Fresh From the Oven

As summer winds down to warm but briskly scheduled fall days, I can’t help but reflect on the change of pace. There’s something so enjoyable about the slower tick of… Read More

Party in Focus

When the Democratic National Convention came to town this summer, The Franklin Institute became party central, hosting nine events over a whirlwind four days. Each event spanned anywhere from 200-1200… Read More

At Home by Steve Poses (The Pacific Northwest Edition)

Sea and Smoke — The Willows Inn, Lummi Island, Washington It started with a beguiling book, discovered by chance by Christina at Joseph Fox Books on Sansom Street. Sea and… Read More

By The Glass by Elisa Ludwig

This is the tricky moment when it’s officially Calendar Fall but short sleeves are far more appropriate than sweaters. And spiked hot apple cider, mulled wine and glögg are still… Read More

Seasonal Musings by Elisa Ludwig

The official flavors of Rosh Hashanah, apples and honey set the stage for a sweet new year and perhaps make the atonement to follow a bit more palatable. Nowhere, however,… Read More

The Rome Restaurant List

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… Read More

Frog Flash

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… Read More

What’s New at the Franklin Institute

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… Read More

The Dish

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… Read More

By the Glass by Larry Sterner

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… Read More