If you enjoy delicious food and copious drink as we do, you should probably make your way to Passyunk Avenue today, between 1 and 4pm. Flavors of the Avenue, an annual event thrown by the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, celebrates this vibrant commercial corridor with a big tent, food and drink samples from twenty-one Avenue businesses, a street fair, and live music.
Outside the tent
Inside the tent in 2011
Tickets are $30 per person, and can be purchased at the door to the tent until they sell out. The tent is located in the municipal parking lot on East Passyunk Ave., between Tasker and Morris Sts.
See youse guys there?
East Passyunk Avenue is home to a bevy of classy joints, outdoor seating and adorable boutiques. At Flavors of the Avenue, the East Passyunk food festival, press releases unveiled plans for new projects. Gordon Dinerman (of City Tap House) plans to make his mark on the popular South Philly street. 1700 East Passyunk Avenue used to house the Doggie Style animal daycare center (the retail portion of Doggie Style remains open). Now the Liquor Control Board has approved Dinerman’s new operation, Birra, for the location.
Dinerman, Barclay Prime manager and ex-Stephen Starr employee, plans to have all of his items at Birra cooked in wood-burning ovens, including pizza and rustic Italian small plates. Birra, Italian for beer, means that, yes, beer will be served here, with an emphasis on worldwide craft beers. Plans also include serving wine…