Where to Eat in Northeast Philly for Valentine’s Day
Holidays / Northeast Philadelphia

Where to Eat in Northeast Philly for Valentine’s Day

This guest article was submitted by William, Shawn, and Mandy at TheNortheastLife. With Valentine’s Day a little more than a week away, you may find yourself searching for the perfect date night location. Although both Center City and Fishtown may seem like obvious places to look, don’t forget about the Northeast as it too has … Continue reading

Phở Birria Vietnamese and Mexican Mashup Opening in Northeast Philly
Mexican / Northeast Philadelphia / Vietnamese

Phở Birria Vietnamese and Mexican Mashup Opening in Northeast Philly

Food mashups and food fusion are nothing new, but one unique new place to open in Northeast Philly will combine the culinary delights of Vietnam and Mexico in its creations. The name, Phởrria, is a mashup of two popular dishes featured in each cuisine. Phở or pho is a Vietnamese soup dish consisting of broth, … 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

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

DF Nigeria Food Truck Launching in Northeast Philly on July 13
Nigerian / Northeast Philadelphia / West African

DF Nigeria Food Truck Launching in Northeast Philly on July 13

A taste of authentic Nigerian food is rolling into and setting up an outpost in Philadelphia on Wednesday, July 13th. NYC-based DF Nigeria Food Truck is bringing Nigerian and West African food to 7300 Roosevelt Blvd near the Roosevelt Mall (inside Philly Gas). Update: new address is 5200 Whitaker Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19124. Founded by … Continue reading

Fox Chase Tavern Opening in Fox Chase (Northeast Philly)
Bars / Fox Chase / Northeast Philadelphia / Openings

Fox Chase Tavern Opening in Fox Chase (Northeast Philly)

When a sheet metal worker and a bartender met years ago, love bloomed first and then came a bar. Now comes another bar and restaurant in Northeast Philly. Kevin & Jen Bove love life and love a good fun atmosphere and people. When they’re not with their three kids or tending bar, their on a … Continue reading

Dunkin’ Celebrates Torresdale Grand Re-Opening with VIP Cards, Raffle Prizes, and Ribbon Cutting
Donuts / Northeast Philadelphia / Reopenings

Dunkin’ Celebrates Torresdale Grand Re-Opening with VIP Cards, Raffle Prizes, and Ribbon Cutting

People who live and work in Torresdale can once again enjoy their daily Dunkin’ run, as the brand today announced it is re-opening its restaurant at 1820 Torresdale Ave on Saturday, July 24. Starting at 10:00 AM, the restaurant will celebrate its grand re-opening by rewarding the first 100 guests in line with a daily Dunkin’ VIP Card, valid for a $1 Medium Hot or Iced Coffee over the next month.* The restaurant also invites guests to enjoy a Free … Continue reading

Pierogi Factory Offers an Authentic Taste of Poland in Northeast Philly
Northeast Philadelphia / Polish

Pierogi Factory Offers an Authentic Taste of Poland in Northeast Philly

I grew up in Northeastern, Pennsylvania. Even though I come from a family with Irish & German ancestry, I grew up eating excellent Eastern European food due to a large population of people of Polish, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, and Russian descent in the coal region. We’re talking pierogi, haluski, gołąbki, kielbasa, sauerkraut, etc. These flavors from … Continue reading

Northeast Philly’s Taqueria Del Norte Becomes Culture on the Circle
American / Northeast Philadelphia

Northeast Philly’s Taqueria Del Norte Becomes Culture on the Circle

Chef Kristopher Serviss has transformed Taqueria Del Norte into Culture on the Circle at 2859 Holme Circle in the Far Northeast. It will be a New American BYOB reminiscent of what Serviss was doing at the original Blue Duck in that very location before he left to work at Northeast Sandwich Co. Blue Duck eventually … Continue reading

Foodies Ron Sullivan and John Cohl Team Up, Prepare Corner Pub Kitchen Launch
Launches / Northeast Philadelphia

Foodies Ron Sullivan and John Cohl Team Up, Prepare Corner Pub Kitchen Launch

If you follow local food and sports on social media, you will already know these names. Ron Sullivan of Corner Pub Sports, a blog and podcast all about Philly sports, and John Cohl, local food scene ambassador-at-large have teamed up to launch Corner Pub Kitchen, a pub grub concept at The New Sheffield Tavern in Mayfair, … Continue reading