Celebrity Chef Nick Liberato and Partners Launch New Restaurant Concept in Stockton, NJ
Celebrity Chefs / Jewish Deli / Stockton, NJ

Celebrity Chef Nick Liberato and Partners Launch New Restaurant Concept in Stockton, NJ

Bucks County native Nick Liberato, star of Paramount Network’s Bar Rescue and, most recently, Netflix’s Restaurants on the Edge is opening a restaurant just outside of Bucks County across the Delaware River in the quaint village of Stockton, NJ. Liberato, Michael Dalewitz, and Steve Lau have officially announced their partnership as 618 Hospitality and the launch of The Borscht … Continue reading

Bitar’s Launches Mediterranean Superfood Brunch
Brunch / Mediterranean / Middle Eastern / South Philadelphia

Bitar’s Launches Mediterranean Superfood Brunch

With the ethic of “better eating through super nutrition” trending and the mounting evidence that the Mediterranean/Middle Eastern diet is the healthiest menu on the planet, Philly’s Middle Eastern cuisine pioneer Bitar’s is introducing an all-new Mediterranean Superfood Brunch served with FREE Turkish Coffee. Starting on the weekend of March 20-21, brunch will be offered at Bitar’s, located … Continue reading

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

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Five Women of Cheese Education in Philadelphia
Cheese / Food Education

Five Women of Cheese Education in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a cheese town. And I’m not just talking whiz. I know it might seem hard to believe, but not only are there great places to buy cheese and access to cheesemakers from just outside of the city and around the region, but there are several women cheese educators who call Philadelphia home. Allow … Continue reading