Ballantine Beer Leaderboard
Hoodie Allen Leaderboard

'Bar Rescue' Star Jon Taffer Rescuing Bars in Philadelphia Right Now

by Drink Philly on Sep 3, 2014 in Culture

Spike TV’s Bar Rescue is currently at work rescuing bars here in Philadelphia. We know this because, host Jon Taffer tweeted as much on Tuesday.

What we don’t know is, where.

All we can get out of Spike TV reps is confirmation that the show is indeed on location here, and will be rolling cameras and resuscitating ailing bars through Friday, September 12.

Presumably, what’s being shot here will air at some point during the show’s forthcoming season, which premieres on Sunday, October 5.

You’ll recall Philly served as the backdrop for some of Bar Rescue’s most popular episodes with Taffer taking on the the very troubled Downey’s Irish Pub and now defunct Swanky Bubbles in the show’s first season.

Rumors are running rampant on social media about what bars may be getting the Taffer touch, but real, solid intel has yet to emerge.

Have a hunch of where the show might be shooting? Give us a shout on Facebook or Twitter.

[UPDATE] South Street's Lickety Split is now Alleged Bar & Pizza with the upstairs transforming into 2nd State Lounge, while Plush in Glenside has been remade into Osteria Calabria.  

Photo: Bar Rescue/Facebook

Recent Articles
Stay Local in Old City This Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28 & 29
Devil's Den Hosts 6th Annual Fire Place Lighting Party, Dec 1
Seasonal Beer Tent at Franklin Square's Electrical Spectacle Every Thursday through Sunday, Nov 28 - Dec 31
spacer
Gwar Header
From Around The Web

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Seasonal Beer Tent at Franklin Square's Electrical Spectacle Every Thursday through Sunday, Nov 28 - Dec 31
by Drink Philly Nov 26, 2014
Sneak Peek of Winterfest Park, Beer Garden and Ice Skating Rink, Opening Friday, Nov. 28 (PHOTOS)

Sneak Peek of Winterfest Park, Beer Garden and Ice Skating Rink, Opening Friday, Nov. 28 (PHOTOS)

The Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest opens to the public Friday, November 28....read more ›

by Drink Philly Nov 26, 2014
SPONSORED
Perch Pub Brunch Rectangle
4 Reasons Why Thanksgiving Eve is Biggest Drinking Night of the Year

4 Reasons Why Thanksgiving Eve is Biggest Drinking Night of the Year

Why is Thanksgiving Eve a big party night? It's the perfect storm for drinking fun. ...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Nov 25, 2013
5 Thanksgiving Drink Pairings for Your Holiday Table

5 Thanksgiving Drink Pairings for Your Holiday Table

What will you be sipping this Thanksgiving?...read more ›

by Marcos Espinoza Nov 25, 2014
Where to Host a Private Event in Philadelphia

Where to Host a Private Event in Philadelphia

Whether for work or home, sometimes you're looking for a place you can take 20 or more people for a party...read more ›

by Drink Philly Nov 15, 2014
A New Way to Get in the Holiday 'Spirit': Boozy Advent Calendars

A New Way to Get in the Holiday 'Spirit': Boozy Advent Calendars

Count down to Christmas the right way. With whiskey. ...read more ›

by Kate Monzo Nov 25, 2014
Beer Stores and Boutiques in Philadelphia Open on Thanksgiving Day

Beer Stores and Boutiques in Philadelphia Open on Thanksgiving Day

Here's where to go for your last minute beer needs. ...read more ›

by Drink Philly Nov 25, 2014
Bars in Philadelphia Open on Thanksgiving

Bars in Philadelphia Open on Thanksgiving

Here are your options for wetting your whistle after getting your gobble on. ...read more ›

by Drink Philly Nov 25, 2014
The Drink Nation 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: 25 Gift Ideas for the Enthused Drinkers on Your List

The Drink Nation 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: 25 Gift Ideas for the Enthused Drinkers on Your List

With the holidays creeping up on us, The Drink Nation wanted to offer up some unique gifts for those who imbib...read more ›

by The Drink Nation Nov 24, 2014
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close