Celebrate International Curry Week at Karma Restaurant
Indian / Old City

Celebrate International Curry Week at Karma Restaurant

International Curry Week is celebrated throughout the world from October 12 to 28 and Karma Restaurant located at 246 Market Street is celebrating. The special curry-centric menu will allow customers to select a three dish sampler for a special price of $25, which will feature a generous combination of the three selected curry dishes, while the curry-inspired … Continue reading

Taste Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine & Spirits Recapped
Chefs / Cooking Demonstrations / Events

Taste Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine & Spirits Recapped

The Taste Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine & Spirits is an annual event focusing on all things culinary and wine, liquor, and spirits. It’s typically held at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, but this year it was hosted at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA this past weekend. I had the honor of attending this … Continue reading

Eat This: Pickle Sandwich by Elsie’s
New Jersey / Sandwiches

Eat This: Pickle Sandwich by Elsie’s

Elsie’s, formerly Elsie’s Down the Shore, may not have invented the pickle sandwich, but they’re determined to popularize it. The former Linwood deli, owned and operated by Katherine J. Cohen Jordan and her husband Chad, is now based in Oaklyn, NJ as a catering business with possible plans for a brick and mortar down the road. What … Continue reading

The Happy Hour Guide on the Dining on a Dime Podcast – October 21st
Cocktails / Happy Hour

The Happy Hour Guide on the Dining on a Dime Podcast – October 21st

This week’s Happy Hour Guide segment for the Dining on a Dime Podcast on Wildfire Radio. It’s all about seasonal sips! If you missed it live, you can listen to it here:   Chris’ Jazz Café – If you read my review of Chris’ Jazz Cafe, you’ll know that I recently tried an incredible Fall-inspired cocktail called “Autumn … Continue reading

Dinner and a Show: A Night at Chris’ Jazz Cafe
Center City / Southern Food

Dinner and a Show: A Night at Chris’ Jazz Cafe

Open since 1991, Chris’ Jazz Cafe is restaurant/music venue combo that continues to thrive in Center City. Not only is it one of Philadelphia’s top jazz clubs where you can see a live jazz performance six nights a week, but the kitchen is making superbly soulful Southern-style cuisine for lunch and dinner as we discovered upon … Continue reading

Steve’s Prince of Steaks Now Open in University City
Cheesesteaks / Pizza / University City / Wings

Steve’s Prince of Steaks Now Open in University City

By Kevin Wilson, host of Dining on a Dime I remember going to Steve’s Prince of Steaks at 7200 Bustleton Avenue back in the 1990s late at night after singing karaoke. The place would always smell great and the cheesesteak were always delicious. I treasured the memories, smell and taste of those particular cheesesteaks for many … Continue reading

Ghoulishly Good Halloween Cocktails
Cocktails / Holidays

Ghoulishly Good Halloween Cocktails

Exclusive guest post by Fine Wine & Good Spirits. Hosting a Halloween soirée? Then you’ll need a spooky signature cocktail, or a bewitching brew– or two! These devilishly delicious cocktail recipes are guaranteed to fright and delight any who dare drink them. Death’s Door Rouge 1 oz Death’s Door Gin 1 oz PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur 1 … Continue reading

Pizza Night: DeLorenzo’s Tomato Pies in Robbinsville, NJ
New Jersey / Pizza

Pizza Night: DeLorenzo’s Tomato Pies in Robbinsville, NJ

In the Philly area, tomato pie is usually a square pie with thick crust and savory-sweet tomato sauce. Sometimes with a sprinkling of cheese or another topping. Trenton tomato pies are different. Trenton tomato pie is a round pie featuring an extra crispy cracker-thin crust, crushed tomatoes, and a just a sprinkling of low-moisture mozzarella … Continue reading

Sergeant York: A Cool New Brooklyn-Inspired Spot for Fishtown
Bars / Fishtown / Openings

Sergeant York: A Cool New Brooklyn-Inspired Spot for Fishtown

From the mid-80s into the early 2000s, the Godfather of the Philadelphia nightlife scene was David Cohen, who ran the darkly exciting legendary after-hours club REVIVAL and later the enormously popular and infamous Club EVOLUTION. David also created the American Craft Brew Festival series and Jake & Oliver’s House of Brews, a 60 Tap Micro Brew … Continue reading