Chefs Without Restaurants Podcast Interviews Bill Covaleski of Victory Brewing + Two Recipes
Interviews / Podcasts / Recipes

Chefs Without Restaurants Podcast Interviews Bill Covaleski of Victory Brewing + Two Recipes

Bill Covaleski of Victory Brewing chats with Chef Chris Spear on the Chefs Without Restaurants podcast. In this episode of Chefs Without Restaurants, Victory Brewing co-founder Bill Covaleski chats with host Chef Chris Spear about how he got into brewing and the decision to start a brewery with his best friend, Ron Barchet. They talk … Continue reading

Chef Brian Duffy to Open SideBird Kitchen in Havertown, PA
Breweries / Chefs / Montgomery County

Chef Brian Duffy to Open SideBird Kitchen in Havertown, PA

Chef Brian Duffy is getting back into the restaurant business. Today, he annouced that his latest project is SideBird Kitchen, which will offer his menu in partnership with Bald Birds Brewing. According to the Facebook page, “SideBird is a menu with multi faceted styles of foods that showcase Chef Brian Duffy’s travel and experiences from … Continue reading

Dodo Bakery Now Open in South Philly
Bakeries / Dessert / South Philadelphia / Sweets

Dodo Bakery Now Open in South Philly

You guys! An adorable new bakery is open on the corner of 11th Street and Oregon Avenue in deep South Philly serving Hong Kong style pastries, cakes and buns, bubble tea and smoothies, and custom cakes for any occasion. Dodo Bakery opened last week and serves the cutest Asian desserts daily from 7AM to 7PM! … Continue reading

Fried Chicken and Champagne in Philadelphia
Rittenhouse Square

Fried Chicken and Champagne in Philadelphia

Three months ago, Bar Poulet opened in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, offering a menu with an interesting combination of fried chicken and champagne. Philadelphia food lovers may have scratched their heads, but it’s a pairing that has been trending upwards in other cities such as New York, Raleigh, and Houston. The food and beverage match-up … Continue reading

Boardroom Spirits Introduces DIY Cocktail Creation Station
Cocktails / Montgomery County / Spirits

Boardroom Spirits Introduces DIY Cocktail Creation Station

Boardroom Spirits, the award-winning, sustainable, precision craft distillery, is transforming its Lansdale tasting room into a self-serve DIY cocktail crafting experience and bottle shop. Customers have the option of purchasing premium spirits and ready-to-drink bottled or canned cocktails from the bottle shop or stick around and design their signature, seasonal cocktail featuring Boardroom’s premium Vodka, … Continue reading

🥕 Carrots Philly’s Favorite Veggie? Bolthouse Farms says it is!
Food Products / Plant-Based

🥕 Carrots Philly’s Favorite Veggie? Bolthouse Farms says it is!

🥕🥕🥕🥕🥕 A new survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Bolthouse Farms Wunderoots™ found that carrots are Philly’s favorite veggie! Really? Read why: 🥕 72.5% of people representing Philly are more likely to eat carrots over any other vegetable, including asparagus (57.5%), cauliflower (46.25%), kale (27.5%), and artichoke (22.5%). 🥕 38.7% of Philadelphians who took the poll believe … Continue reading

Product Corner: Virgil’s Handcrafted Root Beer
Beverages / Products / Recipes

Product Corner: Virgil’s Handcrafted Root Beer

Did you know that it was National Root Beer Float Day last Friday? I have to admit, that food holiday fell off my radar. But my new friends at Virgil’s Handcrafted Root Beer reminded me by sending me some samples of the regular root beer and zero calorie/zero sugar version so that I can enjoy … Continue reading

New Food Startup Introduces Tomato Lonsa to Philadelphia and South Jersey
Food Startups / Indian / Local Food Producers

New Food Startup Introduces Tomato Lonsa to Philadelphia and South Jersey

I recently stumbled upon Aaji’s Foods at Haddonfield Farmers Market and met Rajus, who introduced himself and his family (wife Poorva, father Arvind, and mother, Vijoo). They told me about their food product, tomato lonsa, a flavorful tomato-based condiment often used as a dip, sauce, or complement to other foods. I’m always open to hearing about … Continue reading

Product Corner: Luxardo Canned Cocktails
Booze / Cocktails / Products

Product Corner: Luxardo Canned Cocktails

If you’re a fan of cocktails, Luxardo is a name you should already know. If you’re not, chances are you’ve had a cocktail—especially a really good old-fashioned—with a Luxardo maraschino cherry. Luxardo is more than an elegant, dark red cocktail garnish. Founded in 1821 by Girolamo Luxardo, the family-owned and operated company also produces various … Continue reading

Donate Blood, Get Free Donut or Coffee from Dunkin’
Coffee / Donuts

Donate Blood, Get Free Donut or Coffee from Dunkin’

Local blood donors are in for a sweet treat this August. Dunkin’ of Greater Philadelphia is once again teaming up with the American Red Cross to provide 24,500 vouchers to American Red Cross blood donors in the region during August. To thank donors who help refuel the blood supply throughout August, presenting donors will receive … Continue reading