Food & Drink

Stripteases, bikini contests & old-school video games

Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant contestants modeling bikinis

Event of the week: Join your Thrillist Philly editor (and event judge) in Atlantic City tonight (!) to take in the long, tan, and shiny regional leg of Hooters' International Swimsuit competition at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino. And if you want to get even closer to us them, there's a meet-and-greet with 30 of the winning-est bikini'd servers at 5p
Thursday, May 23rd
Does your ideal beach body involve one full of 40oz Kobe burgers smothered in more than 2lbs of prime rib, short ribs, and Gorgonzola?
Claim a stool (or three) at Bally's Preview Bar in Atlantic City and devour this carving board buffet on a bun before it goes off-menu next Fri
Bounce to tonight's Wall Ball at Vie and wash down exclusive flavors of Little Baby's Ice Cream with gratis Art in the Age 'tails with Dr. J.
Who's Dr. J? Booze it up all night at the Young Friends' Off-The-Wall Ball at Alla Spina instead
Want a twilight farmers market with some bite? Hit up Terrain in Glen Mills for farm-to-patio party serving complimentary apps and 'tails til 830p.
And yes, you can get Little Baby's Ice Cream here, too
Friday, May 24th
Sidewalk go-go dancing and a 2hr FREE whiskey happy hour kick off the Trestle Inn's Friday Nite Backyard BBQs at 5p tonight.
The cookouts continue through June and feature a different food truck every week
Plan on drinking free all night? Your next stop's Center City's Ten Six Club where vodka 'tails are comped from 11p-12a.
The party's called Fashionably Late for a reason
Saturday, May 25th
Can't locate the Hidden City Festval?
The epic nighttime block party's happening under the Reading Viaduct, with live DJs, cold beer, KAMI Korean cheesesteaks, and Dapper Dogs til 11p

Make your way Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right to the Raven Lounge for their 1st annual two-day double elimination Old School Video Game tournament. Your first play in crushing 100 competitors? Clicking here.
NoLibs burlesque den WineO's closing its doors and Bravissimo Burlesque's closing its... legs(?)... but not 'til one final striptease this Sat night.
See Miss Rose and troupe dance the night away before her new show debuts in June