FYI Philly: February 23, 2013 - All about the Oscars

FYI Philly airs on Saturday evening at 7:00PM and Sunday evenings at 11:35, following Action News at 11.

February 20, 2013 12:56:00 PM PST
This Week, we are all about the Oscars, and Philly's best picture nominee! We'll take the Silver Linings Playbook tour around town, including Bradley Cooper's booth at the Llanerch Diner! Alicia will learn to waltz just like Bradley and Jennifer and find out which gown YOU, the viewers, chose for her to wear while reporting on the red carpet! (#AliciaRedCarpet) Plus, Melissa samples another great spot to dine during AC Restaurant Week and Karen visits a gorgeous greenhouse like no other in anticipation for the upcoming 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show. Visit FYI Philly on Facebook

Links and information for this week's segment:


Philadelphia Flower Show
March 2-10
Pennsylvania Convention Center
12th & Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19107

The Llanerch Diner
95 East Township Line Road
Upper Darby, PA 19082
*You can sit at the booth that Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence made famous from the movie! Go 'ahead .. order the raisin bran and tea!

The DIY "Silver Linings Playbook" Tour
GPTMC / The Greater Philadelphia Tourism and Marketing Corporation has created a "MUST SEE" list of locations from the Oscar Nominated film starring hometown hunk Bradley Cooper.

Learn to Waltz like Bradley!
The Society Hill Dance Academy
409 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
*Your first lesson is free!

Atlantic City Restaurant Week
March 2nd thru 9th


The Chart House
At the Golden Nugget
Huron and Brigantine Blvd.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
NOTE: They will be a part of Atlantic City Restaurant Week

Crabby Snacks Recipe
6 English muffins, cut in half (Thomson work best)
1 stick butter
1 jar Old English cheese spread
1 1/2 tbsp. mayonnaise
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 (6 oz.) pkg. crabmeat, thawed & drained of imitation crab
Combine butter (softened), cheese spread and mayonnaise. Add garlic powder, salt and pepper and crab meat. Spread mixture on muffin halves and cut each half into fourths. Place on cookie sheet and freeze. When frozen place in plastic bag, keep frozen until needed. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. This recipe may be made in advance and frozen.

Vetri's HOMEMADE ALA CHITARRA (real homemade pasta)
4 cups of semolina
8 eggs
Stir, knead on a wood surface until a solid moist dough ball and let rest for 15 minutes. Roll out using "forward strokes only" with a bit of flour. Thread through a "Chitarra" pasta cutter.


Craiger Drake Jewels
1701 Walnut Street / 5th Floor

Bedazzled Boutique
218 South Newtown Street Road
Newtown Square, PA

Tony Bowls for Mon Cheri

Lela Rose gowns

Saks Fifth Avenue