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September 3, 2014

The Brand New Dilworth Park Set To Open On Thursday, September 4 With A Full Month Of Special Programming Including Concerts, Movies, Picnics, Pop-Up Shops And More

The wait is over, Philadelphia. Dilworth Park will officially open to the public tomorrow(!), Thursday, September 4, with three days of grand-opening festivities followed by a month of special programming extending into the fall. Center City District is kicking things off with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on Thursday. Following the ceremony, everyone […]

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March 3, 2014

Chef Jose Garces To Debut Volvér At The Kimmel Center This April With A Ticketed Dining Experience And Walk-In Champagne Bar

This spring, Philadelphia superchef Jose Garces will expand his culinary empire to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts with the opening of Volvér, which is Spanish for “to return,” this April. A splashy restaurant on the ground floor of the Kimmle, Volvér patrons will have the chance to choose between two dining experiences: a […]

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February 21, 2014

Raise A Glass To National Margarita Day At Distrito With Margarita And Food Specials This Saturday, February 22

Who’s ready for a taste of summer? This Saturday, February 22, celebrate an essential drink of summer — the margarita — during National Margarita Day at Distrito, chef Jose Garces’ modern Mexican restaurant and bar in University City. Satisfy your urge for a tart beverage, and head out to Distrito for an evening full of […]

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February 12, 2014

Coming Attraction: Chef Jose Garces To Debut Volver At The Kimmel Center This April With An Exhibition Kitchen, Champagne Bar And Lounge And More

In 2013, Philadelphia superchef Jose Garces joined forces with the marvelous Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts to provide all of the catering services within the sprawling performing arts center on the Avenue of the Arts. This spring, the Garces Group will expand the culinary offerings at the Kimmel even further with the opening of […]

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January 6, 2014

Chef Talk: Philadelphia’s Iron Chef Jose Garces Dishes On Favorite Restaurants, Best Markets, Secret Finds 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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September 16, 2013

Hispanic Heritage Month Brings Cultural Celebrations Of All Sort To Philadelphia Through The End Of October

September 15 through October 15 marks Hispanic Heritage Month, a time full of lots of festivals, performances, foodie events, an award ceremony and more. Even beyond October 15, festive happenings are set to entertain guests and honor the culture of Hispanics in Philadelphia. Over the next month, the city is jam packed with fun, food, […]

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February 15, 2013

Philadelphia Magazine To Host Philly Cooks, A Weeklong Celebration Of Philly Food, February 25-28

Things are about to get pretty tasty. From February 25-28, Philadelphia magazine is hosting a weeklong Philly Cooks event featuring some of Philadelphia’s favorite chefs and restaurants. Many of our great chefs recently received a writeup in The Washington Post. The article recognized their delicious restaurants and tasty meals. Try out their award-winning food at […]

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February 11, 2013

Pig Out At Amada’s Three-Course Pork Dinner, Sunday, March 10

Treat yourself to some finger-licking-good food at Amada’s Pig Out event on Sunday, March 10. After being slow-cooked for 48 hours, their whole-roasted suckling pig will be served table side by the Chefs themselves. Guests will enjoy plenty of delicious tapas options served alongside the main course. Indulge in a variety of tapas items like […]

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February 4, 2013

Celebrate National Margarita Day At Distrito With Great Margarita And Food Specials, Friday, February 22

Distrito, Chef Jose Garces’ modern Mexican restaurant and bar is the place to be on National Margarita Day – Friday, February 22. Put on your party hat and head out to Distrito for an evening full of tasty tequila and delicious food. From 4-7 p.m., enjoy half-price margaritas, food specials and (drumroll please) Chef Garces’ […]

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February 4, 2013

Philadelphia And Our Great Chefs Recently Snagged A Write-Up In The Washington Post

It’s no secret that Philadelphia’s food scene is bigger than ever and media in other cities have taken notice. In early January, Philadelphia secured a spot in the New York Times travel section and just recently, The Washington Post wrote about our fair city and its fine food. Robert DiGiacomo ate his way through Philadelphia […]

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