With its raucous banquet of diverse flavors, Thanksgiving is a tricky meal to pair with drinks. But a good case can be made that hard cider - early America's favorite beverage - is on point, both thematically and in matters of taste. Few drinks are as versatile as dry cider. And with the cider-glazed turkey recipe from the Hungry Pigeon published lsat Thursday in the Inquirer's Food section, there is no better match. Among the rising group of local cideries, Kurant from Perkasie is one to seek.
The region's craft distilling scene has continued to steam forward with ambitious new players, and many have been around long enough to begin producing spirits with the color of barrel age. But that doesn't mean these liquors are necessarily mature. Despi
In the flash of a long sushi knife, Philadelphia got its first Iron Chef 15 years ago today. That's when Masaharu Morimoto, already an international TV celebrity, teamed with Stephen Starr to open the Japanese chef's first signature restaurant, on Chestnu
My quintessential local cheese platter wouldn't have been very large 15 years ago. But cheesemaking around Philadelphia has progressed so dramatically I could not find a platter big enough to hold all my current favorites. We've gone from the elemental fr
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