Central Taco & Tequila Brings Modern Mexican to Westmont
Openings / South Jersey / Tacos / Westmont NJ

Central Taco & Tequila Brings Modern Mexican to Westmont

The PJW Restaurant Group has been working diligently on the modern Mexican concept located at 350 Haddon Avenue in Westmont (Haddon Township) for much of 2018 and are finally ready to open Central Taco & Tequila to the public on Monday, December 17. The former Irish Mile has been transformed into a modern taqueria and tequila bar. Last evening, … Continue reading

Drexel Announces All-Star 2019 Philly Chef Conference Line-Up
Chefs / Events

Drexel Announces All-Star 2019 Philly Chef Conference Line-Up

On Sunday, March 10 and Monday, March 11, Drexel University’s annual Philly Chef Conference will return to University City, drawing top-level culinary and hospitality talent from around the world to Philadelphia. Hospitality Management Program Director Mike Traud is proud to announce this year’s impressive roster of participants and panelists. Tickets for all events will go … 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

White Dog Cafe Partners with Justin Jean Pajamas for 31st Annual New Year’s Day Benefit Brunch
Brunch / Fundraisers / Holidays

White Dog Cafe Partners with Justin Jean Pajamas for 31st Annual New Year’s Day Benefit Brunch

Make your New Year’s resolution for more pajamas, pups and partying! The three White Dog Cafe locations have partnered with Bucks County based Justin Jean Pajamas to help raise funds for Alpha Bravo Canine which provides trained service dogs to U.S military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and other … Continue reading

Annual Fireplace Lighting Party at Devil’s Den
Beer / Booze / South Philadelphia

Annual Fireplace Lighting Party at Devil’s Den

The start of December marks the annual lighting of the Devil’s Den iconic wood-burning double-sided fireplace. Saturday, December 1st, Devil’s Den owner, Erin Wallace, will light the fireplace for the season and celebrate with the now-famous annual fireplace lighting party, featuring a curated menu of smoked and wood-aged beers, among other treats. Draft List 2SP … Continue reading

Scenes from Four Roses Bourbon Tasting at Bank & Bourbon
Booze / Center City / Tasting Menus

Scenes from Four Roses Bourbon Tasting at Bank & Bourbon

On Wednesday, November 14, Bank & Bourbon welcomed Master Distiller Brent Eliot from Four Roses Bourbon for a unique tasting featuring a special cocktail, festive hors d’oeuvres and a family-style dinner. The special Cocktail — the Small Batch Seelback — featured Four Roses Small Batch, Combier Pamplemousse, Angostura, Peychaud’s, and Bitters. Fun hors d’oeuvres included Hush Puppies and Kentucky Deviled Eggs. A hearty … Continue reading