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October 24, 2012

Roundup: Top Picks For Philadelphia-Made Candy And Chocolate, Just In Time For Halloween

Halloween is the one night of the year you can binge, guiltless, on end, on mini Kit Kats and crinkly packets of M&Ms and cherry ropes of Twizzler and sugary candy corn. And if you’re spending Halloween in Philadelphia, which we hope you are, your options for All Hallows’ Eve treats of the local variety [...]

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July 15, 2011

Reminder: The Bastille Day Festival Returns To Eastern State Penitentiary This Saturday, July 16 With A Street Fair, Real Guillotine, 2,000 Tastykakes Flung From The Tower Walls And More

The 17th annual Bastille Day Festival returns to Eastern State Penitentiary this Saturday, July 16. The actual Bastille Day was this Thursday, July 14 and Philadelphia hosted fetes aplenty, but this is the main event, the be-all, end-all of the Bastille Day celebrations. The event consists of an awesome street festival, filled with performances, food, [...]

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March 25, 2011

Tastykake Introduces New Facebook Promotion Called “Phan Phrenzy,” Win Two Phillies Tickets To Opening Day At Citizens Bank Park

As we reported this week, Tastykake is returning to Citizens Bank Park for the 2011 season. Thanks to a custom cooler to keep the cakes from melting, you’ll be able to chow down on Chocolate Cupcakes, Butterscotch Krimpets and Peanut Butter Kandy Kakes, plus Sugar-Free Tastykakes available at the new Philly Fresh stand. (Check out [...]

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March 23, 2011

What’s New At Citizens Bank Park For 2011: Tastykakes Return, A Giant New HD Jumbotron, Order Food From Your Seat And More

We’re just nine, that’s right, nine short days away from Opening Day at Citizens Bank Park, so it’s time to start getting excited about what’s new at the ballpark this season. We’ve already mentioned the giant new HD jumbotron — 7,372 square feet large to be exact, the largest in the National League — that [...]

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March 23, 2011

Franklin Square And SquareBurger Set To Officially Reopen For The 2011 Season Next Friday, April 1!

Franklin Square, one of the most family-friendly and fun-filled of Philadelphia’s five original public squares laid out by William Penn, officially reopens for the 2011 season on Friday, April 1. They’ll be special opening Day festivities all day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. And, of course, you can play Philly Mini Golf, take a [...]

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February 22, 2011

Paying Homage To Our Iconic Hometown Snack: A Roundup Of Delicious Tastykake-Inspired Dishes At Local Philadelphia Restaurants

Philadelphia’s love for Tastykake is no secret; the support for the company that has surfaced lately since it made headlines last month has been impressive. According to the Inquirer, even acclaimed haute cuisine restaurateur Marc Vetri is “a Tastykake lover who spent $1,000 shipping Tastykakes to his brother’s 40th-birthday party in Los Angeles.” Philadelphians’ fierce [...]

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February 14, 2011

Tastykake Is Holding A Support-The-Troops Promotion, Today Through February 18

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Tastykake is holding a “Love Our Troops” promotion. Today through February 18, tell a friend to “like” Tastykake on Facebook, and for every new fan the company will donate a Tastykake to our troops overseas. Got a hankering for your own Tastykake? Head to Adsum for Chef Matt Levin’s latest [...]

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February 14, 2011

Adsum Chef Matt Levin Shows Off His Hometown Pride With New Tastykake Sliders: Mini Brisket Burgers Sandwiched Between Two Peanut Butter Kandy Kakes

When beloved local confectioner Tastykake announced financial woes last month, Chef Matt Levin of Adsum rallied in support by creating Kandy Kake Sliders, based on one of Tastkake’s best-loved products. The sliders feature house-ground brisket patties sandwiched between Peanut Butter Kandy Kakes, vanilla sponge cake lined with peanut butter and enrobed in creamy milk chocolate. [...]

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January 17, 2011

Video: Betty White In A Vintage Tastykake Commercial

  With Betty White in its corner, we like Tastykake’s chances. Go Tastykake! via

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