Happening List 2013: Nominees now being accepted!

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

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

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

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

  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

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 [...]

Shake up some tasty green fun!

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

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 […]

Shape Your Plate: Eat Right

You may have started your New Year off strong with a resolution to be a healthier you, and March is here to give you a reminder to stay fit and eat healthy so you can continue to look and feel your best. March is National Nutrition Month and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests you [...]