August 20, 2018

Every year I plan at least one Chinese banquet for my friends in Philadelphia's Chinatown. We always set one up for the Chinese New Year, usually Cantonese style. I like to pre-order so the food just pours out of the kitchen upon arrival. I make sure we get a bit of ev...

June 6, 2018

 When I am leading my Chinatown food tours, I am always on the look out for new spots. Hidden Gem popped up a few months ago. I stopped in and got to chat with the owner and found out she used to own Empress Garden, a Taiwanese restaurant a few storefronts down that I...

May 15, 2018

We have so many new hot restaurants popping up in Philly, its almost not even exciting anymore. Almost. I do love trying new places, but we gotta make new friend while keeping the old as they say.  Speaking of friends, today's  post is a refresher on two Philly standby...

August 8, 2017

This Sunday I got to take my parents for an amazing brunch at an urban farm in North Philly. As last top of #migrationweek in Philly, Goose Island coordinated the perfect morning at Life Do Grow Farm. The brewery brought plenty of their Sofie saison to mix with OJ for...

June 14, 2017

Morgan's Pier reopened for the season in April with the chef's from Helm in charge of this year's menu. The fact that the menu is different every year is one big draw to keep coming back. That, and eating and drinking on the waterfront never stops being awesome. 

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June 2, 2017

Last night was Opening Tap for Philly Beer Week. The Fillmore was packed with beers to try, from quads to IPAs to ciders, there was no good way to keep track. My favorite of the night was local, the Raisin Cane by Wissahickon Brewery. 

There are so many amazing eve...

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