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15 Sep 2012

Food Lovers’ Guide to Philadelphia

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September 15, 2012 Category: Food And Beverage Posted by:

An indispensable handbook to Philadelphia’s gastronomic delights

The ultimate guide to Philadelphia’s food scene; Food Lovers’ Guide to Philadelphia provides the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and
celebrate local culinary offerings.

In Food Lovers’ Guide to Philadelphia, seasoned food writer Iris McCarthy shares the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate these
culinary treasures. Engagingly written, this book is a one-stop for residents and visitors alike to find producers and purveyors of tasty local
specialties, as well as a rich array of other, indispensable food-related information.

Inside you’ll find:

  • Food festivals and culinary events
  • Farmers markets and farm stands
  • Specialty food shops
  • Place to pick your own produce
  • One-of-a-kind restaurants and landmark eateries
  • Recipes using local ingredients and traditions
  • The best wineries and brewpubs

With delectable recipes from the renowned kitchens to the area’s iconic eateries, diners, and elegant

dining rooms, Food Lovers’ Guide to Philadelphia is the ultimate resource for food lovers to use and savor.

Iris McCarthy is a freelance food writer and blogger in the Greater Philadelphia region who has long held a passion for writing and food culture.
Currently, she pens articles for the popular regional publications that focus on telling the stories of the movers and shakers behind the region’s lively
culinary scene. In addition, she also contributes to a host of culinary blogs and catalogs. Iris lives in the Philadelphia suburbs, but spends much of her
time eating, working, and playing in the city. When she’s not attending local food events, scoping out new ice cream spots to satiate her sweet tooth, or
covering the Philly food scene, Iris can be found checking out the latest community theaters and museums.


Follow Iris as she dines around Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs on her popular food blog The Palate Princess at and via Twitter @PalatePrincess.

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