Feb 17-Mar 21, 2021
James Beard Foundation Taste America: Philadelphia, A Virtual Dining Event
On Sunday, March 21st, Taste America presented by Capital One will bring together chefs and diners from across the country to support local restaurants and to rebuild a more sustainable and equitable industry through the Foundation’s “Open for Good” campaign.
Enjoy a three-course takeout meal prepared by Chef Andrew Henshaw of Laser Wolf, paired with local wines and spirits by Rabbit Hole bourbon – plus access to cooking demos and a national broadcast featuring a star-studded lineup of James Beard Foundation friends, chefs and special guests. Tickets are on sale now for $95.00/person or $175.00/pair of two.
More details, click here.
Draw to Action
The creative team behind one of Philadelphia’s most iconic anti-advertising campaigns – “Track Takeover”: a series of 30 inspirational art pieces signifying social unity and belonging along Philadelphia’s SEPTA station walls – is at it again with “Draw to Action,” a coloring book featuring original designs from (30) Philadelphia-based artists to raise funds for our city’s most underserved communities. 100% of proceeds from sales will be donated to (15) local non-profit and grassroots social impact organizations which focus on a variety of causes, from mental health advocacy, to social justice reform, to transgender rights.
The Draw to Action coloring book will be available for purchase via This Corner’s e-commerce and retail store (1613 Pine St.) for $20.00. At checkout, customers will be given a choice of which of the 15 organizations their purchase will benefit.
Beneficiary organizations include: Amistad Law Project, Everybody Eats Philly, The Evoluer House, GALAEI, Juntos, Micah’s Mixx, NAMI Philly, Phreedom Jawn, Philly Bail Fund, Philly for Real Justice, Philly Unknown, Project LETS, RHD Morris Home, Spirits Up!, and The Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project.
Lancaster County Convention Center and Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square achieve GBAC-STAR Accreditation
Lancaster’s hotel & convention center have been recognized on a global stage for implementing the strictest safety standards through the GBAC-STAR Accreditation. This third-party endorsement ensures the implementation of rigorous protocols in response to biorisk situations and is the industry’s highest standard of preparedness. The achievement signifies Lancaster’s dedication to creating safe and memorable experiences for its guests as it prepared to welcome back in-person events in 2021.
Read more about this achievement at https://www.exhibitoronline.com/news/article.asp?ID=21156
Distrito is offering a BYOB (bring your own blanket) promo for outdoor dining on their patio. Guests who bring a blanket will get a free Mexican Hot Chocolate + one complimentary churro (chocolate or caramel)!