Sharing the Love
Try something new for Valentine’s Day and share the love with your favorite couples and friends! Aqimero's share-friendly chef’s tasting menu allows for four or more to toast to love and happiness together at Philadelphia’s iconic Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia. Richard Sandoval’s "made from scratch" approach is reflected within each flavorful dish at Aqimero, with a menu focusing on sustainable seafood, steaks, ribs and poultry and an extensive list of mezcals. With marble columns and a three-story oculus letting in natural light, the grand lobby is the perfect place to celebrate the most romantic holiday of the year. The tasting menu is available February 10, 11, 14, 17 & 18 with seatings from 5-10:00pm.
Aqimero, 10 Avenue of the Arts, 215.523.8200, Aqimero.com
Get That Green Thumb Ready for Spring!
Feeling garden inspiration while visiting the Wintergarden and the America's Garden Capital Maze in Dilworth Park? Join America's Garden Capital for a variety of gardening programs that will have you dreaming of spring! All of the programs below are free and take place in the Rothman Cabin:
- February 7, Noon-1pm: Seed Bombs for Valentine's Day (Adults)
- February 11, 10-11am: Valentine's Day Flower Arrangement (Family)
- February 14, Noon-1pm: Valentine's Day Flower Arrangement (Adults)
- February 18, 10-11am:
Flowers to Wear
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, 215.440.5500, DilworthPark.org
Hey Cooks- the Library's Not Just for Books!
Hone your cooking abilities and expand your palate with offerings from the Free Library’s Culinary Literacy Center! This month, stop by to get a taste of African heritage, learn knife skills by making French comfort foods, and build a better burger. To learn more about the Culinary Literacy Center and register for classes, visit FreeLibrary.org/cook.
Free Library Culinary Literacy Center, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, 215.686.5322, FreeLibrary.org/cook
RSVP Now- 17th Annual Celebration of Women of Substance & Style
On February 22, in celebration of Black History Month, Joan Shepp presents the 17th year of celebrating Women of Substance & Style. The fashion boutique will be honoring African American women who make a difference in the community. The event is 5-8pm and will include an awards ceremony recognizing the accomplishments of the awardees, with an incredible evening of shopping, music, drinks, and food. Hosted by Tuesday Gordon. 10% of the proceeds from the event will be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union – to defend and protect the liberties of all Americans. Open to the public, rsvp to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joan Shepp, 1811 Chestnut Street, 215.735.2666, joanshepp.com
Philadelphia's great transit system and pedestrian-friendly streets make car-free travel, shopping and dining easy in Center City! Get information on routes, fares, schedules and more, at SEPTA.org or RidePATCO.org.