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Happy 50th Anniversary Morey’s Piers!
Travel / Wildwood NJ

Happy 50th Anniversary Morey’s Piers!

We were fortunate enough to visit last year during the Oktoberfest celebration in the Fall. There’s something to be said about a visit in the off-season — pre-Memorial Day or post-Labor Day. When we traveled down in October, we hunkered down at the spectacular Starlux Boutique Hotel. The weather was actually perfect! One of our … Continue reading

Unsung Heroes of the Philly Food Scene: Jim Hasson
Chefs / Interviews

Unsung Heroes of the Philly Food Scene: Jim Hasson

In my quest to get back to creating original content on this blog, I realized that I get the most enjoyment writing about the people of the Philadelphia food scene. I love telling their stories or giving them a platform to tell their own stories. I’m especially fond of writing about lesser known people working … 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

Product Corner: Craigs Creamery Cheeses
Cheese / Food Products / Samples

Product Corner: Craigs Creamery Cheeses

Just the other day, we received samples of cheddar cheese from Craigs Creamery. We’re cheese lovers to the max in this household so we welcome the opportunity to try new-to-us cheese brands. I used to work at Di Bruno Bros., and had access to the very best cheeses from around the world, so I know … 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

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Karen Nicolas
Chefs / Main Line

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Karen Nicolas

So, my series of blog articles featuring badass female chefs was very well-received last month in honor of Women’s History Month. Since I obviously didn’t get to every badass female chef in Philadelphia, I thought to myself, “Why stop now?” Let’s keep this series going for as long as I can and as I receive … Continue reading

Italian on the Main Line: Rosalie
Italian / Main Line / Wayne

Italian on the Main Line: Rosalie

There’s a new Italian soul restaurant coming to town. That town being Wayne, PA on Main Line Philadelphia. Fearless Restaurants will be taking over the space previously occupied by Paramour at the Wayne Hotel, 139 East Lancaster Avenue. Rosalie is named for Fearless Restaurants Owner Marty Grims’ mother whose family emigrated from Italy What can … Continue reading

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Vegan Chefs Edition
Chefs / Women's History Month

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Vegan Chefs Edition

Today is MeatOut Day, which is a day that celebrates plant-based diets in various cities across the United States. The city of Philadelphia* has even proclaimed March 20th as a day to explore the vegan diet and to refrain from eating meat. Instead of featuring just one badass female chef today, I’m featuring the many … Continue reading

Mod Betty’s 10 Fave Retro Roadmap Eateries in South Jersey
Books / South Jersey / Travel

Mod Betty’s 10 Fave Retro Roadmap Eateries in South Jersey

New restaurants and eateries pop up all of the time in our area and while that’s very exciting, it’s always good to remember what we had in the past and take a trip down memory lane every so often. One such person keeping tabs on “cool vintage places” that still exist today is Beth Lennon … Continue reading

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Mary Hilbert of Mary’s Mobile Diner
Chefs / Women's History Month

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Mary Hilbert of Mary’s Mobile Diner

When I was thinking about another badass female chef to feature, I didn’t hesitate to think of my friend Mary Hilbert. You probably haven’t heard of her because she quietly goes about her business of being a badass female chef on her food truck, Mary’s Mobile Diner. This lady ain’t got time to be too … Continue reading