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Openings, Closings, and Philly Food News – January 2022
Philly Food News / Philly Restaurant Closings / Philly Restaurant Openings

Openings, Closings, and Philly Food News – January 2022

Hard to believe we’re already halfway through January. The continued frustration of COVID, hanging over our heads, impacting every part of our lives, has carried into 2022. There’s still so much uncertainty, especially in the restaurant industry and food business. There’s no rhyme or reason, and I’ve learned to expect the unexpected. But, let’s face … Continue reading

The Pathfinder Hemp and Root Launches in Philadelphia
Cocktails / Non-Alcoholic / Spirits

The Pathfinder Hemp and Root Launches in Philadelphia

The hottest spirit of 2022 just happens to be non-alcoholic. The Pathfinder Hemp and Root, the brand-new zero-proof elixir made from fermented and distilled hemp serving up spirit-lifting cocktails with all of the botanical flavor and none of the booze, hits shelves this month in Philadelphia – exclusively at Art in the Age, Old City’s premier bar and … Continue reading

Wild Fork Now Open in Willow Grove
Grocery Stores / Willow Grove

Wild Fork Now Open in Willow Grove

Wild Fork, a South Florida based grocery concept known for its high-quality meat and seafood is now open at 159 N York Road in Willow Grove, PA. The company’s formula for success, The Wild Fork Way, controls their value chain from farm to fork, working with farmers, ranchers, and fisherman to secure the highest quality product, … Continue reading

My Eat Like a Writer Interview
Interviews / Philly Grub News

My Eat Like a Writer Interview

In December 2020, I was interviewed by Liz Barrett Foster on her Eat Like a Writer website. Unfortunately, she is discontinuing her website so she can focus on her writing so I’m reposting this here for posterity. Follow Liz on her website and LinkedIn to learn more about her writing and upcoming projects. Marilyn Johnson is a freelance food … Continue reading

Wow Bao Ghost Kitchen Delivery Available in Philadelphia Area
Asian / Food Delivery / Ghost Kitchens

Wow Bao Ghost Kitchen Delivery Available in Philadelphia Area

Wow Bao is a fast-growing innovative Asian fast casual ghost kitchen focusing on hot Asian steamed buns, potstickers, and rice & noodle bowls. Headquartered in Chicago, Wow Bao has several locations in Philadelphia as well as in Plymouth Meeting, PA, and in Mount Laurel, NJ via UberEats, Grubhub, and DoorDash. There are now over 500 … Continue reading

A Look at Upper Darby’s walkable and transit-friendly multicultural food scene
Delaware County / Upper Darby

A Look at Upper Darby’s walkable and transit-friendly multicultural food scene

This is a guest written article by Transport Delco, an Upper Darby Township native who has been active in transportation causes in Philadelphia and New England for the past decade. As an Upper Darby native, I am surprised at how few people know about the food mecca that is my hometown. None other than @Lennibug … Continue reading

Locally-Owned Food Businesses Open Stands at Lincoln Financial Field
Food Trucks / Philly Food News / Sports

Locally-Owned Food Businesses Open Stands at Lincoln Financial Field

Just in time for tonight’s Eagles home game, two new locally-owned food businesses are open and available for fans to enjoy in the concessions area. Owned by Brittany Tolliferreo and Kirk Hightower, Chick A Boom which has three existing brick & mortar locations throughout Philadelphia plus a food truck, offers fried chicken sandwiches, chicken and … Continue reading

Chef Chutatip “Nok” Suntaranon of Kalaya will be everywhere in 2022
Celebrity Chefs / Thai / TV

Chef Chutatip “Nok” Suntaranon of Kalaya will be everywhere in 2022

If you follow the Philadelphia food scene closely, you’ll know the name Chef Nok or have at least heard of Kalaya Kitchen and Kalaya Thai Market. If not, please come out from under your rock. Kalaya is a James Beard Foundation Award nominee and was named Best New Restaurant by Esquire. Kind of a big … Continue reading

Jamón Ibérico de Bellota Ham Carving at A Taste of Spain in Reading Terminal Market
Center City / Spanish

Jamón Ibérico de Bellota Ham Carving at A Taste of Spain in Reading Terminal Market

To celebrate its second anniversary, A Taste of Spain is honored to welcome master carver Raul Garrido from Cinco Jotas to its store in the Reading Terminal Market this Friday, December 17 from 12 pm to 2 pm.   Truly a carving artist, Raul will be slicing and serving samples of 100% Jamón Ibérico de Bellota, … Continue reading

Cake & Joe Celebrating First Anniversary with $1 Cakes and Coffee
Anniversaries / Coffee / Dessert / Pennsport

Cake & Joe Celebrating First Anniversary with $1 Cakes and Coffee

Cake & Joe, the popular cake shop in Philadelphia’s Pennsport neighborhood, is celebrating its one-year anniversary by offering slices of their Matcha Light Cream Cake for only $1 to the first 100 guests who come through the door on Friday, December 17th. The Matcha Light Cream Cake, which usually costs $8, consists of mascarpone cheese … Continue reading