Food & Drink

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

Miss Money Funny: Cheap Meals for the Busy Working Type

by Alyson M. Komyanek Last month, I told you how I purchased my first house (PUT IN YOUR SITE’S LINK HERE), but saving up for the downpayment was only the beginning. With mortgage payments on my mind, I’m sharing my favorite budget friendly cooking secrets. Check out 4 of my favorite simple and cheap meals: Sausage, Peppers and [...]

St. Patty’s Day Cocktails For Everyone

St. Patty’s Day Cocktails For Everyone

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day the real way, with a festive beverage! Choose the recipe that best fits your style: The Diva: Irish Rita · 2 parts Jameson Irish Whiskey · 1 part Tripe Sec · 4 parts Margarita Mix Shake and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a slated rim and fresh lime wedge   [...]

The Tot Cart Turns One!

The Tot Cart Turns One!

Who doesn’t  love tater-tots, but then add a variety of tot-tastic toppings and you have a mouth watering masterpiece! Hop over to Yard’s next week and help the Tot-Cart celebrate their first year in Philly’s mobile food scene. Please join The Tot Cart owners, Julie Crist and Jessica Orso, Saturday, March 15th from 12pm – [...]

Free Cupcakes at Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop

Free Cupcakes at Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop

Keeping your V-day platonic? Spending it solo? Or just looking to drown your sorrows in some delicious comfort food? All day on Valentine’s Day Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop will be offering their delicious Valentine’s Day specialty, a Chocolate Covered Strawberry Milkshake ($4.50) – it’s a strawberry shake with a chocolate syrup drizzle, topped with [...]

East Passyunk Restaurant Week

East Passyunk Restaurant Week

The Philly Food scene continues to get better and better every week! This January we welcome back the Center City Restaurant Week and just as your tastebuds start yearning for more fanatastically tasty deals East PAssyunk Avenue delivers the goods. The 2nd annual East Passyunk Avenue Restaurant Week returns February 23rd through March 1st. Twenty-four [...]

New Year’s Eve Guide

New Year’s Eve Guide

Save our Children Benefit Bash Join GYCDII for a fundraising event this NYE that will be just as grand as other New Year’s Eve parties in the city, except this one is for a good cause. Click the link above for all the info you need to attend a fantastic party for a great cause. [...]

Happening Holiday Cocktails

Happening Holiday Cocktails

Here are a few holiday cocktails sure to warm up your winter celebrations. Perhaps offer a signature drink at your next holiday bash, or have the girls over for a night of gossip, laughter and great drinks! Let us know which you plan to try this holiday season. MAPLE TODDY Ingredients 2 ounces of Alibi [...]

It’s BAAAACK! Restaurant Week 2014

It’s BAAAACK! Restaurant Week 2014

Something to look forward to in the New Year, even with all those resolutions to stick to. The 2014 Center City Restaurant Week is back and gracing the palette of Philadelphia foodies from January 19th-24th and January 26th-31st. Restaurants throughout Center City will offer a three-course prix-fixe dinner menu for only $35.  In addition, many of [...]

Day 7: Pumpkin Packed Protein

Day 7: Pumpkin Packed Protein

Recipe: Pumpkin Protein Cookies From:  NEST Chefs INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Quick Cooking Oats 1/2 cup Pumpkin Pie Filling 2 T. Unsweetened Applesauce 2 T. Vanilla Protein Powder 1 T. Maple Syrup 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract 1/4 cup Raisins DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 350′F. Then combine all ingredients in bowl until mixed thoroughly. 2. Drop [...]

Day 6: You Need A Green Side

Day 6: You Need A Green Side

Recipe: Creamed Green Beans with Bacon From Chef Walter Staib  Chef Staid of City Tavern Restaurant brings you an ultimate side dish for your Thanksgiving feast. Bonus, another great recipe that calls for local ingredients from Dietz & Watson. Serves 8 3 pounds fresh tender green beans, such as haricots verts 1 pound Dietz & [...]