ThinkFest is Philadelphia magazine’s week-long series of events featuring smart conversations about the city, education, the arts, entrepreneurship, the food scene, tech and creative culture.
Chris Matthews is the keynote speaker at Thursday night’s event and Saturday’s Main Event will feature M. Night Shyamalan, Aimee Olexy and Marc Vetri among others.
Vetri’s talk, “Cultivating the Creative Connection” is one of 17 idea-sparking sessions that will take place during the main event at the Kimmel Center.
Aimee Olexy will be participating in a panel looking at how are food scene is expanding way beyond the restaurant. Also participating in the panel is Dan Pennachietti of Lil Dan’s Food Truck and April White of The Food Trust.
Learn more about ThinkFest (featuring keynote speaker Chris Matthews) and buy your tickets now.
Sign up for the Foobooz newsletter (which will be sporting a brand new look tomorrow) and receive a 20% off code for Philadelphia magazine’s Whiskey and Fine Spirits Festival.
The event is set for Thursday, October 24th and the discount code is good for the VIP and general grand tasting admission.
Celebrating its 10th year, the Festival will feature a wide collection of spirits from around the world including premium whiskey, scotch, malts, bourbon, rum, vodka, gin, tequila and more. Don’t miss the chance to sample fare from local restaurants, shake hands with top industry representatives, and chat one-on-one with master distillers at this exclusive event. Everything you sample will be available to purchase in the on-site Fine Wine & Good Spirits store that evening or by placing a Special Order.
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Looking for a restaurant job? Look no further than Foobooz Jobs. There are current openings for work in the Garces Group, Starr Restaurants, the Four Seasons and more.
Restaurant Jobs in Philadelphia [f8b8z]
Philadelphia magazine’s coolest summer feature is all about ice cream, because adding ice cream makes just about anything better. Find out if you can create the ultimate ice cream combo.
What ingredient, plus ice cream, rocks your taste buds? Submit your own recipe, or click on “view entries” to cast your vote. The top picks will be featured in a blog post on Foobooz.
Tickets will be available at the door tonight for the Philadelphia Wine & Food Festival. Over 600 wines will be available as well as food from some of Philadelphia’s top restaurants. The event is hosted on the SCA Club of Lincoln Financial Field. VIP tickets get early (5:30 p.m.) admission. Grand tasting admission starts at 7 p.m.
Today the Foobooz Store unveils the first in our vintage tees collection. The shirt is a recreation of Khyber Pass’ first-ever t-shirt from the ’80s, adorned with the classic “Get Your Ass to Khyber Pass”slogan. The $15 shirt, available in men’s and women’s sizes was printed for the Khyber Pass Pub’s second anniversary, when these shirts sell out, they’re gone forever.
Get Your Ass to Khyber Pass [Foobooz Store]
Looking for the perfect shirt to wear to the neighborhood association meeting or to happy hour at American Sardine Bar. The Foobooz Store has it right here in grass, coffee or orange.
Point Breeze T-Shirt [Foobooz Store]
For the last few months the Philly Mag/Foobooz teams have been stuffing their faces at the city’s top places to eat, all with one purpose in mind: To craft a brand-new ranking of Philly’s 50 Best Restaurants, which will appear in the January issue.
Right now we have a special offer for Foobooz readers: Order your copy of the all-new “50 Best Restaurants,” and we’ll send you that issue and an entire year’s worth of Philly Mag–all for just $10. That’s 12 issues for 10 bucks–including the Best of Philly issue in August, an all-new roundup of the best places to have brunch later in the year, and Trey Popp’s monthly restaurant reviews.
That’s 50 Best Restaurants, Best of Philly, the big brunch guide, and all sorts of awesomeness — all for $10. What’s better than that?
A Year of Philadelphia magazine for $10 [Philadelphia]