By Hadas Kuznits

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (CBS) — Another Pudge’s restaurant, specializing in cheesesteaks and hoagies, is about to open in Conshohocken. (They also have a shop in Blue Bell, Pa.)

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Co-owner Matt Duffin (top photo) says it’s a perfect spot for their next store.

“Well, our bakery is located in Conshohocken.  It’s close enough where people know who we are, and it’s such a great area.  It’s booming.”

Hear the full “Pudge’s” interview (runs 5:36)…

About 40 South Jersey restaurants are taking part in the seventh annual “Farm to Fork” event, July 20-26.

Anthony Ionnone, VP and founding member of South Jersey Hot Chefs, says it’s a restaurant week event highlighting the area’s farmers and fishermen.

Anthony Ionnone of South Jersey Hot Chefs.  Photo provided)

Anthony Ionnone of South Jersey Hot Chefs. Photo provided)


And he says they’ll be holding a family-friendly preview event on Wednesday, July 16th, at Duffield’s Farm in Washington Township.

“They’re very gracious to host us,” Ionnone tells What’s Cooking.  “We do a lot of farming with them.  We’re inviting the general public with the young kids to come out and actually harvest some of the fruits and produce, and then we’re going to have three or four chefs there.  We’re gonna create dishes along with the children.”

Hear the full “South Jersey Hot Chefs” interview (runs 7:52)…

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And this weekend, the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia hosts a quarterly Mt. Airy Brunch Sessions.

Jimmy Reed, owner of Little Jimmy’s Café, says the sessions take place along Germantown Avenue.

(Jimmy Reed, visiting the KYW studios.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

(Jimmy Reed, visiting the KYW studios. Photo by Hadas Kuznits)


“Mt. Airy Brunch Sessions is a four-season, prix-fixe, new weekend party — like a brunch party.  Every quarter the chefs in Mt. Airy present a three-course meal for $16.”

Hear the full “Mt. Airy Brunch Sessions” interview (runs 5:33)…

And for this week, that’s “What’s Cooking on 1060!”


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