As foodies, we look forward to March in Philly when we’ll enjoy imbibing a green beer along with Corned Beef and Cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day. Just two days later, those with both Catholic and Protestant heritages will be celebrating a Feast Day, also known as St. Joseph’s or the Italian Father’s Day, while […]
Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching – have you made plans for a romantic time out for you and your partner yet?
Philadelphia has many, many romantic things to do, but here are five of the most awesome possibilities, whether you live locally or are planning a Valentine’s Day trip.
Dinner at Laurel Restaurant
Laurel Restaurant is […]
Often when we reach the last calendar page, the arrival of another New Year brings up reflections of the past and possible resolutions for the future.
In 2018, we were delighted to book tours over 181 times taking over 645 guests on delectable culinary adventures in Philadelphia.
I couldn’t be more grateful for the long-lasting memories I […]
As promised, I have been organizing more of my favorite memories from this year’s culinary tour of France that will be happening all over again in 2019. It was such a wonderful time, and the plans are already in the works for next year’s exciting tour of food, wine and sightseeing our way through […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
This year, I took out my madeleine recipe for one of my cooking classes and it brought back a flood of fond memories.
As I scanned the familiar ingredient list, I was transported back to my apprenticeship at La Forchette restaurant in Wayne. It was there that I first learned to make French madeleines and […]