Chef Lee Styer’s The Dutchess Opens In Pennsport
Openings / Pennsport

Chef Lee Styer’s The Dutchess Opens In Pennsport

The Dutchess, Chef Lee Styer’s brand-new fast casual concept nestled in the Pennsport neighborhood of South Philadelphia, is set to open its doors at 1527 S. Fourth Street on Wednesday, June 8, boasting a rotating menu of breakfast sandwiches and coffee by day, and burgers, falafel flatbreads, salads, chicken sandwiches, and house-made artisan ice cream by evening, available Wednesday … Continue reading

The Jim Opens in South Philly
Bars / Openings / South Philadelphia

The Jim Opens in South Philly

Philadelphia bar owners Fergie Carey and Jim McNamara, of Fergie’s Pub and The Goat, along with Tony Rim of 1225 Raw and The Foodery, have opened The Jim at 1701 S. 8th Street (8th & Morris) in South Philly. The former JC Chinese Restaurant is now a neighborhood bar with the kitchen serving a menu of Chinese and Korean … Continue reading

Sabrina’s Café Opening South Street Location This Week
Graduate Hospital / Openings

Sabrina’s Café Opening South Street Location This Week

Update: I have been informed the location is actually on the Fitler Square neighborhood side of South Street, across from Graduate Hospital. So, I have made that correction. When the original Sabrina’s Café Italian Market location at 910 Christian Street closed last year after twenty years, many people were crushed to hear the news. They promised … 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

Pressed Brings Juices and Plant Based Treats to Midtown Village
Midtown Village / Openings / Plant-Based

Pressed Brings Juices and Plant Based Treats to Midtown Village

Pressed, one of the leading cold-pressed juice and plant-based treats brands, is opening a new location in Midtown Village. This is Pressed’s first location in the Philly/PA market and is scheduled to open on Saturday, May 7 at 113 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107.  With a wide range of products including cold-pressed juices, functional shots, grab-and-go … Continue reading

Pinefish in Philadelphia is now closed and relocated to Conshohocken as Fayette Street Oyster House
Center City / Conshohocken / Openings / Philly Restaurant Closings

Pinefish in Philadelphia is now closed and relocated to Conshohocken as Fayette Street Oyster House

I am bereft to report that Pinefish in Center City is now closed. I just saw them update their social media. As they are promoting the opening of a new restaurant, Fayette Street Oyster House in Conshohocken, they casually announced that the Philadelphia restaurant is now closed. In fact, when you try to visit the … Continue reading

Philadelphia’s Largest Outdoor Restaurant Liberty Point Opening on Delaware Riverfront
Delaware Riverfront / Openings

Philadelphia’s Largest Outdoor Restaurant Liberty Point Opening on Delaware Riverfront

Just in time for the outdoor dining season, Liberty Point, located on the Philadelphia waterfront adjacent and wrapped around the waterfront side of Independence Seaport Museum, will host it’s grand opening on Tuesday, May 3. Located at 211 S. Columbus Blvd, FCM Hospitality now runs Philadelphia’s largest outdoor restaurant. The giant sprawling 28,000 square foot … 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

Chick-A-Boom Opening Fourth Location
Fast Casual / Juniata / Openings

Chick-A-Boom Opening Fourth Location

Chick-A-Boom already has three locations plus a food truck. They are expanding with a fourth physical location at 3677 Frankford Avenue in the Juniata section. It will open on Good Friday, April 15th. The fast-casual fried chicken concept is famous for its fried chicken sandwiches, signature ‘boom sauce,’ and specialty chicken and waffles. Owner Brittany Tolliferreo … Continue reading