This weekend on FYI Philly, we'll show you some local artisans who've built a business on family heirloom recipes and take you to some spots putting their own spin on Philly classics. Then it's off to a local restaurant named one a top 100 wine bar! Plus, we meet a man making marvelous homemade marmalades and goat yoga.
FYI Philly airs Saturday at a special 10 p.m. time after the ArenaBowl and encores Sunday at midnight. Here are the details on this week's features:
NEW FLAVOR TAKING OVER THE REGION
New restaurants are popping up everywhere. Alicia Vitarelli checks out a spot with the city's only retractable roof, one with approachable duck and a new waterfront location.
MAISON 208 | FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM
208 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
STRINGERS WATERFRONT, RIDLEY MARINA | FACEBOOK
401 South Swarthmore Avenue, Ridley Park, PA 19078
220 S Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
S. PHILLY'S TOWNSEND HITS THE TOP 100 FOR WINE BARS
Wine Enthusiast has named Townsend on East Passyunk Avenue as one of the Top 100 wine restaurants in the entire country! Jeannette Reyes takes a look at what makes it so special.
TOWNSEND RESTAURANT | FACEBOOK
1623 East Passyunk Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19148
HEIRZOOM BRINGS OLD-SCHOOL HUNGARIAN FARE TO READING TERMINAL
A local woman is keeping a treasured family recipe alive for future generations. Karen Rogers shows us what makes the Hungarian fennome so phenomenal.
HEIRZOOM BAKERY | ONLINE STORE
Reading Terminal Market's Center Court Sundays (Starts Sept. 3)
BUSINESSES BUILT ON HEIRLOOM FAMILY RECIPES
Artisan Exchange, an incubator for artisan food makers in West Chester, is bustling with small businesses, many built on family heirloom recipes. Melissa Magee takes us on a taste tour. NOTE: The indoor Artisan market is open year-round, Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2p.m.
208 Carter Drive, Suite 13B, West Chester, PA 19382
MASALA MEALS | FACEBOOK | RECIPE GALLERY
To order: 201.396.5068 or email Brenda_Read@hotmail.com
MACDOUGALL'S IRISH VICTORY CAKES | FACEBOOK
HAIGIS FINE FOODS | FACEBOOK
5056 West Chester Pike, Edgemont, PA 19028
NEW TWISTS ON CLASSIC PHILLY SANDWICHES
Chris Sowers gets a taste of some local shops offering appealing flavors that are just a little outside the norm.
THE WIT OR WITOWSKI
GAUL & CO. MALT HOUSE: | FACEBOOK
3133 Gaul St., Philadelphia, PA 19134
320 E Johnson Hwy., Norristown, PA 19401
OLD CITY FEST IS COMING!
Old City Fest arrives in Philly's historical district on Sunday, Oct. 8th. Jeannette Reyes shows us what's on tap in the fourth annual celebration of art, culture, food and history set among America's most historic square mile.
SOME OLD AND SOME NEW DOWN THE SHORE
Fall is a good time to go to the Jersey Shore. The weather is still gorgeous and with crowds thinning, there's more beach and boards for you! So Karen Rogers has two fun suggestions for your trip: One old favorite and one new coming attraction.
23 38th Street, Sea Isle City, N.J. 08243
STEEL PIER OBSERVATION WHEEL | FACEBOOK
1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N.J. 08401
GREGORY BENJAMIN'S FINE JAMS AND PRESERVES
Tamala Edwards meets a man turning fresh fruits into some of the world's most marvelous marmalades and preserves.
PRESERVES & MARMALADES | LOCATIONS | FACEBOOK
FYI LOVES THE ARTS: OPERA PHILADELPHIA FESTIVAL
The city will be transformed into a giant stage for Opera Philadelphia's first season-opening festival, dubbed O17 - 12 days, seven opera performances and three world premieres!
THE ARTS IN PHILLY | OPERA FESTIVAL 017 | FACEBOOK
GOAT YOGA HAS ARRIVED AND IT'S HERE TO NAMASTE!
Want to find your zen with some barnyard friends? We're not kidding, goat yoga is becoming a real thing!
WATER AND ROCK STUDIO | FACEBOOK
8109 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
Goat Yoga: Saturdays at Mountain Pride Farm
869 Woodbine Lane, Quakertown, Pennsylvania 18951
Philly's first cat café offers kitties with mats and a chance to work out with some adoptable felines.
2713 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130
GREEN STREET RESCUE | FACEBOOK
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