Product Corner: Naked Nutrition Gluten-Free Protein Cookies
Cookies / Food Products / Gluten Free

Product Corner: Naked Nutrition Gluten-Free Protein Cookies

Did you know that SOFT, gluten-free, soy-fee, GMO-free, no high fructose corn syrup cookies exist? They do! I recently tried the new Naked Cookies by Naked Nutrition and I was blown away by how good they are. Most gluten-free cookies are dry, crumbly, and taste like cardboard. I’m happy to say that these are the … Continue reading

Philly Flan is the Next Big Thing!
Food Products / Local Food Producers

Philly Flan is the Next Big Thing!

Dave Mannion has fond memories of eating flan as a special treat in his childhood. His mother, originally from Peru, would make the caramel custard-based dish for special occasions in the Central NJ home where he grew up. These happy memories resurfaced during the pandemic when on a whim, he decided to try his luck … Continue reading

Product Corner: Chef Kimberly Fonville Spices Too!
Chefs / Food Products / Local Food Producers

Product Corner: Chef Kimberly Fonville Spices Too!

Philadelphia private/personal chef Kimberly Fonville and I have been following each other on Instagram for a long time. She always shares her fun culinary creations on IG, showcasing some serious chops in the kitchen with creative meals that look beyond scrumptious! Her culinary mission is to feed people delicious, flavorful food that’ll keep them coming back. … Continue reading

New York Steamfitter Trades Big Apple for Bucks County, PA, Launches Salt & Spice Company
Bucks County / Food Products / Food Startups

New York Steamfitter Trades Big Apple for Bucks County, PA, Launches Salt & Spice Company

Black-Owned American Spice Company Launched During the Pandemic While the coronavirus forced many businesses to shutter their doors permanently, Marcus Davis, an enterprising steamfitter living in NYC, traded the big city for greener pastures in Bucks County, PA, and took a leap of faith to launch his life-long dream of entrepreneurship during the height of … Continue reading

Game Day Grub: KC Cattle Company
Food Products / Game Day Grub

Game Day Grub: KC Cattle Company

KC Cattle Company is a veteran-owned and operated family-run business. Patrick Montgomery started the company to continue serving those he served with as an Army Ranger with the 1st Ranger Battalion. In addition to creating delicious meat products, his goal is to mentor and employ veterans to honor his brother-in-law, who was killed in action … 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

Local Chef Launches Line of Shrubs and Preserves
Chefs / Food Products

Local Chef Launches Line of Shrubs and Preserves

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, corporate catering chef Doug Brown found himself on the unemployment line. After nearly 6 years in corporate catering with about 15 years in restaurants before that, Brown, 35, a graduate of the Art Institute of Philadelphia with a culinary arts degree, was at a crossroads in his … Continue reading

Product Corner: Unique Snacks Pretzels, Pretzel Dips & Chocolate Pretzels 🥨
Berks County / Food Products / Products

Product Corner: Unique Snacks Pretzels, Pretzel Dips & Chocolate Pretzels 🥨

Editor’s Note: I’m happy to report this news about a beloved pretzel I grew up eating in Northeast PA. I remember eating the “splits” as a kid; they were a favorite in our household. In my 20s, I even lived close to the factory in the Reading area. If you love pretzels and haven’t tried … Continue reading

Product Corner: Daniel Rabbit Traditional Crab Cakes
Food Products / Food Startups / Products

Product Corner: Daniel Rabbit Traditional Crab Cakes

After many years of working in high-end Philadelphia area restaurants, briefly running his own catering company, and working other odd jobs, Cherry Hill native Daniel Esola chased his dream of creating his own food brand Daniel Rabbit so he could be his own boss. He decided to focus solely on crab cakes as they were … Continue reading

Product Corner: Frutero Ice Cream
Food Products / Ice Cream / Products

Product Corner: Frutero Ice Cream

Looking to try new ice cream? Check out local brand Frutero Ice Cream. Made by two University of Pennsylvania Wharton School grads, these tropical ice creams pack a lot of fruit inside resulting in a luxuriously creamy frozen dessert with bright exotic flavors. Made from 100% real fruit and with Pennsylvania-based dairy. Read their story here. I’m … Continue reading