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Meet Felicia — The chef turned writer turned chef

Posted by Jesse Middleton | Posted in Event Info, Interviews and Bios | Posted on 28-04-2009

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Felicia D’AmbrosioNot only are we going to have great food, great drinks, awesome people and a fun time but our two chefs are highly talented individuals that will make this night a special one.  One of our chefs is Felicia D’Ambrosio, a writer for the City Paper:

Felicia D’Ambrosio is the child of lapsed Catholics, themselves the children of second-generation immigrants to Philadelphia: Italian, Irish, Polish. All of her family members are bad-ass cooks. (Except her dad, a neurologist who once baked a frozen pizza with the plastic still on it.)

Her Mom-Mom and Aunt Gina, both chefs, taught her to work both a stove and a room at a young age; her first job was catering weddings with them in Lancaster County. Since then, Felicia has had a long and infamous career in the restaurant industry, hoisting the tray at a Manayunk meet market, an artisan gelateria, and the smallest restaurant with the best view on Rittenhouse before finding her spiritual home with the Monk’s Café cartel.

Felicia writes for City Paper’s food and drinks blog, Meal Ticket, and when she’s not chained to her laptop you can find her feasting like a Roman at numerous hotspots, sucking up the last tomatoes of the season at Greensgrow Farms and pouring at the Belgian Café.

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You go Felicia! You can practice on us anytime you want!

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