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February 4, 2020 – Start your engines! The Philadelphia Auto Show is back from February 8 through the 17 at the Convention Center.

Motorheads are invited to enjoy auto-inspired libations at the below restaurants and bars, as well as close by bites for the crew.

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Franky Bradley’s, the eclectic restaurant and bar proudly located in the Gayborhood, is a few short blocks from the Convention Center, making it an ideal spot to grab a bite and a drink. Guests who show their ticket stubs or proof of visiting the show will receive a 15 percent discount on any drinks or food, both at the bar and in the dining room.

In addition, Franky Bradley’s is offering an auto show-inspired cocktail called The Blur ($12). Made with Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey, Creme de Cacao, Lilet, lemon, chocolate bitters and garnished with an orange twist, this creative concoction is named after the boxcar that the Little Rascals raced in and is a rift on a classic 20th century cocktail.

1320 Chancellor St | 215.735.0735 |

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MilkBoy Chestnut Street is offering guests an auto show and Oscars-inspired special – the Ford vs. Ferrari City Wide. For $8, guests can enjoy a Budweiser paired with a Ferrari shot, made with Campari and Fernet. Located a few blocks from the Convention Center, MilkBoy on Chestnut Street is a quick and easy place to stop by to grab a bite and a brew.

1100 Chestnut St. | 215-925-6455 |

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Square 1682, located in Rittenhouse, is offering guests its Square Sidecar in honor of the show. Made with Pierre Ferrand 1840 Cognac, Cointreau, lemon, and rimmed with sugar, this classic-style Sidecar is available for $12 throughout the duration of the Auto Show.

121 South 17th Street | 215-563-5008 |

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Ocean Prime, Center City’s stunning modern American restaurant and lounge, invites car-enthusiasts to sip on their special Sidecar cocktail ($10) made with Hennessy VS Cognac, Cointreau, fresh squeezed lemon juice, fresh squeezed orange juice, simple syrup, granulated sugar rim, and lemon ribbon after or before enjoying the automotive industry’s latest creations at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

124 S. 15th Street | 215-563-0163 |

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Red Owl Tavern, located across from Independence Mall, is offering its take on a Sidecar cocktail. Called the (Spey) Side Car, this riff offers Monkey Shoulder Scotch instead of cognac, a nod to the Scottish Speyside single malt, in addition to Cointreau and lemon juice. Guests can enjoy this libation from new Lead Bartender, RJ Arnold for $14.

433 Chestnut Street | 215.923.2267 |

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Urban Farmer, the rustic-chic restaurant and bar located on Logan Circle, is offering their take on a sidecar with A Cocktail Named Desire ($14). Made with bourbon, fresh lemon juice, creme de apricot and garnished with a raw sugar rim, this lively libation is available during the duration of the auto show.

1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.963.2788 |


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– Eleanor King