The Better Box, LLC Twisted Eggrolls Launches Mobile Food Service in Philadelphia
Delivery / Food Startups / Virtual Restaurants

The Better Box, LLC Twisted Eggrolls Launches Mobile Food Service in Philadelphia

They had me at General Tso’s Chicken Cheesesteak! The Better Box, LLC Twisted Eggrolls officially launched their mobile food service this month. Working out of a commissary kitchen near Germantown, this “virtual restaurant” where you order online, via email, or phone, will deliver “Chinese takeout with a Philly Twist” to your location. In addition to the popular … Continue reading

Product Corner: Mert’s Nuts
Food Products / Food Startups / Local Foodie Gifts

Product Corner: Mert’s Nuts

Here’s a local product you need on your radar right now: Mert’s Nuts. The “Mert” behind Mert’s Nuts is Meredith Haab, who decided one holiday season to give out treat bags of her Mom’s recipe of home-roasted nuts as gifts. They were an instant hit and people kept asking for them. Before she knew it, a business … Continue reading

Local Grub: Valente’s Italian Specialties
Food Startups / Haddonfield NJ

Local Grub: Valente’s Italian Specialties

The story of Valente’s Italian Specialties actually begins in the small town of Bisenti in the Abruzzo region of Italy, which is where proprietor Marcello De Feo‘s grandparents (Paola and Corrado) and children (Santa and Gaetano) migrated from. This immigrant story is the same as so many others; the Valente’s came to America from Italy in search of a better … Continue reading

Product Corner: ChocAmo Cookie Cups
Baked Goods / Food Startups / Sweets

Product Corner: ChocAmo Cookie Cups

Cookies are one of my all time favorite sweets. While I’m an equal opportunity cookie lover, a good old-fashioned chocolate chip cookie is enough to make me happy. In fact, I can’t remember a time I wasn’t obsessed with cookies. And seriously, who doesn’t love cookies? Philadelphia-based food startup ChocAmo offers a modern twist on the classic cookie by … Continue reading

Local Grub: Indogrow Farms Microgreens
Cherry Hill NJ / Food Startups

Local Grub: Indogrow Farms Microgreens

It was an a-ha moment for Patrick Gigliotti. By the end of 2016, he and his partner Louis Monte were going through what they call a “low point” in their lives. They had both hit stagnancy in their careers, and Louis was dealing with serious health issues at the time. Their lives needed a change. … Continue reading

Colombian Street Food Pop-Up at Philly Style Bagels
Colombian / Fishtown / Food Startups

Colombian Street Food Pop-Up at Philly Style Bagels

Looking for something unique to do tonight? Usaquén – Comida Colombiana, a Philadelphia startup focusing on Colombian street food and specialties, will be sampling Medellín Chorizo Dogs, Colombian-style tamales, empanadas, and other Colombian treats at Philly Style Bagels in Fishtown (1451 E Columbia Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125) between 6:00-10:00 PM. Check it out and let … Continue reading

ChocAmo Dessert Company Launch Kickstarter Campaign
Food Products / Food Startups / Sweets

ChocAmo Dessert Company Launch Kickstarter Campaign

Award-winning, Philadelphia-based dessert company, ChocAmo, is excited to announce the launch of its first crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. This campaign will allow ChocAmo to bring the Cookie Cup to everyone by increasing their capacity production. Chief Cookie Officer and Philadelphia entrepreneur, Michelle Silberman, first dreamed up the Cookie Cup in seventh grade. Today, her homemade … Continue reading

Collective Creamery: Cheese-Only CSA from Birchrun Hills and Valley Milkhouse Creamery
Food Startups / Launches

Collective Creamery: Cheese-Only CSA from Birchrun Hills and Valley Milkhouse Creamery

Cheesemakers Sue Miller and Stefanie Angstadt are collaborating to get their small ­batch, traditionally made cheeses to new customers with Collective Creamery, the duo’s cheese subscription program. Miller, farmer and cheesemaker at Birchrun Hills Farm in Chester Springs, and Angstadt, owner and cheesemaker at Valley Milkhouse Creamery in Oley, have combined their offerings through a new CSA­-style cheese share subscription serving areas of Berks, Chester, and Philadelphia counties, with pickup sites in the Lehigh Valley coming soon. Collective Creamery is one of only two cheese-­only CSA-­style programs in the region and the only one in which two cheesemakers are working together to build … Continue reading

How Chef Brad Spence and LocalStove Are Support Veterans with Boxing and Biscotti
Chefs / Food Startups / Philly Food News

How Chef Brad Spence and LocalStove Are Support Veterans with Boxing and Biscotti

LocalStove, a new Philly-based startup, and Chef Brad Spence have partnered to sell his world-famous biscotti to raise funds for his charity, Fatback Boxing. Fatback Boxing’s mission is to help support veterans through boxing training, healthy eating and well-being programs. All proceeds will go directly to the foundation. LocalStove, as well as Tito’s Homemade Vodka … Continue reading

EAT THIS: The Bacon Jams Spreadable Bacon
Food Products / Food Startups / Local Food Producers

EAT THIS: The Bacon Jams Spreadable Bacon

Ain’t no shame in our game: we ❤ bacon! So when we tried The Bacon Jams for the first time, it was love at first taste. This introduction took place last year at Noshhh, a local craft food & drink vendor showcase. We had tried other bacon spreads before, such as the Skillet brand (which is … Continue reading