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Keep Penzeys Spices in Old City!
Old City

Keep Penzeys Spices in Old City!

Penzeys, the beloved spice store at 233 Market Street in Old City, wants to keep its doors open, but it could “use a few more customers,” per an email that went out this week from owner Bill Penzey. The Market Street location opened in 2020 after it vacated The Bourse. Then Covid-19 hit. As with … Continue reading

Cray Taste Old City Introduces Black History Month Menu
Menus / Old City

Cray Taste Old City Introduces Black History Month Menu

Saquan Howard, the chef and owner of Cray Taste Old City, located at 118 Market Street in Philadelphia, is launching a Black History Month menu which pays homage to famous African-American legends throughout history.  Here’s the menu, which will be offered between February 1st and 28th: Hemings Freedom: Fried chicken with mac & cheese and candied yams ($16.99). “James Hemings was … Continue reading

New Liberty Distillery in Kensington Debuts New Tasting Room
Booze / Kensington / Spirits

New Liberty Distillery in Kensington Debuts New Tasting Room

New Liberty Distillery, Philadelphia’s home for revered craft spirits, is thrilled to announce the official launch of The Tasting Room – a brand new whiskey bar and lounge, complete with an extensive cocktail program to match (barrel-aged cocktails, anyone?). The Tasting Room will open to the public this Friday, January 27, with hours of operation spanning Fridays and Saturdays from 4 … Continue reading

Kiku Sushi Open on South Broad Street
Japanese / South Philadelphia / Sushi

Kiku Sushi Open on South Broad Street

Kiku Sushi a new Japanese BYOB restaurant offering sushi, hibachi specialties, teriyaki dishes, and seafood boil options is now open at 2146 Broad Street (at Broad & Jackson). There is some seating inside, and they offer take out and delivery, too. The restaurant in South Philly will be open for lunch and dinner six days … Continue reading

Buddakan Opens for One-Day-Only Lunar New Year Brunch
Brunch / Chinese / Old City

Buddakan Opens for One-Day-Only Lunar New Year Brunch

On Sunday, February 5th, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Buddakan will open early for a one-day-only Lunar New Year brunch, served family style and meant to be shared. The brunch service will also feature live performances by the Penn Lions (Pennsylvania’s Premier Traditional Chinese Lion Dance Troupe), showcasing extraordinary dancing at 12 pm, 1 pm, and 2 pm. … Continue reading

Copabanana South Street Launches GoFundMe Campaign
Fundraisers / South Street

Copabanana South Street Launches GoFundMe Campaign

Copabanana, the legendary Philadelphia bar and restaurant located at 344 South Street, is seeking the public’s help to stay in business.  A Facebook ad exclaiming to help “Help Save South Street’s Iconic Copabanana!” popped up without much more information. Philly Grub reached out to learn more. A GoFundMe campaign was launched on January 4th to … Continue reading

FREE Miller Lite for Eagles Fans!
Beer / Sports

FREE Miller Lite for Eagles Fans!

 🦅 🦅 🦅 GO BIRDS!!!!!!!!!!🦅 🦅 🦅  Now that the Eagles officially are advancing to the 2022 playoffs, Miller Lite is helping local fans cheer on their favorite football team with America’s original light beer.   As part of its “Road to Phoenix, First Round on Us” program, Miller Lite will offer a complimentary beer to customers age 21+ in select … Continue reading

Weavers Way Co-op Celebrates 50th Anniversary!
Anniversaries / Chestnut Hill / Grocery Stores / Mt. Airy

Weavers Way Co-op Celebrates 50th Anniversary!

Weavers Way is Philadelphia’s largest grocery co-op with three locations and a fourth store in Germantown scheduled to open within the year. Its membership has grown since 1973 and is now over 11,000 households. While anyone can shop at the Co-op today, members financially own the Co-op, and shape its operations and programs through an … Continue reading

Berks County-Based Duck Farmer Celebrates National Peking Duck Day at Cabela’s in Hamburg, PA
Berks County / Food Holidays

Berks County-Based Duck Farmer Celebrates National Peking Duck Day at Cabela’s in Hamburg, PA

Did you know that Wednesday, January 18th is National Peking Duck Day? To celebrate, Cabela’s in Hamburg, PA (100 Cabela Drive) will be hosting Joe Jurgielewicz & Son, Ltd., a Berks County duck farm from the Hamburg, PA area (Shartlesville, PA to be exact!) that is the largest provider of Pekin Ducks to restaurants across … Continue reading

Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao to open Nan Xiang Express in University City
Chinese / University City

Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao to open Nan Xiang Express in University City

Lovers of soup dumplings will find this news very exciting. Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao, the Shanghainese open kitchen restaurant concept widely known for the best soup dumplings in New York City, will open a fast food version called Nan Xiang Express near the campus of the University of Pennsylvania sometime this year. Nan Xiang Xiao Long … Continue reading