April 8, 2013

What You Missed: Spring Food Events, Horse Meat, Tasty Pigs and More

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” - Ferris Bueller

Here’s your regular dose of fun or interesting news stories, Philly items, food news, pictures and some other random stuff we’ve shared or read about on Twitter, Facebook and elsewhere.


Philly Food Scene
Marc Vetri on the horse meat controversy: In this Huffington Post column, Marc Vetri writes about the horse meat controversy with a focus on remembering where our food comes from and the care chefs have for the food they use and prepare.

Changes coming to Pub and Kitchen: Popular gastropub undergoing some renovations along with a new chef and menu.

Looking for some Spring Food Events: We compile some food events in Philadelphia this spring.

Need a Philly seafood idea? Two Eat Philly has a roundup of some options.

Philly City Scene
Broad Street Run alternative: If you missed out on the Broad Street Run, check out the Odyssey Half Marathon and this interview with founder Carl Ewald.

Apps Philly Style: Short list of some Philly phone apps including Philly 311 and a Septa tracker.

The next Napa is in ...New Jersey?: Get ready for a flood of marketing around Outer Coastal Plain wines from the Atlantic City area. Really? Yup.

Picture you'll love
Terakawa Ramen: Loved every bite and slurp of this.

Brewer’s Plate 2013: Our photo recap of Fair Food Philly's annual event that pairs Philadelphia's best restaurants, local brewers and area farms in a one-of-a-kind tasting.

Interesting reads
Want to live longer? Drink wine and go the Mediterranean: New study finds a Mediterranean diet is far more beneficial than a low fat diet.

Watch the video below to learn about one farmer's quest to create the best tasting pig ever.


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