With Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day coming up, we’ve been seeing a lot of great events and specials worth visiting in the city! Here are a few more to consider and add to your calendar, courtesy of Bondfire Media Relations. Feature photo: Assorted brunch selections at Prime Rib, courtesy of Live! Casino & Hotel
Cinco de Mayo
Manatawny Still Works will celebrate the release of their newest gin aged in tequila barrels on Cinco de Mayo at their East Passyunk tasting room from 5 – 10pm. They’ll be serving up cocktails featuring the new gin and churros with chocolate and dulce de leche.
To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Revolution Taco will offer one-day-only items including a Chicken Chorizo Queso Fundido ($5.55), Mango Lychee Margarita Mixer ($4.99, bring your own tequila), and a complimentary Michelada for dine-in orders (offered all day, one per customer) with a $10 purchase.
Sor Ynez will host a Cinco de Mayo on celebration on May 5th sponsored by 1800 Tequila from 4 – 9pm with live music, food and drink specials, and a snow cone machine – making both boozy and non-alcoholic cones! There will be live jazz music with Larry Toft from 5 – 6pm, followed by a set by DJ XTINA from 6 – 9pm. Food and drink specials will be available all day. They will offer a Carnitas Platter with pickled vegetables, pinto beans, tortillas, cilantro, lime, and habanero salsa and a vegan Coli-Asada which is a cauliflower steak grilled and served with black refried beans and a creamy almond arbol pepper salsa.
The Goat Rittenhouse will feature Cadillac Margaritas during happy hour for the first week of May for $9.
Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro will have $10 Munted Margaritas on special (tequila, New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, grapefruit, lime) on Cinco de Mayo.
Heritage will host Mother’s Day brunch from 11am – 3pm with live music by pianist and jazz singer Shayne Frederick. They will offer a mimosa kit for $45 which includes a bottle of sparkling wine, and a choice of two juices (cranberry, grapefruit, orange or peach juice). Along with the regular brunch menu, they will have several specials for the day including Heritage Benedict-prosciutto, Classic Eggs Benedict and Florentine Benedict-spinach with Canadian ham, Salmon Benedict, Crab Benedict, and a vegetarian Avocado Benedict.
Prime Rib at Live! Casino & Hotel will host a special Mother’s Day brunch with a menu of fresh seafood, prime meats, eggs, and brioche French toast. Menu highlights include selections like the Lobster BLT Sandwich, Prime Rib French Dip and vegetable-based Skillet Frittata with marinated artichokes, onions, heirloom grape tomatoes, asparagus, pickled red onions, microgreens, and toasted pine nuts. The extensive cocktail list includes an epic build-your-own Bloody Mary, with add-ons like crab legs, shrimp, cheese stuffed peppers, bacon, caviar or crab stuffed olives, and more.
Sor Ynez will have two specials on the menu for Mother’s Day, with both a meat-based and vegan option. They will offer a Carnitas Platter with pickled vegetables, pinto beans, tortillas, cilantro, lime, and habanero salsa and a vegan Coli-Asada which is a cauliflower steak grilled and served with black refried beans and a creamy almond arbol pepper salsa.
The Goat Rittenhouse will have brunch from 11am – 3pm with specials including Salmon Avocado Salad, Quiche 2-ways, wine spritzers and rose, plus personal cheesecake on the menu for dessert.