Steve’s Prince of Steaks Now Open in University City
Cheesesteaks / Pizza / University City / Wings

Steve’s Prince of Steaks Now Open in University City

By Kevin Wilson, host of Dining on a Dime I remember going to Steve’s Prince of Steaks at 7200 Bustleton Avenue back in the 1990s late at night after singing karaoke. The place would always smell great and the cheesesteak were always delicious. I treasured the memories, smell and taste of those particular cheesesteaks for many … Continue reading

A Look at Louie Louie Bistro & Bar
American / French / Reviews / University City

A Look at Louie Louie Bistro & Bar

Louie Louie Bistro & Bar located at the Inn at Penn across from the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania opened a couple of months ago to much fanfare and with good reason. It is a truly stunning restaurant. The interior was designed by Philadelphia based Rohe Creative who … Continue reading

A Preview of Trolley Car Station
Openings / University City / West Philly

A Preview of Trolley Car Station

By Amaris Pollock, special correspondent to Philly Grub When traveling in and out of Philadelphia, there are many sites to see. Now among them is a restaurant with the theme of our city’s iconic trolleys. I was recently invited by Marilyn Johnson to attend an introductory event at Trolley Car Station, which is associated with … Continue reading

Trolley Car Station in West Philly Nears Opening
Openings / University City / West Philly

Trolley Car Station in West Philly Nears Opening

Trolley Car Station, a two-story, 125-seat restaurant, at the 40th Street trolley station is getting closer to opening. Furniture is being moved in this week. A soft opening is expected in early September with a ribbon-cutting planned for the Trolley Portal Garden on September 27th. Located at 3940 Baltimore Avenue, the new restaurant comes from the same … Continue reading

New &pizza Opening Soon in University City
Openings / Pizza / University City

New &pizza Opening Soon in University City

D.C.-based craft pie purveyor &pizza will be bringing its innovative, community-driven retail design and unique employee culture to the UPenn Campus at 3925 Walnut Street on August 14th. In celebration of the brand’s 31st shop, the first 31 people in line will receive free pizza. The brand will also be offering free ampersand tattoos through … Continue reading

Louie Louie Bistro & Bar Brings a Taste of European Cafes to University City
Openings / University City

Louie Louie Bistro & Bar Brings a Taste of European Cafes to University City

Fearless Restaurants will debut Louie Louie Bistro & Bar Wednesday, July 11 at the Inn at Penn across from the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Louie Louie Bistro & Bar is an American bistro with a French flair. The menu will feature influences from European cafes and bistros and … Continue reading

Brunch at White Dog Cafe
Brunch / University City

Brunch at White Dog Cafe

When you think brunch in Philadelphia, there’s no shortage of options. While plenty of new restaurants have opened and offer weekend brunch service, it never hurts to go the tried-and-true route. White Dog Cafe should need no introduction. In its 35th year, this Philadelphia restaurant specializing in sustainable American cuisine is an institution on a … Continue reading

Marigold Kitchen Reveals New Winter Menu
Menus / Seasonal / University City

Marigold Kitchen Reveals New Winter Menu

The start of a new year brings a fresh, new menu that celebrates the season at Marigold Kitchen. Chef/owners Andrew Kochan and Tim Lanza are all fired up over their new Winter Menu that is full of delicious surprises. A creative blend of unique flavors and textures, the new 10 course tasting is pleasing to the eye … Continue reading

White Dog University City Unleashes Expanded Space and Celebrates 35 Years
Brunch / University City

White Dog University City Unleashes Expanded Space and Celebrates 35 Years

The White Dog Cafe University City unleashed its expansion into a neighboring brownstone, formerly a hair salon, adding 82 seats and an expansive bar. The expansion completed on December 1, 2017, coincides with the upcoming 35th anniversary of the White Dog Cafe in January 2018. The new space was designed by Kate Rohrer of Rohe … Continue reading

Turducken Sandwich Returns to Jake’s Sandwich Board
Center City / Sandwiches / University City

Turducken Sandwich Returns to Jake’s Sandwich Board

Jake’s Sandwich Board is excited to announce the return of  Philadelphia’s favorite holiday sandwich – The Turducken Sandwich. Starting November 1st through Thanksgiving (for the 7th year in a row). The Turducken Sandwich at JSB starts with a fresh-baked Carangi roll smothered in cranberry spread, a layer of apple-sausage stuffing, stuffed with slow-roasted, Creole-seasoned, slices of whole roasted turkey, slow roasted … Continue reading