The Lucky Well Opening BBQ in University City
BBQ / University City

The Lucky Well Opening BBQ in University City

The Lucky Well announced on its Instagram today that it will open a BBQ restaurant at 3432 Sansom Street in University City, the former Baby Blues BBQ location. It will open Thursday, June 23rd at 4PM. The Lucky Well was started in Ambler, PA by Chad Rosenthal and has two other locations, one in Warrington, … Continue reading

DIG opens second Philadelphia location in University City
Openings / University City

DIG opens second Philadelphia location in University City

On Thursday, March 31, DIG, the restaurant group focused on vegetable-forward cooking, will open its second Philadelphia location on the University of Pennsylvania campus, in a bi-level, 2,700 square foot space at 140 S. 36th Street. Guests can expect the same locally sourced menu, featuring freshly prepared, seasonal meals, sides and desserts including an array of gluten-free and vegan … Continue reading

CM Chicken Now Open in University City
Korean / University City

CM Chicken Now Open in University City

CM Chicken, a Chicago based chain, is now serving Korean fried chicken dishes in University City. They are offering a soft opening discount this week at the 3180 Chestnut Street location. The menu is packed with a big variety of Korean fried chicken options… entrees, bowls, nuggets, and burgers/sandwiches, as well as fried shrimp and … 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

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

Kevin Wilson attended on behalf of Philly Grub 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 years, … 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