Monthly Archives: February 2015

Romance Delivered Right to Your Door

clam-bakeIf you’re thinking about staying home for Valentines Day, let Phillips Seafood provide you with all the necessities for a romantic night in. The Phillips Clam Bake for Two is perfect to WOW the seafood lover in your life.

The Clam Bake includes two whole Maine lobsters, mussels, shrimp, clams, corn on the cob and baby red potatoes. In addition to these fresh ingredients, Phillips also provides you with Phillips Seafood Seasoning, claw crackers, stylish bibs and even a pot to cook it in!

This seafood feast can be prepared in no time, just add water or beer to your seafood pot and in 20 minutes your intimate home cooked meal is ready to enjoy! The Clam Bake for Two is $155.00, excluding shipping and handling. Show off your cooking skills and surprise your Valentine with this romantic seafood spread.

Click here for order and delivery information – or call 609-348-2273.

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WHYY is Everyone Talking about Drexel Culinary and Hospitality?

Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management’s vision is to train the next generation of responsible industry leaders in the areas in the travel, lodging, restaurants, food, gaming, meetings and sport15610827402_5be85408cf_o through experiential learning and cooperative educational experiences.

Whether you are enrolled in the Restaurant Lab course to develop recipes for Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen or learning pasta from Marc Vetri in Directed Studies with a Master Chef, Drexel teaches the real world. In the Drexel Food Lab, students aim to solve real world problems through recipe and product development.  Want to truly learn about the farm-to-table movement? The Kitchen Garden courses provide sustainable produce for Drexel’s Academic Bistro restaurant.

Drexel is also home to the Philly Chef Conference, an industry event “for chefs, by chefs” designed to offer new and useful ideas and techniques. While Philadelphia’s vibrant hospitality scene serves as the program’s hub, international study programs in Crete, France and Italy provide students with an unparalleled, rich student experience on a global level.

Did we get your culinary juices flowing? If so, take a behind the scenes look at the program on WHYY’s Friday Arts. The segment features Drexel students developing recipes in the Food Lab, working alongside Carla Hall and more. Click here to see the show. The Philadelphia Inquirer also takes note of the culinary program in a recent article. Click here to read.


For more information about the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, visit http://drexel.edu/hsm/ or call 215-895-6255. 

Now there’s a whole new bowl to #GetHai with at Hai Street Kitchen & Co!

Hai Street K15594811303_dda15d0ceb_z (2)itchen & Co. has introduced a brand new concept to their menu! Available for bowlin’ it only, the Dashi Rice Bowl is full of rice smothered in homemade vegetable dashi broth and served hot. Hai Street’s Dashi broth is made with seasoning, shallots, white wine, butter and a dash of parmesan cheese, to create a rich and creamy rice base for your meal. Dashi Rice bowls are perfect for a cold winter day.

If you’re looking to stick with the original, Hai Street also recently introduced a brand new vegetarian roll called the Crispy Shroom – and it’s a trip! This roll features panko-crusted portobello mushroom with fresh mixed greens, pickled onions, carrots and red cabbage finished with a bold ginger miso dressing. Whether or not you’re a vegetarian, you really can’t go wrong.

Don’t forget, Hai Street Kitchen & Co. delivers. Order here.

Who let the dogs out and why does their breath smell?

Let’s get real – there are plenty of reasons why your pooch has doggie breath, but did you know one of those reasons could be dental disease? Though bad breath is the #1 indicator of dental problems, 62% of pet owners do nothing towards a solution.

February is Pet Dental Awareness Month. Like people, pets need regular dental cleaning to prevent tartar and plaque buildup. Good dental health is a key factor in preventing heart disease among pets. It’s never too late or too early to start taking steps to give your dog a bright smile, pleasant breath and overall great health. The experts at Pet Valu, a leading retailer of pet supplies, have a few tips to keep your dog’s mouth healthy:images

Clean your dog’s teeth daily. It only takes a few minutes a day to clean your dog’s teeth, but it will make a huge difference for their overall health. Pet Valu sells a variety of oral cleansing methods such as traditional toothbrushes, dental foams and sprays and oral water supplements and additives.

Use toys for healthy teeth. Toys are an efficient way for your pet have fun while maintaining a squeaky clean mouth.

Get your Dog Chewing. Studies have shown frequent chewing reduces plaque buildup in dogs’ mouths. Therefore, giving your dog dental treats, such as Greenies found at Pet Valu, are a tasty yet effective method to maintaining your canine’s oral health.

How do you keep your pet’s mouth healthy? Let us know in the comments!

Find more information about your pet’s dental care here!