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2013 will be an outstanding year to eat in Philadelphia.  With a variety of new restaurants and food trucks hitting the scene, we can wait to dig in.  (Photo courtsey: GPTMC)
What a whirlwind year it's been for Philadelphia's dining scene, with a series of sensational openings, revitalizations, accolades and chef imports. There's even more to be excited about for next year. Pictured, clockwise from top left: Fette Sau in Fishtown, Chinatown's Hop Sing Laundromat, the newly expanded Brauhaus Schmitz and the renovated Le Bec-Fin. (Photo credits, clockwise from top left: Danya Henninger courtesy Drink Philly, Robert Neroni courtesy Hop Sing Laundromat, courtesy Brauhaus Schmitz, courtesy Le Bec-Fin)
The Dandelion's Sunday Roast Chicken is just one of many tasty options served up at Philadelphia restaurants on Sunday evenings. (Photo courtesy The Dandelion)
Celebrate the holiday season with a special Hanukkah Tasting Menu from Chef Michael Solomonov, followed by the annual Very Jewish Christmas Party, this year with an added Korean twist. (Photo by J. Varney courtesy Zahav)
Like any traveler in Philadelphia, Bourdain got familiar with 30th Street Station during his 'layover' in the city this past July. (Photo courtesy The Layover)
This fresh, herb roasted turkey was sourced from a local farm and its flavor just can't be beat.  Photo: A.Calbeck for GPTMC
Satisfy your sweet tooth while supporting local business with delicious local candy and chocolate this Halloween. (Photo credits, clockwise from top left: courtesy Lore's, courtesy John & Kira's, courtesy Eclat, courtesy Shane's Confectionery)
Feed your film craving and hungry stomach alike at the 2012 Philadelphia Film Festival, running now through October 28 with a daily lineup of food trucks stationed on Front Street between Chestnut and Walnut. (Photo by M. Edlow for GPTMC)
South Philly chefs Scott Schroeder, George Sabatino, Joe Cicala and Angela Ranalli are turning your average fall cookout into a foodie's dream with Autunno alle Brace, October 29. (Photo courtesy East Passyunk Avenue)
Take a page out of the new cookbook, The Philadelphia Chef's Table, and make this satisfying Cucumber Avocado Soup from Vedge.  (Photo Credit: J.Varney)
Rockstar local chef Jose Garces has been all over the map, taking over catering at the Kimmel Center, cooking live at the Porch at 30th Street Station, launching a family foundation and now appearing at the Free Library. (Photo courtesy Garces)
Join Slow Food Philadelphia for one of their fall seminars, including one on fair trade chocolate.  (Image courtesy: Kallari Chocolate)
The final Night Market of 2012 hits Chinatown tonight, Thursday, October 4. It's going to be huge. (Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)
The Philadelphia Chef's Table, the newest cookbook by local food writer, April White, is a must for any Philadelphia food lover.  (Image courtsey April White)
Head to Molly Malloy's in the Reading Terminal on Friday, Sept. 28th, as the fellas behind Evil Genius Brewery do a Tap Take Over. (Photo courtsey: Molly Malloy's)
Celebrate fall at Linvilla Orchards' Apple Festival this weekend. (Photo courtesy Linvilla Orchards)
Where better to celebrate Oktoberfest than the best beer city in the world? Philadelphia hosts Oktoberfest celebrations now through October. (Photo credits, clockwise from top left: courtesy Frankford Hall, G. Widman for GPTMC, courtesy Morgan's Pier, E. Mencher for GPTMC)
he Friends of the Schuylkill Bank' biggest and best yet event, the Schuylkill Soiree, is Saturday, September 15, with all-local food, beer, wine, live music and more. (Photo by Sonya Tokarchyk courtesy Friends of Schuylkill Banks)
Tour backyard plots, community gardens and more throughout South Philly in a celebration of sustainability. (Photo by Albert Yee courtesy South Philly Food Co-op)
For the 27th year, the festival glorifies the humble fungi with three days of live entertainment, a mushroom soup cook-off, live cooking demos by top chefs, an old-fashioned carnival and much more. (Photos by G. Widman for GPTMC)
Morgan's Pier is definately one of the top spots in the city to enjoy a holiday weekend...and the snack bacon isn't half bad either!  (Photo courtesy: Morgan's Pier)
Returning for a third year, Feastival celebrates both Philadelphia's artistic and culinary scenes in a Live Arts/Fringe fundraiser that has rocked people's worlds and promises to once again. (Photo courtesy Feastival)
Bike 25, 50 or 75 miles through beautiful Chester County and raise funds for the Pennsylvania Assoc for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Saturday, September . (Photo courtesy PASA)
Pizza is not just a flash in the pan trend in Philadelphia; there is a serious selection of delicious pizza available all over the city, like this incredible pie from Noman Pizza.  (Photo courtsey: Nomad Pizza)
Grillmaster Bobby Flay is heading to town in search of cast members for the Food Network's new show America's Best Home Cooks.
