Philly Favs: Mushmina

This isn't the first time I've written about Mushmina, and for good reason. This local Philly store was founded by sisters, one based in Morocco and the other in West Philly. Together they work with talented artists and craftsmen and women from Morocco to create a...

My Favorite Cheesesteak In Philadelphia

I was recently talking with a few friends about our own favorite cheesesteak in the city, which is a never ending debate here in Philadelphia. Being vegetarian, my selection was a little different than everyone else's and it reminded me that I've been meaning to share...

Philly Fav’s: Standard Tap

Standard Tap has been in the neighborhood since the 90's. They're known for the draft-only beer selection from the best local breweries around and the juicy burgers. I've been grabbing drinks with a side of fries (my speciality) here for years and finally got around...

Philly Favs: Greensgrow

Happy Earth Day! Today I thought it most appropriate to share photos from a recent trip to Greensgrow, an urban farm in Philadelphia. They're doing amazing things there. Open year round, they have a nursery, farmstand, CSA and community kitchen on site. In addition to...

Learning Latte Art at La Colombe

Last Saturday I fancied myself a barista. La Colombe, a local coffee shop, roastery and distillery (yes they make booze too!) hosted a workshop on latte art. Let me tell you, it's a LOT harder than it looks. For the afternoon we had two instructors: Jonathan Amos, the...

Philly Fav’s: Fette Sau

When people say barbeque I immediately think Fette Sau. They specialize in dry-rubbed meats sourced from small, local farms and are smoked in-house. You order by pound and the men rotates daily. Their sides are just as tempting as their meat, ranging from burnt end...

Philly Fav’s: Bus Stop Boutique

  A great one-stop-shop destination for shoes in Philadelphia is Bus Stop Boutique. Some of my favorite brands they carry are Antelope, Geewawa, Pskaufman, To Be Announced, All Black, Cheap Monday, and Sweedish Hasbeens. They also carry some pretty awesome men's...