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Penn Appétit Penn Appétit is the University of Pennsylvania's innovative, student-run food and beverage organization. Penn Appétit is the University of Pennsylvania's innovative, student-run magazine covering all things food.

We publish one print issue each semester and have a blog that's updated daily. To inquire about advertising, collaborating, or getting involved, send an email to [email protected]. We are always looking for new contributors in writing, photo, layout, and business.

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Happy last week of classes! If you ever find yourself in New York City during the summer, you must visit @ilcorallotratt...
04/25/2022

Happy last week of classes! If you ever find yourself in New York City during the summer, you must visit @ilcorallotrattoria! This restaurant in soho offers an amazing Italian cuisine. We ordered the Fettuccine pescatore and braised lamb shank with spinach on the side.

#pasta #lamb #dinner #italian #nycfood

The perfect birthday dinner for two at @vernickphilly with their tasting menu! Go give it a try! #food #phillyeats #tast...
04/21/2022

The perfect birthday dinner for two at @vernickphilly with their tasting menu! Go give it a try! #food #phillyeats #tastingmenu

@renatas_kitchen shakshuka is my new favorite thing!😍😍 #phillyeats #brunch
04/14/2022

@renatas_kitchen shakshuka is my new favorite thing!😍😍 #phillyeats #brunch

For my fellow seafood lovers, the risotto al frutti di mare from La Viola is a must try! The arborio rice with seafood w...
04/11/2022

For my fellow seafood lovers, the risotto al frutti di mare from La Viola is a must try! The arborio rice with seafood works perfectly with the light marinara sauce.

#risotto #seafood #italian #dinner #marinara

Rosy’s Taco Bar is perfect for a night out with friends! The nachos, tacos, and margaritas are delicious. Can’t wait to ...
04/08/2022

Rosy’s Taco Bar is perfect for a night out with friends! The nachos, tacos, and margaritas are delicious. Can’t wait to go back!

#tacos #philly #margarita #mexicanfood

Mark’s Off Madison offers the best smoked salmon and breakfast cocktails in NYC #nyc #brunch #eats #nycfoodie #foodie #e...
04/05/2022

Mark’s Off Madison offers the best smoked salmon and breakfast cocktails in NYC

#nyc #brunch #eats #nycfoodie #foodie #eggsbenedict

Enjoying the amazing rainbow trout from @louielouiephl ❤️ The salty smoked trout tastes perfectly with the sweet beetroo...
04/05/2022

Enjoying the amazing rainbow trout from @louielouiephl ❤️ The salty smoked trout tastes perfectly with the sweet beetroot spaetzle!

#lunch #smokedtrout #beetroot #seafood

The best modern Indian brunch spot in Philly! @vedaphilly 🍸#food #brunch #modernindian #bottomlessmimosas
04/04/2022

The best modern Indian brunch spot in Philly! @vedaphilly 🍸

#food #brunch #modernindian #bottomlessmimosas

Summer is just around the corner, so here is some snack board inspo for your summer picnics. What are you putting on you...
04/01/2022

Summer is just around the corner, so here is some snack board inspo for your summer picnics. What are you putting on your board?

#picnic #snackboard #charcuterieboard #fruit #summer

Missing Miami right about now. #phillyeats
04/01/2022

Missing Miami right about now. #phillyeats

Enjoying the amazing seafood paella from @boqueria in New York City! This classic is the perfect dish for sharing at gat...
03/28/2022

Enjoying the amazing seafood paella from @boqueria in New York City! This classic is the perfect dish for sharing at gatherings with family and friends.

#paella #spanishfood #seafood #lunch #dinner

We love a @louielouiephl brunch moment. Still thinking about the Crème Brûlée French Toast and the Louie Burger#brunch #...
03/25/2022

We love a @louielouiephl brunch moment. Still thinking about the Crème Brûlée French Toast and the Louie Burger

#brunch #cremebrulee #philly #bacon #burger

The best appetizers @citytapucity 😍😍 #phillyfoodscene #goodeats
03/24/2022

The best appetizers @citytapucity 😍😍 #phillyfoodscene #goodeats

If you ever find yourself in Carmel by the Sea, stop by @labicyclette_carmel for some melt-in-your-mouth gnocchi! 🫒🍸
03/23/2022

If you ever find yourself in Carmel by the Sea, stop by @labicyclette_carmel for some melt-in-your-mouth gnocchi! 🫒🍸

If you’re a seafood and pasta lover, you have to try the Linguine alla Pescatore from @lafontanadellacitta. The white wi...
03/21/2022

If you’re a seafood and pasta lover, you have to try the Linguine alla Pescatore from @lafontanadellacitta. The white wine sauce with mussels, clams, shrimp, and calamari tastes amazing!