The amazing roast pork sandwich at John's Roast Pork is one of two Philly sandwiches that has made it onto the final episode of Adam Richman's quest to find the Best Sandwich in America. (Photo J.Varney for GPTMC)
The Friends of the Schuylkill Banks are planning their biggest and best yet event, the Schuylkill Soiree, with all-local food, beer, wine, live music and more. (Photo by Sonya Tokarchyk courtesy Friends of Schuylkill Banks)
Headhouse Farmers’ Market runs each Sunday from May through December. Now, thanks to SEPTA, you can figure out how to get there via public transportation for an extra-green outing. (Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC)
Kick back with a cold Victory beer and delicious BBQ, August 5. (Photo courtesy Victory)
Take a photo of the PHS Garden and have it featured in a fun tablecloth for the benefit of the City Harvest program. (Photo courtesy Pennsylvania Horticultural Society)
Supper\'s Baby Tomato Salad with Buttermilk Basil Dressing is the perfect addition to your summer recipe repotoire.  (Photo: A.Calbeck for GPTMC)"]
The three-part guest chef series will continue in August with Kevin Sbraga and in September with Michael Solomonov. And the view's not so bad either. (Photo by A. Stadd for GPTMC)
There's a new backyard beer garden in town: the Drury Beer Garden behind Opa in Midtown Village, complete with ping pong tables and delicious picnic food. (Photo courtesy Opa)
Fried Chicken Tuesdays are back at Supper, featuring Chef Mitch Prensky's famous Pastrimi Fried Chicken.  (photo courtesy:  Andrea Monzo for Supper)
Bake your family famous recipe (or enjoy other people's) that includes summer berries for Morris Arboretum’s Berry Best Bake-Off on Thursday, July 19. Local pastry chefs will choose the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners. (Photo by Zac Brooks courtesy Morris Arboretum)
Dîner en Blanc, the elegant pop-up picnic that began in Paris, lands in Philadelphia this summer. Register to participate now. (Photo by Philip Menke courtesy Dîner en Blanc)
Local canning and preserving expert, Marisa McClellan, recently released a new cookbook, Food In Jars.  (Photo Courtesy: Steve Legato)
Enjoy a relaxing summer evening in the Rittenhouse Tavern courtyard at the Philadelphia Art Alliance. (Photo by Danya Henninger, Imagic Digital)
Every Wednesday this summer, Media will shut down State Street for the likes of a giant open-air cafe. (Photo courtesy Visit Media)
Last year's first-ever Philly Vendy Awards took over the Piazza at Schmidts with a showcase of Philadelphia street food; the food truck competition returns to Philadelphia this summer in a new location in West Philadelphia. (Photo by Michael Toolan courtesy Vendy Awards)
The picnic grove at the gorgeous Shofuso, the tranquil Japanese House and Garden at Fairmount Park, is one of dozens of prime picnicking spots throughout Philadelphia. (Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)
The second in a series of pop-up dinners at a new food truck commissary in Mt. Airy takes place this Saturday, dished up by Strada Pasta's Chef Andrew Gerson. (Photo courtesy Strada Pasta)
Spend a delicious night under the tutelage of hot dog master Keith Garabedian, of Hot Diggity, and Hawk Krall. (Photo courtesy Hot Diggity)
Move quickly and receive a $10 discount on your VIP Night Market Experience ticket! (Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC)
A Philly summertime favorite, water ice is just the tip of the frozen dessert scene in a city where artisan purveyors, trendy restaurateurs and brilliant pastry chefs are reimagining the possibilities for ice cream, popsicles, shakes and sundaes. (Left photo by D. Swanson for GPTMC, right photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC)
