Peter Dissin's new, neighborhood seafood restaurant, Pinefish, has been open for a little over two weeks now, and if you haven't had a chance to stop in, here's your opportunity to check the space out virtually, in its entirety, before making the trip in person.
The menu is all about affordable wines (some of them a steal for their value), creative cocktails, and an impressive selection of seafood, both cold and cooked. There's a kick-ass daily happy hour from 4:30-6:30 p.m., which includes dollar oysters and clams, and $5 martinis, select wines, and draft beers.
Dissin, a man with some strong ties to Philly's restaurant history — his father, Henry Dissin, was a Philly-born restaurateur with a handful of glitzy restaurants in Philly and South Jersey during the '50s and '60s — claim people like Pinefish's dining room because "it reminds them of the olden days". Dissin was inspired by the classics from Philly's restaurant renaissance of the '70s and '80s (Astral Plane, Knave of Hearts, and Lickity Split among them). It's funky, textured, and unabashedly colorful—pink chandeliers, teal blue walls, sequined pillows galore, and the menus are stuffed into neat, paint-splashed canvas.
Take the tour here, hit up the happy hour sometime, and peep the menu below.