Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Aug. 25

August 25, 2014 12:01 AM

Sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai displays blocks of fat meat tuna cut out from a 269kg bluefin tuna to serve customers at the main restaurant of Sushi-Zanmai near Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2012. A deep-pocketed restaurateur shelled out 736,000 USD for the single tuna fish at Japan’s Tsukiji fish market earlier in the day, smashing a previous record. (credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(Credit: Lori Brennan, The Porch at 30th)

(Credit: Lori Brennan, The Porch at 30th)

Gourmet Food Trucks

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., pay as you go

Take lunch at The Porch today, where gourmet food trucks set up shop nearly every day of the week. Your options on Mondays in August? Chewy’s and Samosa Deb…mmm…

(Nick Stuccio describes this season's Philadelphia Fringe Festival.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

(Nick Stuccio describes this season’s Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Photo by Cherri Gregg)

FringeArts Scratch Night

7 p.m., FREE

It’s almost time for the Philly Fringe, and in the weeks leading up to the event, FringeArts is offering its Monday “Scratch Nights.” Get a preview of upcoming performers, plus free beer and snacks, at these weekly showcases.

(Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

(Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Monday Maki Making

7 p.m., $50 per person (includes tax)

Try your hand at sushi-rolling at Izumi’s Monday night sushi school. The event is BYOB and includes appetizers, sangria and of course, sushi!

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