Category Archives: Local

Class Recap: Pizza and Beer with Dock Street Brewery


Our friends at Dock Street Brewery stopped by last week and showed us what they do best: beer and pizza. Bonus: they even brought some extra dough for our guests to make their own pies! Take a look at what we were COOKing up.

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Class Recap: A Taste of Thailand with Martin Amada of Easy Thai Chef


Martin Amada of Easy Thai Chef made his debut in our kitchen this week to COOK up some Thai food that was as beautiful as it was delicious!  Take a look at what he had for us.

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Delicious Chocolate Mousse Recipe from Peter Scarola of R2L


Peter Scarola of R2L stopped by our kitchen this weekend to show off his chocolate mousse (and other chocolate desserts) and GUESS WHAT?! He has shared the recipe with us, and now we’re paying it forward. To recreate this rich, decadent dessert, follow along…

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Class Recap: All Day in the Southern Kitchen with June Allan


Adam and Shelly Zensinger stopped by COOK to give us the not-so-skinny on lowcountry cuisine, the focus of their catering company, June Allan.

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Shop Your Favorite Philly Brands at COOK!


Enjoy the finer things this Spring while also supporting local business! Stop in to shop our pantry, where you’ll find some of our favorite local items from Green Aisle Grocery, Girls Can Tell, Fresh Artists and Side Project Jerky. Perhaps you’ll even find a good read from the local section of our extensive cookbook collection!

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Recipe: Delicious Brunch Cocktails from Brick & Mortar


This past Saturday afternoon, our friends at Brick & Mortar came in to celebrate Philly’s favorite weekend past-time – Brunch! Special thanks to Christina Rando, who provided us with some libations that were just as delicious as they were beautiful.

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RECIPE: Festive Chocolate Eggs for Easter!


Hard-boiled eggs aren’t your gig this Easter Sunday? This Easter,  swap out the egg dying for a sweeter festive snack – chocolate peanut butter eggs. You’ll have just as much fun making them as you will eating them! R2L’s resident pastry chef, Peter Scarola, stopped in earlier this week to show us how it’s done.

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The Art of Phyllo Dough with Frances Vavloukis, Health and Wellness Coach


Frances Vavloukis stopped by our kitchen last Wednesday, March 9th to talk with us about all things Greek.

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The IACP Nominations Are In At COOK!


And the nominees are… On the shelves at COOK! This month we have stocked our shelves with the cream of the crop. Come in and check out the nominees for the year’s best cookbooks as chosen by the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

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On Thursday, April 16, join Rittenhouse Row for the 2015 Spring Festival Preview Party, featuring cuisine from Rittenhouse Row’s best restaurants, cocktails from their best bartenders, informal modeling of Spring trends from Rittenhouse Row member boutiques and salons, and a silent auction with Rittenhouse Row experiences and merchandise.

Participating bars and restaurants include: 1925 Cocktail Lounge, a. Bar, a. Kitchen, Ben & Jerry’s, Butcher and Singer, The Continental Mid-town, The Dandelion, D’Angelo’s Ristorante Italiano and Lounge, Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, Devon Seafood Grill, The Foodery at Rittenhouse, Lacroix, Ladder 15, Library Bar, Marathon Grill, Melograno, Parc, Qdoba, Ranstead Room, Rouge, Sbraga, Termini Bros. Bakery, Volver, Zama and more.

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