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

Nick Filet Franchise to Open in Wayne PA
Main Line / Openings / Sandwiches

Nick Filet Franchise to Open in Wayne PA

Nick Filet, the first-ever filet mignon sandwich restaurant, announced today the grand opening of its first franchise location in Wayne, Pennsylvania, is set for Friday, December 18 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony starting at 10:30 a.m. Owned by Brandon Howell, the franchise is located at 313 E. Lancaster Avenue in the Wayne Square Shopping Center. Nick … Continue reading

White Dog Cafe Opens New Glen Mills Location
Delaware County / Openings

White Dog Cafe Opens New Glen Mills Location

Tails will be wagging as White Dog Cafe opens its fourth location on Saturday, September 26, 2020, at the Shoppes at Brinton Lake, in Glenn Mills, Delaware County Pennsylvania. The restaurant will open at 4 pm for dinner service. White Dog Glen Mills has a large outdoor space with 104 seats including 15 at the outdoor … Continue reading

Scoop DeVille Will Open New Shop on South Street
Ice Cream / Openings / South Street

Scoop DeVille Will Open New Shop on South Street

UPDATE August 2021: Scoop DeVille at 528 South Street has soft-opened and is open seven days per week with limited hours 3:00-11:00PM, 12:00AM on the weekends. Here’s my scoop of the week. Popular Philadelphia ice cream shop Scoop DeVille plans to open a third location at 538 South Street next to Federal Donuts. “We’re just … Continue reading

Swedesboro Food Scene Heats Up with Spicy Affair Indian Cuisine
Indian / Openings / South Jersey

Swedesboro Food Scene Heats Up with Spicy Affair Indian Cuisine

When Nik and Cindy Minhas moved to South Jersey from Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2003, they noticed a distinct lack of Indian food. For the longest time, they had discussed the idea of opening an Indian restaurant in the area. Seeing that the population in Gloucester County was starting to grow and become more multicultural, … Continue reading