Copabanana South Street Launches GoFundMe Campaign
Fundraisers / South Street

Copabanana South Street Launches GoFundMe Campaign

Copabanana, the legendary Philadelphia bar and restaurant located at 344 South Street, is seeking the public’s help to stay in business.  A Facebook ad exclaiming to help “Help Save South Street’s Iconic Copabanana!” popped up without much more information. Philly Grub reached out to learn more. A GoFundMe campaign was launched on January 4th to … Continue reading

Brazas BBQ Chicken Offers Peruvian Chicken on South Street
Peruvian / South Street

Brazas BBQ Chicken Offers Peruvian Chicken on South Street

Brazas BBQ Chicken opened as a ghost kitchen in October, offering Peruvian chicken and other Peruvian specialties. Now it is in soft opening mode as a restaurant with some limited indoor seating at 326 South Street. There are only a few Peruvian chicken places in the Philadelphia area, so another option for serving Peruvian cuisine is … Continue reading

Brooklyn Dumpling Shop Coming to South Street
Openings / South Street

Brooklyn Dumpling Shop Coming to South Street

Touchless dumpling concept Brooklyn Dumpling Shop will be opening its first Philadelphia location at a former Dunkin Donuts spot at 308 South Street. The grab & go dumpling shop is based on the automat-style of service—a fully contactless 24/7 experience—where you use a pre-pay or use an on-site hands-free ordering kiosk, and pick-up the food … Continue reading

“Lunch Lady Special” Debuts At MilkBoy South Street
Menus / South Street

“Lunch Lady Special” Debuts At MilkBoy South Street

Philadelphia, PA—MilkBoy South Street, part of the iconic Philadelphia-born brand known for booze, bites, and music, has recently launched the “Lunch Lady Special,” featuring seven days of reoccurring rotating specials of playful and comforting dishes from Culinary Director Chef Yun Fuentes. “Lunch Lady Special” is comprised of seven signature items prepared by Fuentes and team, incorporating locally-sourced ingredients … Continue reading

Outdoor Spaces: Bloomsday Cafe
Outdoor Spaces / South Street / Wine

Outdoor Spaces: Bloomsday Cafe

Bloomsday Cafe is located at 414 S. Second Street in the South Street/HeadHouse District. It was founded in 2019 by Kelsey Bush and Zach Morris. It features seasonally-inspired menu of uncomplicated food next to handcrafted cocktails, wine, and their own coffee. Happy hour and dinner during the week and a spectacular brunch on the weekends … Continue reading

Easter & Passover Specials at Ramona Susan’s Bake Shop
Baked Goods / Fishtown / Holidays / South Street

Easter & Passover Specials at Ramona Susan’s Bake Shop

Ramona Susan’s Bake Shop will be offering several holiday themed goodies for Easter and Passover. They are available for pre-order now at both locations. Holiday pickups begin on Wednesday, April 13th. Pickup locations and hours are below. 1255 Marlborough Street (Fishtown)215-203-1980Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 12pm-3pm / 3:30pm-8pmSaturday 10am-8pmSunday 10am-6pm 1424 South Street (South Street West)215-315-8406Monday 10am-4pmTuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 10am-7pmNo weekend … Continue reading

Taco & Ramen Opens on South Street
Ramen / South Street / Tacos

Taco & Ramen Opens on South Street

Two popular dishes from two different cultures come together on one delicious menu on South Street. Taco & Ramen, formerly The Bean Cafe, at 615 South Street, has opened offering a taste of tacos, ramen, salads, bubble tea, smoothies, and more. The location has a small dine-in area as well as offering delivery with online … 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

New South Street Restaurant to Offer “One-Stop Philly Taco”
Cheesesteaks / Pizza / South Street

New South Street Restaurant to Offer “One-Stop Philly Taco”

NOBODY: ABSOLUTELY NOBODY: PIZZA DA’ACTION: HOME OF THE ONE-STOP PHILLY TACO. There’s no question, Philadelphia’s food scene has blossomed in recent years with world-class restaurants, but even as we take one step forward culinarily, corny food gimmicks endure. South Street is arguably one of Philly’s most famous streets, but for some reason, it can’t get … Continue reading

Puyero Venezuelan Holiday Cooking Classes
Cooking Demonstrations / South Street / Venezuelan

Puyero Venezuelan Holiday Cooking Classes

The one thing that I love in a restaurant is authenticity. If you go to Mom Moms Polish Kitchen in Bridesburg you will see that there really is a Mom Mom who has supplied the recipes for their delicious Polish food. If you go to Pescatore BYOB restaurant in Bala Cynwyd you will see that the … Continue reading