Pad Thai

Pad Thai is a stir-fried rice noodle, commonly served as a street food and at casual eateries in Thailand. It is a fast, delicious and nutritious dish, and has become popular in many countries around the world. This recipe, from Home Chef, was SUPER easy to make, and tasted delicious. Considering I’m not the chef in my…

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Bar Bombon

The newest addition to the Marquis & Co. empire Bar Bombon, opened in August 2015. This restaurant builds on Nicole’s Puerto Rican heritage and Old San Juan roots bringing new Latin flavors to Philadelphia. The name comes from Bombón- the Spanish word for candy or, in Nicole’s words, “delightful little thing.” From midday to late night, café to cocktails, cocina…

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Charlie was a sinner

Who is Charlie? That is the question many customers ask when they step inside Charlie was a sinner. Nicole Marquis’s mysterious cocktail bar opened 2 years ago on 13th street. She describes the restaurant as the darker, sultry side of her personality which is easily felt when you walk in, through a velvet curtain, to see…

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Gin and Grain Dinner

On Thursday, October 27, as part of Philadelphia’s Craft Spirits Week, High Street on Market will host a Gin and Grain Dinner. The meal will feature gin drinks from Tenaya Darlington, co-author with her brother André of The New Cocktail Hour: The Essential Guide to Hand-Crafted Drinks (Running Press, Fall 2016), paired with three family-style…

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Grim Philly Tours

To get into the Halloween spirit, we stopped by to check out the Grim Philly Oktoberfest Halloween & Haunted Tavern Tour. They also offer Ghosts & Graveyards,  and Vampires, Sex, and Ghost Tour year round. Expert tour guides provide locals and tourists alike a multiplicity of edgy ghost tours with a high standard for R-rated…

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HipCityVeg

We’re dedicating this week to Marquis & Co. Takeover! Philadelphia’s own Nicole Marquis is the brilliant mind behind some of the best plant-based eating in the city and beyond. In 2012, she opened her first restaurant HipCityVeg in Rittenhouse Square. She created a fast food-inspired menu with fresh, often local and organic ingredients that helps treat…

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Mango Guacamole

We received our first box from Hampton’s Lane and we couldn’t wait to open it. We tried the Taste of The Southwest Box which allows you to prepare authentic Mexican fare in minutes with a traditional molcajete. Blend and serve guacamoles, salsas, and dips or grind up your own chile powder in the natural stone version…

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