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How to Have the Best Snow Day Ever

By Michelle Probola | January 3, 2018 | Food & Drink

With a few small snowstorms already under our belt, we have hopes for a very white winter. This season, every time the city declares a snow day, or Philadelphia schools close, our favorite eateries are coming to the rescue with snow day specials. So, let it snow!


Red Owl Tavern

Trekking in the snow definitely revs up your appetite. Make it to Red Owl Tavern for their signature burger, made with a Creekstone Farm blend, house steak sauce, muenster cheese, bacon jam, and house pickles. Wash it down with a cold pint of draft beer, all for just $15. 433 Chestnut St., 215-923-2267

Assembly Rooftop Lounge

The all-weather open-air lounge atop the beautiful Logan, Philadelphia, is an ideal spot to celebrate the next snow storm. While the snow falls, sip on their $5 Firehouse Punch, a sweet cocktail crafted with Appleton Estate Reserve rum, Grand Marnier, lemon, apricot, and tea. 1840 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., 215-783-4171

Bluebird Distilling

Throw on your snow boots and winter hat and make your way to Bluebirds retail shop and tasting room inside The Shops at Liberty Place. The complimentary tastings will be worth the cold trek. In the Phoenixville area? Their local distillery will offer happy hour as long as the sun is out, featuring $7 cocktails. 100 Bridge St., Phoenixville, 610-933-7827

City Tap House

Both the University City and Logan Square locations will offer exclusively-priced spiked cocoa for you to warm up with after frolicking in the snow. Beer drinkers can ask for a New Belgium Fat Tire, which will be $4 during the storm. 39th and Walnut St., 215-662-0105; 2 Logan Sq., 215-587-9040

Ocean Prime

Happy hour turns into happy hours at Ocean Prime this winter. When snow starts falling, guests can enjoy an all-night-happy hour in the restaurants luxe lounge. Enjoy $10 Stateside Vodka drinks, $1 East Coast Oysters, $12 glasses of Veuve Clicquot, and $5 domestic beers. 124 S. 15th St., 215-563-0163

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