Philadelphia, PA - East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, held thier annual Up on a Roof "The Chefs of Passyunk Ave" event on a beautiful night in Philadelphia. Overlooking a twinkling skyline, the Bok rooftop bar was host to a carnival of tastes and aromas. Up in the clouds, this wonderful evening in the sky was filled with creations from some of the most highly touted chefs in the area. We started sampling and found some excellent appetizers and was happy to be surrounded by such talent.
Fishtown’s Wm.Mulherin's Sons throws down the pizza gauntlet with gorgeously charred pies. Pitruco-trained chefs whip up a double Margherita with Burrata and bufala mozzarella, plus goodies like the Philly-centric “Spicy Jawn,” with pepperoni, sharp provolone, long hots and coppa.
Philadelphia food is so much more than the cheesesteak and the soft pretzel, or even scrapple, or roast pork sandwiches. It’s also amazing vegan fare, quirky BYOB (bring-your-own-bottle) restaurants, world-class craft local beer, emerging distillery scene, or chef-driven concepts and passion projects.
Pumpkin Stuffed Green Lentil Cannelloni - Recipe by May I Have That Recipe for Explore Cuisine, Prep time: 45 mins, Cook time: 55 mins, Total time: 1 hour 40 mins, Serves: 3-4 servings
Philadelphia, PA - A dare. A local curiosity. A southern specialty. These are enticements you heeded in your intro to Louisiana oysters. However, the mystique of oysters may actually scare some home cooks away. The Louisiana Seafood Board brings you a handy guide to selecting and preparing oysters, so you can serve this delicacy fearlessly.
Philadelphia, PA - Snap Kitchen - Philadelphia Area Locations: Snap Kitchen will launch its East Coast expansion in the City of Brotherly Love. Over the course of the year, the company plans to open seven locations in the Philadelphia, Main Line and South Jersey regions.
Cheu Fishtown – The much bigger sibling to Center City’s noodle bar keeps the fun-loving vibe of the original with colorful murals and mosiacs. The menu, too, is full of similarly playful takes on pan-Asian dishes like brisket ramen with matzo balls, and Eastern-inspired cocktails. 1416 Frankford Avenue, (267) 758-2269, cheufishtown.com
South Street, Philadelphia - Smoke’s Poutinerie: Canada’sfamed chain comes to Philly, serving crispy golden fries and heaps of squeaky cheese curds. Beyond the classic curd and gravy, toppings can include triple pork, veggie deluxe, butter chicken and Korean barbeque, among many others. 411 South Street, (215) 351-0292, smokespoutinerie.com
Philadelphia, PA - Since opening their first wine, cheese and beer cafe in 2004, Tria has consistently earned critical acclaim and amassed a wealth of loyal fans. They have been cited on Philadelphia magazine’s “Best of Philly” lists nearly a dozen times, and Wine Director Michael “The Curator” McCaulley has been a James Beard Award semifinalist for his outstanding wine program four times. Bon Appetit named Tria one of the “Hot 10” wine bars in the country, while Food & Wine cited them among “America’s 50 Most Amazing Wine Experiences.”
Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (NYSE: RT) today announced fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016 financial results for the periods ended May 31, 2016 and provided a fiscal year 2017 outlook. The Company also announced plans to streamline the organization, improve financial profitability, and create long-term value for shareholders through its Fresh Start initiative.
The chef behind farm-to-table concept The Farm and Fisherman has decided to close the doors to focus on expansion. Drexel University grad and Conshohocken-born Chef Josh Lawler will be closing The Farm and the Fisherman at the end of May reports Eater Philadelphia, five years after he opened it with wife Colleen, who is also a chef.