Serve Better: US Foods and Caring for Friends Helping Idled Restaurant Workers with Food Donations
Causes / COVID-19

Serve Better: US Foods and Caring for Friends Helping Idled Restaurant Workers with Food Donations

In support of the Philadelphia restaurant working community, US Foods and Caring for Friends are supplying 10,000 prepared meals along with 1000 boxes of shelf-stable groceries for idled restaurant workers at this challenging time. You may recall the Serve Better relief efforts early on in the pandemic, but this time they are increasing the number … Continue reading

Jezabel Careaga Launches #120Friendly to Promote Small Businesses
Causes / Commentary

Jezabel Careaga Launches #120Friendly to Promote Small Businesses

Jezabel Careaga of Jezabel’s Cafe is imploring folks to shop small for the next 120 days to help save independent businesses in the community. According to the #120Friendly campaign she started, the 120 days between December 1st and March 30th are crucial for the small businesses that make neighborhoods unique and vibrant. According to Yelp, … Continue reading

Support Black-Owned Restaurants in Philadelphia and South Jersey
Causes

Support Black-Owned Restaurants in Philadelphia and South Jersey

Want to support Black Lives Matter in Philadelphia and South Jersey? You can start by ordering food from black-owned restaurants, cafes, and pop-ups that are open for take-out and/or delivery. Kae Lani Palmisano (host of WHYY’s Check, Please) was inspired by folks in other cities who compiled lists to get the word out about black-owned … Continue reading

The Habit Burger Grill Partners with No Kid Hungry During its 50th Anniversary
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The Habit Burger Grill Partners with No Kid Hungry During its 50th Anniversary

To celebrate Habit Burger’s 50th anniversary, the company is partnering with No Kid Hungry for the fifth consecutive year to help end childhood hunger in America. This year, The Habit Burger has set a goal of raising $500,000 which will help No Kid Hungry provide about 5 million meals for kids in need. Until September 24th, … Continue reading

Recap: Anthony Bourdain Dinner at Denim American Bistro
American / Causes / Fundraisers / Tasting Menus

Recap: Anthony Bourdain Dinner at Denim American Bistro

On the morning of Friday, June 8th, 2018, I woke up to learn that Anthony Bourdain had died. To say I was shaken to my core is an understatement. I had a viscerally raw and physically jarring reaction upon hearing the news. I bolted up out of bed with tears immediately flooding my eyes. I kept saying, … Continue reading

Sofitel Donates Banquet Proceeds to Broad Street Ministry
Causes / Center City

Sofitel Donates Banquet Proceeds to Broad Street Ministry

As part of Sofitel Philadelphia’s commitment to philanthropy they have formed a partnership with Broad Street Ministry where a portion of proceeds from the hotel’s banquet menu will go directly to supporting Broad Street Ministry programs. Broad Street Ministry focuses on providing services to vulnerable people – men and women who are homeless, at risk … Continue reading

Red Owl Tavern Month of 1000 Pies
Causes / Old City

Red Owl Tavern Month of 1000 Pies

Red Owl Tavern has set a lofty goal for itself during the month of Thanksgiving — with its Month of 1000 Pies — when, for every pie sold, the Old City restaurant on Independence Mall will donate a pie to Philabundance — the Philadelphia-based organization devoted to driving hunger from our communities, from November 1 up to Thanksgiving day, November 24. Freshly … Continue reading

Food for Thought 2016 Benefiting ACHIEVEability at Urban Outfitters
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Food for Thought 2016 Benefiting ACHIEVEability at Urban Outfitters

Food for Thought, a fundraising event for ACHIEVEability will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 7-10:30 pm at Urban Outfitters, Inc. at The Navy Yard. More than 600 people, including Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, will enjoy delicious food prepared by more than 25 top chefs and restaurants from the Greater Philadelphia area, unique auction items, games … Continue reading

Philabundance Community Kitchen Hires New Supervising Chef Hugo Campos
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Philabundance Community Kitchen Hires New Supervising Chef Hugo Campos

Philabundance Community Kitchen (PCK), a unique adult culinary training program located in North Philadelphia, is pleased to announce Chef Hugo Campos as its new Chef Instructor. PCK promotes the self-sufficiency of low-income women and men by preparing them to work in commercial kitchens. During this 14-week program, students get nearly 500 hours of experience through … Continue reading

San Giorgio #PastaForGood Campaign To Benefit Philabundance
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San Giorgio #PastaForGood Campaign To Benefit Philabundance

Now through January 15, 2016, share a picture of your favorite pasta meal on the San Giorgio® Pasta Facebook page using the hashtag #PastaForGood and for every qualifying photo New World Pasta will donate one pasta box to Philabundance. Their goal is to donate up to 5,000 boxes of pasta to the organization so get to snappin’ some pasta pics! … Continue reading