Veg Out & About is a column by Carissa Brones about vegan eats around Philly. Fellow blogger Emily and I went to lunch at Pure Sweets & Co., a new, extremely popular vegan and gluten-free cafe. The locale is ridiculously quaint and trendy with its rustic wooden decor, brick walls, and (of course) tons of mason jars. Their seasonal […]


Reading Terminal Market is a magical place full of spectacular foods, a delicious meeting point where different cultures interact within steps from one another. Can you think of anywhere else where you can pick up a piping hot Amish-made donut after wolfing down a crispy plate of Peking duck? But with such variety comes a fundamental problem: […]

John & Kira's beautiful chocolates

Chocoholic is a column by Tina Kartika about all things sweet in Philly. I vividly remember my introduction to the sweet and salty marriage that is salted caramel. I saw “Salted Caramel Mocha Frappuccino” on a Starbucks menu, got curious, and decided to order it. That was my first encounter with salted caramel, but it was […]


I love frittatas! They are super simple to make, delicious, nutritious, and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Since the main ingredient in a frittata is egg, the vegan swap in this version is a blended tofu puree. Vegan frittatas can sometimes fall flat in flavor, but I maximized the amount of flavoring and spices […]