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November 10, 2014

The Fairmount Park Holiday Gingerbread House Display Returns To The Shops At Liberty Place With 12 Recreations Of Fairmount Park Sites, November 10-21

In the interest of spreading holiday spirit, 12 local chefs annually create gingerbread houses modeled after Fairmount Park historic sites for the Gingerbread House Display at The Shops at Liberty Place. The display opens today, November 10, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2 p.m., and will remain on view through Friday, November 21. Upon […]

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April 16, 2014

The Great Chefs Event Returns On Tuesday, June 10 To Benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand And The Vetri Foundation; Tickets On Sale Now

Serious food fans, take note. The annual Great Chefs Event is back this spring for its ninth year with more than four dozen of the country’s top culinary stars — and the blockbuster bash has a history of selling out. The event that began as a small tasting at The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill […]

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January 16, 2014

Red Owl Tavern And Stratus Rooftop Lounge At The Hotel Monaco Welcome Acclaimed New Executive Chef Jorge Chicas

Situated overlooking Independence Mall, Red Owl Tavern and Stratus Rooftop Lounge at the Hotel Monaco Philadelphia are both ideal spots for an intermission while exploring America’s birthplace. Now, there’s even more reason to fly down to Red Owl or Stratus. This month, the contemporary American eatery welcomes new executive chef Jorge Chicas to take charge […]

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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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December 2, 2013

Reminder: The Gershman Y’s Latkepalooza Returns Tonight, December 2 With A New Venue, Family Pre-Party And A Chef-Driven Grand Event

Hungry for more holiday feasting? Celebrate the Festival of Lights tonight, Monday, December 2, with The Gershman Y at the 11th annual Latkepalooza holiday food festival. This year the potato pancake extravaganza moves from The Gershman Y’s home on the Avenue of the Arts to swanky event venue Vie on North Broad Street, expanding the […]

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November 18, 2013

Save The Date: The Gershman Y’s Latkepalooza Returns December 2 With A New Venue, Family Pre-Party And A Chef-Driven Grand Event With Wine Tastings And More

Celebrate Hanukkah — or just, you know, an opportunity to eat tasty fried potatoes — with The Gershman Y at the 11th annual Latkepalooza holiday food festival set for Monday, December 2. With past events regularly selling out, this year the potato pancake feast moves from The Gershman Y’s home on the Avenue of the […]

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July 23, 2013

Cheu Noodle Bar Hosts Its First Industry Dinner With Guest Chef Scott Schroeder Of South Philadelphia Tap Room, Tuesday, August 6

The good people of Cheu Noodle Bar host Scott Schroeder, the chef behind South Philadelphia Tap Room and American Sardine Bar, in an event featuring some of the most inventive eats you can imagine. The best grub from the two restaurants are set to fuse together on Tuesday, August 6. Think hot dog dumplings, tuna […]

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June 25, 2013

Epic By Cochon 555 Comes To Philadelphia Tapping Local Chefs For A Grand Tasting Of Heritage Breeds At The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, July 28

Sweet on swine? Get ready for Epic by Cochon, an all-inclusive, totally extravagant tasting event at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel set for Sunday, July 28. Created by Cochon 555, Epic is part of a national series of epicurean events and competitions in cities across the country intended to increase awareness around heritage breeds. Inaugurated as a […]

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March 27, 2013

Chef De Cuisine Nathan Volz Introduces New Menu And Atmosphere At 10 Arts Bistro And Lounge At The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia

Just three months after the departure of chef Eric Ripert from 10 Arts Bistro & Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia, the restaurant has introduced a new menu and updated layout to the elegant space. Chef de Cuisine Nathan Volz’s new menu preserves 10 Arts’ focus on contemporary fare, but places greater emphasis on American comfort […]

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March 27, 2013

Six Philadelphia Chefs Set To Compete In Brewery Ommegang’s Philly Hop Chef Cook-Off At Union Transfer, April 23

Returning for another round of delicious food-and-brew pairing techniques, Brewery Ommegang’s Philly Hop Chef places six local culinary stars in competition, Tuesday, April 23 at Union Transfer. In an effort to promote Ommegang’s Great Beer Deserves Great Food program, a collection of dishes will be assembled with the Coopertown brewery’s suds and sampled during the […]

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