Monthly Archives: February 2013

WHYY’s Friday Arts Features Tavro 13

8224830666_93759d2fc0If you live in South Jersey and are looking for a great place to dine, we suggest turning your TV onto WHYY’s Friday Arts. Tavro 13 will be featured on  the show on Friday, March 1 at 8:30 p.m. The show will also be available online after Monday, March 4th. Tavro is Chef Terence Feury’s fabulous new hot spot in Swedesboro at the former Old Swedes Inn, just 20 minutes from Philly.   It’s a great place to enjoy a romantic meal, listen to live music in the lounge on the weekend, or sip a cocktail at the expansive bar. Considered one of the East Coast’s culinary pioneers, Chef Feury’s resume includes stops in some of the nation’s top eateries, including the Michelin starred Le Bernardin in New York City and Striped Bass and Fork in Philadelphia. Warning: this show might tempt your tastebuds. Tavro is located at 1301 Kings Highway in Swedesboro, NJ. For reservations call 856.467.8413 or log onto


The Philadelphia Flower Show this year is “Brilliant!”

flowershow-brilliantIf you are heading out to see the fanciful flowers, the luscious landscapes or the “Brilliant!” designs, you are certainly going to be working up an appetite. And if that’s the case you should have a plan before you leave the house.

Whether you are simply strolling through the largest indoor Flower Show in the world or looking for a specific exhibitor, like Burke Brothers or Robertson’s, Stoney Bank or Waldor Orchids, the show will surely make you hungry. Plan on Vietnam Restaurant (221 North 11th Street) being a “Brilliant” place to satisfy your appetite before or after the show. Grab an order of their famous spring rolls or their traditional Rice Vermicelli bowls topped with shrimp, chicken or pork. Even gratify that sweet tooth craving with their delicious corn pudding or green tea ice cream!

Held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and running March 2-10, 2013, it is the world’s longest running Flower Show. The Philadelphia Flower Show never disappoints and neither will Vietnam Restaurant! Come and enjoy a “Brilliant” meal that will end a “Brilliant” day.

Le Viet is Inspiring Romance for You and Your Valentine

FondueThis Valentine’s Day, let Le Viet host you and your special someone with a three course, luscious menu that is sure to impress and satisfy any heart. Take your date on a slightly exotic culinary experience and enjoy the restaurants romantically soulful interpretation of classic Vietnamese dishes. Lit by flickers of candlelight, the ambience of Le Viet’s charming, contemporary and elegant dinning room will surely be the inspiration for a romantic evening. See Le Viet’s three course menu being offered at $35 for two people this Valentine’s Day here.

If you have yet to make a reservation for you and your Valentine, call Le Viet at 215.463.1570 or go to Le Viet is located at 1019 S. 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 and is open 7 days a week from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Be sure to like Le Viet on Facebook and follow them on Twitter!

Cheese Please at COOK with Patrick Feury

Branch_Creek_Farm_012Acclaimed Chef and master of cheese, Patrick Feury of Nectar in Berwyn, returns to COOK for a cheese class on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. He will demo making cheese and cooking with cheese, utilizing products from local dairy farms, and preparing dishes using meats like goat and veal. This class is perfect for people who love to eat cheese and celebrate fresh, local food.

Tickets cost $185 and include a full meal and alcoholic beverages, but hurry because there are only a few spots left! To purchase a ticket, click here.


Chef Patrick Feury’s Nectar is located at 1091 Lancaster Avenue in Berwyn, PA. The Asian inspired menu at Nectar is created from sustainable seafood, farm raised meats and fresh ingredients, all locally grown.

For more information and reservations, visit or call 610.725.9000.