Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia Presents Philly Soul-Food Scene
Food Education / Soul Food

Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia Presents Philly Soul-Food Scene

Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia Presents Philly Soul-Food Scene, a virtual 3-part series from slavery in kitchens to 2021 pop-ups and urban farmers. Topics include geographic origins, agricultural influences, food injustices, and culinary achievements, focusing on the role of Black women in creating and nurturing the legacy that evolved into modern soul cuisine in Philadelphia. Each … Continue reading

Recap: Di Bruno Bros. Virtual Cheese Tasting Experience
Cheese / Food Education

Recap: Di Bruno Bros. Virtual Cheese Tasting Experience

I was honored to be invited to attend the first of hopefully many Di Bruno Bros. virtual cheese tastings hosted by Alex Stanton. I wanted to share my experience in case you were wondering about it and thinking about doing it. In a nutshell, if you’re a cheese lover and want to learn more about … Continue reading

Five Women of Cheese Education in Philadelphia
Cheese / Food Education

Five Women of Cheese Education in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a cheese town. And I’m not just talking whiz. I know it might seem hard to believe, but not only are there great places to buy cheese and access to cheesemakers from just outside of the city and around the region, but there are several women cheese educators who call Philadelphia home. Allow … Continue reading

Virtual Cheese Tasting Experience by Di Bruno Bros.
Cheese / Food Education

Virtual Cheese Tasting Experience by Di Bruno Bros.

Have you ever wanted to experience your own, personal cheese pairing with a qualified cheese expert? Now you can, thanks to the local cheesemongers at Di Bruno Bros. In honor of National Cheese Lover’s Day, they’re offering a Virtual Cheese Pairing Experience LIVE on Thursday, January 28 at 7PM. In order to participate, the Virtual … Continue reading

Tony’s Chocolonely Brings Experiential Chocotruck to Philadelphia
Chocolate / Food Education / Food Trucks

Tony’s Chocolonely Brings Experiential Chocotruck to Philadelphia

Tony’s Chocolonely, a company on a mission to make all chocolate worldwide 100% slave free, is taking the now-famous experiential Chocotruck to Philadelphia. Within the interactive truck, visitors will have the chance to learn about the bitter truth behind the cocoa industry and what Tony’s is doing to change the narrative, topics that were featured … Continue reading

Saint Joseph’s University Hosts Lecture on Edible Insects
Events / Food Education

Saint Joseph’s University Hosts Lecture on Edible Insects

Nearly 80 percent of the world’s population eats insects. Much evidence suggests that insect production could one day be an environmentally sustainable source of protein for the United States. Yet, most Americans find the practice disgusting — excluding, perhaps, in extreme game shows on television. Saint Joseph’s University’s Department of Food Marketing will host a … Continue reading

Good Food Flats Coming To Drexel University
Food Education / Powelton Village / Real Estate / Under Construction

Good Food Flats Coming To Drexel University

Exciting news for students of Drexel University’s Hospitality and Sports Management program and food lovers alike. Cross Properties is excited to announce its newest cutting edge and innovative student housing building, Good Food Flats, which is set to open for the Fall 2016 semester on Drexel University’s campus. This is the first modular building of … Continue reading