Friday, July 29, 2011

Always Sunny Grilled Cheese Co and Dapper Dog tonight!

We are really jazzed up about our new venture - grilled cheese! We have partnered up with Bari, who just moved from San Fransisco where he had his own grilled cheese street cart. Open this weekend on Fri and Sat from 9pm-2am, and Sunday from 4pm-2am.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

One Dish Presents: A Toast to the Pig Roast!

Our friends One Dish who brought you the super fun  Crawfish Boil ......
In the true spirit of garden variety with a big ol' pig.  
Suckle on that you dietary restriction.
A Toast to the Pig Roast! 
When: Sunday, July 24th
Time: 6:30 PM ‘til late 
Where: Garden Variety
Corner of 2nd and Poplar in Northern Liberties
Who: Industry folks and friends!
Booze: BYOB with a special treat for the early birds

Cost: $15 early bird special
$20 day of event
All you can eat
yummy luau treats with booze, friends, music, and

More Info: Purchase discount tickets at
Discount tickets available until July 20th.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Better than Wine, Sitar Music in Garden Variety Sat July 16th 7pm -9pm

Hosted By Colours by Padmini, and Garden Variety 
Saturday July 16th
Garden Variety: 900 N. Second Street Philadelphia, PA 19123 
A musical journey in the King Solomon's Song Of Songs,
Sitar guitar and sacred chanting duo-

Navot & Tavor weave together ancient biblical texts, contemporary Israeli compositions and classical Indian music. Reflecting Israel's sparkling new Jewish music scene, they bring the special essence of cultural fusion, creating a magical journey of sacred words and melody. Their chants became milestones in sacred song circles around Isr...ael. Navot's music has been played numerous times on the Israeli radio, and he's been performing extensively throughout Israel; among these performances are the Jerusalem's Film Festival 2009, the Activist Festival 2010 and the coming Time Is Now international peace festival 2011. Tavor has been playing in various musical projects, has been involved in musical interfaith projects in Israel and abroad, and has represented the Jewish faith in the opening ceremony of the Parliament of World's Religions - Melbourne 2009. They both performed on the Israeli television channel 8, and will play in the upcoming Kallah 2011 Jewish Renewal Convention in LA. 

Navot and Tavor create mesmerizing chants from the Song of Songs and have developed a deep and profound relationship between Indian music and the Song of Songs."
Rabbi Ruth Gan Kagan, Nava Tehila Jewish Renewal community
Navot and Tavor gave a fine concert in our garden in Jerusalem. The combination of the words of the "Song of Songs" and the evocative tones of the sitar was very memorable"

Robin Twite, former head of the British Council, Calcutta

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Mayor Michael Nutter and La Copine at the Vendys!

Thanks to everyone who supported La Copine at the first annual Vendy Awards.
Saturdays and Sundays 12-4pm. 

Friday, July 8, 2011

This Weekend in Garden Variety July 8th-10th

A few temporary changes on the regular schedule this weekend.  The lovely ladies of La Copine have been nominated for a Vendy award ( and will NOT be in the garden on Saturday or Sunday.

However, the late night carts (Dapper Dog, Peoples Republic) will be rocking 9-3am.

Sadly, Little Baby's Ice Cream got rained out.  Boo.  Keep a heads up or follow us on twitter to catch a taste.

THIS SUNDAY!!! The SideWalk Sale Extravaganza!!! Hosted by Garden Variety and Victoria Chan / Nomaddicts/ Dirt Work.

Vendors needed.  This is a fun event so minimal or nil fees are needed.