Philadelphia, PA - Start your engines! The Philadelphia Auto Show is returning from February 8th all the way through the 17th 2020, at the Philadelphia Convention Center. And, car enthusiasts are encouraged to check out these auto-inspired cocktails at the following restaurants and bars, as well as some great dining options.
Philly's Auto Show Eats and Drinks
Franky Bradley’s, restaurant and bar located in the Philadelphia Gayborhood, is actually found only a couple of blocks from the Convention Center, and a perfect spot to pick up a quick bite and a drink. Attendees with ticket stubs will enjoy 15 percent off on all drinks or food items from the bar as well as the dining area.
- Plus, Franky Bradley’s will be promoting it’s very own auto show-inspired cocktail known as The Blur. Made using Screwball Peanut Butter Whiskey, Creme de Cacao, Lilet, lemon, chocolate bitters and garnished together with an orange twist, this particular drink was named after the boxcar The Little Rascals raced in and is a take on a traditional 20th century mixed drink. 1320 Chancellor St | 215.735.0735 | https://www.frankybradleys.com
MilkBoy, On Chestnut Street, is promoting a great auto show and Oscars-inspired special - the Ford vs. Ferrari City Wide. Attendees can indulge a Budweiser paired along with a Ferrari shot, crafted with Campari and Fernet. Situated blocks from the Convention Center, MilkBoy on Chestnut Street is a convenient stop to grab a quick bite. 1100 Chestnut St. | 215-925-6455 | milkboyphilly.com
Square 1682, situated in Rittenhouse, is offering attendees its Square Sidecar, prepared with Pierre Ferrand 1840 Cognac, Cointreau, lemon, as well as rimmed with sugar, this traditional-style Sidecar is readily available for the duration of the Auto Show. 121 South 17th Street | 215-563-5008 | https://square1682.com
Ocean Prime, Center City’s breathtaking modern-day American restaurant and lounge area, welcomes car-aficionados to sip on their unique Sidecar cocktail crafted with Hennessy VS Cognac, Cointreau, fresh squeezed lemon juice, fresh-squeezed orange juice, simple syrup, granulated sugar rim, together with a lemon ribbon before or after visiting the Pennsylvania Convention Center. 124 S. 15th Street | 215-563-0163 | https://www.ocean-prime.com/locations-menus/philadelphia
Red Owl Tavern, located across from Independence Mall, is offering up its own take on the Sidecar. Known as the (Spey) Side Car, made with Monkey Shoulder Scotch rather than cognac, as well as Cointreau and lemon juice. 433 Chestnut Street | 215.923.2267 | https://redowltavern.com
Urban Farmer, the rustic yet trendy restaurant and bar situated on Logan Circle, is featuring their version of the sidecar with A Cocktail Named Desire. Prepared with bourbon, fresh lemon juice, creme de apricot in addition to being garnished with a raw sugar rim, and readily available during the auto show. 1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.963.2788 | https://urbanfarmerphiladelphia.com
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