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Philly Cuban Restaurant Offering Drink Specials In Honor Of Historic Announcement From White House

A Cuban restaurant that’s name literally translates to “Free Cuba” is offering a deal in honor of the renewal of diplomatic relations between the small island nation and the United States.

12/18/2014

(Guillermo Pernot, whose wife is Cuban, watched Pres. Obama's announcement from the KYW Newsradio newsroom.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Obama’s Decision to Normalize Relations With Cuba is ‘Huge,’ Says Local Man

In anticipation of Obama’s speech on Cuba, we invited chef Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libre restaurant, in Old City, to watch the speech in our newsroom. His wife is Cuban.

12/17/2014

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Top Spots For New Year’s Day Brunch 2015 In Philadelphia

Whether you’re in need of some hangover-curing grub or just looking to get together with your favorite people to celebrate 2015, New Year’s Day brunch is the answer.

12/17/2014

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Top Spots For Salsa Dancing In Philadelphia

We may not be in Latin America, but that doesn’t mean Philadelphia isn’t full of great places to try your hand at salsa dancing.

11/03/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Oct. 29

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

10/29/2014

The Best Places To Watch Each Pro Football Team In Philadelphia

Fall in Philadelphia means football, but not everyone will be wearing green or tailgating at the Linc. Philadelphia is a sports-fanatic’s paradise, so no worries if you root for that out-of-market football team. You don’t have to be an Eagles fan to enjoy supporting your team in Philly, because no matter which NFL colors you bleed, the City of Brotherly Love has plenty of spots where you can catch YOUR team’s big game.

09/09/2014

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Top Frozen Drinks In Philadelphia

Cool off this summer with some of the best frozen drinks the city has to offer. With margaritas, daiquiris, mojitos and more, there are plenty of cold treats that are sure to satisfy.

06/25/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Jun. 17

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

06/17/2014

Cuba Libre (Credit, Michelle Hein)

Top Breakfast Specials In Philadelphia

Not only is breakfast the most important meal of the day, but these specials made it the most affordable, delicious and fun.

02/08/2014

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Top Empanadas In Philadelphia

From your traditional flour dough filled with ground beef to more creative variations such as corn pastry with black beans and plantains, these spots are serving the best empanadas in town.

01/18/2014

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Top Spots For Cuban Cuisine

There are a few restaurants in the Philadelphia area that can almost sate my hankering for Cuban cuisine when it strikes. Here’s where to go for a taste of an island that’s so close, yet—sadly—so far for most of us.

01/02/2014

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Cuba Libre To Host Filipino Dinner To Raise Funds For Typhoon Victims

Cuba Libre in Old City will be raising money for Filipino relief efforts on Monday with a special dinner.

11/23/2013

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Top Cuban Cuisine In Philadelphia

Pick any of these top spots in Philly to enjoy both traditional Cuban dishes such as ropa vieja and seafood paella, as well as more innovative items like gluten-free versions of old favorites.

09/25/2013

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Top Tasting Menus In Philadelphia

Philly’s top chefs and restaurants flex their creative muscles and bring you innovative tasting menus that are worth splurging on.

07/24/2013

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Top Mojitos In Philadelphia

From the classic rum, mint and lime mojito to more elaborate concoctions made with various fruits, here are your top spots in Philly to enjoy this warm-weather favorite.

06/26/2013

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