Local Chef Launches Line of Shrubs and Preserves
Chefs / Food Products

Local Chef Launches Line of Shrubs and Preserves

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, corporate catering chef Doug Brown found himself on the unemployment line. After nearly 6 years in corporate catering with about 15 years in restaurants before that, Brown, 35, a graduate of the Art Institute of Philadelphia with a culinary arts degree, was at a crossroads in his … Continue reading

Philadelphia Chefs Competing for Favorite Chef
Chefs / Contests

Philadelphia Chefs Competing for Favorite Chef

UPDATE: This contest is not sponsored or organized by Bon Appetit. Chefs from around the globe have been invited to compete in an exclusive online competition to be named the world’s Favorite Chef 2021, receive $20,000, and be featured in a sponsored double-page spread in Bon Appetit. Voting went live yesterday and many Philadelphia-based chefs … Continue reading

Topo Chico Twist of Tangerine Now Available at Sprouts, Whole Foods in Spring
Press Release / Products

Topo Chico Twist of Tangerine Now Available at Sprouts, Whole Foods in Spring

Topo Chico is expanding its portfolio with the introduction of Twist of Tangerine – a refreshing sparkling mineral water complete with a natural touch of citrus flavor. Providing enriched hydration without sweeteners, the unique Twist of Tangerine flavor is perfect for those seeking a healthy alternative with a hint of flavor. A natural addition to … Continue reading

Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia Presents Philly Soul-Food Scene
Food Education / Soul Food

Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia Presents Philly Soul-Food Scene

Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia Presents Philly Soul-Food Scene, a virtual 3-part series from slavery in kitchens to 2021 pop-ups and urban farmers. Topics include geographic origins, agricultural influences, food injustices, and culinary achievements, focusing on the role of Black women in creating and nurturing the legacy that evolved into modern soul cuisine in Philadelphia. Each … Continue reading

Philadelphia Chefs Featured on Chefs Without Restaurants Podcast
Chefs / Interviews / Podcasts

Philadelphia Chefs Featured on Chefs Without Restaurants Podcast

Philadelphia-based chefs are featured on Season 2 of the Chefs Without Restaurants Podcast hosted by Chris Spear, a personal chef based in Frederick, MD. Chef Shola Olunloyo on Chefs Without Restaurants Chef Shola Olunloyo’s episode is now live. Chris speaks with Shola about his month-long stint as a chef-in-residence at Stone Barns Center for Food … Continue reading

Recap: Di Bruno Bros. Virtual Cheese Tasting Experience
Cheese / Food Education

Recap: Di Bruno Bros. Virtual Cheese Tasting Experience

I was honored to be invited to attend the first of hopefully many Di Bruno Bros. virtual cheese tastings hosted by Alex Stanton. I wanted to share my experience in case you were wondering about it and thinking about doing it. In a nutshell, if you’re a cheese lover and want to learn more about … Continue reading