Kale Salad Using Fresh Local Philly Ingredients

There are so many great ways to get fresh, local fruits and veggies in Philadelphia.  From the many farms, CSAs, and farmers markets to even your own backyard garden.  Getting all your veggies in for the day would be very difficult is there wasn't such a thing as a salad.  A great way to get [...]

Do You Think You Have What it Takes to Be the Next Chopped Champion?

Most of us are familiar with the feeling that we are hungry even after we've just finished eating, being inspired to make our next dinner into a gourmet meal, or wondering how in the world someone could make an edible meal out of THAT basket. These, my friends, are all the effects of watching the [...]

Your Philadelphia CSA Guide

It’s no surprise to anyone that eating fresh produce from a local garden is a healthier option than getting it from the grocery store. Even First Lady, Michelle Obama, encourages healthy eating with her “Let’s Move!” campaign and the White House garden, which she started when her husband took office. So it’s a no-brainer right? [...]

And the Winner Goes to….4 Winning Oscar Party Recipes

The best way to enjoy the Academy Awards is from the couch with a smorgasbord of delicious snacks and drinks at your fingertips. Philly Happening's Oscar's party recipe selections are simple yet classy. Minimal time will be spent in the kitchen, leaving you more time to enjoy the show from the best seat in the [...]

Never Be “Hangry” in Philly

Earlier this summer CNN did story that explored the science behind the phenomenon known as “hangry,” the word people frequently used to describe the grumpy and short-tempered feeling you get when you’re hungry. What CNN concluded was pretty simple — the easiest way to handle hanger is to eat something before you get so hungry [...]

Celebrate Our Great City with The Philadelphia Experience

Have you heard about the new project Philly Phaithful, a Northern Liberties-based business that specializes in originally designed Philadelphia sports apparel, has taken on? It’s called the The Philadelphia Experience (or PHL EXP) and it celebrates the city of Philadelphia in three distinct ways: Through original apparel from Philly Phaithful, designs with a focus on our city’s [...]

Date Set for Dîner en Blanc in Philly

Feel like going on a picnic with your friends? How about a picnic with more than 4,000 friends? This could be a reality if you’re one of the lucky people who snag tickets to this year’s Dîner en Blanc — the “dinner in white” — in Philly on August 20. The annual event, which started [...]

Chow Down at the Garces Summer Barbecue

On Sunday, June 7, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Chef Jose Garces will be hosting a barbecue lunch at Luna Farm in Ottsville, Bucks County. Guests will get to chow down on finger-licking barbecue and take part in a number of other fun activities, including: a 30-minute Luna Farm tours; Tito’s Handmade Vodka infusion workshops, [...]

Street Food Cook-Off in Philly

The Vendy Awards – an intense annual street food cook-off that, since 2005, has determined the best street chef in New York City, and in 2011 expanded to Philly – will take place here in the City of Brotherly Love on Saturday, June 13 on top of the JFK Bridge (along JFK Boulevard, from Schuykill [...]