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July 31, 2013

Chefs Jose Garces, Marc Vetri And Peter McAndrews To Serve Up Signature Fare At Lincoln Financial Field For The 2013 Philadelphia Eagles Season

The new era of gourmet sports food leaves no stadium behind. Football fans cheering on our Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field this fall will certainly applaud a tasty new partnership. ARAMARK, Lincoln Financial Field’s food and beverage provider, and three top Philadelphia chefs are set to bring locally conceived, epicurean-approved menus to the stadium. […]

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October 31, 2012

The Sixers Begin Their 50th Season in Philadelphia Tonight At The Wells Fargo Center; Celebrate All Season Long With Dollar Dog Nights And Special Ticket Packages

After an exciting offseason, the Sixers officially tip-off the 2012-2013 regular season tonight at the Wells Fargo Center against longtime Sixer Andre Iguodala and the Denver Nuggets. This year’s team blends familiar faces like Jrue Holiday, Evan Turner and Thaddeus Young, with new additions like veteran guard Jason Richardson, sharpshooter Nick Young and All-Star center […]

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January 5, 2012

Amuse Bouche: An Authentic Philly Cheesesteak – “Whiz Wit” – From Tony Luke’s In South Philadelphia

[This is the latest installment in our post series "Amuse Bouche Philadelphia," in which we highlight must-try menu items at restaurants and eateries around the city. We're calling the post series "Amuse Bouche" because, like a traditional amuse bouche that you might receive before a meal, these posts are intended to tease and excite your […]

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December 5, 2011

Philly Chefs And Restaurateurs Expanding: Garces Goes West, Starr To D.C., Zama To Miami, La Colombe To Chicago And Vetri To New Jersey

In recent weeks, there’s been a few big pieces of news hitting, in which well established Philadelphia chefs, restaurateurs and entrepreneurs are making plans to expand or else are actively expanding their operations across the country and, in some cases, across the globe. We’re psyched to see Philly chefs and restaurateurs on the move — […]

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April 7, 2011

AOL Travel Includes Citizens Bank Park In Its Roundup Of The Best Stadium Food In The Country

In its recent roundup of ballparks with “the most mouthwatering stadium meals,” AOL Travel included Citizens Bank Park, home to our beloved Phillies. According to the piece, Citizens Bank Park is one of the stadiums helping to usher in a new era of gourmet sports food. The article specifically calls out the famous cheesesteaks served […]

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February 14, 2011

Roundup: Where To Find Some Of The Best Meatballs In Philadelphia

On top of spaghetti, covered with cheese, tucked into a roll, grilled on a skewer — meatballs in all forms abound in Philadelphia. There are traditional Italian versions with gravy (commonly known as tomato sauce), Vietnamese pork balls in noodle soup, vegetarian tofu-ball sandwiches from street vendors and luxuriant rounds of short-rib hand-rolled by celebrity […]

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January 14, 2011

Roundup: Some Of The Most Audacious Food Challenges In Philadelphia

Remember the 5-Pound Philly Challenge at Jake’s Sandwich Board that we recently mentioned? Turns out there’s a lot more where that came from, at places all around the Philadelphia area. Looking to pack on some pounds? Want to substantiate your Philadelphia pride? Just trying to stare in amazement at the incredibly brave souls who would […]

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December 14, 2010

Quotable: Tony Luke’s Opens A Philly Cheesesteak Shop In Bahrain

This past weekend, Tony Luke opened a branch of his eponymous cheesesteak shop, Tony Luke’s, in Bahrain in the Middle East. CNN caught up with the man and he had some pretty nice things to say: The Cheesesteak IS Philadelphia. It is one of our most prized possessions. We love it. We represent it no […]

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November 5, 2009

Sunday: Parade of 1000 Rockys on the Parkway Plus a Tony Luke’s Cheesesteak Eating Contest

Listen up Rocky fans! This weekend, to mark the release of the new Blu-ray box set, Benjamin Franklin Parkway is hosting a Rocky celebration like you’ve never seen (we promise). On Sunday, November 8th, 1,000 Rocky Balboas, decked in gold and black “Itallian Stallion” robes, will flood the Parkway as part of the aptly-named “Parade […]

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