Beef and Winter Vegetables Stew

Come September and October when the temperatures begin to drop, I usually start thinking about heartier meals. I’m a big fan of thick, chunky soups and stews. While I don’t eat a lot of red meat, I crave a hearty, rich beef stew on occasion. The other day when it barely got out of the … Continue reading

Events / Italian / South Philadelphia

The Next South Philly Foodie Meetup

The first South Philly Foodie Meetup at Pho Ha on Wednesday, October 13th was a success. 9 out of 11 RSVP’s showed up. All but 1 foodie had Pho. Everyone was pleased with the food & the company, and asked when the next one would be. I’m really into the idea of doing Italian. With … Continue reading

Italian / South Philadelphia

Nina’s Trattoria Now Open in Italian Market

The Italian Market welcomes yet another Italian restaurant as Nina’s Trattoria opened its door this evening. Click for menu here. As I was asking for a copy of their menu, the first customers – a couple – were walking in. It was an exciting sight to see. I wish this new restaurant luck and it … Continue reading

South Philadelphia / Vietnamese

1st South Philly Foodie Meetup at Pho Ha

Hey folks!  I tweeted to see if anybody would be interested in meeting up in BV/QV/EPX area for a monthly meet & eat gathering & several responded they would be interested, so I thought what better way than to kick off South Philly Foodies than with a Washington Avenue staple:  PHO! More info and RSVP … Continue reading