Madame Fromage, a.k.a. Tenaya Darlington, is Philadelphia’s resident cheese blogger. (Yes, Philadelphia has a resident cheese blogger.) Every few years, she gets the cheese community together for her Cheese Ball, a lavish celebration at the Ruba Club featuring a giant cheese board populated with wedges brought by attendees.
This Thursday, she’s taking the concept on tour with a Cheese Flash Mob at Martha.
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Ramps on the grill at Martha/Facebook
The team at Kensington’s Martha is known for their far-out fermentation projects — but their strong relationships with local farmers and food artisans are nearly as foundational to their casual yet crafty concept. On May 7th, one of those food producers, Ian Brendle of Green Meadow Farm, will join chef Tim Kirkland in the usually sandwich-centric kitchen to prepare a peak-spring haul of foraged and cultivated produce from Brendle’s land in Lancaster County.
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Yoga at Martha in Kensington | Image via Instagram
Guys, let’s hope this isn’t a passing trend because I think the folks at Wissahickon Brewing Company, Martha and Federal Distilling are truly on to something. These three gems of local institutions are offering on-site yoga classes (some recurring!) followed by the chance to rehydrate with their specialties. Now, that’s a reward system I can get on board with. Who’s with me?
Check out this crop of yoga sessions, all followed by drink or two, below. Read more »