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Archive: August, 2013

Where to drink near the Made in America Festival

Thursday, August 29, 2013, 9:00 AM
On Labor Day weekend, the Parkway will host the Jay Z-produced Budweiser Made in America Festival. Starting at noon Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 31 and Sept. 1), fans will be treated to concerts from a diverse lineup of pop, rock and rap artists. The area will be open only to ticketholders, but there... Read more

Fry, Eagles, fry: A Chip Kelly burger

Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 3:54 PM
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is welcoming Eagles head coach Chip Kelly by rolling out a "Chip Kelly burger" at its 10 locations on Sunday, Sept. 8 and Monday, Sept. 9, his actual regular-season premiere. The $13.50 burger features Oregon bleu cheese (playing off his previous gig as head coach... Read more

Win tickets to Main Line Today's Food & Wine Affair

Monday, August 26, 2013, 3:20 PM
UPDATE: This contest has ended. Congratulations to our winners, pictured in the gallery to the left. We're giving two winners a pair of tickets to Main Line Today's Winemaker Dinner on September 19th, 2013. This elegant event at The Desmond Hotel in Malvern features a seven course sit down... Read more

Learn how to cook with the season's freshest ingredients at the Free Library

Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 11:47 PM
Hone your culinary skills at Craveable Fruits & Vegetables: Delicious Dishes to Eat Right Now at the Free Library of Philadelphia on Saturday, August 24. Chefs from Les Dames d'Escoffier’s Philadelphia chapter will present a cooking demonstration that focuses on the importance of cooking... Read more

Bar Ferdinand matches wines and tomatoes

Friday, August 16, 2013, 3:03 PM
This year's tomato crop is yielding specials all over the place. Chef David Ansill at Bar Ferdinand in Northern Liberties is planning a five-course tomato and wine dinner on Thursday, Aug. 29 ($55 a head; starts at 7 p.m.). Wines from various regions of Spain were chosen to complement the courses... Read more

Heirloom Tomato Festival at Terrain

Thursday, August 15, 2013, 10:54 PM
Terrain in Glen Mills will throw an Heirloom Tomato Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. Included will be a USA-made marketplace, edible vegetable centerpieces, entertainment by singer/songwriter Chris Bruni, heirloom tomato history with Tim Mountz from Happy Cat Farm, a salsa contest... Read more

Prohibition and Bufad do a neighborly collab

Thursday, August 15, 2013, 10:37 PM
Prohibition Taproom and Bufad Pizza - neighbors and siblings on 13th Street in the Loft District - are partnering at Prohibition Sunday, Aug. 18 for Aperitivo Night. The food cooked up by Lauren Weitman of Bufad and Jen Sherman of Prohibition Taproom will include Roman pizzas, a roasted pig, local... Read more

A sweet dozen destinations for chocolate

Thursday, August 15, 2013, 3:08 PM
The opening of "Oh, Sugar!," an exhibition that opens tomorrow at the Independence Seaport Museum, brings to mind a dozen top locations for chocolate. Read more

Geoffrey Zakarian popping up in Atlantic City

Thursday, August 15, 2013, 2:11 PM
As part of the Savor Borgata Culinary Series, Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian (culinary lifestyle consultant for The Water Club) will be in Atlantic City to present the first-ever pop-up of his Manhattan restaurant, The Lambs Club, from Friday, Aug. 16 through Sunday, Aug. 18. Zakarian’s team will... Read more

Tonight is Night Market on South St.

Thursday, August 15, 2013, 10:40 AM
Thursday night - Aug. 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. - nine blocks of South Street (from Front to Ninth) will be closed for Night Market. Expected are 80 food trucks and ethnic and regional restaurants, plus more than a dozen local bands, artists and circus performers. It's free to stroll and browse. Sponsor... Read more
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