Monday, May 4, 2015

Nude beer festival Bare Beach Beer Bash returns to the Poconos this summer

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 2:20 PM
If you’ve never enjoyed a beer in the buff, the time has come to drop your duds and have some suds — courtesy of the Bare Beach Beer Bash. The annual festival will make its return to the Poconos’ Sunny Rest “clothes-free” resort Saturday, June 27 for an afternoon of very... Read more

Take a walk, get a free John's sandwich

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 12:34 PM
Saturday, April 18 at 10 a.m. is the annual Be the Match Foundation 5k walk at the Navy Yard. The group has a special connection to John Bucci, owner of John's Roast Pork, who received an anonymous bone-marrow-donor match that saved his life. Bucci, who will speak at the walk, says that those who... Read more

Flight Market: Food trucks at Lincoln Financial Field

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 11:24 AM
April's weather can be iffy, but the forecast for Sunday, April 19 is sunny and 64 degrees. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. is Flight Market at Lincoln Financial Field, a daytime spin on Night Market that benefits The Food Trust and its mission to ensure that everyone has access to healthful, affordable food... Read more

Free ice cream today at Ben & Jerry's

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 9:42 AM
April 14 is the anniversary of the founding of Ben & Jerry's ice cream (1979). The three area shops - 1726 Sansom St., 30th Street Station, and 218 S. 40th St. - will dole out free scoops from noon to 8 p.m. Info here. Read more

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Cheese, parties, oysters

Monday, April 13, 2015, 11:24 AM
Food events this week showcase many things. For those who like to sing their hearts out, you can reward yourself with a burger from Hard Rock Cafe. For an unlikely combination, Nectar Restaurant hosts a gin and cheese pairing. Want to witness a fishy competition? This Saturday, the Oyster House will... Read more

What to do at Philly Farm and Food Fest

Friday, April 10, 2015, 4:33 PM
Philly goes down on the farm, in the city, on Sunday, April 12 with the annual Philly Farm and Food Fest. The event - hosted by Fair Food and Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) - runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Convention Center at 1101 Arch St. Tickets start at just $20... Read more

V Street opens for weekend brunch

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 10:44 AM
New vegan brunch option: V Street - the Rittenhouse bar from Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby of Vedge at 126 S. 19th St. - rolls out weekend brunch on Saturday, April 11. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menu (here) is pretty much an extension of V Street's weekday lunch menu - though the scrambled poha... Read more

Meat and greet: Farm and the Fisherman chef hosts butchering classes

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 4:25 PM
This spring, learn a new culinary skill at the Farm and Fisherman (1120 Pine St.) as chef Josh Lawler hosts a seasonal series all about butchering. Three separate classes, all held on Sundays at noon, will take place on April 26, May 17, and June 14. Guests will get the pro scoop on butchering during... Read more

Excite your taste buds during The Life of Spice at the Chemical Heritage Foundation

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 2:45 PM
On Thursday, April 16, the Geographical Society of Philadelphia, the Monell Chemical Senses Center, and the Chemical Heritage Foundation collaborate to present a zesty class, the Life of Spice. The evening will introduce guests to the background of spices from topics about origin, the way these taste... Read more

Perennial Artisan Ales teams up with Cigar City Brewing for ‘Philly Taco’ beer

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 12:47 PM
Here in Philadelphia, the drunken tradition that is the Philly Taco is, at best, infamous. Sometime soon, though, it may be known as delicious — and it’s all thanks to a couple of out-of-town breweries. St. Louis' Perennial Artisan Ales has teamed up with Florida’s Cigar City Brewing... Read more
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