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    Come Stroll With Me in September for the Unique Tastes of Philly

Come Stroll With Me in September for the Unique Tastes of Philly

Tastes of Philly
The heat of the summer will soon be over for us Philadelphians with Fall only thee weeks away. Fall is the perfect time to do something unique before the busy and cold holiday season sneaks up “putting too much on our plates.” No pun intended. It is always about food with me.

That […]

Tour de France Eat, Drink, Rest and Repeat!


Before I get too busy cooking, touring and mingling in my wonderful, South Philly neighborhood of exceptional restaurants and friendly shops, I want to share some wonderful memories of the wonderful food, the flavorful wines and the artistic landscapes from our annual, culinary tour de France. The memories and the tastes will last me […]

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    Make a Day Of It! More Things To Do Before Or After your Taste 4 Travel Food Tour

Make a Day Of It! More Things To Do Before Or After your Taste 4 Travel Food Tour

Are you taking a Taste 4 Travel Food Tour in Philadelphia? Chef Jacquie’s fun and informative food tours will take you to the Italian Market, Chestnut Hill, or East Passyunk Avenue. Tours last between 1.5 and 3 hours, so that leaves plenty of the day for other activities.

If you want to make a day […]

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    Sunday Dinner Italian Market Style – An Airbnb Experience!

Sunday Dinner Italian Market Style – An Airbnb Experience!

Did you ever wish you could eat like a real Italian for Sunday Dinner? Now you can!

I am thrilled to announce that we’ve partnered with Airbnb to create a new tasting experience like no other!

When my team and I heard that Airbnb was curating experiences in different cities all over the world some months […]

Where My Girls At?

The week leading up to Mother’s Day, Les Dames d’Escoffier is celebrating women in business on East Passyunk Avenue with a special event featuring women-owned businesses!

May is the perfect month to celebrate women leaders in food, fine beverage and hospitality and on East Passyunk Ave there are 55 female business owners! Can you imagine? […]

Put a Little Spring in Your Step

Does anybody else feel like someone was playing a joke on you that Easter is April 1st this year? I sure do. Ha!

The year feels like it’s already flying by…but the good news is Spring is officially on it’s way! And boy, am I ready for it. I can’t wait for the world to […]

Won’t you take me to IRISH TOWN! (AKA The Italian Market)

Seriously. I know…you’re probably surprised right now even reading that. But. It’s true.

Any Philadelphia history buff worth their salt will tell you…when the Italians came to South Philly they arrived into what might as well have been called Irish Town.

The area of 9th Street was populated with mostly Irish immigrants at the end of […]

February is for Lovers!

February is for lovers…and I’m a lover not a fighter, baby. And I would LOVE to help you celebrate your love this month!

Have a glass of bubbly on me when you join me for an Intimate VIP Dinner Tour of South Philadelphia’s ‘Restaurant Row”.

East Passyunk Avenue, named one of the “10 Best Foodie Streets […]

My Favorite Winter Comfort Recipes

Happy New Year, Saucy Tasters!

So I was supposed to travel to Italy last week to settle my daughter (my Sweet Petunia!) into her study abroad semester and the snow canceled my flights and left me cuddled up at home cooking up some comfort food and nursing my wounds (I mean. I REALLY wanted to […]

A Few of My Favorite Things

Julie Andrews’ favorite things might be raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…but you better believe MY favorite things are EDIBLE. HA!

The holidays are in full swing, baby! And if reading that spins you into a full 5-alarm panic over everything you need to do, clean, cook, bake and wrap between now and New […]

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