Scoop DeVille Will Open New Shop on South Street
Ice Cream / Openings / South Street

Scoop DeVille Will Open New Shop on South Street

Here’s my scoop of the week. Popular Philadelphia ice cream shop Scoop DeVille plans to open a third location at 538 South Street next to Federal Donuts. “We’re just waiting on permits,” said Spencer Philips, owner. “Hoping to open ASAP!” In 2013, it opened a shop in Rittenhouse, which moved to Midtown Village at 1109 … Continue reading

Product Corner: Frutero Ice Cream
Food Products / Ice Cream

Product Corner: Frutero Ice Cream

Looking to try new ice cream? Check out local brand Frutero Ice Cream. Made by two University of Pennsylvania Wharton School grads, these tropical ice creams pack a lot of fruit inside resulting in a luxuriously creamy frozen dessert with bright exotic flavors. Made from 100% real fruit and with Pennsylvania-based dairy. Read their story here. I’m … Continue reading

Main Line Catering Company Opens Tasty Table Market in Berwyn, PA
Catering / Food Markets / Main Line

Main Line Catering Company Opens Tasty Table Market in Berwyn, PA

Tasty Table Catering has opened a specialty food market at 10 Leopard Road in Berwyn, PA. The popular Main Line caterer, which used to move 400 to 800 meals daily, has seen a tremendous reduction of business due to the COVID-19 shutdown since March. Not wanting to sit still; instead, they responded fast to realize … Continue reading

Jaliscan Birria Tacos Popping Up at Underground Arts
Callowhill / Mexican / Pop Ups

Jaliscan Birria Tacos Popping Up at Underground Arts

It’s time to learn why we all need Birria Tacos in our lives. Take a look at these puppies below compliments of Jennifer Zavala. What are Birria Tacos? Birria Tacos—in simple terms—contain a stew often made from beef, chilies, and spices and served in a crispy taco shell with cheese, alongside an accompanying cup of hot … Continue reading

Alamodak Restaurant Offers a Taste of Jordan in Philadelphia
Alamodak Jordanian Cuisine / Jordanian Food / Middle Eastern

Alamodak Restaurant Offers a Taste of Jordan in Philadelphia

Francisco Ayoub and his family moved to Philadelphia from Jordan in 2013. Jordan, an Arab nation in the Middle East, is bordered by Israel to the west, Syria to the north, and Saudi Arabia to the south. His father, Farah Ayoub, moved the family to the Philadelphia area to practice dentistry. Two of his brothers … Continue reading

Swedesboro Food Scene Heats Up with Spicy Affair Indian Cuisine
Indian / Openings / South Jersey

Swedesboro Food Scene Heats Up with Spicy Affair Indian Cuisine

When Nik and Cindy Minhas moved to South Jersey from Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2003, they noticed a distinct lack of Indian food. For the longest time, they had discussed the idea of opening an Indian restaurant in the area. Seeing that the population in Gloucester County was starting to grow and become more multicultural, … Continue reading

Chef Georgeann Leaming Featured on Man vs. Master Cooking Competition
Chefs / TV

Chef Georgeann Leaming Featured on Man vs. Master Cooking Competition

Local Chef Georgeann Leaming is featured on a new cooking competition show called Man vs. Master hosted by Celebrity Chef Richard Blais. She is no stranger to cooking competition shows. She’s competed on Food Network’s Chopped twice and became a Chopped Champion. Most recently, she was Chef de Cuisine at R2L in Liberty Two which … Continue reading

Hudson Table at The Piazza Sets Up Seafood Shack
Northern Liberties / Openings / Seafood

Hudson Table at The Piazza Sets Up Seafood Shack

Hudson Table, an interactive culinary space at The Piazza in the Northern Liberties, opened just before the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down. That means they haven’t been able to do any hands-on cooking classes, chef’s tables, live chef competitions, or other interactive culinary-focused events since March. They announced on their new Instagram account today that … Continue reading

Free Margaritas on Tuesdays at Revolution Taco
Booze / Rittenhouse Square / Tacos

Free Margaritas on Tuesdays at Revolution Taco

Let’s face it, even as restaurants open up outdoor dining, times continue to be tough. Restaurants need to get creative about drumming up business. Revolution Taco, located at 2015 Walnut Street, isn’t beating around the bush. They know what will bring customers in — FREE BOOZE! On Tuesdays through the summer, they’ll be offering ONE … Continue reading

Philly Family Stranded in Colombia Due to Covid-19 Now Helping Indigenous Tribes Farm
Food Products

Philly Family Stranded in Colombia Due to Covid-19 Now Helping Indigenous Tribes Farm

Hustino Mitchell, whose family owns Mi Cumbia Nail Spa (closed, but reopening soon) in Rittenhouse Square, was in Colombia on business when everything shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic. He and his family (his wife Karina and their two children who were with him on the trip to their ancestral home) couldn’t get home to Philadelphia due to the … Continue reading