Anniversaries / Rittenhouse Square

Waffles & Wedges To Celebrate 1st Birthday with Block Party

Waffles & Wedges Hosts 1st Birthday Block Party With Menu Additions, Free Beer Tastings, $1 Waffles, Live Music And More

Waffles & Wedges, located at 1511 Pine Street, celebrates one year in business with a special 1st Birthday Block Party on Sunday, April 24, 2016, from 1pm to 5pm.

Andrea and Laura of Waffles & Wedges

Andrea and Laura of Waffles & Wedges

Owners Andrea Capecci and Laura Judy will close down the street next to the Rittenhouse eatery for an outdoor celebration featuring food specials, menu additions, free beer tastings, live music, food trucks and more.

Important to know:

  • Admission is free.

  • Food is pay-as-you-go

  • Drinks are free (21 and up to drink)

One year ago, on April 26, 2015, Capecci and Judy made the leap from their food truck (Pbon’s Fresh Phood of Philly) to brick and mortar with the opening of Waffles & Wedges. The duo personally renovated and designed the casual take-out eatery and cafe in the Rittenhouse neighborhood formerly occupied by Mexico on the Square.

In honor of a successful first year in business, Waffles & Wedges will celebrate with an afternoon of festivities that will close down South Hicks Street, located directly next to the restaurant. Look for food specials and menu additions inside at the counter, as well as outside at Capecci and Judy’s two food trucks (Pbons Fresh Phood of Philly and Waffles on wheels).

Specials and menu additions will include:

Party Crasher Mini Waffles (Liege waffle topped with vanilla icing and rainbow jimmies) — $1

Party Crasher Mini Waffles by Waffles & Wedges

Party Crasher Mini Waffles $1

The Birthday Waffle Sandwich (Liege waffle with Nutella on both sides, Bassetts’ Vanilla Ice Cream, coated in rainbow jimmies) — $8

Birthday Waffle Sandwich by Waffles & Wedges

Birthday Waffle Sandwich $8

Surf’n Turf Wedges (Beef steak, covered in Tipsy Cheese made with Philadelphia Brewing’s Kenzinger beer, topped with grilled Maryland crab meat) — $11

Surf and Turf Wedges from Waffles & Wedges

Surf’n Turf Wedges $11

Birthday Waffle Chick (Liege waffle, pulled chicken with honey and BBQ, topped with pineapple jalapeno salsa) — $9

Birthday Waffle Chick Waffles & Wedges

Birthday Waffle Chick $9

Gluten-Free Strawberry Mojito Heat (Strawberries, mint, jalapenos, and infused with rum) — $7

Waffles & Wedges local partners will also be on hand for FREE samplings of beer, coffee and ice cream – including:

  • Complimentary beer tastings from Broken Goblet Brewing, Neshaminy Creek Beer and Philadelphia Brewing Company

  • Ice cream scooping from Bassetts’ Ice Cream

  • Locally roasted and organic coffee from Philly Fair Trade Roasters

  • Wine samples from Ten Gallon Hat Winery

On top of food and drink, look for other outdoor fun like live music jams all afternoon from students at University of the Arts, and children’s activities plus adoptables from Saved Me.

For more information, visit, or follow @waffleswedges on Twitter.

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