Month: May 2016

Philly - The Fat Ham

5 Chicken Dishes to Cross the Road For in Philly

Much to our delight, chicken — which has been playing second fiddle in recent years to more popular proteins like beef, lamb and duck — is currently staging a comeback on menus across the country. In Philadelphia, lots of classic chicken dishes are being revived and reworked, making this farm-to-table staple the comeback main course of the year. Here are a few of our favorite chicken renditions in the City of Brotherly Love:

SF - Bar Crudo

9 SF Spots to Get Your Seafood Fix

Beach season is almost here! If you’re like us, you can’t wait for lazy days by the ocean or drinks with friends at the pool. To keep us fit and healthy for all that fun in the sun, we’re doubling down on our fresh fish intake, starting now. Check out a few of our favorite seafood dishes in SF.

Greg Hong

How to Win on Company Culture

Company culture starts before you even hire your first employee, and often develops organically as the company grows to several dozen employees. The bigger the company gets, the more important it is to develop cultural values and practices to make sure the entire company is on the same page. A strong company culture can help motivate employees, attract new hires, encourage innovation and much more. But how does company culture evolve and when should it be formalized?

LA - The Hungry Cat

4 Amazing Raw Bars in LA

Whether they’re from the East Coast or West Coast, bivalves are one of our favorite things to enjoy with a crisp glass of wine or a cold beer. And LA has some fantastic options for getting great oysters (not to mention clams, scallops, mussels, lobster, crab legs and shrimp cocktail). Here are some of the best places to enjoy raw bar specialties:


The Beer Lover’s Infographic

What’s America’s favorite alcoholic beverage? Beer, of course! If you’re like us, you already know that an ice cold, thirst-quenching brew can really hit the spot. But what is beer exactly? Check out the infographic below for everything you ever wanted to know about beers, including the two main types, brewing terms, popular styles and the best foods to enjoy them with.

Mac n Cheese -  Marshal - NYC - featured

The Perfect Pair: 11 of the Dreamiest Mac & Cheeses

Peanut butter and jelly, cookies and milk, spaghetti and meatballs — some foods are just made to go together. One of our all-time favorites is that childhood staple, mac and cheese. Though now considered an American comfort food classic, macaroni and cheese didn’t actually originate in the States. With English origins dating back to the 14th century, the first modern recipe for the dish appeared in Elizabeth Raffald’s 1769 book, “The Experienced English Housekeeper,” and didn’t show up in an American cookbook until over 50 years later, in 1824.

Greg Hong

3 Things to Learn From the Ultimate Entrepreneurs

You’ve got a great idea. It won’t make you a millionaire overnight, but you’ve done your research and there isn’t anyone out there doing it right. You start talking to a few friends, tap all your savings and get a little money together from people who believe in you. You find a place to work out of and set up shop. You build out your infrastructure, hire staff and spend all of your time at work, honing your vision for what the product will be, how the service will be. Your launch is getting close. Your friends and family test, …