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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 […]

My Favorite Fall Recipes!

There’s nothing like a little Fall chill in the air to make me want to get cookin’!
If you feel the same way…I’ve gathered up some of my very favorite Fall recipes right here for you to try! Apples, pumpkins, and squash, oh MY. Enjoy!
xo
Jacquie
P.S. My tour calendar for October is filling up FAST…this time of […]

September 29th, 2017|Chef Jacquie's Blog|0 Comments|

Dîner en Blanc Philadelphia 2016: 5,000 Lights in the Sky

Dîner en Blanc is this Thursday!! Stay Tuned  – Photos to Follow!

Dîner en Blanc—what is it? Are you curious? Wanna find out more?
Then take the journey that I just experienced this year with Dîner en Blanc Philadelphia 2016…
It’s been surreal—the whole experience…it started last year when I attended for my first time, at the […]

The Incredible Edible Philly!

Happy Summer, beautiful people! I couldn’t be more excited to share that I’ve been featured in the summer issue of Edible Philly. Is this cover gorgeous or what? Makes me want to pull up a chair and dine al fresco in the city.
(East Passyunk, anyone? 😉 )
 

The talented Joy Manning interviewed me for the […]

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    This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Chestnut Hill! (New Food Tours!)

This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Chestnut Hill! (New Food Tours!)

Hey you, saucy taster, you!
I know it’s been a little while since I’ve blogged, but that’s for VERY good reason.
I’ve been busy whipping up brand-spanking-new
foodie adventures in Chestnut Hill!
It’s been so much fun (and such a privilege) to get to know the business owners and the community in this gorgeous section of Philadelphia. Especially […]

Hot Cross Buns, Hot Cross Buns!

Hot cross buns are made from yeast, spices, eggs, currants, raisins and other dried fruits; marked with a frosted cross and it is traditionally eaten on Good Friday.
The history of hot cross buns reaches as far back as the Assyrians.  Small cakes were baked and offered to the God, Ishtar; Egyptians honoured their God […]

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