February 07, 2020
The Philadelphia Auto Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from Saturday, Feb. 8, through Monday, Feb. 17.
For the duration of the show, some bars and restaurants in Philadelphia are offering specials for those visiting the city to check out the latest and greatest from dozens of car brands.
Location: 1320 Chancellor St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
The bar is offering 15% off food and drink to guests who show their Auto Show tickets.
In addition, a cocktail inspired by the event will be available. The Blur ($12), named for the boxcar in "The Little Rascals," is made with Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey, creme de cacao, Lillet, lemon and chocolate bitters, then garnished with an orange twist.
Location: 1100 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Named for the best picture nominee about race cars, guests can order the "Ford v Ferrari" Citywide Special.
Ask for that and you'll get a Budweiser with a shot made from Campari and Fernet for $8 total.
Location: 1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
The restaurant will serve A Cocktail Named Desire ($14), named for the 1951 film "A Streetcar Named Desire."
It's made with bourbon, fresh lemon juice and creme de apricot, then garnished with raw sugar around the rim.
Location: 121 S. 17th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
Square 1682 is offering guests the Square Sidecar in honor of the Auto Show. The cocktail ($12) is made with Pierre Ferrand 1840 Cognac, Cointreau and lemon, then finished with sugar on the rim.
Location: 124 S. 15th St., Philadelphia, PA 19102
Their special sidecar cocktail ($10) is made with Hennessy VS Cognac, Cointreau, fresh squeezed lemon juice, fresh squeezed orange juice and simple syrup. It's served with a granulated sugar rim and lemon ribbon.
Location: 433 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
Red Owl Tavern's take on a sidecar cocktail includes Monkey Shoulder Scotch instead of cognac, as well as Cointreau and lemon juice. Guests can enjoy the drink for $14.