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August 6, 2014

Celebrate Summer With Three Days Of Seafood Specials At Chef Marcie Turney And Valerie Safran’s 13th Street Restaurants, August 10-12

Sure, the siren call of Jersey shore may be beckoning this month, but spending August in the city doesn’t have to mean giving up the flavors of the sea. The mavens of 13th Street, Chef Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran, are bringing a bit of oceanic inspiration to landlubber patrons with a three-day seafood dinner […]

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March 24, 2014

Philly Wine Week Picks: Our Guide To Prix-Fixe Wine Dinners At Restaurants Around Town

Philly Wine Week continues to fill stemware all around town thanks to tastings, educational events, happy hours and dinners through this Sunday, March 30. With so many events on tap for the upcoming days, it’s easy to get a little overwhelmed by the first-ever Philly Wine Week. So, we’ve compiled a list of restaurants to […]

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January 7, 2014

Chef Talk: Philadelphia’s Chef Marcie Turney Reveals Her Favorite Restaurants, Preferred Markets, Food Secrets And More

[Philadelphia’s charms as an eating town are increasingly well known, but it’s also a city that harbors a fair number of hidden delights. Visit Philly asked five local food luminaries to share where they like to go on their off-hours, what they snack on late at night, their favorite low-cost meals and why they love […]

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November 21, 2013

Tonight Picks: Beaujolais Nouveau Day In Midtown Village And Other Neighborhoods, The Hunger Games Early Premiere At The Franklin Institute, Food Fight Fundraiser For Fairmount And More

Happy almost weekend, Philadelphia! The city is abuzz with Thursday night events (and lots of wine) to help start your weekend a little early. Today marks the annual wine celebration, Beaujolais Nouveau Day, a holiday toasting to a light, fruity wine from the Beaujolais region in France that is released for sale after being fermented […]

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November 18, 2013

Where To Celebrate The Wine-Fueled Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2013 At Bars, Restaurants And Shops In Philadelphia

This Thursday, November 21, the streets of Philadelphia transform into a Parisian rue for the worldwide wine celebration known as Beaujolais Nouveau Day. All around the world, wine-lovers gather to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau — a French wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region that is released for sale after being fermented for […]

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October 4, 2013

Our Guide To The 2013 Midtown Village Fall Festival, Returning To 13th Street This Sunday, October 6 With Multiple Beer Gardens, Amazing Food From Local Restaurants, Live Music, A Dunk Tank, Crafts And More

Ready for one of the best block parties of the year? Returning for its eighth year on Sunday, October 6 the Midtown Village Fall Festival welcomes thousands to revel in eight hours of outdoor fun on a nearly eight-block footprint. Note that the event is usually on a Saturday, but this year’s festival rocks 13th […]

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February 5, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinners At Restaurants In Philadelphia

With a little more than a week to go before Valentine’s Day, now is the time to make a V-Day dinner reservation for you and that special someone. Restaurants across the city are offering special set-price, multi-course menus so you can make the evening’s meal one to remember. Below are some of our top picks […]

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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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October 16, 2012

Philadelphia’s Restaurant Scene Given A Glowing Five-Page Profile In Travel + Leisure’s November Issue

In a five-page, full-color spread in November’s Travel + Leisure, the magazine profiles Philadelphia as a must-visit culinary destination. Titled “Hungry in Philadelphia,” the article posits that “a new generation of chefs is putting Philadelphia on the map,” and highlights ten restaurants from diverse neighborhoods around the city: Farm & Fisherman, Kanella, Koo Zee Doo, […]

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October 10, 2012

Barbuzzo To Host An All-Girls Chefs’ Dinner, Sunday, October 21: Break Bread With Marcie Turney, Monica Glass, Jennifer Carroll, Anne Coll, Katie Loeb And More

Midtown Village moguls Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran are hosting an awesome woman power dinner on Sunday, October 21. Titled “Made With Moxie,” the event will take place at Barbuzzo, and entail a six-course feast with beverage pairings, all prepared by hotshot female chefs and mixologists. The event is in honor of the release of […]

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