Mamoun’s Falafel Launches “Buy One, Feed One” to Support Philabundance
Fundraisers / Old City

Mamoun’s Falafel Launches “Buy One, Feed One” to Support Philabundance

Mamoun’s Falafel, a New York City institution and one of the oldest falafel restaurants in New York, is holding a “Buy One, Feed One” fundraiser in April to support the Philadelphia community. For each award-winning falafel sandwich purchased in the month of April, Mamoun’s will make a donation to Philabundance to cover the cost of one meal. Guests are … Continue reading

Philly COVID-19 Relief Fund for Hospital Workers & First Responders
COVID-19 / Fundraisers

Philly COVID-19 Relief Fund for Hospital Workers & First Responders

As you know, most hospital workers and first responders are working around the clock. They are literally putting in 15+ hour days to help and protect us all. Many of which don’t even have the time to order food and eat.  UpcomingEvents.com is going to fix that and keep the people on the front lines battling the … Continue reading

GIVEAWAY: Let Them Eat Cake Tickets
Bakeries / Food Competitions / Fundraisers

GIVEAWAY: Let Them Eat Cake Tickets

Celebrating its 17th year, Let Them Eat Cake – the fundraiser for Variety, the children’s charity of the Delaware Valley – will return on Sunday, March 15th from 6PM to 8PM. Each year, over two dozen of Philadelphia’s greatest pastry chefs and bakers come together to compete in a cake competition which follows a certain … Continue reading

FringeArts Theater Hosts Series of FEASTmas Dinners
Events / Fundraisers

FringeArts Theater Hosts Series of FEASTmas Dinners

Celebrate the holidays and support groundbreaking performing arts at this series of intimate dinners on the FringeArts Theater stage December 9 through 13. Centered around a unique theme each night, the FEASTmas dinners include original four-course menus personally prepared by Philadelphia’s most exciting culinary talent. Participating chefs and restaurateurs include Kiki Aranita, Ari Miller, Jill … Continue reading

The Habit Burger Grill Partners with No Kid Hungry During its 50th Anniversary
Burgers / Causes / Fundraisers

The Habit Burger Grill Partners with No Kid Hungry During its 50th Anniversary

To celebrate Habit Burger’s 50th anniversary, the company is partnering with No Kid Hungry for the fifth consecutive year to help end childhood hunger in America. This year, The Habit Burger has set a goal of raising $500,000 which will help No Kid Hungry provide about 5 million meals for kids in need. Until September 24th, … Continue reading

Dining Out for the Dogs Returns for Third Year at White Dog Cafe
Fundraisers

Dining Out for the Dogs Returns for Third Year at White Dog Cafe

I’m a big fan of fundraisers for animal causes and also of Fearless Restaurant Group so that’s why I’m posting this information. The White Dog Cafe and WMMR’s Preston and Steve will host the third annual Dining Out for the Dogs on Monday August 19, 2019 starting at 5pm to raise funds for Alpha Bravo … Continue reading

Recap: Anthony Bourdain Dinner at Denim American Bistro
American / Causes / Fundraisers / Tasting Menus

Recap: Anthony Bourdain Dinner at Denim American Bistro

On the morning of Friday, June 8th, 2018, I woke up to learn that Anthony Bourdain had died. To say I was shaken to my core is an understatement. I had a viscerally raw and physically jarring reaction upon hearing the news. I bolted up out of bed with tears immediately flooding my eyes. I kept saying, … Continue reading

GoFundMe for Fork Restaurant Waiter Killed in Shooting
Fundraisers

GoFundMe for Fork Restaurant Waiter Killed in Shooting

Isiaka Meita’s young life was tragically cut short on Sunday during a graduation party in Southwest Philadelphia. The 23-year old was a waiter at Fork Restaurant and owner Ellen Yin has started a GoFundMe to help his family with funeral expenses. Please consider a donation. Marilyn JohnsonThe Doyenne of Delicious in Philadelphia and South Jersey. … Continue reading

Give After Dark Returns to Reading Terminal Market
Events / Fundraisers

Give After Dark Returns to Reading Terminal Market

Volunteers of America Delaware Valley will be hosting its second annual Give After Dark fundraiser at Reading Terminal Market this Friday, May 17th. This event will take place from 7:00PM to 11:00PM and feature select RTM dining options, an open bar, live entertainment, silent auction, photo booth and more. Give After Dark is a great … Continue reading

South Jersey Food Bank Hunger Games
Events / Food Competitions / Fundraisers

South Jersey Food Bank Hunger Games

I’m honored to be a judge at this year’s South Jersey Food Bank Hunger Games, a LIVE cooking competition where Corporate teams get one box of mystery ingredients and 45 minutes to whip up a dish for food-savvy judges — yours truly along with Tony Luke Jr. of Tony Luke’s Cheesesteaks, Tammy Paolino food writer … Continue reading