Archive for the ‘Philadelphia’ Category
The Vendy Awards are our High Holy Days, New Years Eve and Thanksgiving all rolled into one. We’ve been going since 2009, sponsoring since 2010, and it’s always our favorite day of the year.
Now people in 6 cities around the US will be able to enjoy this great event. Damn, these guys are growing faster than my waistline at last year’s Vendy Awards.
Click through for the cities and dates of all 6 Vendy Award events this year, including how to get tickets for the first one, which is already on sale.
After a successful debut, the Vendy Awards are returning to Philadelphia later this month. The best street food vendors in Philadelphia will be determined, all the while raising money for The Food Trust.
Don’t miss this great event! Click through for more details, including how to buy tickets.
If you spend any time in Philadelphia, you’ll want to check out an article in last week’s NY Times about the food truck scene there.
In a word, its booming! Even some hotels with restaurants are directing their guests to the food trucks for quick, inexpensive and delicious meals.
Similar to LA and SF, Philadelphia has Night Markets with numerous trucks gathered in one place for dinner. It’s organized by the local nonprofit Food Trust, with financing from the William Penn Foundation.
Click here for the full article.
The cheesesteak melt we had from Gorilla Cheese NYC for Today’s Lunch got us looking around the web for stuff about cheesesteaks. What we found was pretty interesting.
The people behind Endless Simmer put together an article about some of the ways you can enjoy cheesesteaks in non-cheesesteak forms.
Besides the not-much-of-a-stretch cheesesteak pizza, there are cheesesteak egg rolls, cheesesteak fries, cheesesteak empanadas and cheesesteak pretzels – but the piece de resistance is the Philly Taco aka South Street Sushi.
Click through to find out how to create this Frankenstein’s Monster of cheesesteak, pizza and cheese fries. There’s even an instructional video.