Le Bec-Fin (1523 Walnut St., 215-567-1000), Bibou (1009 S. 8th St., 215-965-8290), Bistrot La Minette (623 S. 6th St., 215-925-8000), Caribou Cafe (1126 Walnut St., 215-625-9535), Fork (306 Market St., 215-625-9425), Lacroix (210 W. Rittenhouse Square, 215-790-2533).
Also, Parc (227 S. 18th St., 215-545-2262), Rouge (205 S. 18th St., 215-732-6622), R2L (50 S. 16th St., 215-564-5337), Table 31 (1701 John F Kennedy Blvd. No. 100, 215-567-7111), and Amuse at Le Méridien Philadelphia (1421 Arch St., 215-422-8222).
Meet ya at the Plaza!
If you're attending a PIFA event at the Kimmel Center (Broad and Spruce streets), or just checking out that awe-inspiring, 81-foot Eiffel Tower sculpture in Commonwealth Plaza, you might want to stop by Le PIFA Bistro, the pop-up restaurant Wolfgang Puck Catering will have in the Lounge on Tier 2 (215-670-2388 or
PIFA@wolfgangpuck.com). It will be open for dinner ($38 a person) 5:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, plus brunch ($24) from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sundays.
Puck also will offer French-inspired fare in Commonwealth Plaza during PIFA. The PECO Bar, open around performances and events at the Kimmel, will feature Parisian-style street food, including frog legs! Sample the Creperie Cart from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The plaza has free Wi-fi, too. Other PIFA freebies there include wine tastings and nightly performances. Plaza hours are 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays through Tuesdays, and 10 a.m.-midnight Wednesdays-Saturdays. Details at PIFA.org.
Vive la World Cafe
World Cafe Live (3025 Walnut St., 215-222-1400) will host several PIFA events, starting with a wine-pairing dinner at 6 p.m. April 12 ($50); Champagne Cocktails, 6 p.m. April 19 ($35); and a Fromage Grille et Biere April 26 that is sold out.