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November 10, 2014

The Philadelphia Bacon And Beer Festival Returns For Its Second Year On Saturday, December 6; Tickets On Sale Today, November 10 At 10 A.M.

Everything is better with bacon, right? If you agree, we have a festival for you. On Saturday, December 6, the Philadelphia Bacon and Beer Festival returns for its second year of celebrating the new American pairing of bacon and beer with a two-and-a-half-hour feasting frenzy at the cavernous 23rd Street Armory. Tickets for this fest […]

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June 20, 2014

Cast Your Vote For Philly’s Best Guacamole At MANNA’s Second Annual Guac Off, Sunday, June 22

This Sunday, grab your favorite foodie friend and head to MANNA‘s 2nd Annual Guac Off, the tastiest showdown in town. From 1 to 4 p.m., the city’s finest professional and home chefs will go head to head to determine once and for all who makes the best guacamole in Philly. And attendees get to taste […]

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March 17, 2014

Shut Up & Dance, The Pennsylvania Ballet’s One-Night-Only Fundraiser Performance For MANNA, Returns Saturday, March 22

It’s time to take a seat for Shut Up & Dance, folks. An annual benefit performance for MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) presented by the dancers of Pennsylvania Ballet, the high-energy show hits the Forrest Theatre stage this Saturday, March 22. Now in its 22nd year, the dynamic night of dance supports the MANNA […]

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November 12, 2013

The First Philadelphia Bacon And Beer Festival Hits The Hotel Monaco On Sunday, December 8; Tickets On Sale Tomorrow, November 13

Prepare your taste buds, Philadelphia. The first Philadelphia Bacon and Beer Festival arrives this December, celebrating the epicurean delights of cured meats and fermented beverages. Mark your calendars for the afternoon of Sunday, December 8, when bacon-and-beer lovers will gather for a two-and-a-half-hour feasting frenzy at the swanky Hotel Monaco Philadelphia in Old City. Organized […]

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March 12, 2013

MANNA’s “Shut Up & Dance” Fundraiser Turns 21 And Is Set For Saturday, March 23 At The Forrest Theater

The much anticipated “Shut Up & Dance” MANNA fundraiser is all grown up, and makes its one-night only return on Saturday, March 23 at the Forrest Theater. Dancers from the hugely talented Pennsylvania Ballet will deliver a unique and inspired performance benefiting MANNA, which delivers nourishing meals to individuals battling life-threatening illness throughout the Philadelphia […]

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November 2, 2012

MANNA’s 16th Anniversary “Pie In The Sky” Fundraiser Is Running Now Through November 16

Don’t you love it when you can indulge for a good cause? Since you’ll be looking to buy pies for Thanksgiving anyway, why not order one online and have the proceeds go to feeding those in need in Philadelphia? For the 16th year in a row, MANNA is running its annual campaign turning pie sales […]

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April 25, 2012

MANNA Kicks Off Its Fundraising Initiative, Meals That Matter, With A Tailgate Party Hosted By Eagles Players This Friday, April 27

It’s hard not to love a great dinner party: entertaining conversation, glasses flowing with vino, themed courses, an excuse to put on that new dress or bow-tie. Put your dinner/brunch/BBQ/cocktail hour-organizing talents towards Meals that Matter, a new initiative that encourages you to bring together your nearest and dearest to have fun while raising funds […]

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March 21, 2012

MANNA’s 20th Anniversary “Shut Up & Dance” Set For This Saturday, March 24 At The Forrest Theater

The 20th annual “Shut Up & Dance” MANNA fundraiser is back this Saturday night, March 24 at the Forrest Theater. MANNA is a nonprofit that prepares and delivers nourishing meals to individuals battling HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-threatening illness throughout the Philadelphia area. “Shut Up & Dance” is a partnership between the organization and the […]

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November 9, 2011

Mayor Nutter To Declare November 10 “Pie Day” In Honor Of MANNA’s Annual “Pie In The Sky” Fundraiser; Our Top Picks For Pie In Philadelphia

November means Thanksgiving, and Thanksgiving means pie. In honor of MANNA’s annual Thanksgiving-centric “Pie In The Sky” fundraiser, Mayor Nutter will declare this Thursday, November 10 as “Pie Day” in Philadelphia. Celebrate the delicious christening at Marathon Restaurant, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., with a pie-themed event, featuring a pie sample and tasting, contests, raffles, prizes, an […]

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July 6, 2011

Support Local Food Banks And Celebrate “Thanksgiving in July” At Reading Terminal Market This Thursday

There will be big happenings at Reading Terminal Market this Thursday, July 7. Not only will Michael Klein and be launching a new food site within the family (more on that soon!), the place will be abuzz with some Philadelphia’s top celebrity chefs. Chefs Jack McDavid, Aaron McCargo, Jr., Kevin Sbraga and Jennifer […]

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