#philadelphia #pasta #dinner #seafood

A mini food dump from spring break! Enjoyed some yummy food in Cancun#springbreak #cancun #dinner #fruit
03/18/2022

A mini food dump from spring break! Enjoyed some yummy food in Cancun

#springbreak #cancun #dinner #fruit

Red beet hummus with pita @walnutstcafe Have u ever seen something prettier?!😍😍 #happyhour #goodeats #phillyfoodblogger
03/17/2022

Red beet hummus with pita @walnutstcafe Have u ever seen something prettier?!😍😍 #happyhour #goodeats #phillyfoodblogger

If you ever find yourself in San Juan… head to El Huevo Santurce for their “El Mañanero Clasico,” parcha mimosas, and do...
03/15/2022

If you ever find yourself in San Juan… head to El Huevo Santurce for their “El Mañanero Clasico,” parcha mimosas, and dominos!

#brunch #puertoricobrunch #foodie #sanjuan #puertorico #eats

If you ever find yourself in London, remember to check out @gymkhanalondon for the best Indian food in town! We ordered ...
03/15/2022

If you ever find yourself in London, remember to check out @gymkhanalondon for the best Indian food in town! We ordered the mango lassi, garlic naan, aloo chat, and duck egg bhurji. Everything was seasoned perfectly and tasted amazing!

#indianfood #naan #lassi #londoneats #lunch

Don’t we all love a little Renata’s brunch action? #foodie #phillyeats #upenn #eats #brunch #waffles #breakfast
03/03/2022

Don’t we all love a little Renata’s brunch action?

#foodie #phillyeats #upenn #eats #brunch #waffles #breakfast

The best baos in town! Make sure to try @southgatephilly for some awesome Korean food! #bao #phillyeats #korean #koreanf...
03/03/2022

The best baos in town! Make sure to try @southgatephilly for some awesome Korean food! #bao #phillyeats #korean #koreanfood

Amazing lunch at @mareanyc in New York City 🍝 The red wine braised octopus and bone marrow fusilli was perfectly seasone...
03/01/2022

Amazing lunch at @mareanyc in New York City 🍝 The red wine braised octopus and bone marrow fusilli was perfectly seasoned, and the manila clam, calamari, baby leek, garlic, and pepperoncino spaghetti was incredibly refreshing. Pasta is the absolute best here!

#pasta #fusilli #spaghetti #marea #lunch #nycfood

Little Nonna’s is the perfect dinner spot for pasta! The Campanelle Nero is a yummy mix of shrimp and capers with squid ...
02/27/2022

Little Nonna’s is the perfect dinner spot for pasta! The Campanelle Nero is a yummy mix of shrimp and capers with squid ink noodles🍝

#pastalover #dinnertime #seafood #phillyeats

The desserts at Gran Caffe L'Aquila do not disappoint. The gelato and cannoli were amazing#philly #cannoli #dessert #gel...
02/26/2022

The desserts at Gran Caffe L'Aquila do not disappoint. The gelato and cannoli were amazing

#philly #cannoli #dessert #gelato

Tacos are ALWAYS a good idea. If you are not @rosystacobar for dinner tonight what r u doing?😍😍 #tacoseveryday #phillyea...
02/24/2022

Tacos are ALWAYS a good idea. If you are not @rosystacobar for dinner tonight what r u doing?😍😍 #tacoseveryday #phillyeats #goodeats

K’far’s Avocado Kubaneh Toast is the perfect brunch on sunny days that call for walks to Rittenhouse#kfar #rittenhouse #...
02/21/2022

K’far’s Avocado Kubaneh Toast is the perfect brunch on sunny days that call for walks to Rittenhouse

#kfar #rittenhouse #foodie #phillyfoodie #upennfoodie #upenn #eats

The best gnocchi in town! @ambrosiabyob
02/21/2022

The best gnocchi in town! @ambrosiabyob

The famous Spicy Rigatoni from Carbone will leave you thinking about it for months. The Dover Sole and Chocolate Praline...
02/19/2022

The famous Spicy Rigatoni from Carbone will leave you thinking about it for months. The Dover Sole and Chocolate Praline Terrine are also amazing. If you’re in New York or Miami you must try.

