It’s fall, people! And you know what that means: apples, and lots of ‘em. Here at Penn Appétit we can hardly contain ourselves when we walk by the farmer’s market on 36th and Walnut each Wednesday. And who can blame us? With so many varieties to choose from, it’s almost impossible not to walk away […]

PC: Vera Kirillov

We’ve all been there. A week to go before the next paycheck and a maxed-out credit card. 500 exams to grade by Tuesday, and your advisor wants a draft of your thesis before the weekend. Is it really so strange if you end up a regular at Wawa and Magic Carpet…? With that kind of […]


Street Fare, Mt. Airy’s food-centric evening street festival, boasts an assortment of food trucks, crafts and retail vendors, and musical entertainment. I was more than excited to take Septa’s Chestnut Hill West line out to the historical northwest Philly neighborhood. My friend and I arrived at the festival on Germantown Avenue around 8pm to a […]

5 Recipes For an Unforgettable Brunch This Weekend

Philadelphia is packed with great brunch options (just check out our last issue and you’ll see how enthusiastic we are about it), but sometimes leaving the house on a Sunday morning is just too much to handle. But have no fear! Just because you can’t drag yourself to Center City to stuff yourself with pancakes […]