Brewer’s Plate 2013

On of my favorite Philadelphia events marries my two favorite things — I know, you’re thinking “cheese and beer.” Yes, you’d be right, but what I was going to say was: good cheese and good people. Brewer’s Plate pulls in cheesemakers, brewers, chefs, and artisan producers of all ilks from around Philly. They donate their […]

Tria Goat Cheese Class

It’s been my dream to present a vertical goat cheese tasting — to start with fresh milk and taste the entire spectrum of caprine cheeses, from young to old. I’m happy to say it’s happening. Join me at Philadelphia’s own Tria on Friday, March 22, 2013. Tickets can be purchased from Tria Fermentation School. Here’s […]

Di Bruno Bros. Book Cover

Today it finally feels official. Some sneaky elves over at Eater and Meal Ticket let the Di Bruno Bros. book news out of the bag. Not that it’s been any secret to you. We’ve been on this road together a long time. Some of you even helped me conjure adjectives on Facebook over the summer […]

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 […]