Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival In Franklin Square

Dragon - Photos by Jeff Fusco for Historic Philadelphia

‘A Celebration of Light & Culture’  If you missed it last year, be visually inspired as visitors will get to experience the Chinese Lantern Festival again at Franklin Square in Historic Philadelphia May 9 to June 11. The Festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China and the Philadelphia region. The square will come alive and glow with 29 new larger-than-life illuminated displays such as a huge 200-foot Chinese dragon, pandas, sea creatures, … [Read more...]

Taco Mondo Truck – Philadelphia Food Trucks

The Taco Mondo Food Truck

'Exploring the Possibilities of Tacos and Beyond' Taco Mondo, which has hit the streets of Philly starting April 2013, is created by Michael Sultan and Carolyn Nguyen. Their background ranges from pastry, to farms, to catering, to fine dining. Carolyn who is Vietnamese via Louisiana and Michael who is a good old Jew boy from N.E. Philly, brings a different flair to the Phily Food Truck scene.  Carolyn’s passions lie in the details of curing near the rolling pasta and making a perfect … [Read more...]

Pod Restaurant – Sushi Restaurant in Philadelphia

Pod Restaurant in University City Philadelphia

'Futuristic Japanese Dining - 未来的な和食食事' The Pod Restaurant, located in University City, opened its doors in 2000. Even though it's on the University of Pennsylvania campus; the crowd spans multiple age groups. The Pod Experience & Atmosphere A fun, live, entertaining restaurant-bar that allows your imagination to run freely while having some excellent sushi. The restaurant was designed by the Rockwell group in a futuristic space with three sleek pods to dine in and a … [Read more...]