French Flavor: While you may not be able to afford a trip to France just yet, Zinc Bistro a Vins is the way to go if you’re craving authentic French cuisine. Adding to the several bistros in the area, Zinc separates itself from the rest by adding amazing specials to the menu. Sip on exclusive aperitifs (French whiskeys) while you enjoy a $30 prix fixe dinner menu offered daily. Zinc, 246 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, 5 p.m.
Coffee Tasting: Tonight and every third Thursday at Pumpkin join host Joe for a free coffee tasting and demonstration. The fresh and local market shows you how to roast and blend to perfection as you learn about Fair Trade and coffee origins. Keep up with Pumpkin’s other events in their restaurant including farm-to-table dinners, five-course tastings and cooking classes. Pumpkin Market, 1713 South Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19146, Free, 7 p.m.
Hardcore Rock: Bring out your dark side at tonight’s metal rock show featuring Disembodied, Monument to Thieves and Lifeless. All three bands will rock The Barbary’s stage beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are only $12 to rock all night. The Barbary, 951 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19125, +21, $12, 6:30 p.m.
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