Restaurant Week Returns

2013-02-11T22:21:09+00:00January 21st, 2013|

Restaurant Week returns in the midst of our people’s choice competition, the Happening List. As readers head into the city over the next two weeks, many will be dining at Happening List nominated establishments. […]

Happening List 2013: Nominees now being accepted!

2013-02-13T09:00:34+00:00January 2nd, 2013|

At Philly Happening, we are kicking off 2013 in a big way- with the launch of our first contest of the year, The Happening List! The Happenings List is Philly's People's Choice competition - the best in people, places, businesses & events! We have categories to represent your favorite CheeseSteak, Museum, and everything happening in Philadelphia. [...]

Rachael Ray Visits the Philadelphia Free Library on 12.8.12

2012-12-07T16:05:28+00:00December 7th, 2012|

Food Network icon Rachael Ray is host of the Emmy Award–winning syndicated show Rachael Ray, as well as 30-Minute Meals and Tasty Travels, will be visiting the Free Library of Philadelphia Friday, December 8th. Ray will be striking up converations with Philadelphia Inquirer Table Talk columnist, Michael Klein; taking questions from the audience and signing [...]

Holiday Book Signing with Chef Jose Garces

2013-01-02T15:11:31+00:00November 27th, 2012|

Photo credit: Jason Varney Join Chef Jose Garces for a fun, interactive Book Signing Event at his acclaimed Latin-Asian restaurant, Chifa (707 Chestnut Street, 215-925-5555)on December 15th from 4:00-6:00 pm.. Chef Garces will be mingling in Chifa’s lower lounge and signing copies of his second cookbook, The Latin Road Home: Savoring the Foods [...]

Philly’s Best Farm to Plate Chef Competition

2012-08-14T07:14:31+00:00August 14th, 2012|

Urban farming and gardening is gaining momentum in Philadelphia. Many of the local farms contribute their harvests to the community, for little to no money. Places like the Emerald Street Garden and Philly Food Forests contribute pounds of fresh, organic food to inner city dwellers every year. In areas of the city where fresh fruit [...]

Local Chef Christina Wilson Takes Her Talent to FOX’s Hell’s Kitchen

2012-06-04T15:47:10+00:00June 4th, 2012|

  On June 4, Philadelphia resident and chef Christina Wilson will make her national television debut as she joins 17 other chefs from around the country for a chance to become America’s next culinary star on FOX’s hit series, Hell’s Kitchen. She’ll brave the wrath of superstar chef Gordon Ramsay for the opportunity [...]

From the Farm to Your Table

2012-06-03T06:48:29+00:00May 31st, 2012|

Did you know that the city of Philadelphia has over 25 farmer’s markets within city limits? The Food Trust, a Philadelphia based non-profit organization working to ensure everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food, brings you over 25 Farmer’s Markets in Philadelphia and seven other suburban markets, as well as the popular Night Market. Here is a [...]

GIVEAWAY: Picnic Party Pack

2012-05-31T12:05:52+00:00May 14th, 2012|

 BBQ season is here and with Memorial Day picnics only a couple weeks away, we thought we would jump start the summer with this fantastic giveaway! Enter to win our PICNIC PARTY PACK and enjoy your first summer bbq on us! Nothing is better than spending the afternoon with friends or family, grilling, eating and enjoy [...]

Shake up some tasty green fun!

2012-03-12T07:48:36+00:00March 13th, 2012|

Make St. Patty’s Day a family friendly event with these 3 non-alcoholic beverage recipes. So good, you’ll think you found a pot of gold! Lucky Leprechaun Mint Chocolate ShakeLucky Leprechaun Mint Chocolate Shake In a blender, combine the following ingredients: 4 scoops mint chocolate chip ice cream ¼ cup milk 1 drop peppermint extract Pour [...]

Recipe Box: Irish Potatoes

2012-03-12T14:00:49+00:00March 9th, 2012|

A Fun, Family Friendly Holiday treatIngredients 1/2 stick of butter softened 1/2 brick of cream cheese softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 cups confectioners sugar 2 1/2 cups sweetened coconut 2 Tablespoons cinnamon […]