Jewish Apple Cake

This week, Sunday marked the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah, a time for reflection and the start of the Jewish new year. Apples are eaten as a symbol of the start of a sweet new year, to recognize and admit the things we’ve done wrong over the past year. Let’s face it, nobody’s perfect. One of the most delicious…

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Philadelphia 2016 Audi Feastival

Thursday, September 29th 2016 marked one of the greatest culinary events of the year. Philadelphia knows how to throw a festival, but nothing compares to the showcase of talent and amazing performances at FEASTIVAL, hosted by Stephen Starr, Michael Solomonov, and Audrey Claire Taichman, and sponsored by Delaware Valley Audi Dealers, Philadelphia Magazine, PECO, and…

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Red Owl Tavern Lobster Clambake

All summer, Red Owl Tavern featured spectacular weekly Lobster Clambakes for $25. Now on Thursday, September 29th  from 5-8 pm they will be celebrating their 4th anniversary and hosting a “So Long to Summer Lobster Clambake” party – featuring DJ, themed cocktails and giveaway swag bags. Seafood loving guests will enjoy a New England-style pot featuring a whole 1 lb. lobster,…

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Pod

University City is home to one of our favorite Starr Restaurants.  Pod is the scene for contemporary high-end Pan Asian cuisine. Not only is the presentation of the array of dishes equivalent to modern art, the ever-changing colored space is like that of a blast into a cutting edge and stylish dining future. Pod first opened…

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Happy Rooster

The Happy Rooster has been a Philadelphia mainstay since 1968. A tradition of irresistible food and an atmosphere of old-school refinement mixed with quirky charm make it a favorite spot among locals and visitors to the city. The restaurant is now owned by the Jordans who recently opened Lou Bird’s, but in 1968 it was originally owned by…

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Lou Bird’s

On August 25th, Norris and Debbie Jordan opened Lou Bird’s dinner service and then brunch. Named after their daughter’s nickname, the restaurant features ingredient driven new American cuisine, intending to be casual, but elevated and elegant, served in a friendly, social, comfortable and chic neighborhood setting. Located at 500 South 20th Street, across from Pub and Kitchen, Executive…

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CoZara

Chef Hiroyuki Tanaka of Zama, opened his second restaurant in Philadelphia, CoZara in April 2014. With a great following from Zama, University City quickly welcomed the restaurant at 3200 Chestnut Square, open for lunch and dinner serving Japanese izakaya and sushi. Executive Chef Tanaka, is one of the Philadelphia’s most venerated sushi chefs, and is deeply knowledgeable…

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