Ruby Buffet Becomes Ruby’s Cajun Seafood Boil
Openings / Seafood / South Jersey / South Philadelphia

Ruby Buffet Becomes Ruby’s Cajun Seafood Boil

Buffet restaurants are primarily for dining indoors. When the coronavirus stuck shutting down all restaurants, it seemed like buffets would be the first to close permanently. Converting a buffet-style restaurant to a take-out or delivery business model would be nearly impossible in order to continue operating profitably. Ruby Buffet with locations in Philadelphia, Cherry Hill, … Continue reading

The Better Box LLC Announces Fairmount Restaurant Opening
Fairmount / Openings

The Better Box LLC Announces Fairmount Restaurant Opening

The Better Box, LLC is growing! The popular Asian Fusion restaurant located in Northeast Philly announced today it will be opening a second location at 1519 Spring Garden Street in Fairmount. Renowned for their “twisted eggrolls” and General Tso Chicken Cheesesteak, The Better Box, LLC originally opened as a virtual restaurant in 2018 and was … Continue reading

Melt Shop Opens in Langhorne, PA
Bucks County / Chain Restaurants / Openings

Melt Shop Opens in Langhorne, PA

Melt Shop, the pioneer of the Melted Sandwich Movement, will open its newest restaurant in Langhorne, PA on Saturday, February 29th. Melt Shop debuted in Pennsylvania in 2016 in King of Prussia and the new restaurant will become the brand’s fifth in the Keystone state. Located at 2490 East Lincoln Hwy, in Lincoln Plaza, Melt … Continue reading

NEWS: The Plated Nickel to Open in Ex-Sergeant York, Jovan’s Place Spot
American / Bars / Openings

NEWS: The Plated Nickel to Open in Ex-Sergeant York, Jovan’s Place Spot

The Plated Nickel, a new family-owned bar, will open at 2327 E York St in Fishtown on Sunday, March 1st. This location housed the short-lived Sergeant York and Jovan’s Place before that. According to owners Megan Nickel-Ribikauskas and her sister Shannon Nickel, both born and raised in South Philly, The Plated Nickel will serve American … Continue reading

NEWS: PaperMill Asian Kitchen to Open at Franklin’s Table
Asian / Openings / University City

NEWS: PaperMill Asian Kitchen to Open at Franklin’s Table

Fresh spring roll, meet burrito. Franklin’s Table, meet PaperMill. A food truck and caterer that specializes in fresh Asian foods, PaperMill will soon open its first-ever brick-and-mortar location in University City at the Franklin’s Table Food Hall located in The Shops at Penn in March of this year PaperMill Fresh Asian Kitchen started as a … Continue reading

NEWS: New Philadelphia Fried Chicken Chain HNT Chicken Opens Two Locations, 50 Plus Planned
Chain Restaurants / Openings

NEWS: New Philadelphia Fried Chicken Chain HNT Chicken Opens Two Locations, 50 Plus Planned

HNT Chicken, a new quick-service fried chicken chain, opened its first location in the Philadelphia area last month located at 477 Franklin Mills Circle at the Philadelphia Mills Mall (formerly Franklin Mills Mall). A second location opened last Friday, January 24th at 1401 66th Avenue in West Oak Lane and another is scheduled to open … Continue reading

Innovative Home Meal Concept Pinwheel Provisions Popping Up in Narberth, PA
Food Startups / Main Line / Openings

Innovative Home Meal Concept Pinwheel Provisions Popping Up in Narberth, PA

Do you struggle with the age-old question of “what’s for dinner?” Are you challenged with getting healthy and delicious meals on the table quickly? Are you tired of food and packaging waste? Mainline Philadelphia-based Pinwheel Provisions has the answer and is bringing it to Narberth on Saturday, February 29th. RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/189937545410100/ Founded by Anjali Gupta, … Continue reading

NEWS: Steak 48 Bringing Upscale Steakhouse Dining to Broad Street
Center City / Openings / Steakhouses

NEWS: Steak 48 Bringing Upscale Steakhouse Dining to Broad Street

Philadelphia already offers many upscale steakhouse dining experiences, is there room for another? The people behind Steak 48 are betting on it and apparently think there is enough to set them apart from the others. They plan to offer “the complete package,” boasting “great food, drink, service, and ambiance.” So, get ready Center City, another … Continue reading

NEWS: Top Chef Quickfire Dining Concept to Open on January 23, Announces Executive Chef
Center City / Openings

NEWS: Top Chef Quickfire Dining Concept to Open on January 23, Announces Executive Chef

We’re home to two Top Chef-winning chefs… Kevin Sbraga and Nicholas Elmi. We also have many chefs who have appeared on the televised culinary competition… Eddie Konrad, Jennifer Carroll, Natalie Maronski, Jason Cichonski, and Jen Zavala. And while the show is yet to film here, at least we’re getting an eatery inspired by the show. … Continue reading