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Breadth in Bread: A Quick Guide to Philly’s Most Exciting Bakeries
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Breadth in Bread: A Quick Guide to Philly’s Most Exciting Bakeries

Each month, Philadelphia experiences exciting new additions to its gastronomic scene; from new Peruvian joints to bustling French bistros to microbreweries to … you name it! It’s no secret that the city is attracting more talent and dynamism than ever before, especially exhibited within its various bread programs and bakeries that never cease to excite … Continue reading

My First Food Moment
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My First Food Moment

My earliest recognition of outstandingly hospitable service and culinary excellence dates back to 2008 during my first visit to Lacroix at The Rittenhouse Hotel. Born and raised within Bucks County, Pennsylvania, I spent numerous childhood Sundays with my parents and siblings, Gabriella and Christopher, exploring Philadelphia, primarily comprised of various visits to the city’s vastly … Continue reading

Ramping It Up This Spring
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Ramping It Up This Spring

Despite contrasting weather reports, spring is slowly beginning to emerge in Philadelphia. Each week brings brighter, longer days and sweet moments under the ephemerally blooming cherry blossoms. An exciting array of farmers’ markets accompany the warmer months throughout the city featuring a seasonal array of juicy fruits, crunchy vegetables and vibrant greens. Ramps are some … Continue reading

Why ‘Love, Simon’ Left Me Wishing for So Much More
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Why ‘Love, Simon’ Left Me Wishing for So Much More

After watching Greg Berlanti’s Love, Simon, I left the theater feeling conflicted. Adapted from Becky Albertalli’s book “Simon vs. The Homosapien Agenda,” I’m still going over everything that the movie did well, and all those painfully missed moments. It’s a coming-of-age film, meaning its main goal is to remind its viewers (both teens and their … Continue reading

Fork Restaurant Review
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Fork Restaurant Review

On a bitterly cold Thursday evening in January, a friend and I walked briskly along the brick-lined sidewalk leading into 306 Market Street, home to Fork Restaurant in Old City, Philadelphia, for the last twenty years. Immediately upon opening its unassuming door to the restaurant, a sophisticated abundance of savory aromatics accompanied by the comfort … Continue reading

Philadelphia’s Best Artisanal Ice Cream Shop
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Philadelphia’s Best Artisanal Ice Cream Shop

Perched along Fishtown’s bustling Girard Avenue and sandwiched in between busy and boisterous establishments, Sancho Pistola’s, Johnny Brenda’s and the like sits Weckerly’s Ice Cream, a charming shop offering a seasonal array of small-batch, custardy desserts made from locally-sourced organic milk. Within the late fall of 2012, Weckerly’s was born within the Spruce Hill Community … Continue reading