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Chef Jacquie’s Picks for Your Stress-Free Holiday

It’s the most wonderful–and hectic–time of year: a long gift list to conquer, festive parties to organize, big family dinners to prepare. Are you having visions of sugarplums or holiday nightmares? No worries! Chef Jacquie’s here with my 2018 holiday picks for your stress-free celebration.
Over-the-Top Caramel Apples

It’s party season! A good guest never arrives […]

Food, Fun and Fabulous Philly Fans

Fly, Eagles, Fly! It’s a truly great time to be a Philly sports fan and South Philly is where it’s at. Fall finds the South Philly Sports Complex bustling with excited football, hockey and b-ball fanatics—and, hey, these folks are hungry!

The seasons are underway; plan a fun day trip to experience one of Philly’s […]

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    Two Perfect Ingredients to Philly Fun: Fall Festivities and Food

Two Perfect Ingredients to Philly Fun: Fall Festivities and Food

Toasting Summer Farewell
The leaves will soon be coloring our wonderful city from the summer greens to the vibrant yellows, oranges, and reds. It’s one of my favorite times of year to host delicious food tours. The summer’s heat will soon be pushed out by the autumn breeze, and we don’t have to worry about […]

September 22nd, 2018|Chef Jacquie's Blog|0 Comments|
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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 […]

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