Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Devilish Dining Delight

Picture 1Looking to send your taste buds on a fiery journey to hell and back? Then Le Viet’s Hell Night is where you want to be!

To celebrate Halloween, from Tuesday, October 29, through Thursday, October 31, Le Viet is offering a menu that will ignite your taste buds with their scorching renditions of Vietnamese classics. If the heat is too much to handle, Le Viet is offering one complimentary glass of milk to cool you down.

This specially prepared a la carte menu will be sizzling for a short time, so come and try Le Viet if you dare.

Check out the complete a la carte blazing menu:

Hell Night Menu

Dragon Wings
Deep fried chicken wings, BBQ sauce and pop’s seasoning.

Graveyard Grass
Shredded green papaya salad with beef liver jerky served with our house special sauce and peanuts.

Orc Eyeballs Delight
Sautéed baby clams, ground beef, and peanuts in house special sauce. Served with sesame rice cracker.

Devil’s Stew
Beef soup with rice vermicelli, sliced beef shank, pork, and Vietnamese pork roll.

Yellow Fever Chicken
Bone-in chicken, potatoes, and carrots simmered in curry and coconut milk broth. Served with choice of steamed rice or vermicelli.

Devil’s Blood Cubes
Sautéed steak cubes on top of fresh watercress salad. Served with rice on the side.

Ghost Flesh
Deep fried calamari with chef special seasoning. Served with rice on the side.

Cobweb Strands
Stir fried chow fun or crispy rice noodles with your choice of Seafood, Beef, or Chicken.

Le Viet is located at 1019 S. 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA and is open 7 days a week from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, call 215.463.1570 or go to www.levietrestaurant.com.

Linvilla’s Annual Halloween Costume Parade

Halloween is a fun time for kids to dress up and enjoy tasty treats. Whether they dress as a favorite fairytale princess or a daring superhero ready to save the world, kids of all ages will love showing off their costumes at the Linvilla Orchards Annual Costume Parade. On Sunday, October 27, Linvilla invites families to enjoy a festive Halloween day on the farm.

Children and grownups alike can march in the parade. Every person in costume earns a treat and great prizes will be awarded for the best dressed in each age group. One lucky winner will receive the grand-prize of a $100 Linvilla Orchards gift certificate, so make sure to come dressed to impress. The day will be hosted by Makin’ Music who will keep the party going with lively and entertaining songs for everyone to enjoy.

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Costume Parade Schedule:

   12 to 2 pm: Registration is open

   2 pm: Dance Party

   3 to 4 pm: Parade

   4 pm: Makin’ Music performance

   4:30 pm: Winners Announced

Age Groups: Under 1, 1 to 2, 3 to 4, 5 to 6, 7 & up and groups & families

Registration: You can pre-register by visiting www.Linvilla.com.

Pre-registration will close at 12 pm on the Friday before the Parade. Participants may also register in person on Sunday, October 27 between 12 and 2 pm. If you pre-registered online you are still required to check in and pick up your number before 2 pm.

Linvilla Orchards is at 137 West Knowlton Road, in Media, PA. Call 610-876-7116 or visit www.Linvilla.com.

Spooky Treats from Night Kitchen Bakery

Picture 2Looking for a spine-chillingly good Halloween treat? Check out Night Kitchen Bakery’s spooky ghost cupcakes! These mocha chocolate cupcakes are draped in a “sheet” of white fondant and decorated with tiny black bats.

This scrumptious, ghostly treats are perfect for a festive Halloween party. These cupcakes scream “BOO” with every mouthwatering bite!

Night Kitchen Bakery is located at 7725 Germantown Avenue. For more information, visit www.NightKitchenBakery.com. These spooky treats will be available in the store, but for larger orders, please call (215) 248-9235 two to three days in advance.

Cook, Crack and Eat at Phillips in AC

Picture 3Phillips Seafood Restaurant in Atlantic City is pleased to announce their newest series of interactive, educational, and delectable events with Chef Paul Drew. This season, Chef Drew is shifting the subjects abroad for multicultural explorations right on the Jersey Shore. Get VIP treatment in an intimate setting while the chef shares his expertise, secrets, and tips for preparing a variety of dishes that will surely become instant classics of your own.