Square 1682 at the Hotel Palomar is LEED-certified, boasts awesome outdoor seating, hosts fun events all year round and now is one of the most pet-friendly spots in the city. (Photo by Mark Henninger for Imagic Digital courtesy Square 1682)
Slow Food Philadelphia, the local chapter of Slow Food International, partners up once again with Farm to City for a delicious and nutritious food and drink event, July 21. (Photo courtesy Slow Food Philly)
Established in 1892 at 12th and Arch Streets, beloved local icon Reading Terminal Market is the nation’s oldest continuously operating farmers’ market, and it's gotten an impressive facelift you can check out all week long beginning Monday, June 18. (Image courtesy Reading Terminal Market)
If you've been itching to get out to Wyebrook Farm in Honey Brook, PA but haven't found the time, have no fear, as weekly deliveries of the sustainable farms beef, chicken, pork and vegetables will now arrive every Tuesday at COOK.  (Photo courtsey: Wyebrook Farm)
Rachel Klein, chef and owner of Miss Rachel's Pantry, has expanded her South Philly namesake to host farmhouse dinners and a cafe. (Photo courtesy Miss Rachel's Pantry)
Tonight is your last chance to get your With Love Beer Garden on, and what a night it's going to be. The weather is finally going to be gorgeous, and the Uwishunu Beer Boots will be returning as the check-in giveaway. (Photo by T. Scheid for GPTMC)
DiNic's recently relocated to a new stall spot inside Reading Terminal during market renovations, but obviously its sandwiches are still as tasty as ever. (Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)
We're kicking off the With Love Beer Garden tonight with a pretty awesome giveaway: a Uwishunu Beer Boot, free for anyone that checks in to the Beer Garden on Facebook or Fourquare. Show your screen at our Check-in Table and you'll get very own Uwishunu beer boot to take home! And, of course, to drink out of at the With Love Beer Garden. (Photo by M. Edlow for GPTMC)
The Philly Beer Week 2012 calendar is fuller than ever with outdoor street festivals, block parties and carnivals that combine the best of all worlds: craft beer, delicious food, live music and fresh air.  (Photos by G. Widman for GPTMC)
Put your plantings to the test in the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's 37-year-old City Gardens Contest. (Photo courtesy Pennsylvania Horticultural Society)
Photo: A.Calbeck for GPTMC
Celebrate Memorial Day weekend in one of Philadelphia's many parks with a selection of seasonal, local foods.  (Photo courtesy: J.Smith for GPTMC)
The fourth installment of the Food Trust's Night Market begins at 7PM on Thursday, May 24th.
The Garden Salad at Charcoal BYOB in Yardley, PA is like no other garden salad you\'ve ever had before.  Complete with ramps, fiddleheads, beets and an early grey \'soil\' this salad screams spring.  (Photos courtesy: D.Van Wert for GPTMC).
Night Market is back May 24, closing down 2nd Street in Northern Liberties from 7-11 p.m. (Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC)
Below we present the Best Burgers in Philadelphia 2012 in all their seared, grilled and broiled glory. Our list includes, pictured here (clockwise from top left), offerings from Village Whiskey, Pub & Kitchen, Frankford Hall and 10 Arts. (Photo credits, also clockwise from top left: courtesy Village Whiskey, courtesy Pub & Kitchen, T. Scheid for GPTMC, courtesy 10 Arts.)
