Ruby Buffet Becomes Ruby’s Cajun Seafood Boil
Openings / Seafood / South Jersey / South Philadelphia

Ruby Buffet Becomes Ruby’s Cajun Seafood Boil

Buffet restaurants are primarily for dining indoors. When the coronavirus stuck shutting down all restaurants, it seemed like buffets would be the first to close permanently. Converting a buffet-style restaurant to a take-out or delivery business model would be nearly impossible in order to continue operating profitably. Ruby Buffet with locations in Philadelphia, Cherry Hill, … Continue reading

New South Street Restaurant to Offer “One-Stop Philly Taco”
Cheesesteaks / Pizza / South Street

New South Street Restaurant to Offer “One-Stop Philly Taco”

NOBODY: ABSOLUTELY NOBODY: PIZZA DA’ACTION: HOME OF THE ONE-STOP PHILLY TACO. There’s no question, Philadelphia’s food scene has blossomed in recent years with world-class restaurants, but even as we take one step forward culinarily, corny food gimmicks endure. South Street is arguably one of Philly’s most famous streets, but for some reason, it can’t get … Continue reading

Spring Arts Beer Garden Opens
Beer / Beer Gardens / Spring Garden

Spring Arts Beer Garden Opens

Four breweries located in the Spring Arts District have come together to open the Spring Arts Beer Garden in a revitalized parking lot at 1006 Buttonwood Street. Participating breweries are Love City Brewing, Roy Pitz Brewing, Triple Bottom Brewing, and Yards Brewing Co. The outdoor beer garden will be open on the weekends. Saturday hours … Continue reading

Chef Joe Cicala’s Neapolitan  Pizzas are Popping Up
Chefs / Pizza / Pop Ups

Chef Joe Cicala’s Neapolitan Pizzas are Popping Up

In case you missed it last month, Chef Joe Cicala and his wife Angela of Cicala at the Divine Lorraine (699 N. Broad St.) started selling back alley pizzas from their South Philly rowhome. When people asked to buy the pizzas, they decided ‘what the heck’ and began selling them speakeasy-style without the requisite licensing … Continue reading

Local Grub: The Little Sicilian Riceballs (Promotional Offer)
Food Trucks / Giveaways / Local Food Producers / Promotions

Local Grub: The Little Sicilian Riceballs (Promotional Offer)

Do you love arancini AKA Italian riceballs? I’ve got a great deal for you. But first, let me introduce you to The Little Sicilian food truck. In 2016, The Little Sicilian launched its food truck onto the food festival circuit to much acclaim. Since then, its become a mini food truck empire expanding to three … Continue reading

Stay-At-Home Summer Grilling Made Easy with Cynch Propane Recipes
BBQ / Recipes

Stay-At-Home Summer Grilling Made Easy with Cynch Propane Recipes

This is a guest article submitted by Lena Tzivekis. As the country begins to enter a post-COVID-19 phase of reopening, social distancing is likely to continue through the summer months. Cynch Propane Tank Delivery is meeting the demands to keep grills across the country fired up, and turning stay-at-home guidelines to summer staycations. With eliminating … Continue reading

Local Breweries Brewing Up Black is Beautiful Beer
Beer

Local Breweries Brewing Up Black is Beautiful Beer

Black is Beautiful is a collaborative effort amongst the brewing community and its customers to raise awareness for the injustices people of color face daily and raise funds for police brutality reform and legal defenses for those who have been wronged. The collaborative Black is Beautiful beer is a 10% ABV Imperial Stout that will … Continue reading

Joyride and Tria Donating Portion of Revenue to Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity
Beer / Fundraisers / Rittenhouse Square

Joyride and Tria Donating Portion of Revenue to Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity

Joyride is a new takeout and delivery only pop-up from Tria Cafe, all about killer roast beef sandwiches, fried chicken, and craft beer. For the next two weeks, Joyride and all Tria locations will donate 10% of revenue to Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equality, an organization that provides free legal advice and representation to those … Continue reading

8 Critical Checkpoints for Restaurants Reopening  During the Coronavirus Pandemic
COVID-19

8 Critical Checkpoints for Restaurants Reopening During the Coronavirus Pandemic

This article was submitted by Dr. Larry Caplin, CEO of Bucks County-based DOCS.health. I felt it raised intriguing points as restaurants begin to allow outside dining and, eventually, inside dining during the coronavirus pandemic. As restaurants open up across the country, patrons should be paying close attention to the way restaurants are handling their staff … Continue reading