Philadelphia, PA - Popcorn is without a doubt the ultimate snack, so it's appropriate that it should have its very own holiday, National Popcorn Day, this Saturday, January 19th. Take a look at these top dining establishments and bars where popcorn-lovers can delight in this tasty and buttery treat all day long.
Ocean Prime, featuring its towering bar and luxe environs, features a robust, happy hour, Monday-Friday from 4:30-6:30 pm, alongside a diversified menu of $10 small plates and sushi, in addition to $10 handcrafted cocktails and wines by the glass. The lounge menu, boasting small dishes, such as oysters, sushi, calamari, and more, is available all night while all guests in the lounge enjoy some of the city’s best truffle popcorn — gratis! 124 S. 15th St., Philadelphia • (215) 563-0163 • https://www.ocean-prime.com
The Twisted Tail, situated between Society Hill and South Street district on historical Headhouse Square, is undoubtedly one of the city’s best Southern-inspired dining establishments as well as live music venues. Nightly promotions give this bar added appeal. Insider tip: Snack on freshly-popped popcorn while taking pleasure in a smart cocktail or ($3) craft beer and ($4) house wine during “Social Hour.” 509 S. Second St., Philadelphia • (215) 558-2471 • www.thetwistedtail.com
Square 1682, acclaimed Rittenhouse eatery and swank bar at the Hotel Palomar, offers a Modern American menu along with a Caribbean twist from Chef Mack Horebe, with standouts including the Duck Wings, Bone Marrow Ravioli, Bamba Rice and Jerk Chicken. Though, the real show stopper continues to be the off-menu truffle popcorn, bathed in addicting seasoning. The complimentary treat is served daily during lunch, and throughout dinner upon request. 121 S. 17th St., Philadelphia • (215) 563-5008 • www.square1682.com
Jet Wine Bar boasts one of the city’s best wine programs with its airport-themed decor on South Street. Chef Yasi understands the ideal snack (and wine pairing) is none other than Truffle Black Pepper Popcorn. Take pleasure in the perfect popcorn snack along with a glass of wine for just $4 every day. 1525 South Street, Philadelphia • (215) 735-1116 • www.jetwinebar.com