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March 13, 2019

Why We Value Local Partnerships

It’s trendy and popular now to shop local, support local and source local. We think that’s great because that’s been a value of ours from the start. At Urban Farmer, we build our menus around great local, farm-to-table food and appreciate our strong partnerships with local farmers, businesses and organizations. We couldn’t provide the fresh, […]

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February 13, 2019

Sage Leadership Festival 2019

Urban Farmer, Philadelphia’s Steakhouse, Philadelphia, PA Urban Farmer Philadelphia and The Logan Hotel were pleased to host the Sage Leadership Festival, celebrating our 35th Anniversary as Sage Hospitality! It was a chance to show our colleagues from near and far a little taste of Philly. Both hotel and restaurant teams tirelessly prepared for all of […]

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February 06, 2019

Love is in the Air

Departure Restaurant + Lounge, Portland, OR Love is in the air, and it smells like Departure! 10 years, and our love for the city of Portland continues to grow. Departure is back open after a brief closure for a kitchen remodel, our spirits are high and the energy is alive in this space. During our […]

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December 18, 2018

Departure Duck Month

Departure Restaurant + Lounge, Portland, OR The Return of the Quack is back and coming in hot. Eight years ago, Chef Gregory Gourdet was tasked with creating a large, celebratory dish for Departure Portland. He began researching techniques he picked up from the Chinese staff he worked with back in New York City. After a […]

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December 18, 2018

Cava — The Spanish Celebration Wine

Mercat a la Planxa, Chicago, IL Cava — The Spanish Celebration Wine The holidays are upon us and my thoughts turn toward celebrations with friends and family at this time of year. And celebrations lead me to thinking about popping a bottle of bubbly to get the festivities started. Sparkling wines are made in many […]

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December 18, 2018

New Year’s Eve Club 12

Hello Betty Fish House, Oceanside, CA New Year’s Eve ­Club 12    We are extremely excited to be partnering with PierClub once again to present Club 12, a New Year’s Eve event, hosted on the rooftop of Hello Betty Fish House atop Spring Hill Suites Marriott in Oceanside. Get your game on with black jack and […]

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December 18, 2018

Happy Holidays!

The Original Dinerant, Portland, OR  Happy Holidays! December is one of our favorite times of the year, time spent with friends and family…and not to mention presents! Another aspect about this time of year that we find enjoyable is all the great food and since we are in the food business, this is a topic […]

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December 18, 2018

How to make a PNW-inspired cheese plate for your holiday gatherings

Urban Farmer, Portland’s Steakhouse, Portland, OR  How to make a PNW-inspired cheese plate for your holiday gatherings Cheese plates ­— a platter of our favorite food category (cheese) displayed in a artistic fashion laid out for consumption. Perfect for any holiday gathering this season, a high-quality cheese plate is sure to make your spread stand […]

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December 18, 2018

Urban Farmer’s 1st Kids’ Holiday Cookie Decorating Class

Urban Farmer, Philadelphia’s Steakhouse, Philadelphia, PA Urban Farmer’s 1st Kids’ Holiday Cookie Decorating Class The holidays are never complete without a table filled with baked goods, so we were thrilled to host our first ever cookie class geared towards the future chefs of America, KIDS! Our little participants were eager to get started on their […]

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December 18, 2018

Holiday Cheer at Urban Farmer

Urban Farmer, Cleveland’s Steakhouse, Cleveland, OH Holiday Cheer at Urban Farmer Visit us in December and Earn Farm Dollars to spend at our restaurant It’s the perfect time of year to express our gratitude to our loyal guests and also, welcome new ones. At Urban Farmer this month, we’re offering everyone the opportunity to earn […]

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