#carbone #spicyrigatoni #pasta #italian #dinner

Enjoying the perfect brunch at @elephante in sunny Los Angeles. We ordered the ricotta hotcakes, vodka sauce pasta, and ...
02/14/2022

Enjoying the perfect brunch at @elephante in sunny Los Angeles. We ordered the ricotta hotcakes, vodka sauce pasta, and breakfast sandwich. If you ever need a go to spot for brunch/lunch, this is definitely the place to go!

#brunch #losangeles #pasta #vodkasauce #sandwich

A pitruco sausage pizza is the ultimate comfort meal this Valentine’s Day. #pizza #foodie #phillyfoodie #pitruco #upenn ...
02/14/2022

A pitruco sausage pizza is the ultimate comfort meal this Valentine’s Day.

#pizza #foodie #phillyfoodie #pitruco #upenn #eats

02/08/2022

Hi Penn students! To celebrate the re-opening of @kpodrestaurant, formerly known as Pod, we’ve teamed up with @starrrestaurants to give away a $100 gift card! To enter the raffle:

1. Like and re-share this post to your story
2. Tag three friends in the comments you’d share the gift card with
3: Follow @kpodrestaurant

The winner will be announced this Thursday, February 10th, but reservations for @kpodrestaurant are available now! Be one of the first to experience their new vibrant space, color changing K-Pop themed ‘pods’, creative twists on Korean American dishes, and a fun & unique beverage menu! (Did someone say Soju?)

Late night, date night, any night. You’re going to love it. #kpodrestaurant #pennappetit

For the perfect brunch, go to @sabrinascafe ! The pumpkin french toast, chocolate chip pancakes, and bacon were super ta...
12/11/2021

For the perfect brunch, go to @sabrinascafe ! The pumpkin french toast, chocolate chip pancakes, and bacon were super tasty.

#pancakes #brunch #frenchtoast #cafe #bacon #breakfastfood #philly

Craving some pho because of the cold weather? Make your way to @nam.philly for a warm bowl of pho! #pho #vietnamesefood ...
12/08/2021

Craving some pho because of the cold weather? Make your way to @nam.philly for a warm bowl of pho! #pho #vietnamesefood #food #phillyfoodie

If you ever find yourself in New York City, remember to go to @wokuni_nyc 🍣Enjoying the restaurant’s amazing Japanese cu...
12/07/2021

If you ever find yourself in New York City, remember to go to @wokuni_nyc 🍣Enjoying the restaurant’s amazing Japanese cuisine, we got the Agedofu & Avocado Salad, Sake Hitsumabushi (King Salmon Don), and Kaisen Hitsumabushi (Assorted Seafood Sashimi Don).

#japanese #don #sashimi #dinner #seafood

Going to @neighborhoodramen should definitely be on your bucket list. The Old School Shoyu and Tantan ramen are excellen...
12/04/2021

Going to @neighborhoodramen should definitely be on your bucket list. The Old School Shoyu and Tantan ramen are excellent. You must check it out!

#ramen #noodles #dinner #philly #food #yummy

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Penn Appétit is Penn’s source for all things edible. We are the innovative, student-run food and drink organization at the University of Pennsylvania—and the oldest magazine of our kind in the country. From dorm room doughnuts to five-star foie gras, we showcase the best eats in Philly and beyond and support students who want to enter the food industry. Penn Appétit publishes one award-winning print issue each semester and daily digital blog content highlighting the photography, design, and editorial skills of our club. We also put on frequent food-related events for the Penn community, including a Food Summit, demonstrations, career treks, and discussions.

Whether you’re a Top Chef or a total beginner, we hope you’ll join us in immersing ourselves in the delectably rich world of culinary arts.

To inquire about advertising, collaborating, or joining the organization, please email [email protected]. We are always looking for new contributors in writing, photo, layout design, and business.