SPTR's block party features music, grilled food and $3 wheat beers from noon until...?? (Photo courtesy South Philadelphia Tap Room)
Don't call it a comeback. Wait, do. The With Love Beer Garden will once again be taking over the Four Seasons' outdoor courtyard during Philly Beer Week, serving up awesome beer, great food, live music and all around good times. (Photo by M. Edlow for GPTMC)
A stunning smorgasbord of flavors will be on full display during the festival, as vendors line the street, musicians roam the crowds and top chefs show off some of their best techniques at live cooking demos. (Photo courtesy Italian Market)
Join Chrisoula Tsiouris (mother of brother-sister Opa owners, George and Vasiliki Tsiouris) and Opa Executive Chef Andrew Brown for a special pita dinner. (Photo courtesy Opa)
Night Market Philadelphia is back and better than ever this summer, with a brand new Northern Liberties edition that will debut the new Friends of Night Market experience. (Photos by R. Kennedy for GPTMC)
The farmer's market season has officially kicked-off.  Headhouse Farmer's Market opens on Saturday, May 5th, followed by additional market openings throughout the region.  (Photo courtesy: R.Kennedy for GPTMC)
Join SPOT and a few other food trucks at this Friday's Mobile Food Association Pop-Up in Fishtown.  (Photo courtesy: Philly Mobile Food Association)
The good news: Summer Love Ale cleaned up in beer accolades last summer, netting shout outs from Esquire, Philadelphia and Complex magazines. The even better news: it\'s available for the 2012 season starting today, May 1. (Photo by M. Edlow for GPTMC)
Fair Food, Bartram's Garden and Philadelphia Distilling are joining forces to resurect one of Dr. John Bartram's oldest recipes, Bartram's Bitters.  (Photo courtesy: Fair Food)
A farm to table fundraiser for Greener Partners, hosted by Chef Daniel Stern of R2L, will be held at the Longview Center in Collegeville on May 3rd at 6:30.  (Photo courtsey Greener Partners)
Get a taste of East Passyunk Avenue from 21 of the South Philly neighborhood\'s award-winning restaurants under the big top, plus live music, a craft market and drinks. (Photos courtesy East Passyunk)
Perfect pizza pies abound in Philadelphia, from Pizzeria Stella's charred-crust offerings to Barbuzzo's delightfully crispy and creative pizzas. (Left photo courtesy Stella, right photo courtesy Barbuzzo)
The Sofitel's French flavor meets eco-chic with its new rooftop vegetable and herb garden, launching this Friday. (Photo courtesy Sofitel)
Reading Terminal’s La Festa Italiana returns this Saturday with cooking demos at La Cucina, music and delicious Italian specialties like porchetta, fresh pasta, cheeses, wines, gelato and much more. (Top left and bottom right photos by G. Widman for GPTMC, top right and bottom left courtesy Reading Terminal)
Night Market Philadelphia is back and better than ever this summer, with two brand new editions in Northern Liberties and Washington Avenue, plus a round two of the super successful Mt. Airy Night Market. (Photos by R. Kennedy for GPTMC)
Help the Lemon Society, the local arm of the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, support the fight against childhood cancer. (Photo courtesy Alex's Lemonade)
The menus at our picks for Passover in Philadelphia, like at Zahav, are delicious whether you celebrate Passover or not. (Photo courtesy Zahav)
From juicy steak and french fires to light fish and wine, options abound for Easter eats in Philadelphia. (Left photo courtesy R2L, right photo courtesy Blackfish)
Celebrate the ingestion of the written word while, well, ingesting written words at the Edible Book Festival. (Photo courtesy Edible Book Festival)
Feast on 22 of the best burgers in the city at Fleisher Art Memorial in Queen Village, May 6.
