The COVID-19 outbreak may have upended our regular routines, but our love for Philly’s food scene is impossible to shake. To get you through, here are a few of FEASTIVAL’s favorite food-related shows, movies, podcasts, and books to enjoy over this weekend’s take-out dinners.
On WHYY’s Check, Please!, host Kae Lani Palmisano and her guests celebrate their favorite area restaurants and chefs. Past highlighted restaurants include Poi Dog, Noord, and High Street on Market. You can catch up here before next week’s season finale!
Top Chef, has played a part in the stories of several Philadelphia chefs including Nick Elmi, Jose Garces, Kevin Sbraga, Eddie Conrad, and Jennifer Carroll. This season, Spice Finch’s Jennifer Carroll has returned to the show and has dominated! Catch up here.
Georges Perrier’s Le Bec Fin has molded many of the city’s current culinary stars including FEASTIVAL cohost Nick Elmi. Take a look back at the legendary restaurant and chef in the documentary King Georges.
On this long-running podcast, resident foodies Roy Burton and his wife Chanel share their restaurant experiences and update listeners on Philadelphia’s culinary scene. They’ve visited just about everywhere, so catch up on their adventures here.
Visit Philly’s newest podcast takes listeners around the city with hosts Laiya St. Clair, Rachel Ferguson, and Justin Pizzi. The trio loves everything about the city from its food to its shopping and especially its people. Guests include Spice Finch’s Jennifer Carrol, James Beard Award winner Jose Garces, and more.
Not a restaurant guide, Irene Levy Baker’s book introduces you to a few of the city’s most fascinating restaurants and chefs through their one-of-a-kind, rarely shared stories.
Part cookbook and part personal narrative, Zahav tells the story of how Chef Michael Solomonov embraced the food of his birthplace while teaching readers how to make his food their own.