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Join Maria Campbell and chef Keith M. Taylor today at 3pm on Cooks Who Care's Instagram (@cookswhocare). Chef will be talking about our ever- changing industry and how he thinks the future can look for our community. https://facebook.com/events/s/igtv-chat-with-chef-keith-tayl/296989908034600/?ti=as
Tune in this Monday! Maria Campbell will be talking with Ben Fileccia from Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association about how they are helping shape our ever-changing industry and what to look out for as Covid-19 continues to dominate the direction. https://www.facebook.com/events/1366651330194822/
Hey, undergrads! Got a story? 📝 The Gazette is buying! We pay $500 for personal essays written by Penn undergrads.💰Pitch your idea for a 1,000-word essay to 👉 [email protected] 👈 . Narrative is preferred over argument, but no topic is out of bounds—and Penn need not feature at all. ✏️ Bottom line: We want compelling first-person nonfiction, and we’ll pay for it. Tags: Penn Arts & Sciences The Daily Pennsylvanian Kelly Writers House Penn English Department Penn Appétit 34th Street Magazine Lauder College House Harrison College House Rodin College House Harnwell College House Ware College House The F-Word Magazine Penn Review
Look at these cookies 😍 ! Want a free box of them? All you have to do to enter our giveaway on Instagram for a free box of insomnia cookies is: 🍪 Like this picture on Instagram 🍪 Follow our Instagram @Pennappetit 🍪 Like the page @Penn Appétit 🍪 Tag 2 people in the comments section on Instagram
Join us this Friday (12/6) for the Penn Appétit Launch Fall 2019 to celebrate the Day and Night issue! https://www.facebook.com/events/1179184422469103/
Another double issue means twice the Penn Appétit content!! Come celebrate our launch of The Day and Night issue next Friday at Elmo's. Good food, good vibes, good music, good snax (and another special surprise)! Penn Appétit Fall 2019 Launch Party
Got a story? The Gazette is buying! We pay $500 for personal essays written by Penn undergrads. Pitch your idea for a 1,000-word essay to [email protected]. Narrative is preferred over argument, but no topic is out of bounds—and Penn need not feature at all. Bottom line: We want compelling first-person nonfiction, and we’ll pay for it. Tags: Penn Arts & Sciences The Daily Pennsylvanian Kelly Writers House Penn English Department Penn Appétit 34th Street Magazine Rodin College House Harrison College House Harnwell College House Ware College House W.E.B. Du Bois College House Gregory College House 2019-2020 Stouffer College House Hill College House Kings Court English College House Fisher Hassenfeld College House The F-Word Magazine Penn Review
The Penn Appétit staff has been hard at work writing and testing recipes for its new, first-ever, 130-page cookbook, just released Sunday. This evening at the Institute of Contemporary Art the staff will celebrate the book with hors-d'oeuvres and meet-and-greet opportunities with the people who made the recipes, including some Penn Alumni. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2zkrEiR
The Penn Appétit staff has been hard at work writing and testing recipes for its new, first-ever, 130-page cookbook, just released Sunday. This evening at Institute of Contemporary Art the staff will celebrate the book with hors d’oeuvres and meet-and-greet opportunities with the people who made the recipes, including some Penn alumni. Read more here: bit.ly/2PyAYd8
APAHW BOARD SPOTLIGHT #3 Min Park Marketing Committee Happy Halloweekend, Penn! Back to our board spotlights with Min Park, who create the promo videos for our APAHW 2018: Theme Reveal that I'm sure you all have seen. (If you haven't, three easy steps: 1. Go to the event and watch, 2. Say you're going on FB, 3. Go)!! Hometown: Seoul, South Korea Year: Sophomore Major: Visual Studies Things at Penn: The WALK Magazine, Penn Appétit, iCare, TEDxPenn, APAHW, ICA student board Hobbies: watching movies, photography, reading, finding good Spotify playlists, talking to new people! (So...talk to her at APAHW 2018: Theme Reveal!) Fun facts #1-2 (she claims she didn't write them, is she lying LMK): "she's hip she's cool" Fun fact #3: "I'm currently obsessed w Trader Joe's Strawberry mochi ice cream" Why and what do you love about APAHW? "I wanted to be involved with and meet more people in the API community. APAHW allowed me to be more aware of my cultural background and get to know some amazing people around Penn!" She's also working on our first-year event with Stanley Wong, APAHW 2018: Fresh off to Penn, a First-Year Event. Meet her there, or at theme reveal!!
Do you have a go-to coffee place? A favorite lunch spot? A stylist you trust to the ends of the earth? A boutique owner you adore? We invite you to join us in celebrating and supporting the 85+ retailers and restaurants that make up Shop Penn and continually give us a reason to love where we work, play, study, and live. Don’t miss the exclusive in-store events and deals taking place on Friday, October 12 at participating stores and restaurants. If percentages off a purchase, free upgrades, BOGO deals, giveaways, a prize wheel, a golden ticket (!), and more sound good to you, we’ll see you here Friday, with a link to the full list of participants around University of Pennsylvania campus. Cc: Eater Philly, Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com, Billy Penn, Discover Philadelphia, Class Board 2020, Class Board 2019, Penn Appétit, University City District, philly.com, Philadelphia Magazine
Penn Appétit ‏spotlights Nathalie Richan's restaurant Café La Maude. https://goo.gl/KcmfWz Learn more about Nathalie's work as a Philadelphia restauranteur at our Women's Empowerment Panel on 4/26. For information about the free event: https://goo.gl/VxqCaj