Del Frisco’s Grille Ribbon Cutting
American / Center City / Openings

Del Frisco’s Grille Ribbon Cutting

On December 10th, the esteemed Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newest location, Del Frisco’s Grille, in center city Philadelphia. With the help of Philadelphia’s own Sheila Hess, the ribbon was ceremoniously cut and then guests were invited to sample select hors d’oeuvres and beverages. I was grateful to be invited … Continue reading

Michael Falcone Named Executive Chef of Rebel Hill Brewing
Breweries / Chefs / Phoenixville PA

Michael Falcone Named Executive Chef of Rebel Hill Brewing

Michael Falcone (HEART Food Truck, Morrell Park, Funky Lil Kitchen) has been named Executive Chef of Rebel Hill Brewing in Phoenixville, PA. When Falcone was planning on opening Morrell Park, he met Rebel Hill owner Greg Kluge as they were building the brewery next door. The two kept in touch so when Morrell Park eventually fell through, it was a good fit as Kluge wanted … Continue reading

Cocktails with Claus at Aqimero
Cocktails / Happy Hour / Holidays / Hotels

Cocktails with Claus at Aqimero

During a cheerful happy hour, Aqimero (inside of the Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia) will feature specialty cocktails that will only be there for a limited time! One such cocktail is the “Buona Natale” (pictured above), an Italian inspired Warm Apple Cider with Amaro liquor, cardamom, cinnamon-vanilla syrup, whipped cream, cinnamon, and an apple chip. Other cocktails include: Specialty … Continue reading

The Chef’s Table and The Pastry Studio at the Crowne Plaza in Reading PA
Berks County / Chefs / Fine Dining / Reading, PA / Travel

The Chef’s Table and The Pastry Studio at the Crowne Plaza in Reading PA

There’s something truly unique and special being offered at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in suburban Wyomissing, PA. Past the entrance and lobby, deep inside of the hotel’s enormous commercial kitchen are The Chef’s Table and The Pastry Studio, two remarkable private dining spaces which can be reserved for small groups of up to 8 people for … Continue reading

Stateside Vodka Launches Food Truck
Booze / Food Trucks / Kensington

Stateside Vodka Launches Food Truck

Stateside Vodka has launched their own food truck which will be stationed outside of the distillery located at 1700 North Hancock Street in Kensington. Stateside’s Andrew Hueston tells me that it will be open Thursday-Sunday to accommodate the food needs of hungry visitors to the distillery’s tasting room during normal business hours: Thursday-Friday 5-10PM; Saturday 12-10PM; Sunday … Continue reading

The Indian Grill: Authentic Indian Cuisine in Old City
Indian / Old City / Openings

The Indian Grill: Authentic Indian Cuisine in Old City

The Indian Grill, a new BYOB restaurant located in Old City, has brought the tastes and ambiance of Indian culture to Philadelphia. Inspired by the royal courts in India, The Indian Grill specializes in North Indian cuisine with options of Indo-Chinese food. The restaurant recently opened for daily lunch and dinner at 114 Chestnut Street. The Indian … Continue reading