FYI Philly: Best Brew Pubs and Healthy Winter Soups - February 18, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

This week on FYI Philly, We tap into Philadelphia Magazine's picks for best brew pubs and healthy winter soups. Take you to a new spot where you can dine and bowl! Try some new dessert spots and Philly created cocktails....and a place where you can get your hair and your car done!

It's an FYI for you Saturday at 7pm on 6abc, with an encore presentation Sunday at midnight.

Here are the details on this week's features:

The Brewpub Boom

Philadelphia has a number of new spots where you can enjoy some craft brews and delicious grub. Our friends at Philadelphia magazine put together their top picks, and with that list in hand, Erin O'Hearn takes us on a tour.

Flying Fish Crafthouse

1363 N 31st St

Philadelphia, PA 19121

(215) 701-4545

Crime and Punishment Brewing Co.

2711 W Girard Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19130

(215) 235-2739

St. Benjamin's Taproom

1710 N 5th St.

Philadelphia, PA 19122

La Cabra Brewing

642 Lancaster Ave

Berwyn, PA 19312

(610) 240-7908

Harp & Crown

A night out on the town often starts with dinner and ends with some kind of entertainment. Melissa Magee has an FYI for you on a new gastro pub in Center City where you can dine and bowl!

Harp & Crown

1525 Sansom Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102


New Booze

Looking for some new spots to enjoy a cocktail in 2017? Ducis Rodgers found a couple spots with exciting new menu's where the drinks are the main attraction.

Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar

King of Prussia Town Center

250 Main Street, King of Prussia, PA 19406

(484) 965-9779

Wissahickon Brewing Company

3705 W School House Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19129

(215) 713-8433

Manatawny Still Works

320 Circle of Progress Dr


Pottstown, PA 19464

(484) 624-8271

Philadelphia Magazine's Picks for Sip-worthy Soups

Winter is prime soup weather. If you're looking for a healthier bowl, Philadelphia Magazine polled some of the city's fitness gurus for their favorites.

Whole Foods Center City

2101 Pennsylvania Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19130


Cheu Noodle Bar (Cheu Noodle kitchenette inside Whole Foods Center City too!)

255 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

(267) 639-4136

Bar Bombon

133 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

(267) 606-6612

Charlie was a Sinner

131 S 13th St

Philadelphia, PA 19107

(267) 758-5372

Chris' Jazz Cafe

The price of the soup drops with the temperature, starting at 39-degrees. If it gets below freezing, the soup is free!

1421 Sansom Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102


Made in Philly

Upper Darby is home to a new spot that's one-of-a-kind...a one-stop repair shop for hair, nails and, yes, even your car.

Girls Auto Clinic & Clutch Beauty Bar

7425 W Chester Pike

Upper Darby PA 19082


Philadelphia Flower Show Preview

PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

Holland: Flowering the World

March 11-19

Pennsylvania Convention Center

1101 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Gala Preview Party

Friday, March 10, 2017

6:00pm - 10:30pm for Benefactors

7:00pm - 10:30pm for Patrons and Young Friends

New Sweet Spots

Looking for spots to satisfy your sweet tooth? Karen Rogers has an FYI for you on 2 new bakeries, one in the city and one in the suburbs.

Cake Life Bake Shop

306 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

(215) 278-2580

Tan's Tasty Cakes

New location

229 Plaza Blvd, Morrisville, PA

Original location

29 George Dye Rd Hamilton, New Jersey

(609) 528-0603

FYI Loves the Arts

The Love the Arts in Philly campaign has a new feature....podcasts that feature one-on-one interviews with some of your favorite artists and entertainers.

Love the Arts in Philly podcasts

You can subscribe to the series on iTunes

Free Ticket Sweepstakes!

We're giving away free tickets to see a Broadway show at the Playhouse on Rodney Square in Wilmington Riverdance runs February 21st through the 26th and Pippin March 7th through the 12th

The Playhouse on Rodney Square

1007 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 888-0200

Win Tickets to see Riverdance: February 21st- 26th & Pippin: March 7th-12th

Shelter Me

This week's shelter me winner takes us to Lambertville, New Jersey where a family found a cat that looked a little different than the rest, and that's what made it love at first sight.

Animal Alliance

PO Box 1285 - Belle Mead, NJ 08502

(609) 818-1952