The Hadley brings vintage vibe to Park Towne Place
The first thing you notice about The Hadley restaurant is its vintage vibe. From the wood paneling that floats up the wall to meet tiered chandeliers to the heavy, cristal d’arques drink tumblers, every detail communicates mid-century design.
Of bullying and bread pudding: My visit to Le Virtù on Passyunk Avenue
Being bullied in school When I was in 8th grade, I was bullied by my friends. Strike that. Classmates *I thought* were my friends bullied me. The shift in voice from passive to active makes such a difference here, doesn’t it? It emphasizes the violent nature of the abuse. As is so often the case […]
Hungry Live at the First Person Arts Festival
I love the Skyline Room at the Free Library of Philadelphia. The gold elevators you must take to get there and the spectacular view of Center City from the balcony are the hidden gems of the library. I have enjoyed every event I have attended in that space. From a One Book, One Philadelphia poetry […]
A TATA Alliance Starbucks: Foreign direct investment in India
For American expats, no brand epitomizes coffee better than Starbucks. Its ubiquitous presence in the US around every corner, in grocery stores, and at airports makes Starbucks a powerful symbol of brand USA. But, something is different about the Starbucks outlets in India. The signage outside the shop is not like other Starbucks coffee shops.