Philadelphia, PA - from Philly restaurants & bars, fitness & retail celebrating the change of seasons with new menus, fresh cocktails, outdoor seating, a new gym unveiling just in time for bathing suit season, & more!
SkyGarten – SkyLodge has gone into hibernation while the beer garden 51 stories in the sky transforms back into SkyGarten for a grand reopening on Wednesday, April 19. Guests can expect German-inspired booze and bites and spectacular 360 degree views of the City of Brotherly Love.
aMuse • Le Méridien Philadelphia — Le Méridien Philadelphia’s first floor public spaces and Parisian-style brasserie, aMuse, are undergoing renovations for the first time since opening its doors in 2010. There will be a grand unveiling of the redesigned property in May showcasing LEO A DALY’s reimagined idealized trans-cultural space, creating an all-day dining from chic morning cafe to late-night destination.
The Twisted Tail – The Twisted Tail, Headhouse Square’s restaurant, bar and live music venue has done some spring cleaning of their lunch and dinner menus and added a handful of new dishes including a Smoked Duck Breast with black trumpet mushrooms, Turkish figs, and foie gras jus and an Octopus appetizer served with a chickpea puree, frisee, basil oil and smoked paprika. Guests can enjoy the new menu items and cheers to the warmer weather with the newest cocktail, Wild, Sprung and Stung, made with Wild Turkey 101, sage-infused honey, fresh ruby red grapefruit juice and egg white, among the mix.
Ocean Prime – Ocean Prime, one of Center City’s most gorgeous seafood and steakhouses is celebrating the warmer temperatures with a lighter spring menu launching mid-April with specials presently running. Guests will enjoy a handful of new delicious seafood dishes including: Lemon Sole served with crispy garlic potatoes, shallot caper reduction; King Salmon served with roasted tomatoes, olives, fingerlings and Dijon dressing; Ahi Tuna served with mango, avocado, cashews, & spicy sesame soy glaze, among the mix.
Devil’s Den — Devil’s Den may be know for their premier craft beer selection, however, the South Philly restaurant and bar is shaking things up this season with a new spring/summer cocktail menu. Highlights include their newest addition, Sandìa ($9), a bright, refreshing cocktail made with Liberty Pole Bassett White Rye Whiskey, fresh watermelon juice, 21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon Wheat & a salted lime syrup.
Red Owl Tavern – Red Owl Tavern’s Lead Bartender and master mixologist Kyle Darrow, is shaking things up this spring with a brand new killer cocktail menu. New cocktails include: The Chinatown Arch, served in a square wooden sake cup with jasmine infused scotch, salted plum cordial, lemon, pineapple; Penn’s Treaty, bourbon, strawberry, balsamic, bell pepper shrub, lemon, black pepper tincture, as well as a non-alcoholic CHOP Punch, iced tea, mixed with spiced apple syrup, mint, lemon and ginger ale. $1 from every Punch drink will be donated to CHOP.
Rex 1516 — Lou Dinunzio, Bar Manager at Rex 1516, South Street’s Southern-inspired restaurant and bar, has added two new cocktails in celebration of the change of seasons. Guests can cheers to the warmer temperatures with Kenginston Blues ($11), made with Applejack, lime, housemade grenadine, sparkling wine, or the Openly Opily ($11), made with bourbon, lemon, Becherovka, and orange curaçao, among the mix.
Jet Wine Bar – On Tuesday, April 11th, Jill Weber, Jet Wine Bar owner and Wining Archaeologist, will lead guests through a 5-wine Spartacus Wine Tasting. Attendees will celebrate the gladiator’s life and his journey from Thrace, trainings in Capua, refuge on Mt. Vesuvius and eventual defeat at Senarchia. 6:30-8:30pm, $30.
Café Ynez – The all-day-dining Mexico City-inspired BYOB in Point Breeze celebrates 3 years this April with an anniversary celebration on Thursday, April 20th. Guests should expect food and booze specials and a mariachi band in traditional Mexico City celebratory fashion.
2025 Washington Ave. | 215.278.7579 | www.cafeynez.com
Square 1682 — With the early onset of warmer temperatures, Rittenhouse Square’s Square 1682 invites guests and their furry friends to enjoy the spring air at their sidewalk seating lining Sansom Street starting today! Additionally, guests can enjoy new menu items from Chef Bobby Surdam including a vegan Cauliflower Po’ Boy and new spring cocktails — coming soon — from lead bartender, Dan Kulisek.
2SP Brewing Co. — 2SP is celebrating spring with the release of the uber-popular Pollen Nation, available April 13th. This Imperial Saison is made with over 1000lbs of locally sourced honey - that's over 25lbs per barrel! - from Fruitwood Orchards Honey Farm. This seasonal brew is dangerously drinkable at 10.5% with a nice combination of white grape and apricot flavors and a subtle honey note at the end.
City Tap House — Saisons are characteristically brewed during the colder, less active months in farmhouses and then stored for drinking during the hot, summer months. With warmer temperatures right around the corner, City Tap House Logan Square, one of Philadelphia’s most popular food-and-beer destinations, is paying homage to the saison’s multiplicity of different flavors, colors, and ingredients at the 4th Annual Saison Day on Saturday, April 8th by pouring 24 different saisons from 20 different commercial breweries as well as brews from 12 local home brewers.
SWEATFitness– SWEAT Fitness’ brand new 25,000-square-foot gymwill open on April 15th at 1 South Broad just in time for fitness enthusiasts to start working on toning their beach bodies. Theflagship locationwill offer guests more of a boutique feel with more group workout classrooms complete with everything from Pilates to spin to barre, & more.
Shops at Liberty — Japanese Culture Week comes to The Shops at Liberty Place as part of the 20th Anniversary Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival from April 3-7, noon-1pm. Guests can head to the Rotunda for daily events including origami and ikebana flower arranging, a nihon buyo dance demonstration, kimono dressing, & more.
Henry A. Davidsen – On Thursday, April 6th, Henry Davidsen, Master Tailors & Image Consultants, will kickoff a three-day Trunk Show event. Premier vendors, Dormeuil, purveyors of luxury fine cloths and Adrian Jules, bespoke tailor for Henry A Davidsen’s highest end line of custom suits, will be on site offering guests exclusive deals on premier cloth.