Beneluxx Tasting Room
33 S. 3rd Street
With its comical misspelling, Beneluxx Tasting Room is just one 'x' shy of being 'xxx'. Beneluxx is perfect for all your dating needs - after all, what could be more romantic than fondue, wine, cheese, beer and chocolate?
Just let Cliff, the manager-cum-sommelier, take care of you and you are bound to score.
Philadelphia's barren pizza scene has long needed some manna from heaven. For a city steeped in Italian heritage - not to mention red-and-white-checkered tablecloths - the lack of quality pizza is strange.
Privada 2004, Bodega Norton, Argentina (Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon) $13.99 (down from $21.99)
As Valentine's Day draws near, enophiles all over the land ponder which bottle to serve on the special night.
La Fontana opened in January to barely a whisper. With Amada deservedly capturing the rapturous praise and hoi polloi, La Fontana has quietly set about establishing itself as a neighborhood Italian restaurant.
Upon entering Le Bec-Fin, and being led down a winding staircase away from the garish opulence of the main restaurant, I couldn't help but feel like a third-class passenger on the Titanic. This was shortlived, as the subterranean Bar Lyonnais is seductively plush, oozing with class and authenticity.