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

Taste Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine & Spirits Recapped
Chefs / Cooking Demonstrations / Events

Taste Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine & Spirits Recapped

The Taste Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine & Spirits is an annual event focusing on all things culinary and wine, liquor, and spirits. It’s typically held at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, but this year it was hosted at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA this past weekend. I had the honor of attending this … Continue reading

EATER Young Guns 2018 Winners Including Two From Philly
Awards / Chefs

EATER Young Guns 2018 Winners Including Two From Philly

EATER just announced its EATER Young Guns 2018 winners, highlighting talented up-and-comers in the restaurant industry from across the country. Caitlin McMillan of Goldie and Kaitlyn Caruke of Walnut Street Cafe made the list. Congrats ladies! Marilyn JohnsonGastronomic Hedonist, Tiki Lifestyle Dreamer, Digital Marketing Professional, Former Nightclub DJ, Happy Homemaker Wannabe, Cat Mommy, etc. http://phillyfoodmarketing.weebly.com Continue reading

Kennett Square’s Verbena BYOB with Chef Scott Morozin Is Open
Chefs / Kennett Square PA / Openings

Kennett Square’s Verbena BYOB with Chef Scott Morozin Is Open

Verbena, an intimate BYOB in Kennett Square, has opened under the culinary tutelage of Chef Scott Morozin. He promises a menu using only the highest quality fresh, seasonal ingredients, including as many locally as possible. The restaurant replaces the former La Madera Bistro at 102 East State Street. I asked Chef Scott a few questions to get us all excited about … Continue reading

New Chef & New Menu for The Farmhouse in Cherry Hill
American / Chefs / Cherry Hill NJ

New Chef & New Menu for The Farmhouse in Cherry Hill

The Farmhouse in Cherry Hill opened last May to much fanfare offering a menu heavy on seasonal and local ingredients. The attractive farm to table restaurant, owned by Stu Wanicur, has hired new Executive Chef Bruce Santino who takes over for Chef David Murray who has moved on to another opportunity after less than a year. Raised in Pennsauken, NJ, Chef Bruce comes … Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Community College’s 35th Annual Restaurant Gala to Honor Chef Georgann Leaming
Awards / Chefs

Atlantic Cape Community College’s 35th Annual Restaurant Gala to Honor Chef Georgann Leaming

The Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala will mark its 35th annual event by honoring Georgeann Leaming, formerly of Suppa and Samwich in Philadelphia and Academy of Culinary Arts graduate, at the March 28 event at Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City. Kevin Ortzman, regional president for Caesars Entertainment (Bally’s, Caesars and Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic … Continue reading

Kevin Sbraga on Dining Options at Fitler Club
Center City / Chefs / Openings

Kevin Sbraga on Dining Options at Fitler Club

Fitler Club, a private lifestyle club, which is currently under construction at 2400 Market Street with a grand opening slated for Q1 2019. The Club will serve as a hub for Philadelphia’s growing community of business, creative and social leaders. With over 75,000 square feet of Schuylkill riverfront real estate, Fitler Club will feature best-in-class social, … Continue reading

Conshohocken’s Gypsy Saloon Welcomes New Chef and New Menu
Chefs / Conshohocken / Menus

Conshohocken’s Gypsy Saloon Welcomes New Chef and New Menu

Conshy Girls Restaurant Group owners, Kim Strengari, Marianne Gere and Michael Golden are happy to announce new chef, Simone Calonaci at Gypsy Saloon at 128 Ford Street in Conshohocken. Born and raised in Florence Italy, Chef Calonaci brings 20 years of experience in Tuscan cuisine to this West Conshohocken favorite. Chef Calonaci will incorporate his … Continue reading

Friday Arts Features Chef Olunloyo & Savoie Organic Farm Dinner Collaboration
Chefs / Collaborations / Farms

Friday Arts Features Chef Olunloyo & Savoie Organic Farm Dinner Collaboration

Did you miss the Savoie Organic Farm Dinner featuring Chef Shola Olunloyo earlier this month? Don’t fret. It will be featured on WHYY’s Friday Arts this Friday, November 3rd at 8:30 p.m. Chef Shola Olunloyo has long been regarded as one of Philadelphia’s best-kept culinary secrets. He runs a private kitchen, StudioKitchen, where he hosts … Continue reading

Whetstone Tavern Debuts Fall Flavors Including Chef’s Tasting Menu
Chefs / Menus / Queen Village

Whetstone Tavern Debuts Fall Flavors Including Chef’s Tasting Menu

Whetstone’s new menu stays true to the restaurant’s mission of offering updated American classics, with a renewed focus on top-notch ingredients and contemporary techniques. After months of work, Chef Eric Leveillee is excited and proud to debut his new American autumn menu at Whetstone Tavern (700 South 5th Street). Chef Leveillee has been at the … Continue reading