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2020’s Food Trend? Chickpeas Will Dominate With Hummus, Brownies and More

By Rachel Myerson This article originally appeared on The Nosher. The 2010s saw chickpeas rise to fame in the manner that God always intended. The king of...

Philacatessen | Basque Cheesecake, Tarta de Queso ‘La Viña’

My neighbor Irene recently traveled to Spain. While there, she took a cooking class taught by a local chef and learned to make this...
Jared Fenton

Philly Faces: Jared Fenton Wants to Facilitate Honest Conversations

Jared Fenton, 24, is the type of person who, unprompted, praises his parents at length for the example that they set for him when...
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Dennis Wilen Reflects on His Career in Rock ‘n’ Roll

Jon Takiff swears this story about Dennis Wilen is true. Takiff had just started as a writer for the Daily News in 1972, but Wilen,...
turkey bolognese

Turkey Bolognese for Dinner

Bolognese is a delicious way to stretch a modest amount of meat into a bountiful meal. It is also a host’s dream, as it...
Lou Walinksy playing the piano

Pianist Overcomes Carpal Tunnel to Return to Doing What He Loves

Artists instinctively eschew clichés, but Mt. Airy’s Lou Walinsky, 74, knows it’s really true that sometimes you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s...
Marissa Gelman

Jews of Philly Fashion: Marissa Gelman

It’s the newest edition of Jews of Philly Fashion, introducing you to the Chosen few who dress our city. They might mix wool and...
Hammock Beach Resort

Northeast Florida Well Worth a Visit

Northeast Florida’s highway A1A hugs the Atlantic Coast along the barrier islands and just begs for a leisurely drive. From St. Augustine on the...
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Scot Ziskind, the Guy Behind the Dead Guys Wine Society

There’s a disheveled and dusty warehouse in Pennsauken, New Jersey, that goes fairly unnoticed. Its beige-painted brick exterior is bland and unwelcoming. However, looks can...
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Philacatessen | Tomato Soup, Saved by the Sweet Potato

Last Sunday, I made tomato soup for dinner. It was not a typical Sunday dinner, but we had been on a bit of a...