From wedding celebrations to sweet 16 parties in Pennsylvania, food plays a key role in any special day. However, figuring out exactly what’s supposed to be served at every course can be confusing. One of the most nebulous parts of any fancy meal is the hors d’oeuvres course. If you’re planning a dinner or a […]
If you were asked to imagine food for a wedding, what do you think of?
Maybe you think of the classic towering layered wedding cake and champagne glass of the post-wedding reception. Maybe you think of the food and traditions our families brought with them to the United States decades or even centuries back. What we imagine when it comes to food and drink at a wedding can vary greatly depending on where we’ve grown up and our backgrounds, and they usually mean something different to all of us. Here are just a few common staples of wedding food traditions around the globe!
Weddings — an exciting time in our lives that seemingly infuse the air around us with palpable excitement and anxiousness. The tasks and challenges involved in planning for a wedding seem to hit you one after another in an endless barrage as you have to make decision after weighted decision. Choosing a location to hold your wedding reception is just one of these challenges, and with that comes even more things to take into consideration, from decoration to guest seating to food and more. Here are just a few simple but key things to think through when looking at potential locations and wedding halls in Philadelphia.
The city of Philadelphia is known for a lot of things, from historical locations to iconic architecture, and a personality that paints a unique identity for the people who live there. It’s also known for its food — some of which are closely associated with the city. Whether you live in the area or are […]
Whether for a typical American Sweet 16, Latino quinceañera, or 18th birthday, coming-of-age parties are a time-honored tradition. A child’s transition into adulthood is a landmark event in their own life as well as their parents’, so the pressure can mount when making sure the celebration is a good one. Take a look at the […]
As a bride’s maid-of-honor or bridesmaid, you’re traditionally responsible for hosting the bridal shower while the bride focuses on planning the wedding. Planning a bridal shower can be a challenge — especially if you’ve never hosted this sort of event before. Use these 10 quick tips to make bridal shower planning simple!
If you’re planning a wedding, you’re probably already busy taste-testing wedding cakes and researching reception venues in Philadelphia to find your perfect match. While the bulk of the work will be done before you say “I do,” there are still a few loose ends you’ll need to tie up after the ceremony — including sending […]
It’s happened to everyone at some point or another. You try a delicious new dish in a restaurant and immediately fall in love. You love it so much that you decide to learn how to cook it and make it at home for your family and friends. But, despite the fact that you’ve followed the […]
As one of the most popular wedding reception venues in Philadelphia, believe us when we tell you that we’ve heard a lot of wedding superstitions over the years! There are many different superstitions out there, and some are good and some are bad. Our advice is to ignore them or put your own positive twist […]
If you’re celebrating the holiday season with family or friends, a gift exchange can be an entertaining activity. This is an activity in which everyone of all ages can get involved. From a Yankee Swap to a Secret Santa, here are a few excellent ideas for gift exchanges this holiday season.