Sugar and Dairy with Sara May

If you live in Philadelphia, and you want to get your dairy on, let me introduce you to Sara May, the pastry chef and ice cream maker at The Franklin Fountain. This week, my profile of her holiday vision — which includes all-local stocking stuffers and vegan hot fudge sundaes — appears in the online […]

Table Matters Column

Madame Fromage is a restless creature — it’s hard for her to sit still when she’s not eating cheese. This week, she debuts a new monthly column on Table Matters, an online food magazine based here in Philadelphia. If you are dreaming of Barcelona but can’t afford the flight, mosey over to the site and […]

Notes from Techmunch

I love any scene with food and laptops. (This may be why I secretly like airports, especially Milwaukee where you can score a rocking chair and a bangin’ grilled cheese in the lobby). Needless to say, Saturday’s Techmunch conference in Philadelphia was my kind of place. I was stoked when my friend Marisa of Foodinjars.com […]

Jack’s Hoop House Suppers

Jack Goldenberg grows veggies in his yard and sells them to Philadelphia restaurants like Le Bec Fin and The Farm and The Fisherman, where he works part time. His garden, which grows in hoop houses alongside his Kensington rental house, also inspires pop-up dinners that tend to draw a vibrant crowd, from hipster kids to […]

Greensgrow

Every fall, I love heading over to Greensgrow, an urban farm a few blocks from my house. Not only do they carry apples and honey from the ‘hood, they offer a fridge full of local cheese. And right now, this cooler holds some gems. You’re looking at me with Alex Smith, my go-to dairy grrrl […]