Visit Phillips during Atlantic City Restaurant Week

It’s that time again in Atlantic City! The popular seven-day celebration of the city’s culinary scene, Restaurant Week, runs from Sunday, February 27 to Saturday, March 5. Phillips Seafood Restaurant is serving the freshest, finest seafood available on their classic American menu.

Phillips Chef Paul Drew is pulling out all the stops. For $33.11, you get to choose an appetizer, entrée, and dessert. Entrée choices include Phillips famous crab cakes, citrus barramundi marinated in white wine with herbs and citric over rice pilaf and grilled asparagus, grilled steak and Peruvian shrimp skewers with buttermilk mashed potatoes and broccolini, or a broiled seafood platter. For dessert, there’s a New York cheesecake with whipped cream and fresh berries or a warm chocolate lava cake topped with vanilla ice cream.

Lunch is only $15.11. Guests can select the Phillips Famous Crab Cake sandwich, the fish & chips or the grilled mahi mahi with Thai curry sauce and finish with either the chocolate cake or the cheesecake.

For reservations, call 609.348.2273. For more information, visit their website. Phillips Seafood Restaurant is located at The Pier Shops at Caesars, One Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ.

The Art of Cooking with Seafood: COOK, CRACK & EAT

Don’t miss out on Cook, Crack & Eat, a Cooking Class Series by Chef Todd Weisz of Phillips Seafood Restaurant, which is taking place Saturday, March 19. Baltimore’s Phillips Seafood Restaurant is bringing back Cook, Crack & Eat, a series of seafood cooking classes designed to help you learn the tricks of the trade.

Chef Weisz will demonstrate his culinary finesse by cooking crab claw meat and jumbo lump crab meat. A guaranteed afternoon of learning, laughing and lingering over a demonstration, some wine and a great meal with the chef.

The cost for one class is $50 and it includes the chef demo, wine, lunch, and a swag bag to go. All three classes are $125. Classes begin at 11:30, and space is limited, so register early.  Call the restaurant to register at 410.685.6600. For more information, visit their website. Phillips Seafood is located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, 301 Light Street, Baltimore MD 21202.

That Gorgeous Pair of Glasses You’ve Been Admiring Is On Sale Now Through March 15th

Eyesite – a reason why contact lenses will never render glasses obsolete. The stylish optical boutique which showcases museum-caliber eyewear is having a 50% off winter sale on selected frames between now and March 15th.

Eyesite offers a wide selection of the finest frames along with a level of customization that not many people offer.

If you require special attention with your optical needs, have the simplest prescription, or need a pair of sunglasses, allow yourself the next evolution of your look at EYEsite.

Eyesite is located at 124 South 19th Street, just off Rittenhouse Square. Call (215) 577-0757 or log onto  Store hours Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday by appointment.

Vote for Chip Roman!

Food & Wine’s The People’s Best New Chef 2011:   Mid-Atlantic

You love food. Or so you say.  You’ve told all of your friends how much you love Blackfish, Chip Roman’s BYOB in Conshohocken. Now put your words into action, and cast your vote where it really counts… on the pages of Food & Wine magazine! Chip has been nominated for the magazine’s newest honor: The People’s Best New Chef. And you’re invited to make him a winner.  Just log on and cast your vote before March 1st. Let’s tell the country’s most prestigious magazine what we already know…  Chip rocks!

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Blackfish Restaurant
119 Fayette Street
Conshohocken, PA 19428

Philadelphia is for Lovers on February 14th

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and restaurants all over Philadelphia are pulling out all stops to make sure you and your love have a romantic and delicious evening. We conducted a quick survey of our clients to find out what’s on the menu on the sweet, sweet day. Here’s what we found.

Blackfish Restaurant. Chip Roman’s Conshohocken based seafood inspired restaurant is offering a five course pre-fixe menu for $85 per person, but if you want to book an early reservation, you can take advantage of a special price. Between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. the menu is available for just $55 per person.  Having just been named number one restaurant on Philly Mag’s list of 50 Best Places to Eat, you’re sure to seduce the one you love by scoring a reservation at this hot spot. Blackfish is located at 119 Fayette Street in Conshohocken. Call 610-397-0888 or log onto their website.

Nectar Restaurant. Chef Patrick Feury steps beyond his typical Asian fusion cuisine to offer a sexy sweetheart menu this Valentine’s Day. Shellfish, black truffles, roasted asparagus, and spicy Vietnamese cuisine are sure to kick your night up a notch. Chef Feury will be preparing dishes from the Nectar menu as well as dishes from an additional a la carte Valentine’s Day menu from Friday, February 11h until Monday, February 14th. Nectar is located at 1091 Lancaster Ave, Berwyn, PA. Call 610-725-9000 or log onto their website.

Meme Restaurant In addition to his regular menu, Chef David Katz has designed an exclusive Valentine’s Day menu that includes oysters on the half shell, whole Maine lobster, and grilled strip steak. The low-key, casual environment and taste-tempting menu are sure to please. Order off the wine list or bring your own. Meme is located at 2201 Spruce Street in Philadelphia. Log on to their website or call 215-735-4900.

Kokopelli Restaurant & Tequila Bar. Philadelphia’s new Southwestern small plates hot spot is offering a three-course aphrodisiac menu with a complementary glass of champagne throughout Valentine’s Day weekend. You can choose from dishes like diver scallops, lobster pot pie, and Black Angus strip steak. The menu is available from Friday, February 11th to Sunday, February 13th along with the regular a la carte menu. The Valentine’s Day feast is the only menu available February 14th. Kokopelli is located at 1901 Chestnut Street. For reservations, call 215.557.7510. For more information, visit their website.

Restaurant Alba. This authentic Italian eatery is offering four courses for $65. And there’s nothing more sensual than sharing the antipasto for two. Couples can enjoy a delicious meal cooked with locally grown seasonal ingredients. The atmosphere is intimate. The menu is romantic. The wine list is to die for. Restaurant Alba is located at 7 King Street in Malvern, PA. Call 610-644-4009 or long onto their website.


Lotus Farm to Table. Looking for a healthy option that’s sure to turn your honey on?  Great food. Live music. And it’s a BYOB. This affordable alternative is one of our favorites. This jewel box of a restaurant is only 32 seats and features a menu filled with dishes that taste good and are good for you. The four-course menu offered on Valentine’s Day features locally grown organic dishes that are cooked with little to no oil or butter.

Lotus Farm to Table is located at 112 West State Street in Media, PA 19061. 610.565.5554. Call 610-565-5554 or log onto their website.

Orchid Show and Sale

Stop by Linvilla Orchards now through March 16 for their Orchid Show and Sale. The show takes place in Linvilla’s new Garden Center which is open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.

Many of the orchids will be provided by Lois Duffin Orchids, Philadelphia’s premier orchid grower. Their orchids are shown at Dearborn Market home of the Deep Cut Orchid Society Show February 10-13, the Philadelphia Flower Show March 6-13 and Longwood Gardens Orchid Show & Sale run by the Southeastern PA Orchid Society March 25-27.

Linvilla Orchards is located at 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA. Call 610.876.7116 for inquiries.  Or check them out at