The best way to keep up with snow day specials at restaurants and bars is to check them out on Twitter. Or if you want photos of hot toddies and soup with your snow announcements, follow them on Instagram.
Bardot, 447 Poplar St.,www.bardotcafe.com
Chef Rhett Vellner will warm you up with a free bowl of soup before your entrée. Or warm up with red wine – glasses are $1 off at the bar. Ordering dessert? It comes with a glass of (warming) amaretto or sambuca.
Jake’s Sandwich Board, 122 S. 12th St. and 125 S. 40th St., www.jakessandwichboard.com
Pray for more snow because for every inch that piles up, Jake’s will take 10 percent off your order – all winter long. Mention “snow” when placing your order.
PYT, 1050 N. Hancock St. (in the Piazza), www.pytburger.com
Pretend it’s summer with a free Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, or acknowledge it is not with half off warm winter cocktails.
Brigantessa, 1520 E. Passyunk Ave.,www.brigantessaphila.com
“As long as someone can reach the pizza oven and the Berkel slicer, we’ll be open,” says Chef Joe Cicala. So head over for $3 domestic craft beers, an $8 Snow Day Cocktail with rum and organic apple cider, $7 wines on drafts, and half-price margherita pizzas.
Le Virtu, 1927 E. Passyunk Ave.,www.levirtu.com
Any time it snows or threatens to snow, Le Virtu — Cicala’s other Italian restaurant — will do $3 draft beers, $7 draft wines, and select $8 cocktails, plus 20 percent off (select) antipasti.
Pizzeria Vetri,1939 Callowhill St., www.pizzeriavetri.com
Hurry! Get over the Marc Vetri’s pizza joint for lunch (before 3 p.m.) and get a free margheritapie for kids when the grown ups order something too.
London Grill, 2301-2303 Fairmount Ave.,www.londongrill.com
Make sure to stay warm with $10 growler fills at London Grill. Or opt for the restaurant’s other snow day treats: specials: dark hot chocolate with chartreuse, spiked hot cider, hot toddies, hot buttered rum and the $8 Snowball cocktail, made with featuring Advocaat (a custard-like Dutch eggnog).
Bru Craft & Wurst, 1318 Chestnut St., www.bruphilly.com
For just $10, get a brat or wurst and your choice of draft beer — but only until 4 p.m.