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Posted By Alicia Colombo

Recipe Box: Spring is here! Spend more time outdoors and less time in the kitchen

To maximize your time spent outdoors instead of in the kitchen, here’s a spring-friendly meal that can be completed in 35 minutes or less.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA keeps older adults fed during pandemic with 2 million meals served since March 2020

Passing the one-year mark since city stay-at-home measures were implemented due to COVID-19, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is proud to announce the delivery of more than 2 million meals through its home-delivered meals and Grab & Go meals programs.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Nutritious doesn’t mean tasteless

March is National Nutrition Month, a time to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating habits. Healthy, nutritious foods aren’t limited to salads and raw vegetables. One very popular way of eating – The Mediterranean Diet – is both healthy and delicious. It’s based on the cuisines of countries surrounding the Mediterranean […]

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Navigating online grocery and food delivery services

By Mary Anna Rodabaugh Technology has changed the way many people shop. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, online and mobile delivery services are now more popular than ever. These services bring food and other necessary items right to your doorstep. While convenience and safety are the major benefits for anyone who uses home delivery […]

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Recipe Box: Eat well for good health

For National Nutrition Month, we’re dishing up well-rounded recipes to help meet older adults’ nutritional needs.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA is offering grab and go meal sites during COVID-19

Please note many of the Grab & Go sites will be closed on Friday, April 2, and few will be closed Monday, April 5. See below for an updated list of center closures on these days. Please call ahead to confirm hours of operation before visiting a meal site. Closed Friday, April 2: Northern Living […]

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Ralph’s Restaurant has nourished its owners for more than 100 years

By Jay Nachman For more than 100 years Ralph’s Restaurant has been serving up Italian favorites in South Philadelphia’s Italian Market, a stint that will continue on, as declared by Elaine Dodaro, 82, who owns the restaurant with her sons, Jimmy and Eddie Rubino. “We stick with the old standards because customers would never have […]

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Long-time employees love this historic Philly restaurant

McGillin’s Old Ale House in Center City dates back to before the Civil War.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

History of Philly food

From scrapple to soft pretzels to cheesesteaks

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