Village Whiskey, Philadelphia

Village Whiskey is one of Jose Garces’s Phildelphia restaurants. The Jose Garces who is an Iron Chef. He also owns Amada and Tinto and more recently Garces Trading Company. I’ve been to Tinto, a tapas place which I love. I so love tapas, it really is the way to explore food but that’s another blog. […]


10 Arts by Eric Ripert, Philadelphia

I was recently in Philadelphia and went to 10 Arts by Eric Ripert for dinner. I’ve wanted to eat here for some time for two reasons. First, I’ve eaten at Le Bernardin which is absolutely fabulous and second I’m a fan of Jen Carroll, the chef at 10 Arts after her 2 stints on Top […]


Tinto, Philadelphia

Tinto, owned by Chef Jose Garces, the new iron chef, is the 3rd tapas restaurant I’ve been to in the last 2 months and is by far the best. I love the concept of tapas, tasting a series of different items rather than sticking to an appetizer and entree is so my thing. Life is […]


Tangerine, Philadelphia

After attempting to get a reservation at Alma De Cuba to no avail yesterday, we ended up picking another Starr restaurant Tangerine for dinner. I’d already been to Buddakan so wanted to try something different. The menu looked great online and the restaurant looked really beautiful so I made a reservation before I even checked […]