December’s Top Food & Drink Events: Supper Club, Brunch with Santa, Chocolate Making Class & More!

Celebrate the holiday cheer with cooking classes, bar crawls and dinners across the city.


Supper Club

December 12th

7 – 10pm

Globe Dye Works

4500 Worth St.

Cost: $100

Enjoy a chef-driven menu featuring the best in seasonal and local foods. This dinner party-style event begins with appetizers, followed by a multi-course dinner, and dessert. Chat with Chef Rasa as she and her team present and talk about each course. 


Ugly Sweater Party

December 13th

9pm – 2am

Howl at the Moon

258 S. 15th St.

Cost: Free admission with Ugly Sweater

Celebrate the holidays at Howl with some live music, dancing and festive drinks. Wear your ugliest holiday sweater for a chance to win $100 cash!


Brunch with Santa

December 14th

11am – 2pm


401 S. Columbus Blvd.

Cost: $25 for kids ages 2-12. Pay as you go for adults

Join the jolly big guy for brunch. Bring your letter to Santa and pose for a picture. Price include brunch, Christmas cookies, hot cocoa, and activities for kids. The regular Menu is available for adults. Reservations are recommended.


Seafood Class

December 15th

3 – 5pm

Kensington Quarters

1310 Frankford Ave.

Cost: $130

Join 13th Street Kitchens’ Executive Chef Nich Bazik as he guides you through a hands-on experience of all things seafood. Starting off with a complimentary glass of Prosecco, this class will teach attendees how to shuck oysters and clams, filet fish, slice sashimi, and more. And to boot – you’ll also get to chow down on the fruits of your labor. Capped at only 10 seats, this class is a can’t miss for all you seafood lovers out there. 


Pierogi and Piwo Pairing with Mom Mom’s Kitchen

December 19th

6:30 – 8:30pm

Mom Mom’s Kitchen

2551 Orthodox St.

Cost: $40

Join Home Brewed Events and Mom-Mom’s Kitchen & Polish Food Cart for a special Pierogi and Piwo Pairing. Did you know that “Piwo” is the Polish word for beer? Learn more about why these two traditional offerings go oh-so-well together with a handcrafted menu of three different local beers paired with three different specialty pierogi. During class you will also learn more about the history and details that goes into making your favorite brews and dumplings.


Snow Day Bar Crawl

December 21st

3 – 10pm

Various Locations

Cost: $19.95

As the days get colder and the nights get longer, we all could use a day off. Wouldn’t it be nice to relive the feeling of getting a surprise day off from school due to that lovely wintry mix? Enjoy an adult snow day! Whether or not there’s actual snow, there will be drinks, festive music, and a fun crowd to help you just…let it go! ❄️(Oh yeah, we went there.) This is NOT your office holiday party. Let loose and party like there’s snow tomorrow!


Tim Burton Brunch

December 21st

1 – 4pm

The Victoria Freehouse

10 S. Front St.

Cost: $22

Revel in all things Tim Burton! Featuring delicious brunch specials, drink specials, and performances from Philly’s best talent bringing your spookiest characters to life.


Baking with Science: Banana Bread

December 28th

1 – 3pm

Free Library of Philadelphia

1901 Vine St.

Cost: $14

Join baker and science educator Amira Muhammad for a hands-on baking class that instructs youth ages 7 to 12 and their caregivers in the techniques of baking banana bread while encouraging creativity and sustainability. Participants will learn the science behind this quick sweet bread while exploring key concepts of fractions, percentages, ratios, the different stages of matter, and the reaction between  baking soda and acidic ingredients needed to make the best loaf. Participants will enjoy generous samples and take home recipes to recreate with friends and family.


Colonial Chocolate Making

December 31st

11am – 4pm

Betsy Ross House

239 Arch St.

Cost: $7 – $8

Take a tour of the historic Betsy Ross House and witness the process of making chocolate up close with three Colonial female entrepreneurs. Learn the important roles women played during the American Revolution – from making important military supplies, like flags and musket cartridges, to choosing “patriotic” beverages like chocolate and coffee, rather than tea. Then taste a sample of an authentic 18th-century chocolate recipe!