All-star chefs from across the U.S., including Marc Vetri, Tom Colicchio, Masahara Morimoto and Jose Garces, will join culinary forces at the Great Chefs Event. (Photos courtesy Vetri Foundation)
Join Fair Food and PASA at the Philly Farm and Food Fest, April 1st, at the PA Convention Center.  Photo courtesy: Fair Food
Victory Brewing Company announced today that it will be adding a second brewery in Parkesburg, PA to meet consumer demand.  Phot courtesy: Victory Brewing Company
Chef Michael Solomonov is bringing his delicious, award-winning cuisine to the Main Line this summer with a new venture, Citron and Rose. (Photo courtesy Zahav)
Anthony Bourdain states Philly is on his list for an upcoming show.  Photo: No Reservations via Facebook
M Restaurant at the Morris Hotel in Philadelphia's Old City offers one of the most beautiful garden settings for a deliciously local meal.  Photo courtesy: M Restaurant
Enjoy picturesque views of Washington Square Park while sipping on craft cocktails and fresh farm-to-table bites.  (Photo courtesy Talula's Garden)
Alla Spina is one the Philadelphia restaurants that proudly wear their affection for all things pork on their sleeves.  Photo courtsey: Alla Spina
Oyster House is celebrating shad season with a special menu featuring dishes like this tasty Seared Shad. (Photo by Eric Stabach courtesy Oyster House)
Philadelphia's feeling the Hawaiian flair with special drinks, dishes, artworks and more in honor of the Islands of Aloha-themed 2012 Flower Show. (Photo courtesy Flower Show)
For the love of Cape May Salts, a delicious, local and sustainable shellfish. (Photo courtesy Oyster House)
This year's Philadelphia International Flower Show is about more than just flowers!  Exciting culinary opportunities abound with cooking demonstrations from chefs like Square 1682's Guillermo Tellez who produces beautiful dishes like this Halibut with corn salsa.  (Photo Courtesy: Square 1682)
Rex 1516, slated to open on March 1st, will showcase southern and cajun foods, like this Crawfish Pie.  (Photo Courtesy: Rex 1516)
Alex the Pig presides over the bar at Marc Vetri's newest restaurant, Alla Spina, an Italian style beer bar on North Broad Street.  Photo courtesy: Marc Vetri
Fishtown-based artist, Brian Dwyer, spearheads initaitive to leverage a Guinness Book of World Records recognized collection of pizza memorabilia into a museum.  (Photo courtesy: Pizza Brain)
The perfect way to begin any meal at Zeppoli is with their expertly curated antipasto plate which come with delectable vegetable variations and a selection of cured meats and cheese.  (Photo courtesy: Nascati Photography for Zeppoli)
Famous for disguising cookies and other sweet treats, Cookie Confidential will launch a food truck at Temple this Spring.  (Photo courtsey: Cookie Confidential)
Looking for a dose of the Big Easy?  Head straight to Reading Terminal Market's Beck's Cajun Cafe for traditional dishes like their Jambalaya.  (Photo courtsey Beck's Cajun Cafe)
Join Books Through Bars at Dock Street Brewery for craft beer, gourmet pizza and live music from local bands. (Photo courtesy Dock Street)
Enjoy Van Gogh-inspired cuisine at Stephen Starr's Granite Hill inside the Philadelphia Museum of Art. (Photo courtesy Granite Hill)
In an effort to educate diners on the importance of reducing meat consumption, Meritage will launch Meatless Tuesdays on February 21. (Photo courtesy Meritage)
Husband-wife team Andrew and Kristin Wood are on the brink of opening their farm-to table BYOB in Rittenhouse Square. (Photos by M. Edlow for GPTMC)
Philadelphia Brewing to debut Engine 1892 Market Stout to celebrate Reading Terminal Market's 120th Anniversary.  Photo courtesy: R.Asplundh for Philadelphia Brewing
If Valentine\'s Day isn\'t your thing, head straight to the Twisted Tail on Friday, Feb 10th to enjoy whiskey, pinatas and the Voo Dudes Blues Band.  Image courtesy: The Twised Tail
Philadelphia abounds with food focused events.  Organizations like Fair Food regularly organize events around the region that cater to foodie who want to learn more.  Photo courtesy: Fair Food
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Photo: J.Smith for GPTMC
Local grapes, like these grown at Galen Glen, will have a new showcase at the Paris Wine Bar, set to open on Feb 9th.  Photo: Galen Glen
Old school chocolate heart boxes can be specially made for your valentine at Shane Confectionery in Old City.  Photo courtesy: Shane Confectionery
Photo courtesy: Brauhaus Schmitz
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Photo courtsey: Nectar Restaurant
Photo R.Kennedy for GPTMC
photo courtsey: Dock Street Brewery
Photo: R.Kennedy for GPTMC
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Support Philadelphia's favorite market at Reading Terminal's Valentine to the Market event.  Image courtsey: Reading Terminal
Documentary Film, Urban Roots, will screen at Drexel's Bossone Center on Feb. 7th.  The film profiles urban farming in the city of Detroit.  Image courtesy Urban Roots
Head out to Radnor for a Chinese New Year celebration like no other at Susanna Foo's Gourmet Kitchen.  (Photo courtesy: B.Baron for Susanna Foo)
South Philly favorite, Le Virtu to host another amazing Italian celebration on January 19th.  Photo courtesy: Le Virtu
Beautifully composed plates fill the menu at Sbraga on Avenue of the Arts.  Photo courtesy: Sbraga
Center City District Restaurant Week runs from January 22–27 and January 29–February 3.  Make your reservations today!
