Philadelphia is slowly – but surely – getting in on the food hall craze, and Franklin’s Table is the latest addition to the city’s culinary scene. We also preview a new Michael Schulson spot coming to Rittenhouse, and get way too excited for Philly’s first-ever keto-friendly bakery.
Do we need another fast-casual restaurant in Center City? Well… if the restaurant is anything like Cava, the answer is a resounding yes. We’ll give you the 411 on the new-ish Mediterranean spot in Rittenhouse, but first… we begin the podcast remembering the rich and storied life of the legendary Leah Chase.
The first annual Bucks County Food and Wine Festival was a hit – we break down the recent event at Parx Casino and tell you how it compares with other food and wine events in the area. Later in the show, we try to figure out exactly why higher education costs so much…
On this episode, we stay on the right side of the Delaware River to check out Cherry Hill’s Denim American Bistro – a charming, family-owned BYOB with great food and fantastic service. And, in the first segment of the show, we call out Bravo TV for not bringing Top Chef to Philadelphia.
In a city filled with amazing Italian restaurants, Little Nonna’s is right up there with the best. On this episode of Jawn Appetit, we’ll tell you which of their menu items are absolute must-gets, and we’ll also show some love to the James Beard Award-winning Zahav.
The DC Embassy Chef Challenge is one of the best food events we’ve ever been to, and we catch up with the awesome Paige Muller of Curious Caravan to help us explain why. We also take a trip to Citizens Bank Park to try some of the best eats the Philadelphia Phillies have to offer, including the now-infamous Questlove Cheesesteak.
Is calling a restaurant a “hole-in-the-wall” a backhanded compliment? And are pickles taking over the world? We answer both of those questions, lament the loss of one of Philly’s finest restaurants, and tell you EVERYTHING you need to eat in New Orleans on this edition of Jawn Appetit…