink. Every Wednesday through Friday from 4MP-9PM The Pub at The Porch will be serving cocktails, beers, and more.

Tavern on Broad Crab fest: Tonight, Tavern on Broad will be hosting an all you can eat crab night from 6:30PM-9:30PM. For $35 you’ll have access to incredible drinks and cocktails, spiked water ice, all you can eat crabs, and more. There will also be live music at this event.

Mutter Beer Garden: The Mutter Museum will be hosting and end-of the-summer party this Thursday. The pop up beer garden will have drinks, food, and more. The event is from 6PM-10PM.

All White Roof Party: Warmdaddy’s All White Rooftop Party is this Friday at 8PM. The Labor Day Weekend primer will have a DJ, drinks, and a packed dance floor.

D’USEE Nights: This Friday Roc Nation’s own Rel Carter will be hosting a Cognac Made In America Welcome to Philly event at 1925. The party begins at 10PM and ends 2AM. This will be a great social spark that your Friday night needs.

Foam Party: The Big 5 Foam Fete will take place at Bamboo Bar this Friday at 9PM. Swimwear is encouraged at this crazy party that will have a foam pit and pool. There will drink and hookah specials all night.

All Black Affair: This Saturday night the 312 Sports Lounge will be hosting an All Black Affair. The party starts at 9AM and ends at 2AM. Come to this Old City venue for great drinks, an amazing DJ, an atmosphere like no other.

Vango Labor Day Party: Come to Vango Sky Lounge to get wild on your day off. This Monday the hotspot will be hosting a day party starting at 6PM and ending at 10PM.

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