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Get Sprung at The Roots Picnic

Sign up here for more E.S.P. recommendations of things to eat, see and do nearby. The Roots Picnic Sat, May 30, 2015 11:00 AM Festival Pier (at Penn’s Landing), Philadelphia, PA Find Tickets So, spring […]

05/07/2015

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Make it a Memorable May

Alright folks, May is here. So it’s time to get out your swim trunks, grab your baseball hat and light up that grill. In order to help you kick off spring in style, we at CBS ESP are here to help, yet again. Man we’re so thoughtful…

05/07/2015

(Thomas Harkins, at Bank & Bourbon.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Two Fundraisers, and Independence Mall Beer Garden Returns

Coming up this month: two food-related fundraisers for worthy causes, and the reopening of the “Independence Beer Garden,” at 6th and Market.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

(Kristin Caine, at Yards Brewery.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Beers, Spices, and a Strawberry-Themed Street Fest

Hadas reports on several entertaining food events coming up soon in Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

Maxim And Just Dance 3 Have Spring Breakers Dancing In The Sand (Or On The Beach) With 30 Rock's Katrina Bowden...

Don’t Be A Fool

April Showers Bring May Flowers. That is such an encouraging saying, but it isn’t exactly accurate these days. Something more fitting might be, “April Blizzards Bring May Lizards”… Ok, we’re still working on it…. But while we do that, you can take a look at all of these awesome CBS Local E.S.P. “spring” essentials…

04/02/2015

Photo Credit: The Olde Bar

Olde is the New… Awesome

With the introduction of Chef Jose Garces’ newest hot spot, The Olde Bar, Philly will be able to properly welcome in spring. Garces’ has tastefully transformed the old space, once home to the beloved…

04/02/2015

Photo Credit: William Street Common

A Not So Common Place

William Street Common is the newest addition to the Philly biergarten scene, and is by far the best. With a big communal table where you can sit and enjoy awesome bites like warm pretzel bites, snack bacon and BBQ Short Ribs and a drink menu where everything is five bucks you definitely can’t go wrong here.

04/02/2015

(Jon Myerow, inside his new Tria venue, on Fitler Square.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Philadelphia’s New Springtime Restaurants

Three new restaurants are opening in Philadelphia to welcome the change of season.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

(Allen Cheng, owner of Nine Ting.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Nine Ting, Joe’s, and an Eagles Food Event

This week on “What’s Cooking,” Hadas Kuznits reports on a new Korean BBQ restaurant in Chinatown, a new cheesesteak shop in Fishtown, and a food truck festival coming to Lincoln Financial Field.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

(Mickey Rowley shows off the 50th-floor view from his "Top of the Tower," at 18th and Arch Streets in center city.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Sky Brunch, Wine Week, and a Competition For Charity

A cooking competition by female chefs for the Philadelphia-based “Women Against Abuse” is among the events on tap in the next couple of weeks.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/19/2015

(Lisa Miccolis, in The Monkey and The Elephant.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Coffee For Foster Kids, Mexican Beach Food, and a Seder Preview

This week, KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on a Philadelphia coffee shop with a mission to help kids transitioning from foster care, a pre-Passover dinner celebrating food and freedom, and the Garces Group’s latest theme restaurant.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

Photo Credit: Box Car Brewpub

Boxcar Brewpub: Your Inner Child’s Sanctuary

As a kid it was Lego’s and SEGA, or Candy land and Pogs. As an adult however, for some reason I’ve never quite grasped, we’re expected to put away our toys (well, most of them) and enjoy people’s conversation… lame. Lucky for adult children like myself, a few places, including Boxcar’s new brewpub, don’t quite agree…

03/05/2015

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The Madness Of March

So in order to do March Madness right, we at CBS Local E.S.P. Eat. See. Play. are bring you all the best gear so you can rep your team in style. You’re welcome.

03/05/2015

Photo Credit: Brick and Mortar

Don’t Throw Bricks

Brick and Mortar is the newest restaurant to hit Philly and it will literally become your new go-to place for everything.

03/05/2015

(Rob Wasserman, at Parlor.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Suburban Pizza, Italian Culture, and Sustainable Coffee

Hadas has news of a new pizza spot in Ardmore, a center city restaurant that combines Italian cuisine and culture, and an Old City coffee shop where “local” is the byword.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/05/2015