Summer Shouldn’t Mean Hunger for Our Nation’s Children

By Kevin Concannon, USDA Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services As a child, I always looked forward to the carefree joy of summertime. I remember the long days of playing outside at a nearby park until I needed to
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Restaurant Parc Named As One Of The Best US Outdoor Dining

Travel and Leisure magazine named a french-themed restaurant Parc on Rittenhouse Square as one of the best outdoor restaurants in US. " Part of restaurateur Stephen Starr’s ever-expanding empire, Parc pays tribute to France’s café culture with its sprawling sidewalk seating in Philly’s Rittenhouse Square. Some diners (more...)

Center City District Restaurant Week

More than 100 of Center City’s finest restaurants are participating in the upcoming Center City District Restaurant Week, once again taking place over two weeks back-to-back: January 16th to 21st and 23rd to 28th. Check out a full list and make reservations online and, while you’re there, enter the contest to (more...)

Russian Recipe: Okroshka

The prefect Russian cold soup, prepared on the base of russian Kvass, is Okroshka. It is very light and refreshing which makes it the perfect soup for any time of the year. The perfect ingredients might be hard to find in an American market but any Russian market will surely (more...)

Russian Recipe: Salad Olivier

Salad Olivier, known around the world as “Russian salad,” is loved in Russia so much, that no celebration could be imagined without it. It has become a true food symbol. (more...)


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