New Year’s Eve Cocktails from Fine Wine & Good Spirits
Booze / Holidays

New Year’s Eve Cocktails from Fine Wine & Good Spirits

2017 is almost here! Ring in the New Year with sparkling cocktail recipes from Fine Wine & Good Spirits. Watch us mix up “The Barbotage” with Cognac and Moët & Chandon Champagne—a recipe for the perfect midnight toast! Impress guests and celebrate with these festive recipes: Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco Serves 6 1 750 mL bottle … Continue reading

Thai Ice Cream Rolls in Philadelphia
Chinatown / Ice Cream

Thai Ice Cream Rolls in Philadelphia

It’s official, Thai Ice Cream Rolls are a sure, cool thing in Philadelphia. Mike Klein saw it coming back in April with the opening of Teassert Bar. As did I. Around that same time, Sweet Charlie’s opened in Washington Square. Since the openings of Teassert Bar and Sweet Charlie’s, Ice Land opened directly across the street from … Continue reading

Umai Umai, a Spectacular Sushi Spot in Fairmount
Art Museum Area / Chefs / Fairmount / Sushi

Umai Umai, a Spectacular Sushi Spot in Fairmount

On a quiet corner in Fairmount sits an unassuming restaurant. Driving by quickly on 22nd Street, you’d never know it was a sushi restaurant. Of course, calling Umai Umai a sushi restaurant is a bit over simplistic as appetizers and entrees are also available on the menu. But, as we happily discovered, distinctive sushi and designer … Continue reading

Festive Holiday Cocktails from Fine Wine & Good Spirits
Booze

Festive Holiday Cocktails from Fine Wine & Good Spirits

This is a guest blog post by Benjamin Schwartz, Spirits Specialist at Fine Wine & Good Spirits. What would this time of year be without a bit of holiday spirit(s)? See what we did there? At Fine Wine & Good Spirits, we have a great selection to make every get together and holiday party special. … Continue reading

This Just In: Complimentary S’mores at Hawthorne’s!
Bella Vista / Free / Sweets

This Just In: Complimentary S’mores at Hawthorne’s!

To commemorate seven years in business at Hawthornes Cafe, owners Chris Fetfatzes and Heather Annechiarico will be giving away complimentary s’mores from their new s’mores menu to all customers today at the restaurant, located at 736 South 11th Street in Philadelphia’s Bella Vista neighborhood. On December 20th, a “S’mores Station” will be positioned by the … Continue reading

Former Local Restaurant Reviewer Pens Inspirational Memoir “Table for One”
Books

Former Local Restaurant Reviewer Pens Inspirational Memoir “Table for One”

Kevin J. Wilson used to write restaurant reviews on his website phillyrestaurantreviews.com until tragedy struck. His mother passed away in 2011. Then, both his brother and sister passed away during the same week before Christmas in 2013. As anyone would be as a result of the loss of immediate family members, he was beset by … Continue reading

‘P.J. the Elf’ Beer Collab Between P.J.W. Restaurant Group & Yards Brewing Company
Beer / Collaborations

‘P.J. the Elf’ Beer Collab Between P.J.W. Restaurant Group & Yards Brewing Company

The thirsty folks at P.J.W. Restaurant Group are excited to announce the newest beer collaboration: P.J. the Elf’s IPA–brewed exclusively for the group by Yards Brewing Company. P.J. the Elf’s IPA is an American IPA available next week at select P.J. Whelihan’s and all three The Pour Houses in PA and NJ. P.J. the Elf’s … Continue reading

Marilyn Johnson Interviewed by Sugar, Spice, and Everything Rice
Philly Grub News

Marilyn Johnson Interviewed by Sugar, Spice, and Everything Rice

Thanks to Atiyah Abdur-Raheem of Sugar, Spice, and Everything Rice for this fun interview for her Online Journalism course at Rowan University. Marilyn JohnsonGastronomic Hedonist, Tiki Lifestyle Dreamer, Digital Marketing Professional, Former Nightclub DJ, Happy Homemaker Wannabe, Cat Mommy, etc. http://phillyfoodmarketing.weebly.com Continue reading

Lansdale’s Round Guys Brewing Creates Beer for Philly Loves Bowie Week
Beer

Lansdale’s Round Guys Brewing Creates Beer for Philly Loves Bowie Week

According to DJ Robert Drake, Lansdale’s Round Guys Brewing Company has created a beer for next month’s Philly Loves Bowie Week (Jan 6-14). The brew “Loving The Alien, a Blackstar Saison” (6.3%) will debut next month at Doobie’s Bar. Stay tuned for a list of locations where you can find it. Marilyn JohnsonGastronomic Hedonist, Tiki … Continue reading