It's the most wonderful time of the year for a mug of warm spiced cider, mulled wine, hot buttered rum and the like. Luckily Philadelphia's bubbling over with hot drink options. (Credit: iStockPhoto)
Skaters at the RiverRink have a prime location for watching New Years fireworks.  Photo: G.Widman for GPTMC
Percy Street decorates for the holidays with their creative, beer-focused take on the Christmas Treet.  Photo courtsey: Percy Street
Photo of Rittenhouse Square by Christian Carollo of PicturePhilly
The modern Greek restuarant, Opa, is a beacon of sustainability in Midtown Village.  Photo courtsey: Opa
Leave your holiday meal to the pros this Christmas. Consult our guide to Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining in Philadelphia. (Credit: iStockPhoto)
Otolith Sustainable Seafood works directly with small fisheries to source environmental and sustainable seafood like King Salmon, Halibut and King Crabs (pictured above).  Photo: Otolith Seafood
Green Soul's delicious Barbequed Chicken Sandwich, Germantown Sweet Potato Salad and Mango Jerk Salmon Salad are all inspired by southern flavors.  Photo: A.Calbeck for GPTMC
Photo: A.Calbeck for GPTMC
The Main Line Bakery produces gulten and dairy-free baked delights that are delicious beyond belief, including their Snickerdoodle Cupcakes.  Photo courtsey: Main Line Bakery
Ralph's Restaurant, located in the heart of the Italian Market, is homage to classic Italian-American cuisine. S. Viggiano for GPTMC.
Photo Courtsey: Franklin Mortgage Investment Co.
Sample the diverse tastes of Di Bruno Bros. antipasti bar and wide variety of meats and cheeses. Be sure to try the house-made burrata! Photo: S. Viggiano for GPTMC.
Farmer Dean Carlson raises pastured Highland cows on at Wyebrook Farms, located about 45 minutes outside Philadelphia in Chester County.  Photo: A.Calbeck for GPTMC
Photo Courtsey: Philly Beer Week
Photo: D.Van Wert for GPTMC
This delicious free-form apple pie is the perfect canvas to showcase our delicious local apples.  Photo: D.Van Wert for GPTMC
Photo: D.Van Wert for GPTMC
Frog Commissary founder and chef Steve Poses in front of a Kitchen Science panel. Photo courtsey: Darryl W. Moran/The Franklin Institute
Mica offers a delicious brunch in Chestnut Hill, Sundays from 10:30 - 2PM.  Photo: A.Calbeck for GPTMC
This curried quinoa is a creative alternative to traditional mashed potatoes or stuffing.  Photo courtsey: A.Calbeck for GPTMC
Supper's savory pumpkin cornbread pudding is an unexpected twist on traditional stuffing.  Photo courtesy: A.Calbeck for GPTMC
Join Victory Brewing Company for a landmark event in the release of Dark Intrigue; Wednesday, November 23rd. Photo courtesy of Victory Brewing Company.
