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Product Corner: ROOT Crafted Cocktail Mixers
Cocktails / Products

Product Corner: ROOT Crafted Cocktail Mixers

What better way to celebrate Memorial Day weekend than with cocktails? ROOT Crafted Cocktail Mixers made it easy for me by sending me a few samples. These all organic, artisanal cocktail mixers were created by two women “with a shaker and a dream” in Bethlehem, PA (approximately 70 miles north of Philadelphia). Founded by Trish … Continue reading

Product Corner: RMDY Digestive Supplement
Discounts / Products

Product Corner: RMDY Digestive Supplement

From time to time, I like to feature Philadelphia-based products that aren’t specifically food-related, rather food-adjacent. The product in this feature relates to the digestion of food and gut health. As someone who suffers from a digestive disorder, I need to be mindful of the foods I eat, but it’s not always easy. So when … Continue reading

Girls Nite In Online to Honor Women Chefs of Philadelphia
Chefs / Cooking Demonstrations / COVID-19

Girls Nite In Online to Honor Women Chefs of Philadelphia

Girls Nite In Online, a Philadelphia-based, national, free platform by women for women, will celebrate and honor fabulous Philadelphia women chefs with an online “Restaurant Week,” June 1-5.  In addition to providing income for the women chefs who are presenting, Girls Nite In “Restaurant Week” online will encourage viewers to support their beloved local restaurants by ordering … Continue reading

Booze News: Philadelphia Distilling Cocktail Kits Now Available
Booze / Cocktails

Booze News: Philadelphia Distilling Cocktail Kits Now Available

Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation allowing temporary cocktails-to-go today. Philadelphia Distilling announced it is offering to-go cocktail kits being packaged by out of work Philadelphia bartenders. In addition to its own bartenders, Philadelphia Distilling has hired local bartenders who have lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic to assemble the cocktail kits by … Continue reading

Tork Donates $100K to Support Philly Restaurants, Hospitals
COVID-19 / Press Release

Tork Donates $100K to Support Philly Restaurants, Hospitals

Tork, the global leading professional hygiene brand of Essity, today announced a $100,000 donation to support restaurants and hospitals in Philadelphia, the headquarters for Essity’s global professional hygiene business, and the hardest-hit region in Pennsylvania with more than 19,000 COVID-19 cases. In partnership with Off Their Plate, a grassroots organization that funds local restaurants to provide … Continue reading

Marilyn Johnson featured on the Philadelphia Public Relations Association Blog
Philly Grub News

Marilyn Johnson featured on the Philadelphia Public Relations Association Blog

Philly Grub is about the things that I find interesting and meaningful. Sometimes it’s a news piece, other times its commentary on something special. I use this platform to shine a little spotlight on all of the great things happening in the Philadelphia and South Jersey food scenes. I don’t like to toot my own … Continue reading

Silver Diner in Cherry Hill is Open for Delivery and Curbside Pickup
Cherry Hill NJ / COVID-19

Silver Diner in Cherry Hill is Open for Delivery and Curbside Pickup

One of my favorite places to eat is the Silver Diner in Cherry Hill, which is not too far from my house. The reason I like it so much is that while they call it a diner, it’s elevated diner fare. It offers a nice variety of dishes, including many plant-based items, which is great. … Continue reading

Checking In with Christina Pirello of Christina Cooks
Chefs / Interviews

Checking In with Christina Pirello of Christina Cooks

You may remember Christina Pirello from her longtime PBS cooking show, Christina Cooks. The popular food show focused on the message of wellness and healthy eating before it was trendy. It went on hiatus six years ago but new shows are now available on WHYY. Check here for air times. I reached out to Christina … Continue reading

The Better Box LLC Announces Fairmount Restaurant Opening
Fairmount / Openings

The Better Box LLC Announces Fairmount Restaurant Opening

The Better Box, LLC is growing! The popular Asian Fusion restaurant located in Northeast Philly announced today it will be opening a second location at 1519 Spring Garden Street in Fairmount. Renowned for their “twisted eggrolls” and General Tso Chicken Cheesesteak, The Better Box, LLC originally opened as a virtual restaurant in 2018 and was … Continue reading

Serve Better Philadelphia Restaurant Workers Relief Efforts
COVID-19

Serve Better Philadelphia Restaurant Workers Relief Efforts

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began and with many restaurants closed or providing limited service, it’s a known fact that an unprecedented number of service industry workers are out of work. There have been so many heroic efforts put forth to provide for these workers in their time of need. Some are small, community endeavors, while … Continue reading