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

Capogiro Gelato Artisans and Capofitto To Close
Ice Cream / Philly Restaurant Closings

Capogiro Gelato Artisans and Capofitto To Close

This just in… We here at Capogiro Gelato Artisans would like to thank the Great City of Philadelphia for your warm embrace for the past 16 years. It is not lost on us that some of you have grown up eating our gelato. Our own children grew up in our cafes. Thank you for your … 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

Chef Keith Taylor of Zachary’s BBQ & Soul Kitchens Creates Philadelphia Pretzel Stuffing
Chefs / Holidays / Thanksgiving

Chef Keith Taylor of Zachary’s BBQ & Soul Kitchens Creates Philadelphia Pretzel Stuffing

Chef Keith Taylor, chef/owner of Zachary’s BBQ & Soul Kitchens, has created Philadelphia Pretzel Stuffing, a side dish that tastes great and does good. The main ingredients include Philadelphia soft pretzels, a desire to reduce food waste, and two like-minded culinary entrepreneurs. Through his experience with the Drexel Food Lab in Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport … Continue reading

Reblog: Farm-to-Table Dining at Rastelli’s Newest South Jersey Store by Fork in the Pines
Farms / South Jersey

Reblog: Farm-to-Table Dining at Rastelli’s Newest South Jersey Store by Fork in the Pines

Sharing this fabulous article by Fork in the Pines with permission. Disclaimer: Rastelli Market Fresh at Hill Creek Farms invited local bloggers to a free tasting event on Tuesday, November 13. They also provided us with a complementary insulated bag, pie, caramel-coated apples, and apple cider donuts – all available for purchase at the farm. … Continue reading