The Rome Restaurant List

Posted on: April 11th, 2016 by Frog Commissary

Food is our passion and our way of site-seeing. On our trip, we sought out the sort of restaurants we would send friends to if they visited us in Philadelphia—every day restaurants with mostly locals as customers. We’d heard before the common saying  “You can’t have a bad meal in Rome. Trip Advisor lists over […]

Frog Flash

Posted on: April 11th, 2016 by Frog Commissary

Over the past few months we’ve seen some exciting changes in our catering sales staff. Tara Lyons has been promoted to Director of Catering Sales and Event Planning, and Ali McCarthy is newly hired as Senior Account Manager, joining our all-around superb catering sales team. Finally, we would like to gratefully acknowledge 25 years of dedicated […]

What’s New at the Franklin Institute

Posted on: April 11th, 2016 by Frog Commissary

2016 is off to an exciting start at The Franklin Institute, with the opening of two brand new traveling exhibits that will inspire and excite the whole family. Kids, families, and adults alike will love The Science Behind Pixar, a new exhibit offering a unique look into the process behind beloved animated films and characters . While […]

The Dish

Posted on: April 11th, 2016 by Frog Commissary

On March 1st, Frog Commissary unveiled its Spring 2016 Menu, the first in a series of seasonal menus we’re thrilled to offer our guests . This much-anticipated new offering has been met with rave reviews from clients who have already featured them at their events and brides who have tried them in their tastings. Among the favorite […]

By the Glass by Larry Sterner

Posted on: April 11th, 2016 by Frog Commissary

As a wine lover, I’ve learned the hard way: Oxygen is our enemy. Thankfully, technology is making this a problem of the past. Here’s the essential problem: Wine is almost never the same after one day or even a few hours of exposure to oxygen. It begins to decline and loses complexity in both flavor […]

At Home by Steve Poses (The Abroad Edition)

Posted on: April 11th, 2016 by Frog Commissary

Christina and I recently returned from a trip to Italy and Belgium. In Rome, we were joined by our son Noah and his friend Bo. Noah is a sous chef at The Modern, a two Michelin-starred restaurant adjacent to the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan . As one of his responsibilities is to source […]

The Takeaway

Posted on: April 11th, 2016 by Frog Commissary

As Passover approacheth, so does the frantic searching of recipe sites for innovative yet kosher side dishes that aptly live up to Bubbe’s brisket or Aunt Ruth’s chicken. This recipe from At Home combines the comforts of a savory kugel with a more delicate—dare we say elegant?—presentation. It also makes for delicious breakfast leftovers the […]

Seasonal Musings by Elisa Ludwig

Posted on: April 11th, 2016 by Frog Commissary

Springtime is finally here: Trees are blossoming, markets are offering more variety, and cooks start craving all the fleeting flavors of the season. Yet bringing spring into the kitchen doesn’t have to mean hunting down obscure or tiny baby cultivars of your favorite vegetables. Simply introducing more fresh herbs can enliven your cooking and introduce […]

Party in Focus

Posted on: April 11th, 2016 by Frog Commissary

On March 14, Frog Commissary helped The Franklin Institute unveil its exciting new The Science Behind Pixar exhibition with a lively and vibrant members party. Alight with the bright colors of the magical animated films, the event transformed Franklin Hall with yellow tulips and daffodils, gold couches and matching limoncello martinis as the surrounding walls […]