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

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Cuban / Old City

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, located at 10 S. 2nd St. in Old City, is kicking-off National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) with a “Tour of Cuba” menu and a new TikTok recipe series as part of the month-long celebration.    “As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we invite guests to celebrate and honor the … Continue reading

Old City is getting TWO new pizza shops
Old City / Pizza

Old City is getting TWO new pizza shops

Does Old City need more pizza shops? A serious question is about to be answered this Fall when two more pizza shops open in the district. The folks behind Oh Brother at 206 Market Street, home to “Old City’s best cheesesteak,” are opening a wood-fired pizza shop at 212 Market Street, next to Campo’s, replacing … Continue reading

Philly Cannoli King to Open 2nd Location in Old City
Old City / Sweets

Philly Cannoli King to Open 2nd Location in Old City

René Kobeitri, the infamous owner of South Philly’s Rim Cafe and Philly Cannoli King on 9th Street in the Italian Market, AKA Little Italy, will open a 2nd location of Philly Cannoli King at 211 Chestnut Street in Old City. It replaces the former Double Shots Coffee Shop, which closed two years ago. René and … Continue reading

Instanbul Cafe Serves Turkish Coffee and More in Old City
Coffee / Old City / Turkish

Instanbul Cafe Serves Turkish Coffee and More in Old City

Instanbul Cafe opened two months ago at 301 Market Street at the former OCF Coffee location. The independently-owned coffee shop served Turkish coffee in traditional and ornately designed Turkish coffee cups. Regular and iced coffee, espresso drinks, and hot and iced teas are also available. According to Wikipedia, Turkish coffee is prepared in a cezve … Continue reading

Fork Restaurant Celebrates 25 Years in Old City
Anniversaries / Old City / Restauranteurs

Fork Restaurant Celebrates 25 Years in Old City

Acclaimed Philadelphia restaurant Fork celebrates an amazing milestone this year – its silver anniversary! I was scrolling through my email and Open Table called this out. I thought to myself how truly remarkable that is. Restaurants come and go, but Fork has been a stalwart in Old City for 25 years! According to its website… … Continue reading

Outdoor Spaces: Red Owl Tavern
Old City / Outdoor Spaces

Outdoor Spaces: Red Owl Tavern

Red Owl Tavern is located just steps from Independence Mall at 5th & Chestnut Street in Old City. After a full day of taking in the cultural attractions and historical sites, enjoy a bite to eat or a few drinks in the expansive patio area with comfortable seating, umbrellas, and greenery. If you’re looking for … Continue reading

Delaware-Based Family Farm Opens Small Batch Ice Cream Shop in Philadelphia
Ice Cream / Old City

Delaware-Based Family Farm Opens Small Batch Ice Cream Shop in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Vanderwende’s Ice Cream – the family-owned, farm-fresh, locally sourced, and widely loved ice cream brand – will officially open the doors of its first Pennsylvania location in Philadelphia on Wednesday, June 29th. The Delaware-based farm features 32 homemade flavors while delivering Delaware’s finest ice cream to the heart of Philadelphia. Spearheading Vanderwende’s first … Continue reading

Riverwards Produce Old City Opens Juice Bar
Grocery Stores / Juice Bar / Old City

Riverwards Produce Old City Opens Juice Bar

Riverwards Produce in Old City opened a couple of months ago at 146 Bread Street. It now offers fresh juices, agua frescas, and smoothies. It is open every day from 9AM to 7PM. Marilyn JohnsonFood enthusiast. Travel lover. Social media maven. Independent Journalist. Food marketing/PR expert. https://original.newsbreak.com/@marilyn-johnson-1587690 https://phillygrubtrips.wordpress.com/ Email: phillygrub@gmail.com phillyfoodmarketing.weebly.com Continue reading

Amina Restaurant & Lounge Opening in Old City on Wednesday (May 18)
Old City / Openings / Southern Food

Amina Restaurant & Lounge Opening in Old City on Wednesday (May 18)

Following two difficult years for the restaurant industry, things are already looking up for Philadelphia in 2022, as Amina Restaurant & Lounge is scheduled to open at 104 Chestnut Street in the city’s Old City neighborhood during the first quarter of the year. The 70-seat restaurant, owned by Felicia Wilson and helmed by Chef/Partner Darryl … Continue reading