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February 25, 2013

Chef Marc Vetri As General George Washington Crossing The Delaware… With The Staff At Amis

Apropos of nothing (except maybe it being Presidents’ Day last weekend), here’s a photo of Chef Marc Vetri and the crew at Amis reenacting Washington Crossing The Delaware. It’s not the first time the crew at Amis has had a little fun with themed photo shoots. And we don’t expect it to be the last. […]

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December 18, 2012

Viva Sunday: Top Picks For Sunday Suppers At Philadelphia Restaurants

Sunday suppers are a cherished tradition among many families, and even among restaurant staffers, who often gather for a family-style feast at the end of the weekend. Happily, the Sunday supper legacy is being carried on by restaurants in Philadelphia. Some serve traditional, family-style meals and others boast special offerings like prix-fixe menus and exclusive […]

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December 17, 2012

Roundup: Where To Partake In The Feast Of The Seven Fishes This Holiday Season In Philadelphia

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a strong Italian tradition stemming from the Catholic faith, an event that counts down to the arrival of Jesus at midnight on Christmas Day. Traditionally, the feast happens on Christmas Eve, but now has spread to the days leading up to the night before Christmas as well. Many […]

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December 14, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Where To Enjoy New Year’s Eve Dinner In Philadelphia

Ring in the New Year at Philadelphia’s top restaurants with dinner specials, festive celebrations and champagne toasts. This year is extra-flexible with the return of two sets of (free!) fireworks shows on the Delaware River Waterfront, at 6 p.m. and midnight. Enjoy the 6 p.m. show with kids, or not, followed by dinner and a […]

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December 3, 2012

Sneak Peek Inside Some Of The Spots To Be Featured Tonight On The Philadelphia Episode Of Anthony Bourdain’s The Layover

Master chef Anthony Bourdain heeded the calls of thousands of Philadelphia fans and finally booked a trip to the 215 to be featured on his Travel Channel show The Layover. We shared a blow-by-blow guide to Tony’s trip to Philadelphia, but tonight is the real deal. The Philadelphia episode of The Layover is set to […]

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November 30, 2012

Roundup: Where To Watch The Philadelphia Episode Of Anthony Bourdain’s The Layover, Airing This Monday, December 3 At 9 P.M.

Everyone’s still excited about Anthony Bourdain’s trip to Philadelphia a few months ago, when he ate at some of the city’s favorite restaurants, toured some of the best museums and hung out with some of our great chefs, too. He lost a game of rock, papper, scissors to acclaimed Chef Michael Solomonov of Zahav, Federal […]

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October 29, 2012

Video Interlude: Chefs Jeff Michaud And Brad Spence Channel A Little “Breaking Bad” To Make Their Soft Pretzels And Beer Cheese

These guys are serious about their soft pretzels. In the latest episode of Dude Food on Youtube, Chefs Jeff Michaud and Brad Spence (of Osteria and Amis) go a little ‘Breaking Bad‘ in the kitchen to make the mini soft pretzels and beer cheese that are so popular at Alla Spina. Michaud and Spence put […]

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October 19, 2012

More Love For Philly’s Food Scene: Bon Appetit Declares “Eating Out In The City Of Brotherly Love Has Never Been Better”

Coming on the heels of a five-page, full-color spread on Philadelphia’s dining scene in November’s Travel + Leisure is another glowing profile, this time from Bon Appetit. In a piece called “Philadelphia’s New Originals,” the magazine posits that “Eating Out in the City of Brotherly Love Has Never Been Better.” Our favorite excerpt from the article: “In […]

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September 21, 2012

Uwishunu’s Top Picks For The Best Brunch In Philadelphia, Fall 2012

With the start of the fall season, we thought it was a good time to revisit our roundup of the best brunches in Philadelphia. There are a slew of new brunch offerings on offer in Philadelphia, and some tweaks to brunch standbys that are definitely worth sharing. We want to make sure you’re well-equipped for […]

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July 25, 2012

Anthony Bourdain’s Gastronomic Tour Of Philadelphia Enters Day Two; What ‘Must-Visit’ Spot Would You Take Bourdain Before He Leaves Philly?

So we’re in Day Two of Anthony Bourdain’s visit to Philadelphia to film an upcoming episode of the next season of The Layover on the Travel Channel. So far, he’s visited the likes of The Mutter Museum, The Barnes Foundation, the Italian Market, Di Bruno Bros., Paesano’s, Amis and Dirty Frank’s — all yesterday — […]

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