Local Stove

Having a home-cooked meal has never been easier! LocalStove brings you the best home-cooking from local chefs in your area. We were lucky enough to sample some dishes and needless to say we were impressed. Every week the site features a variety of different dishes and cuisines that can be pre-ordered, prepared by a local…

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Bop

Bibimbap happens to be one of my favorite dishes of all time. For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of trying this delicious meal, bibimbap is a signature Korean dish, that literally means “mixed rice.” It’s served in a  hot bowl with warm rice, and other ingredients, including an egg. Since the bowl comes…

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Irish Pol

With 40 beers on tap and a menu of Irish-Polish inspired foods that pair well with beer, its no wonder that Irish Pol is one of the neighborhood favorites. Since opening in 2008, the restaurant has moved to their beautiful new location at 114 Market Street, Old City. Irish Pol has surpassed its reputation as…

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Spaghetti alla Chitarra

This week for our homemade recipe, Spaghetti alla Chitarra con sugo di maile e agnello, we had some help from Nonna Box. Nonna Box is a monthly subscription of carefully curated gourmet Italian products that highlight a different region each month. Your box will ship on the 11th of each month, and be at your door and in…

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Melt Kraft Rittenhouse

I would bet you that if you stopped anyone on the street and asked them where can I find the best grilled cheese? They would undoubtedly tell you to head to go to MeltKraft, whether in Rittenhouse or Reading Terminal Market this spot knows how to grill up some cheese. We sat down with Rebecca…

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Winnie’s Le Bus

Since the 1980s Winnie’s Le Bus has been on Manayunk’s Main Street. Patrons frequent Winnie’s to enjoy eclectic American food that is homemade with locally sourced ingredients. Chef John O’Brien runs the kitchen here and next door at Winnie’s sister restaurant, Smokin’ Johns. Chef O’Brien puts his heart and soul into his cooking. He learned when…

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Smokin’ Johns

Juicy beef short ribs with our savory dry rub, piles of tender St. Louis ribs with our housemade sweet or spicy sauce, brisket and pulled pork cooked low and slow – this is Smokin’ John’s. It all started with a Barbecue Chicken Sandwich. Chef John J. O’Brien, the chef and general manager of Winnie’s Le…

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