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

World Atlas of Beer Book Signing at Tria Taproom
Beer / Books / Rittenhouse Square

World Atlas of Beer Book Signing at Tria Taproom

Join Tria Taproom Tuesday, October 11th between 5:00-7:00 PM for the book launch of World Atlas of Beer and a tutored tasting 8:30-10:00PM. Co-authors Stephen Beaumont and Tim Webb, who are two of the world’s most acclaimed beer writers, will both be on hand signing books. Seating is limited seating for this event; pre-registration is … Continue reading

See Anthony Bourdain Live in Philadelphia on October 26
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See Anthony Bourdain Live in Philadelphia on October 26

Internationally renowned best-selling author, television host and multiple Emmy-award-winner Anthony Bourdain will be bringing The Hunger, an 11-city North American tour, to Philadelphia on October 26th at The Academy of Music. The Hunger serves audiences an all new live show featuring an unyielding, brutally honest monologue reflecting on diverse culture, street cuisine and his travels to lesser-known locations around … Continue reading

Emily Paster, Author of Food Swap, in Philadelphia at COOK on 8/6
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Emily Paster, Author of Food Swap, in Philadelphia at COOK on 8/6

Emily Paster, author of Food Swap: Specialty Recipes for Bartering, Sharing & Giving, makes her COOK debut on Saturday, August 6th at 2PM. Tickets are $95/person. Each guest will receive a copy of the book. The book profiles PHL Swappers, among other swaps, and includes both tips on swapping successfully and a lovely collection of swap-friendly … Continue reading

A Farm-to-Glass Cocktail and Cheese Tasting featuring Madame Fromage at Twisted Tail
Books / South Street

A Farm-to-Glass Cocktail and Cheese Tasting featuring Madame Fromage at Twisted Tail

Book and Cook Event: An Homage to Fromage—A Farm-to-Glass Cocktail and Cheese Tasting featuring Tenaya Darlington aka “Madame Fromage” Join George Reilly, proprietor of The Twisted Tail, on Sunday, May 1, between 12 and 2 p.m. as he hosts a book and cook event with Madame Fromage, author of DiBruno Bros. House of Cheese and … Continue reading