If you haven’t been to the lively South Philly neighborhood of East Passyunk in a while, you now have a very tasty incentive to do so.
Now through Friday, March 5, Philadelphians can indulge in everything that East Passyunk Restaurant Week has to offer. This annual event, from the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, is in its 9th year and features restaurants offering expanded price points serving three-course prix fixe lunch and/or dinner.
All meals this year will be available for limited indoor service, expanded outdoor seating, takeaway and delivery. This year, locals can expect prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus from newcomers as well as returning favorites priced at $15, $25, $35, and for the first time— $55 for exclusive, elevated meals. All you have to do is decide what you’re craving for the evening and let the street full of eats do the rest.
“This year East Passyunk Restaurant Week has adapted to offer a variety of options whether you’re looking for something delicious indoors, outdoors, or at your door,” said EPABID Executive Director Adam Leiter in a release. “So many of our neighborhood restaurants are working hard to keep bringing you the meals you love, but they need your support to make it through the winter.”
In the $15 bracket, there are plenty of options to choose from that will keep diners stomachs and wallets full. P’unk Burger will be offering a 3-course menu with options ranging from sea salt fries, an assortment of different gourmet burgers, and then a milkshake to finish off the meal, while The Palace of Indian will be serving up samosas, naan and a chicken or vegetable entree. Other restaurants offering meals at the $15 price point include Black and Brew, Noir, Figs and Olives, Redcrest Fried Chicken and Stargazy.
Figs and Olive, Stargazy and The Palace of Indian will also be offering a more upscale menu for the $25 price point as well. Other restaurants offering the same include Flannel, Marra’s, POPE, Cantina Los Cabillitos and The Triangle Tavern.
At the $35 price point, The Palace of Indian, Noir and Bing Bing Dim Sum will be showing off what their kitchens have to offer. Bing Bing offers popular non-traditional dim sum and Chinese dishes with a Jewish twist, while Noir serves up fresh Montreal-influenced Italian cuisine with seasonally inspired appetizers, entrees and desserts for lunch and dinner.
Lastly, Ember and Ash will be offering East Passyunk Restaurant Week’s first elevated option priced at $55 per person for three courses. Dishes to choose from include a lamb belly loco moco, charred broccoli, roasted chicken, salt roasted cauliflower, the Ember baked apple tart tartin and plenty more.
On top of the tasty meals being offered, Philadelphians can also win big when they participate in East Passyunk Restaurant Week. According to the official site: Hungry locals can dine or order takeout from a participating East Passyunk Restaurant Week location and enter for a chance to win a $100 restaurant gift certificate. Diners can submit receipts from an East Passyunk Restaurant Week participant for a chance to win. The raffle contest runs now through March 5. To enter without a gmail account, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your receipt, name, and phone number. The form is available online.
To find see the full list of participants, menus, and participation details for each individual restaurant, visit eastpassyunkrestaurantweek.com. Reservation information is available on the bottom of each menu page.