High Street Hoagies Open at Franklin’s Table in University City
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High Street Hoagies Open at Franklin’s Table in University City

High Street Hoagies, a concept by High Street Hospitality, is now open at Franklin’s Table at 3401 Walnut Street in University City. High Street Hoagies offers eight hoagies (named after different neighborhoods), two salads, and a soup of the day.  Sizes and prices of hoagies are as follows: whole (8″) $14, half (4″) $7.5, and … Continue reading

CO-OP Restaurant & Bar Introduces Game Day Happy Hour
Happy Hour / University City

CO-OP Restaurant & Bar Introduces Game Day Happy Hour

CO-OP Restaurant & Bar, an open air-restaurant located at the corner of 33rd & Chestnut Streets, at the crossroads of University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, is launching a Philly-centric Game Day Happy Hour this week. Every time a Philly sports team — Eagles, Phillies, Flyers, Sixers — are playing (home or away), guests can enjoy a line-up of delicious small plates and drink specials … Continue reading

Garces Trading Company Returns this Fall at the Cira Centre
Jose Garces / Openings / University City

Garces Trading Company Returns this Fall at the Cira Centre

Philadelphia, PA — James Beard Award Winner Chef Jose Garces announces the return of one of his most beloved restaurant and hospitality concepts. Garces Trading Company (GTC) returns this fall as a collection of casual cafes that are part coffee shop, restaurant, bakery, marketplace, wine shop and corporate catering solution. The first new brick-and-mortar Garces Trading Company location will debut in … Continue reading

Coming Soon: BBQ Pizza at The Lucky Well in University City
BBQ / Chefs / Pizza / University City

Coming Soon: BBQ Pizza at The Lucky Well in University City

Chef Steven Seibel (formerly of Hook & Master) has joined The Lucky Well team at the new location in University City to bring pizza into the mix. BBQ pizza, you say? Oh yes! I recently spoke with Steven and Chad Rosenthal to learn about their vision and what to expect at 3432 Sansom Street, which is currently … Continue reading

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