Never Be “Hangry” in Philly

2015-08-07T12:59:49-04:00August 7th, 2015|

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

2015-06-29T14:47:16-04:00June 29th, 2015|

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

2015-06-12T16:37:56-04:00June 12th, 2015|

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

2015-06-02T15:15:19-04:00June 2nd, 2015|

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

2015-05-28T15:17:08-04:00May 28th, 2015|

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 [...]

1999 Best New Chefs Reunite for One-Night Dinner

2015-05-28T14:08:17-04:00May 28th, 2015|

Food & Wine’s “Best New Chef” award, each year acknowledging some of the most promising up-and-coming talent in the business, has a tendency to predict major players in the food world. Case in point? The 1999 Best New Chefs class includes Marc Vetri, Paul Kahan, Suzanne Goin, John Besh, and more. And all of them will [...]

Wednesday Nights at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

2015-05-11T13:45:03-04:00May 11th, 2015|

Thanks to the William Penn Foundation, Wednesday nights at the Art Museum have gotten a lot more fun! From 5:00 to 8:45 p.m. you can explore the Museum’s main building and its remarkable collection in exciting and illuminating new ways. Show your creative side with Make Stuff, a drop-in art-making workshop. Practice your poses during weekly yoga [...]

Italian Night for Two at Reading Terminal

2015-04-18T23:37:16-04:00April 18th, 2015|

Break from your regular routine and take a hands-on cooking lesson that will transport to Italy to make your own Gnocchi from scratch on Friday, April 24 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The demonstration and lesson will take place at Reading Terminal Market – can you get any better than that?! And all materials and [...]

Visit Japan without Leaving Philly

2015-03-28T19:41:19-04:00March 28th, 2015|

For centuries, Japan has celebrated the return of spring with parties beneath blossoming cherry trees with food, drink, and entertainment. Now you can experience this delightful tradition without days of arduous travel. A project of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia, the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival – taking place now through Sunday, April 12 at various locations throughout Philadelphia [...]