Amada Iron Chef Jose Garces’ First Philadelphia Restaurant

The Experience When you walk into Amada, you can’t help but feel a certain aura of energy and excitement. The restaurant’s design invokes the essence of a traditional Spanish tapas bar while simultaneously exuding a hip and
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James Beard Foundation Recognizes Two People From Philadelphia

Marc Vetri has been nominated for 2014 James Beard Foundation awards for Outstanding Chef and for Outstanding Service for his restaurant, Vetri, in Philadelphia. Designers David Whipple and Josh Otto, of Assimilation Design Lab LLC and Otto Architects LLC, have been nominated for a 2014 James Beard Foundation Outstanding Restaurant (more...)

A New Era For Philadelphia Live Arts Festival

New brand identity announced at groundbreaking for dynamic waterfront home The Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe marked the beginning of a new era: The 17-year-old contemporary arts organization has officially changed its name to FringeArts. The new name, announced in conjunction with breaking ground on a versatile permanent (more...)

Eccentric America: Classic Roadside Attractions

Odd landmarks and attractions can be found all across the United States. Some were originally intended to drum up business, and others reflect the particular interests of their designers. Over time, these curiosities have been embraced as humorous expressions of American eccentricity and individualism. Take a (more...)

The Magic Comes True In The Restaurant “Tashkent”!

In restaurant "Tashkent" it is always sunny and comfortable regardless of the weather. And not only because of its flavorful food, but also because of its unusually warm and pleasant atmosphere. The restaurant "Tashkent" reminds of a miniature fairy palace. On its walls depict scenes, which can be roughly described as (more...)

Cheesecake War: Philly vs NYC!

‘CESCA New York, NY Slugs it Out Again with Davio’s Philadelphia, PA to Determine Which City Has the Best Cheesecake! “You know what they call cheesecake in Italy? ‘Philadelphia!’ It’s time to finally decide which cheesecake takes the cake- Philadelphia or New York,” said Ettore Ceraso, General Manager of Davio’s (more...)

Strangest Bars Of The World

Red Sea Star Bar First underwater bar, restaurant and observatory 'Red Sea Star Bar': The bar of the Red Sea Star differs in its essence from any other bar in Eilat, Israel. The floor of the Red Sea Star is made of real sand covered by a transparent epoxy layer. The chairs (more...)

Philly’s Mica Named As One Of the 10 Best New Restaurants

The March issue of GQ Magazine named Chestnut Hill restaurant Mica as one of the 10 Best New Restaurants in the USA! “ Mica is lodged in a small stone building along a cobblestone street of gingerbread houses and trolley tracks in Philly's Chestnut Hill neighborhood. It's a scene from a (more...)

Valentine’s Day in the US

By Mary-Katherine Ream Staff Writer A current of excited energy collects in the air as hands clutching bouquets of red roses and pink greeting cards rush by. It’s February 14th, Valentine’s Day in the United States, a day devoted to love. Americans celebrate the holiday in a variety of ways, though (more...)

Old New Year in Golden Gates Restaurant

While the world is back to work since early January, Russian New Year holidays are still under way until the Russian Old New Year, celebrated in the night from January 13th to January 14th. And everyone wants to celebrate it fantastically. Do you have any suggestions? Of course Golden Gate Restaurant! It offers (more...)

Restaurant “Absolute”: Homespun Taste Of Pure Georgian Soul

New Year is almost here!But you didn't chose the restaurant for New Year Eve dinner? Here is one more for your pleasure. Those who know and love Georgian cuisine and those who are yet to discover its splendid taste are welcome at gorgeous restaurant “Absolute” located in Feasterville, PA. It’s (more...)

“Il Pittore” – Stephen Starr’s New Restaurant

In October 2011 the famous chief Stephen Starr is going to open a new restaurant "Il Pittore" in partnership with Chef Chris Painter. The name "Il Pittore" stands for Italian “the painter”. It will be located in the place that formerly was Noble American Cookery at 2025 Sansom Street in (more...)

Restaurant Week In Philadelphia

Center City District Restaurant Week presented by TD Bank, starts  September 12. 100 restaurants will participate and offer three-course dinners for only $35 per person. In addition, many of the participating restaurants will also be offering a three-course lunch for $20 (Tax, alcohol and gratuity not included). Also the Center (more...)

A Restaurant’s Post-September 11 Legacy

By Lauren Monsen Staff Writer A New York restaurant known for its sophisticated mix of international dishes has an unusual history, one that inspires it to take care of its customers and its workers. The restaurant was founded by surviving employees of the Windows on the World restaurant, which was located in the (more...)

Georges Perrier Receives Culinary Visionary Award in Philadelphia

Georges Perrier Receives Culinary Visionary Award in Philadelphia

Georges Perrier was awarded the Culinary Visionary Award at the Kimmel Center of the Arts on April 7, 2011 for his 40 years of culinary achievements and his contribution to the culture of Philadelphia.  The award ceremony was part of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts. Georges Perrier has (more...)


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