This recipe, adapted from Chef Ben Bynum at Warm Daddys, is great on leftover turkey sandwiches.  Photo: A.Calbeck for GPTMC
Wedge+Fig has thrown down the cheese gauntlet!  Enter their cheese pairing contest and you could win a W+F gift basket.  Photo: M.McClellan for GPTMC
Join Slow Food Philadelphia as they celebrate their first round of Snail of Approval recipients on November 14th at Reading Terminal.  Photo: G.Widman for GPTMC
This gratin showcases two outstanding local ingredients:  Birchrun Blue and Glenn\'s Bacon, both available at the Fair Food Farm stand.  Photo courtesy:  Wedge+Fig
Parsnips add an unexpected flavor to your dinner table, use this pureé in lieu of mashed potatoes.   Photo: A.Calbeck for GPTMC
Photo: A.Calbeck for GPTMC
Photo: D.Van Wert for GPTMC
Philly Homegrown will help consumers create a local Thankgiving by providing a series of recipes from the local chefs and suggestions on where to source local ingredients.  Photo: A. Calbeck for GPTMC
Grass-fed beef burgers dominate the delicious menu on the Lucky Old Souls Burger Truck.  Photo M.Edlow for GPTMC
Join Greener Partners and PASA for a unique farmer-competition on November 5th, sponsored by Victory Brewing.  Photo: Greener Partners
Live in hoagie fame by building the winning recipe of the official With Love Hoagie for Primo's.  Photo: Jason Varney for GPTMC
At Weavers Way Co-Op, members take an active role in supporting local farmers and creating an intimate cultural center.  Photo: G. Widman for GPTMC
Join Fair Food as they explore how pork ends up on your plate during their Snout to Tail event on October 22nd.
West Phillie Produce, a start-up vegetable stand and grocery, is in danger of having to close it's doors.  Join the Enterprise Center on October 21st for a "Carrot Mob" to help keep West Phillie Produce's doors open.  Photo:  The Enterprise Center
Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC
Photo: Square 1682
Photo: M. Kennedy for GPTMC
The Night Market is back, and better than ever, in Chinatown tomorrow night. (Image courtesy Food Trust)
Photo courtesy Le Virtu
Winter CSA's are a great way to eat local throughout those cold Philadelphia winters.  Registration and CSA sign-up begins soon!  Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC
Join Pumpkin head chef, Ian Moroney, as he leads you through the Headhouse Farmer's Market.  Photo courtsey Pumpkin Restaurant
The Night Markets just keep getting better and better; the most recent Night Market installment took place in Mt. Airy in August and it was amazing.
Slow Food Philadelphia kicks off it's fall/winter seminar series starting 9/21 at the Restaurant School.  Past courses have included foraging for wild foods, pictured above.  Photo courtsey Slow Food Philadelphia
Ride 25, 50 or 75 miles through beautiful Chester County and raise funds for the Pennsylvania Assoc for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Saturday, September 25.  (Photo courtesy PASA)
Celebrate a crisp fall weekend with all things gardening thanks to the city's plant experts. (Photo courtesy PHS)
Marino's of Mullica Hill is a pizza hot spot
Join Wyebrook Farm for their first ever Pig Roast on Saturday, September 17th
The final University City Sustainable Saturday event is slated for this Saturday, September 17th
Oktoberfest at the With Love Beer Garden will be one of the last opportunities to sip Victory's Summer Love Ale before its too late!  Photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC
Everyone is a winner during Restaurant Week (G. Widman for GPTMC)
Slow Food Internationa Executive Director Paolo Di Croce to visit Philadelphia.  Photo courtesy Slow Food International
Photo courtesy: Rotisseur
Starting today, Shank's roast pork sandwich got even tastier. (Photo courtesy Shank's)
For the 26th year, the festival glorifies the humble fungi with three days of live entertainment, a mushroom soup cook-off, live cooking demos by top chefs like Jose Garces and Kevin Sbraga, old-fashioned carnival and much more. (Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)
If you've never tried the most addictive granola on the planet, now's a good time: they're offering a 20% discount! (Photo courtesy Metropolitan Bakery)
This dish is a great way to capitalize on a garden overflowing with chard.
a.kitchen fuses contemporary flavors with sustainability to create delicious, innovative dishes.  Photo courtsey: a.kitchen
Head straight to the Village Belle in Queen Village to enjoy a selection of Gilda's famous biscotti on Thursday, August 25th from 5:30 - 8:30PM.
Johnny Brenda's celebrates local beer with their third annual Pils Picnic, Saturday, September 10th.  Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC
If you've never been to The Fountain, this fall is a great opportunity to sample its delectable cuisine. (Photo courtesy Four Seasons)
Nikki Jean's famous Chocolate Chip Cookies
Nikki Jean, accomplished singer/songwriter and talented baker, releases new album 'Pennis in a Jar', available in stores now.
