Kale Salad Using Fresh Local Philly Ingredients

2016-06-09T22:21:11+00:00 June 9th, 2016|

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 [...]

‘Donut’ Miss Out! Four Places to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth on National Donut Day

2016-07-18T12:41:41+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|

 By Maria Lobron, for Philly Happening It's the day Homer Simpson waits for all year: National Donut Day! But you don't have to be a Simpson to appreciate the deliciousness behind this day. Philly residents, and visitors alike, have a variety of local donut shops that they can visit today to indulge in this holiday [...]

3 Must-Try Burgers in Philadelphia

2017-09-10T09:55:40+00:00 May 22nd, 2016|

Looking for a delicious burger in the city?  Here are 3 of our favorite picks for where to get your burger fix.   Smoking Betty's  Philly Happening list winner for best burger, Smoking Betty's menu has lot's of delicious BBQ to choice from but our choice is the TUR-DUK-EN BURGER with homemade stuffing, southern-style gravy, [...]

Free Festival! Annual Rittenhouse Row Festival Celebrates all the Best Rittenhouse Has to Offer

2016-05-19T10:15:39+00:00 May 19th, 2016|

  Need something to do this weekend? Check out the annual Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival event, which will be held Saturday May 21, rain or shine, from noon to 5 p.m. on Walnut Street from Broad to 19th. The event is free to attend and is family-friendly. The festival showcases all of Rittenhouse's best fashion, [...]

Five Reasons to Love Philadelphia’s Night Market

2016-05-10T10:08:53+00:00 May 9th, 2016|

Thursday, May 12, marks the start of Philadelphia's Night Market season. Night Market is a seasonal celebration of street food, music, culture, and community held in various neighborhoods throughout the city.  Thursday's Night Market will run from 6 -10 p.m.  in Roxborough. The Callowhill neighborhood will host the event on June 23,  West Philly will host [...]

4 Reasons to Choose a BYOB in Philadelphia

2016-04-07T12:04:26+00:00 April 7th, 2016|

Philadelphia has a wide range of BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverage) restaurants.  There are many reasons to head out to a BYOB restaurant this weekend and here are just a few. 1.) Bring your Favorite Beverage We all have our preferences and a BYOB allows you to bring exactly what you like to drink so [...]

Your Philadelphia CSA Guide

2016-03-22T11:28:33+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|

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? [...]

Ultimate Philadelphia Brunch Guide

2016-03-20T11:56:51+00:00 March 20th, 2016|

Ah brunch, a meal that serves as both breakfast and lunch, usually consumed in the late morning and a long-standing favorite past time of most city dwellers.  There is just something wonderful about meeting friends for brunch after a night of being on the town, or taking the family out on that first day when [...]

History of the Philadelphia Soft Pretzel

2016-02-22T14:25:21+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|

Every city has their own unique flavor.  Not only with sights and sounds but also with food.  Since Philadelphia is mostly known for Cheesesteaks our other delicacies sometimes get overlooked.  One bite of a real, warm, perfectly soft but at the same time lightly crispy and salty on the edges Philadelphia soft pretzel, and you [...]

Heart-Healthy Vegetarian Restaurants in Philadelphia

2016-02-11T20:18:56+00:00 February 11th, 2016|

February is National Heart Month and according to the American Heart Association eating a diet low in animal proteins and high in vegetables can help lower your risk of coronary heart disease not to mention a slew of other ailments.  Some folks have adapted the no-meat-Monday approach by removing meat from their diets on one [...]