Pairing Paws, Dog Breeds and their Spirit Wines Book Launch
Books / Main Line / Wine

Pairing Paws, Dog Breeds and their Spirit Wines Book Launch

Have you always wondered what wine pairs best with a Bichon Frise or a Chihuahua? Fearless Restaurants Director of Wine and Beverage Michele Gargiulo has pondered these pooch pairings and more and has just released her first book Pairing Paws, Dog Breeds, and their Spirit Wines. Join Gargiulo on the patio at White Dog Cafe … Continue reading

An Evening with Nigella Lawson in Philadelphia!
Books / Celebrity Chefs

An Evening with Nigella Lawson in Philadelphia!

I recently learned that my major woman crush Nigella Lawson is coming to Philadelphia in support of her new book, Cook, Eat, Repeat. I literally squeed. I have been a big fan for about 20 years. While her book How to Be a Domestic Goddess was released in 1998, I didn’t become hip to her … 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

Mod Betty’s 10 Fave Retro Roadmap Eateries in South Jersey
Books / South Jersey / Travel

Mod Betty’s 10 Fave Retro Roadmap Eateries in South Jersey

New restaurants and eateries pop up all of the time in our area and while that’s very exciting, it’s always good to remember what we had in the past and take a trip down memory lane every so often. One such person keeping tabs on “cool vintage places” that still exist today is Beth Lennon … Continue reading

Retro Roadmap: Mod Betty’s Guide to Philadelphia Book Launch, Signing & Happy Hour
Authors / Books / Fishtown

Retro Roadmap: Mod Betty’s Guide to Philadelphia Book Launch, Signing & Happy Hour

Young Friends of the Preservation Alliance is excited to host Retro Roadmap’s Mod Betty for a book launch and happy hour to celebrate her most recent Retro Roadmap: Mod Betty’s Guide to Philadelphia. Mod Betty aka Beth Lennon, travels throughout the US highlighting authentic vintage businesses and attractions across the country via her online blog, videos, … Continue reading

Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia
Authors / Books

Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia

If you’re hungry for a good meal & a delicious story, Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia is here to serve you. The newly-published book includes the sweet and spicy stories behind 90 of the Philadelphia area’s most fascinating restaurants. Discover how two chocolatiers got engaged; dinners interrupted by bungled mob hits; restaurants that survived an earthquake, a fire, … Continue reading

Cookbook Author Elisa Costantini at Fante’s Kitchen Shop
Authors / Books / Italian Market / Local Foodie Gifts

Cookbook Author Elisa Costantini at Fante’s Kitchen Shop

Local cookbook author Elisa Costantini will be at Fante’s on Saturday, December 23rd between 12:00-2:00 p.m. will be doing a meet and greet and signing copies of her book, Italian Moms Spreading Their Art to Every Table. Stop by and say hello to a wonderful woman who cooks from the heart and buy a few … Continue reading

Local Food Writer Demystifies PA Scrapple in New Book
American / Books

Local Food Writer Demystifies PA Scrapple in New Book

Scrapple! You either love it or hate it. I grew up in the coal region and was raised to love it. #TEAMSCRAPPLE Amy Strauss, a food and drink writer living in Philadelphia, is on a mission to demystify the breakfast meat in her new book Pennsylvania Scrapple: A Delectable History. She traces the history and culture … Continue reading

Evolution of Jewish Cooking in America at National Museum of American Jewish History
Books / Old City

Evolution of Jewish Cooking in America at National Museum of American Jewish History

Mike Solomonov is a busy man. As we most recently reported, he’s having quite the auspicious Spring! Next month, he will be one of the featured speakers at the Evolution of Jewish Cooking in America event at the National Museum of American Jewish History. The event will take place on Tuesday, May 16th at 7pm. … Continue reading

Former Local Restaurant Reviewer Pens Inspirational Memoir “Table for One”
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Former Local Restaurant Reviewer Pens Inspirational Memoir “Table for One”

Kevin J. Wilson used to write restaurant reviews on his website phillyrestaurantreviews.com until tragedy struck. His mother passed away in 2011. Then, both his brother and sister passed away during the same week before Christmas in 2013. As anyone would be as a result of the loss of immediate family members, he was beset by … Continue reading