The Fin, New Surf & Turf Restaurant, Opens in Fishtown
Fishtown / Openings / Seafood

The Fin, New Surf & Turf Restaurant, Opens in Fishtown

The Fin is putting the fish back into Fishtown with Philadelphia’s largest and newest seafood destination. The owners of seafood boil chain Crab Du Jour have opened The Fin at 1000 Frankford Avenue #1 in Fishtown. This new giant surf and turf hotspot will feature a contemporary casual vibe, with 10,000 square feet of space, … Continue reading

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Opens in Fishtown and Coming Soon to Rittenhouse Square
Fishtown / Ice Cream / Openings / Rittenhouse Square

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Opens in Fishtown and Coming Soon to Rittenhouse Square

On Thursday, December 2 at 7 PM, Jeni’s Slendid Ice Cream will open the doors of its first Philadelphia brick and mortar location at 1322 Frankford Ave. Unit #101 in Fishtown. The shop will be scooping free ice cream until close (11 PM) and the first 50 guests in line will receive a free swag bag.  The … Continue reading

Beehive Bakeshop Opens in Fishtown
Baked Goods / Bakeries / Fishtown / Openings

Beehive Bakeshop Opens in Fishtown

Elisabeth Beraquit, 29, originally from Brigantine, NJ, was on track to be a tax accountant for the rest of her life. She acquired a business degree in 2014 and became a CPA in 2016.  Baking has always been her true passion, though. The hobby kept her sane while quarantining in the early days of the … Continue reading

Growing: honeygrow opens its 25th location in Fishtown
Fishtown / Openings

Growing: honeygrow opens its 25th location in Fishtown

The newest opening is particularly meaningful to the honeygrow team. For years, they were part of the vibrant Fishtown community with their corporate offices located at 1601 N Front Street which also included a Test Kitchen. When the company announced they were moving headquarters to Center City this summer, hundreds of Fishtown neighbors wrote in … Continue reading

Elsie’s Pickles Rebrands, Opens New Franchises
New Jersey / Openings

Elsie’s Pickles Rebrands, Opens New Franchises

The name that started the pickle sandwich craze is changing, but that’s only the start of it. The New Jersey pickle sandwich shop wants to take the sensation nationwide. Elsie’s – Home of the Original Pickle Sandwich has officially rebranded as Peace Love Pickles – Home of the Original Pickle Sandwich, says owner Katherine Cohen … Continue reading

The Yankee Chipper opens in Wyndmoor
Montgomery County / Openings

The Yankee Chipper opens in Wyndmoor

Eric Connor grew up in the food business. He started working in his Dad’s catering company as a teenager, doing every job that he could do. Then, he moved on to The River Café in Manayunk (which eventually became Mad River) where he worked for many years as a barback and bartender.  However, coming from … Continue reading

Garden Oasis Terrassa Debuts Adjacent to Fabrika in Fishtown
Fishtown / Mediterranean / Openings

Garden Oasis Terrassa Debuts Adjacent to Fabrika in Fishtown

The owners of Fabrika, the acclaimed Fishtown restaurant/cabaret and entertainment venue, are unveiling a new concept underneath a plexiglass-covered outdoor space attached to the converted former ice cream machine factory. Terrassa is a 65-seat outdoor industrial-chic space bordering Frankford Avenue that, unlike the inside, will offer a more casual, family-friendly menu of international and shareable … Continue reading

Playa Bowls Set to Open on Temple Campus
Healthy / Openings / Temple University

Playa Bowls Set to Open on Temple Campus

This Saturday, May 8th, Playa Bowls will be celebrating the opening of a new location at Temple University. The new shop will be located at 1932 Liacouras Walk in Philadelphia, PA. The store will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday beginning at 11AM with custom t-shirts and free bowls for the first 50 customers in a socially distanced line.  This … Continue reading

Tina’s Tacos Now Open in Fishtown
Fishtown / Mexican / Openings

Tina’s Tacos Now Open in Fishtown

If you’re a fan of Bob’s Burgers, you may recognize the reference to this new taco-centric restaurant in Fishtown which will pay a tribute of sorts to Tina Ruth Belcher, the eldest daughter of the show’s main protagonist. Tina’s Tacos, a new taqueria located at 2327 E. York Street, has opened its doors to 50% … Continue reading

Philly Tap & Tavern Now Open at Harrah’s Philadelphia
American / Delaware County / Openings

Philly Tap & Tavern Now Open at Harrah’s Philadelphia

Philly Tap & Tavern, a new American restaurant at Harrah’s Philadelphia, is now open, offering an exciting take on bold Philly flavors! Open for lunch and dinner, enjoy mouthwatering shareables, small bites, handheld classics, and featured Tavern favorites such as NY Strip, Atlantic Salmon, Braised Short Ribs, Fish & Chips, and more! Philly Tap & … Continue reading