Phillips Seafood’s Fall Semester is a series of three interactive and entertaining cooking classes. Sign up for one class, or be an exemplary student and attend all three. Each class includes the chef’s demonstration, lunch and a wine tasting, all with fabulous company. The first class is on Saturday, October 26 and you’ll be cooking and eating German Cuisine

Take a trip to modern Deutschland and learn all the secrets to make Weinerschnitzel with Crab Spaetzle, German Lobster, Chicken, and Beer with fresh Sauerkraut, Broiled Sole, Braised Pork Shanks with caraway and apples, and German Apple Strudel. Also explore Germany’s unique beverages with pairings of beer and wine.

Registration for classes is now open. The cost is $75 per class or sign up for all three for $195. Classes begin at 11:30 a.m. Space is limited, so register early by calling 609.348.2273. Phillips Seafood Restaurant is located in The Pier Shops at Caesars, One Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. For more information, visit their website at www.phillipsseafood.com

Fall Is Here At Nectar

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roasted pumpkin tempura sushi roll

Fall is blooming at Nectar Restaurant in Berwyn, PA. Check out some highlights from Chef Patrick Feury’s fall menu.

Start out with his Pumpkin soup, back by popular demand. What’s the chef’s secret for this velvety treat? He picks a variety of gourds from local farms and blends them together to create one of the most popular dishes ever on Nectar’s fall menu. Follow that with a roasted pumpkin tempura sushi roll. The savory/sweet tasty roll is glazed with rosemary honey. To compliment these fall delights, the bar is featuring an Autumn Cider made with Dobel Silver Tequila, orange juice, lemon juice, apple cider, and a hint cinnamon.

Chef Patrick Feury’s Asian inspired menu is created from sustainable seafood, farm raised meats and fresh ingredients, all locally grown.  Nectar is open Mondays, from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Tuesdays to Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Fridays 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturdays 5 to 11 p.m., and Sundays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.  The restaurant is located at 1091 Lancaster Avenue in Berwyn, PA.  For more information and reservations, visit www.tastenectar.com or call (610) 725-9000.

Awesome PossibilitiTEAS

Screen shot 2013-10-11 at 7.52.16 AMLe Viet Restaurant introduces a vast variety of new bubble teas on their menu. Flavors range from cappuccino, milk tea, and avocado to watermelon, mango, peach, cantaloupe, strawberry and many more. You’ll find these amazing drinks on the menu starting Sunday, October 13. Join Le Viet with the launch of these tasty new additions, on Sunday, October 13 from 12 to 3 pm for only $2 bubble teas and while you are there, sample some reduce priced menu items.

Crispy Spring Rolls $2 – mixture of minced shrimp and pork rolled in a thin rice wrapper, deep fried until crispy

Goi Coun $2.5 – shrimp, vermicelli, and pork rolled in rice wrapper with mint and basil, served with peanut sauce on the chicken, or shrimp side

Le Viet Sliders $3 – steamed bun with carrots, scallion, cucumber, and hoisin sauce with your choice of grilled beef, pork, or shrimp

Goi Ga Hoac Bo $5 – salad with onions and peanuts with your choice of chicken with cabbage or beef with lettuce

Pop’s Wing (4) $2.75 – deep fried chicken wings with Pop’s sauce and seasoning

Pho Bo (Small) $3.5 – choice of beef (steak) or bone-in chicken noodle soup

Goi Du Du Gan Chay $5 – shredded green papaya salad with beef jerky served with our house special sauce and peanuts

Bo Tai Chanh $5 – thinly sliced raw steak with lime, topped with Vietnamese herb and crushed peanuts

These reduced priced bubble delights and menu items will only be available Sunday, October 13 from 12 to 3 pm, so be sure to come in for this one day offer. 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. For more information, call 215.463.1570 or go to www.levietrestaurant.com.

A Must See… Linvilla’s Ring Toss and Apple Sling

664px-Honeycrisp-AppleLinvilla Orchards Apple Sling has become a favorite activity for children and adults alike! Sling apples at targets set on a large field for a memorably good time! Linvilla uses unsellable apples that get turned back into the earth creating rich fertile soil. Their Pumpkin Ring Toss challenges your dexterity and accuracy when you attempt to ring a pumpkin stem! You can win a prize if you ring the lucky pumpkin!

The Apple Sling and Pumpkin Ring Toss are located near the mazes and are open from 10 am until 5 pm on Saturdays and Sundays during the Pumpkinland Harvest Festival (from mid-September thru early November).

Linvilla Orchards is a 300-acre family farm dedicated to agriculture, education and entertainment, and is located at 137 West Knowlton Road, in Media, PA. Call 610-876-7116 or visit www.Linvilla.com.