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January 2, 2013

Uwishunu Asks: “What New Year’s Resolution Would You Make For Philadelphia This Year?”

With the holiday season in high gear, it’s a good time to reflect on the good fortune bestowed on Philadelphia this past year. From well-deserved accolades — being named one of the top 10 destinations for 2013, and home to the Best Sandwich in America — to exciting development projects — the opening of The […]

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October 24, 2012

Introducing The COOK Masters Program, A New Instructional Culinary Series Taught By Philadelphia’s Best Chefs, Beginning January 2013

It warms our hearts to see communities in Philadelphia come together and generously give back to the people that make up the city’s diversely talented population. And in an effort to enhance the presence of our city’s culinary craft, Audrey Taichman’s COOK along with a star-studded cast of professional chefs, who continue to raise the standards of Philly’s dining […]

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June 26, 2012

Summer Eats: Hot Diggity Owner Keith Garabedian, With Hawk Krall, To Give An All-Things-Hot-Dog Lesson At COOK, Saturday, July 28

Nothing says warm weather days quite like a tube of beef smothered in colorful condiments and sandwiched between buns. We’re talking hot dogs, and we’re super into COOK’s upcoming class “Dog Gone It,” featuring a collab with Keith Garabedian of South Street’s Hot Diggity and famed Philly hot dog illustrator and enthusiast, Hawk Krall. On […]

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Restaurateur Audrey Claire Taichman
 

Meet Audrey Claire Taichman, the restaurateur behind two of the city’s most beloved restaurants: BYOB Audrey Claire and Twenty Manning Grill, both intimate, open-air restaurants located in Rittenhouse Square.

Audrey also owns COOK, an awesome kitchen/classroom that opened last year in the former Snackbar spot. Click here to check out the class schedule, and here to see what it looks like.

In the video above, see inside all three spots and hear from Audrey personally on what she wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia.

Audrey Claire
20th and Spruce Streets
www.audreyclaire.com

Twenty Manning Grill
261 S. 20th Street
www.twentymanning.com

COOK
253 S. 20th Street
www.audreyclairecook.com

Meet Audrey Claire Taichman, the restaurateur behind two of the city’s most beloved restaurants: BYOB Audrey Claire and Twenty Manning Grill, both intimate, open-air restaurants located in Rittenhouse Square. Audrey also owns COOK, an awesome kitchen/classroom that opened last year in the former Snackbar spot. Click here to check out the class schedule, and here […]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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Karin Suni, Head Theatre Librarian At The Free Library of Philadelphia
 

Check out the video below to meet Karin Suni, Head Theatre Librarian at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and learn about what she wishes more people knew about Philadelphia. This insider’s look at the Free Library’s giant Central Branch illustrates how contemporary and high-profile Philadelphia’s Free Library system is, striking down any reputation of mustiness or outdatedness. The library offers one of the country’s most extensive collections, including more than 6 million items, ranging from books and magazines to art, music, film, and other media.

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Check out the video below to meet Karin Suni, Head Theatre Librarian at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and learn about what she wishes more people knew about Philadelphia. This insider’s look at the Free Library’s giant Central Branch illustrates how contemporary and high-profile Philadelphia’s Free Library system is, striking down any reputation of mustiness […]

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October 12, 2011

November Classes At COOK Go On Sale Today; Schedule Highlights Include Fishing With Fork’s Terence Feury, A Head To Tail Pork Dinner With Lacroix’s Jon Cichon And A Festivus Celebration With Meme’s David Katz

COOK, the state-of-the-art kitchen-classroom from Audrey Claire Taichman, owner of Audrey Claire and Twenty Manning Grill, has officially announced its November class schedule. From a Thanksgiving Feast with Supper Chef Mitch Prensky (November 8) to Classic French Cuisine with Pierre Calmels of Bibou (November 14), the classes run the gamut of every conceivable cuisine and […]

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August 11, 2011

Now Open For Enrollment: COOK, A State-Of-The-Art Kitchen/Classroom From Restaurateur Audrey Claire Taichman

COOK, the much-anticipated project from Audrey Claire Taichman, owner of Audrey Claire and Twenty Manning Grill, will opens its doors at last on September 6. Sponsored by Philadelphia magazine, COOK is a state-of-the-art, 16-seat kitchen-classroom where guests will prepare and enjoy meals with the help of A-list Philadelphia masters of food and drink. The collaborative […]

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April 6, 2011

Coming Attraction: Cook, A New State-Of-The-Art Kitchen/Classroom From Restaurateur Audrey Claire Taichman, To Bring Lessons, Demos, Talks And More To Rittenhouse Square

Audrey Claire Taichman, owner of Audrey Claire and Twenty Manning Grill, is venturing outside the realm of restaurants with her latest project COOK, a collaborative kitchen-classroom that will be used for cooking lessons, demonstrations and conversations in addition to being a cookware/pantry boutique and bookstore during the day. Cook will be Taichman’s third venture on […]

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August 30, 2010

Win Two Tickets to Feastival, Taking Place on September 15

Last month, we first made mention of Feastival. It’s an event in its first year (spearheaded by Stephen Starr, Michael Solomonov and Audrey Claire Taichman), designed to raise money for this city’s beloved Live Arts and Philly Fringe Festival. Feastival will feature a delectable array of food — all donated by area restaurants — as […]

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July 26, 2010

Feastival – A Benefit for the Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe

The Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe is a beloved yearly institution in this city. It has a devoted following, so much so that I’ve known people who plan their annual vacation time around it in order to be able to catch more shows, performances and exhibitions. If you’re one of these Live Arts […]

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