From the Back Cover
Savor the Flavors of Philadelphia
Beneath the rough and imposing exterior of city life in Philadelphia lies a culturally rich and diverse environment that showcases a wide selection of extraordinary cuisine. Chefs from all over the world have been creating new and brilliant outlets of eating throughout Philly that have allowed this city to flourish. 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. A bounty of mouthwatering delights awaits you in this engagingly written guide.
With delectable recipes from the renowned kitchens of the city’s iconic eateries, diners, and elegant dining rooms, Food Lovers’ Guide to Philadelphia is the ultimate resource for food
lovers to use and savor.
Inside You'll Find:
Favorite restaurants and landmark eateries
Specialty food stores and markets
The city’s best cafes, taverns, and wine bars
Farmers’ markets and farm stands
Food festivals and culinary events
Recipes from top Philadelphia chefs
Cooking classes and wine courses
Local food lore and kitchen wisdom
About the Author
Iris McCarthy is a food writer and blogger in the Greater Philadelphia region who has long held a passion for writing and food culture. Having spent almost a decade in corporate America, she left to pursue her writing career full-time and hasn't looked back since. Currently, Iris 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 thepalateprincess.com and via Twitter @PalatePrincess.