Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Opens in Fishtown and Coming Soon to Rittenhouse Square
Fishtown / Ice Cream / Openings / Rittenhouse Square

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Opens in Fishtown and Coming Soon to Rittenhouse Square

On Thursday, December 2 at 7 PM, Jeni’s Slendid Ice Cream will open the doors of its first Philadelphia brick and mortar location at 1322 Frankford Ave. Unit #101 in Fishtown. The shop will be scooping free ice cream until close (11 PM) and the first 50 guests in line will receive a free swag bag.  The … Continue reading

White Dog Café Celebrates 2022 with 33rd Annual New Year’s Day Pajama Brunch
Brunch / Holidays

White Dog Café Celebrates 2022 with 33rd Annual New Year’s Day Pajama Brunch

The New Year welcomes the 33rd anniversary of White Dog Cafe and three decades plus of their annual New Year’s Day Brunch that invites guests to come to brunch in what they wore to bed! Even the team members at the White Dog Cafe locations will be adorning pajamas as they serve you your first meal of … Continue reading

Beehive Bakeshop Opens in Fishtown
Baked Goods / Bakeries / Fishtown / Openings

Beehive Bakeshop Opens in Fishtown

Elisabeth Beraquit, 29, originally from Brigantine, NJ, was on track to be a tax accountant for the rest of her life. She acquired a business degree in 2014 and became a CPA in 2016.  Baking has always been her true passion, though. The hobby kept her sane while quarantining in the early days of the … Continue reading

Try Healthy Mediterranean Food for your Holiday Entertaining
Catering / Holidays / Mediterranean / Middle Eastern

Try Healthy Mediterranean Food for your Holiday Entertaining

Do something healthy and delicious this holiday season: put Mediterranean food on your holiday table! Hear me out… For nearly 50 years, Bitar’s has been providing Philadelphians healthy diet options, even before the Mediterranean diet was touted as health food and the key to living a long life. The leading scientific benefit of this diet … Continue reading

Pecan Industry Partners with Farmer’s Fridge in Philadelphia for Limited-Edition Holiday Giveaway
Giveaways / Travel

Pecan Industry Partners with Farmer’s Fridge in Philadelphia for Limited-Edition Holiday Giveaway

American Pecans wants to ease the stress related to flight delays and cancellations with the ‘Pecanceled’ Flights Set Right campaign. They’ve partnered with Farmer’s Fridge to give away free, limited-edition pecan pie snack bites at Philadelphia International Airport, for anyone whose flight gets delayed or canceled.  Wait, there’s more! They know holiday travel this year is going to be even nuttier so they’re launching the Pecanceled Flights Set … Continue reading

A Look at Hook & Master
Chefs / Fishtown / Pizza / Reviews

A Look at Hook & Master

Hook & Master, a new Chicago Tavern-style pizzeria at 2nd & Master in Fishtown/Olde Kensington, results from a new partnership between James Beard Award-Winning/Iron Chef Jose Garces and pizza guru Steven Seibel. In addition to ambitious pizza offerings (3 styles!), the concept also features tiki drinks, craft beer, and small antipasti-style dishes.  If you’ve read … Continue reading

Philly Flan is the Next Big Thing!
Food Products / Local Food Producers

Philly Flan is the Next Big Thing!

Dave Mannion has fond memories of eating flan as a special treat in his childhood. His mother, originally from Peru, would make the caramel custard-based dish for special occasions in the Central NJ home where he grew up. These happy memories resurfaced during the pandemic when on a whim, he decided to try his luck … Continue reading

Stickman Brews & Bao Buns Pop-Up at BLDG39 at the Arsenal
Events / Pop Ups

Stickman Brews & Bao Buns Pop-Up at BLDG39 at the Arsenal

BLDG39 at the Arsenal will be hosting a Pop-Up Tasting Room every Friday night from 6 pm to 10 pm at the venue located at 5401 Tacony Street in the Bridesburg section of the city. BLDG39 is just one of the many new developments helping to transform the neighborhood. This “Brews & Bao Buns” pop-up is … Continue reading

Gift Idea: The Cocktail Workshop by Steven Grasse & Adam Erace
Books / Cocktails / Local Authors

Gift Idea: The Cocktail Workshop by Steven Grasse & Adam Erace

Just in time for gift-giving and at-home holiday party season, spirit savant Steven Grasse and esteemed travel and spirits writer Adam Erace are pleased to announce the release of an undoubtedly quintessential work of cocktail literature: The Cocktail Workshop: An Essential Guide to Classic Drinks and How to Make Them Your Own, an immersive dive into 20 classic libations, as well … Continue reading

Eat This: Porco’s Turketta Sandwich
Sandwiches / South Philadelphia / Thanksgiving

Eat This: Porco’s Turketta Sandwich

I wasn’t going to post anything about Thanksgiving this year, as it is entirely too time-consuming to keep up with all of the specials and catering menus. However, I just learned of this special Thanksgiving sandwich that will likely put the standard “Gobbler” to shame! This literally sounds like the holiday sandwich of my dreams … Continue reading