The Philadelphia Folk Festival began in 1962 and is the largest and longest-running Festival of its kind in the country. (Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)
Talula's Garden opened to acclaim this spring; now is the ideal time to take advantage of its under-the-stars seating and fresh-from-the-garden food. (Photo courtesy Talula's Garden)
Celebrate the traditions, foods and crafts of the Pennsylvania Dutch at the 22nd annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival at the historic Reading Terminal Market. (Photo credits: top right and bottom left courtesy Reading Terminal, others by G. Widman for GPTMC)
COOK gets cooking starting September 6, but you can enroll in classes now — and they're selling out quickly! (Photos courtesy COOK)
(Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)
Fans of Philadelphia's food scene range from loyal locals to popular A-listers like former Food Network star Duff Goldman. (Image via Philly Homegrown)
photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC
photo courtesy of FEASTIVAL
photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC
A bottle of Victory Brewing's Summer Love Ale (photo by M. McClellan)
photo by Dan Van Wert
Tomatoes at the Kennett Square Farmers' Market (photo by M. McClellan)
Zucchini art at Headhouse Square Farmers' Market (photo by M. McClellan)
photo by M. McClellan
photo by M. McClellan
Photos courtesy from top left: Table 31; Lacroix at The Rittenhouse; Buddakan; Percy Street Barbecue
photo by M. McClellan
Two Gander Honey at the Dickinson Square Farmers' Market (photo by Jill Ivey)
Counter at wedge + fig (photo by M. McClellan)
Crunchy, puckery Philly Bill's Dills are the perfect pickle for any occasion (photo by M. McClellan)
Hungry ticket-holders line up for food at the First Annual Philadelphia Vendys (photo by M. McClellan)
Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC
Photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC
photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC
Sign at the Marathon Farm press conference in April (photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC)
Cocktail at Noble American Cookery (photo by Jason Varney)
Upstairs at Noble (photo by Jason Varney)
The Headhouse Square shambles (photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC)
Radish photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC
John & Kira's Urban Garden Bars (photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC)
PHS Pop Up Garden at 20th and Market Streets (photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC)
An assortment of Birchrun cheeses at Headhouse Square (photo by M. McClellan)
A box of freshly picked mushrooms at the Kennett Square Farmers' Market (Photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC)
Spring Hills Farm table at the Headhouse Square Farmers' Market (photo by M. McClellan)
photo by M. McClellan
Severino Pasta menu board (photo courtesy of the Whole Story)
Geechee girl chef Valerie Erwin
Celebrate the strawberry season at Peddler's Village! (photo courtesy of Peddler's Village)
A late spring CSA share (photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC)
photo courtesy of Zahav
Branded Garces Trading Company bottle (photo by M. McClellan)
Quartet of deviled eggs at Supper (photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC)
FARMiCia's outdoor seating area (photo by J. Smith for GPTMC)
Casey Spacht holding foraged pawpaws
The Buttercream Cupcake Truck (courtesy of the Cupcake Lady)
Dining room at Garces Trading Company (photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC)
The Watermelon Greek Salad at Northern Liberties' Speck
Bobolink Dairy and Bakehouse (photo by Albert Yee, used with permission)
The space that will house this new restaurant, during its Washington Square days
Photo of Chef Gabrielle Hamilton by Melissa Hamilton
Just a few of the beers on draft at City Tap House (photo by M. McClellan for GPTMC)
Bottling line at Flying Fish (photo by T. Scheid for GPTMC)
photo courtesy of the Garces Restaurant Group
2010 Philadelphia Flower Show (photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC)
Mixologist Al Sostak making the Blue Fir Sour (photo courtesy of Maria Valetta)
Metropolitan's French Berry Roll (photo courtesy of the bakery)
Aerial view of the Farmhouse Platter (photo courtesy of Madame Fromage)
The Thursday afternoon farmers' market at Greensgrow (photo by M. van Ogtrop for GPTMC)
photo by M. McClellan

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