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Toque of the Town: Top Chef Kevin Sbraga Debuts in Philly

In a world where the popularity of television personalities is as fleeting as the lifespan of a mayfly, it’s rare that 15 minutes of TV fame translate to real world success.  Both loved and despised, reality television is often responsible for dashing the dreams of hopeful fame seekers and putting the kibosh on budding careers–former reality show contestants often […]

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Win Tickets to Spend an Evening with Anthony Bourdain & Eric Ripert

The world loves pairings–peanut butter and jelly, Siegfried and Roy, Cheech and Chong–you get the drift.  The friendship of renowned chefs Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert has baffled many for years.  One is infamous for his razor-tongued and candid wit while the other is known for his mild manners and culinary genius (not to mention an endearingly suave French accent–just listen […]

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Cars, Chefs, & Cooking: Buick Discovery Tour Recap

Affordable luxury.  Those two words perfectly sum up Buick’s new 2012 vehicle lineup which might possibly be the sleekest automobiles to come off its production line yet.  On Saturday, the multi-city Buick Discovery Tour rolled into Mt. Laurel, NJ with its mobile car and culinary expo.  A fleet of over 100 cars–including the Verano, Regal, Lacrosse, and Enclave […]

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EATS (Eat Along the Street) Festival Recap

The only thing better than eating and mingling is eating and mingling for a cause.  Tonight in Manayunk, foodies, chefs and culinary professionals got together to raise money for Wat Bodd Voraditt–an orphanage in Thailand. EATS is the brainchild of Chabaa Thai Executive Chef Moon Krapugthong and kitchen designer extraordinaire Judy Spielman (of Space by Spielman) […]

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Gordon Ramsay’s Dwarf Porn Star Lookalike Found Dead (You Can’t Make This Stuff Up)

I know there’s a lot going on in the title but this is what headlines around the world have been screaming this week.  First things first, irascible, razor-tongued chef Gordon Ramsay has a twin.  Well, not exactly–Percy Foster is not a blood relation–he’s a lookalike.  And he’s a dwarf.  Oh yeah, and a porn star.  […]

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