Summers spent at the Jersey Shore were filled with food, fun, fishing, beach days, rainy days and long walks. There were no casino when I was a girl, but there were chic, luxurious hotels such as the Traymore and the Shelburne.
Starting the family dinner with a salad is a popular routine as there is no cooking required. It frees up time to focus on the main course and side dishes.
Bistrot La Minette, 623 S. Sixth St, is celebrating its sixth anniversary through Aug. 27 with a five-course dinner offering. The selections by executive chef Kenneth Bush will feature dishes that have proven classics over the establishment’s Queen Village-situated existence.
Beer lovers, get ready to pour into South Philadelphia’s Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St., for the fifth annual Pucker Up! Sour Fest taking place August 16 through 22.
The tradition of the American taproom harks back to colonial times when men sought a pint of beer after a long day of work. Although our Founding Fathers found refuge in the City Tavern or at Ben Franklin’s dining table where spirits flowed freely, the ordinary lads drank in simple surrounding
Tomorrow, Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July with parades, barbecues and fireworks. For those hosting a party or invited to one, hot dogs, hamburger, chicken, fish and grilled vegetables will take center stage along with classic sides dishes and a red, white and blue flag cak
Pubs, taverns and local restaurants are doing brisk business now that the World Cup is under way in Brazil. Soccer fans throughout the city are waiting in line to enjoy a pint, a bite to eat and watch the games. I played soccer in high school and look forward to these matches. I have not forgotten my Phillies, however.