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 [...]

Happy Macaron Day!

2015-03-20T13:35:05-04:00March 20th, 2015|

In case you weren't aware that these little French pastries were deserving of a day, you're welcome. Macaron Day (or Jour du Macaron) was started in Paris in 1995 by Parisian pastry chef Pierre Hermé, who wanted people to enjoy the delicate pastries while raising awareness for important causes. It is now celebrated in cities all [...]

Grab Your Apron and Head To The Philly Chef Conference

2015-01-11T09:17:45-04:00January 11th, 2015|

It's a chef's dream! Drexel University’s 2015 Philly Chef Conference starts today. World-renowned chefs, restaurateurs, purveyors and food writers from across the city will come together to discuss key issues facing the restaurant industry as well as new food trends, products and techniques at the conference. The first day of the conference, today, which is [...]

Philly Residents In Hell’s Kitchen Finale

2014-12-16T17:16:42-04:00December 16th, 2014|

Sade Darcy (left) and Jennifer Salhoff (right). The 13th season of Fox's Hell's Kitchen – the show where aspiring young chefs are put to the ultimate cooking challenge by culinary great, Gordon Ramsay – is down to four finalists and two are residents ofPhiladelphia. Sade Dancy from Roxborough and Jennifer Salhoff from West [...]

Get Your ‘Shroom On

2014-10-15T18:29:53-04:00October 15th, 2014|

Grab your fork and get your ‘shroom on because October 15 is National Mushroom Day. If you've never been a big fan of mushrooms and aren't sure about adding more of them to your diet, here are some interesting facts we learned from that may help convince you and tips on where to find [...]