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

The 14th Annual Great Chefs Event Philadelphia Returns Saturday, June 8
Chefs / Events / Fundraisers

The 14th Annual Great Chefs Event Philadelphia Returns Saturday, June 8

In his continuing efforts to raise funds and awareness for the fight against childhood cancer, Philadelphia’s own Chef Marc Vetri will host The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia on Saturday, June 8. This exclusive culinary event, presented by Northwestern Mutual and Volvo, will bring together more than 40 superstar chefs from across the country to whip … Continue reading

Let Them Eat Cake – Under The Sea
Events / Fundraisers

Let Them Eat Cake – Under The Sea

Sample over 35 delicious wedding cakes from some of the most prominent bakers in Philadelphia! Let Them Eat Cake will take place on Sunday, February 24, at the Loews Hotel Philadelphia. This year’s theme is Under The Sea. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets are $40 per person. $25 for students with a valid ID. $50 … Continue reading

S. Philly Barbacoa & Chris’ Jazz Cafe Collaboration Fundraiser
Fundraisers

S. Philly Barbacoa & Chris’ Jazz Cafe Collaboration Fundraiser

Chris’ Jazz Café is hosting a pay-what-you-want Tacos & Tequila fundraising dinner with the owners of South Philly Barbacoa, Ben Miller and Cristina Martinez, who gained national attention for both their critically acclaimed fare and their immigrant rights activism, on Thursday, January 17th from 6 to 10 p.m. It will be an evening of tacos, tequila, … Continue reading

White Dog Cafe Partners with Justin Jean Pajamas for 31st Annual New Year’s Day Benefit Brunch
Brunch / Fundraisers / Holidays

White Dog Cafe Partners with Justin Jean Pajamas for 31st Annual New Year’s Day Benefit Brunch

Make your New Year’s resolution for more pajamas, pups and partying! The three White Dog Cafe locations have partnered with Bucks County based Justin Jean Pajamas to help raise funds for Alpha Bravo Canine which provides trained service dogs to U.S military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and other … Continue reading

Recap: “Pink Hour” at Sonesta Philadelphia
Cocktails / Fundraisers / Rittenhouse Square

Recap: “Pink Hour” at Sonesta Philadelphia

Philadelphia celebrated Pinktober in style at the Pink Hour event held on October 24th. The event, which was hosted at Art Bar inside of Sonesta Philadelphia was a lot of fun, and some fabulous Philadelphians were in attendance. As soon as we entered you could see and hear that the atmosphere was designed to be … Continue reading

Le Virtu Hosting Dinner For Puentes de Salud on August 29
East Passyunk / Fundraisers / Italian / South Philadelphia

Le Virtu Hosting Dinner For Puentes de Salud on August 29

On Wednesday, August 29 at 6:30 p.m., owners Francis Cratil-Cretarola and Cathy Lee, along with Chef Damon Menapace, will host a very special dinner benefiting Puentes de Salud at Le Virtù on East Passyunk Avenue.  The four-course Abruzzese meal, priced at $85 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) and paired with selected wines from The Artisan’s Cellar, will serve as another impactful way to support their citywide … Continue reading