Chefs in Residency at Volvér Returns for Second Season
Chefs

Chefs in Residency at Volvér Returns for Second Season

Iron Chef Jose Garces announces a brand new line-up for his Chefs in Residency Program at Volvér on Kimmel Cultural Campus.  Garces kicks off season two for the program with Chef Ruben “Big Rube” Harley (Chef Big Rube’s Kitchen at Pitchers Pub) starting this week (September 21 thru November 13), and continues with Chef Chance … Continue reading

Philly Expat Creates Cheesesteaks & Tastykakes Anthem
Amusing

Philly Expat Creates Cheesesteaks & Tastykakes Anthem

Philadelphia area ex-pat Pitz Quattrone has produced a catchy anthem, “Cheesesteaks & Tastykakes,” paying homage to two of Philly’s most enduring foods. Check it out and let us know what you think! Get to know Pitz Quattrone! Philly Grub: Where did you grow up? Pitz Quattrone: I grew up in Morrisville (Lower Bucks Co.) My dad was born … Continue reading

Cray Taste Old City Burger Menu Fundraiser
Burgers / Old City

Cray Taste Old City Burger Menu Fundraiser

Saquan Howard, the chef and owner of Cray Taste Old City, which opened in August of 2021 at 118 Market Street in Philadelphia, is introducing a new burger menu with the intention to raise money for those affected by Sickle Cell Anemia. The fundraiser will begin on Monday, October 3rd and runs through the end of October. The month-long focus – which Howard is … Continue reading

Spataro’s Offers Pink Cheesesteaks for Domestic Violence Victims Fundraiser
Cheesesteaks / Fundraisers

Spataro’s Offers Pink Cheesesteaks for Domestic Violence Victims Fundraiser

Spataro’s Cheesesteaks, the 75-year-old cheesesteak brand located inside the iconic Reading Terminal Market, is adding something brand new to their menu to help raise money for victims of domestic violence. Beginning on Tuesday, September 27th and available through October 15th, Owner Alex Spataro will be offering his new Pink Cheesesteak at Spataro’s, which will feature … Continue reading

Blue J Brunch Now Open in South Philly; Shaking Crab Opening Soon
Brunch / Seafood / South Philadelphia

Blue J Brunch Now Open in South Philly; Shaking Crab Opening Soon

A new brunch restaurant is now open in South Philadelphia.  Blue J Brunch, located at 43 Snyder Avenue, serves breakfast and lunch from 7 AM to 2 PM every day except on Tuesday. The new restaurant replaces the former Diner at the Plaza and Frankie and Jimmy D’s. The menu features breakfast favorites such as a … Continue reading

Oktoberfest at Frankford Hall
Fishtown / German / Seasonal

Oktoberfest at Frankford Hall

Frankford Hall, the German-style beer garden with communal seating and German-inspired food in Fishtown, will host its Oktoberfest celebration in conjunction with the Fishtown Fall Feastivale this Saturday, September 24th. The outdoor event will be held all day long and feature the following fun and frivolity! Popup beer trucks: Mainstay’s Dankford Hill IPA, Spaten, Erdinger, … Continue reading

Factory Donuts in Mayfair is now Factory Donuts, Coffee and Chicken
Donuts / Northeast Philadelphia

Factory Donuts in Mayfair is now Factory Donuts, Coffee and Chicken

Factory Donuts opened its first location at 7114 Frankford Avenue in Mayfair in 2017, serving fresh classic and fancy donuts, coffee, and breakfast sandwiches. It then opened locations in Doylestown, Newtown, Media in Pennsylvania, and Wellington, FL. Those four locations are now closed, with the original being the only one operational. They’ve recently pumped new … Continue reading

Philadelphia breweries featured in new travel show by Untappd
Beer / Breweries

Philadelphia breweries featured in new travel show by Untappd

For the past twelve years, popular beer app Untappd has helped craft beer fans find the best places to drink, explore what their friends are drinking, and discover new beers. Last year, Untappd continued their commitment to helping people find new places to drink with Next Exit, a YouTube-based beer and travel show. Tuesday, September … Continue reading

Mr. Wish to open at Morrell Plaza in Northeast Philadelphia 
Bubble Tea / Northeast Philadelphia / Smoothies

Mr. Wish to open at Morrell Plaza in Northeast Philadelphia 

Fruit tea and smoothie shop Mr. Wish is coming to Morrell Plaza in Northeast Philadelphia, leasing 1,200 square feet at the 103,000-square-foot shopping center at 9910 Frankford Avenue/Route 13. Levin Management Corporation (LMC) serves as the property’s exclusive leasing and managing agent; Fred Younkin, leasing representative, arranged the transaction.  Marketed as the “No. 1 fresh fruit tea beverage brand from Taiwan,” … Continue reading

Former Culinary Director of Federal Donuts Named GM at The Borscht Belt Delicatessen
Jewish Deli

Former Culinary Director of Federal Donuts Named GM at The Borscht Belt Delicatessen

The Borscht Belt, a Jewish delicatessen in Stockton, has announced Matt Fein as General Manager. Matt’s experience, first as chef at celebrated Philadelphia restaurant Zahav, and then as Culinary Director of local fried chicken and donut chain Federal Donuts, prepared him for this jump to General Manager of a growing restaurant operation. The Borscht Belt … Continue reading