Pennsylvania

Philadelphia is the Stage for the Inaugural Festival O

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Philadelphia's Festival O presents a new take on an old saw about how you get to Carnegie Hall (practice, practice, practice), but in this case, it’s plan, plan, plan. “We started planning for this four years ago,” says Frank Luzi, vice president of communications for Opera Philadelphia.

Event Snapshots: Spectra Culinary Competition

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Spectra by Comcast Spectacor chefs competed at a Culinary Innovative Challenge on Aug. 15, 2017. Pretzel Crusted Philly Cheesesteak Croquets were the winning menu item selected by a panel of five judges. In total, eight new game-changing food offerings were created for Spectra to add to the menus at its stadiums, arenas, convention centers, and catering properties across North America, beginning as early as this fall.

 

4 Eateries to Indulge Italian-Style

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As Marcella Hazan explains in the introduction to her “Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking,” the varying languages, climates, geography, history and local ingredients that defi ne Italy’s diverse regions make it diffi cult to classify one single cooking style as representative of the entire country’s cuisine. Rather, “It is the cooking that spans remembered history, that has evolved during the whole course of transmitted skills and intuitions in the homes throughout the Italian peninsula and the islands, in its hamlets, on its farms, in its great cities.

New Hope Offers Plenty of Bang for Your Buck in Bucks County

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Once an industrail town that attracted artists, to its stone farmhouses, barns and mills, New Hope has transitioned into a favorite spot of tourists with a heritage profound in its roots in theater, art and the antiques trade. 

It’s not just a spot for weekenders and couples on leaf-peeping trips, however, as its proximity to Philadelphia and New Jersey make it a popular spot for meetings and events. 

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