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Holiday Wishes from the Borough of Audubon

Inside Center City Philadelphia

Opa's Holiday Special
This season, Opa is offering a holiday lunch special. Now through December 31, hungry Center City shoppers can enjoy  Loc_City_Hall_450Opa's popular chicken or lamb Gyro with house-cut oregano fries or dressed greens with a soft drink for only $5.95.
Opa, 1311 Sansom Street, 215.545.0170,

Mexican Post Helps You Give More
Give an even bigger gift this holiday season with help from Mexican Post. For every $25 you spend on a gift certificate, Mexican Post will add $5 to it. And ring in the New Year there for $45 in advance or $55 at the door. There will be drink specials leading up to 11pm, with an open bar to follow and hors d'oeuvres before midnight. Enjoy live music from 10pm to 2am and a free champagne toast at midnight. 
Mexican Post, 1601 Cherry Street, 215.568.2667,

A Holiday Tradition- The Reading Terminal Holiday Railroad

Kids and adults alike will delight in Reading Terminal's interactive 500-square-foot train display featuring 14 working train lines that rumble through multitudes of miniature scenery, including Center City Philadelphia, a Christmas village, and snow-covered countryside. The Reading Terminal Holiday Railroad will be open daily at 10am in the piano court through December 31, excluding Christmas day. Sponsored by Greyhound, Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, and National Constitution Center.
Reading Terminal Market, 12th and Arch Streets, 215.922.2317,

Still Time For Truffles
There's still time to enjoy luxurious truffles at Le Bec-Fin. Until the end of the month, Chef Nicholas Elmi will be incorporating black and white truffles into some of his favorite dishes.
Le Bec-Fin, 1523 Walnut Street, 215.567.1000,

New Year's Eve @ El Vez
Count down to 2012 at El Vez with complimentary hors d'oeuvres after 11pm and a DJ and dance floor from 10pm to 2am. With no cover charge and a tequila toast at midnight, forget the champagne and party with El Vez.
El Vez, 121 South 13th Street, 215.928.9800,

Take a Break From the Mummers @ McGillin's
On New Year's Day, McGillin's Olde Ale House opens at 10am and is the perfect place for Mummer parade-goers to wet (and warm) their whistle. Stop in to cozy up next to the oversized stone fireplace, sip Irish coffees, hot cocoa, spicy Captain Morgan drinks, Poinsettia Punch, hot ciders and regional beers, while watching bowl games.
McGillin's Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury Street, 215.735.5562,

Get Fit, Eat Fit in 2012
Keep your New Year's resolution intact by going to the gym and eating at Fuel. During the entire month of January, show your gym membership and receive 10% off of your entire purchase at Fuel.
Fuel, 1225 Walnut Street, 215.922.3835,
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