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

Spring Offerings from Marigold Kitchen
Menus / Prix Fixe / West Philly

Spring Offerings from Marigold Kitchen

Spring is officially here (although, you wouldn’t know it from the weather), and chefs Andrew Kochan and Tim Lanza of Marigold Kitchen (501 South 45th Street) are rolling out their new spring menu with the freshest ingredients of the new season. There’s always something new on Marigold Kitchen’s ever-evolving menu. From the Chicken Liver Eclair … Continue reading

Brooklyn Brewery Bringing Beer Mansion to The Woodlands
Beer / Events / West Philly

Brooklyn Brewery Bringing Beer Mansion to The Woodlands

On Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12, Brooklyn Brewery is bringing their unconventional and eccentric beer bash to Philadelphia with Brooklyn Brewery Mash presents BEER MANSION — an interactive, multi-room celebration of beer, food, music, more beer and community. Part of an eight-city world tour, Beer Mansion stops in Philadelphia at The Woodlands Mansion & Cemetery with a two-day event featuring … Continue reading

Four Courses from Marigold Kitchen’s New Early Summer Menu
Menus / West Philly

Four Courses from Marigold Kitchen’s New Early Summer Menu

Marigold Kitchen is unveiling their new Early Summer Menu Known for keeping an element of surprise when presenting their 13-15 course feast, the chefs prefer not to divulge the full menu in advance. Instead, they are offering a peek at a few of the dishes. Each course is meticulously designed for the eyes and the palate in whimsical Marigold … Continue reading

Noshhh: Local Craft Food & Drink Vendor Showcase at Indigo Bleu
Events / West Philly

Noshhh: Local Craft Food & Drink Vendor Showcase at Indigo Bleu

Spirit Forward and Home Brewed Events are proud to present Noshhh, a local craft food and drink vendor showcase coming up on April 15th at Indigo Bleu in West Philly. Sample hand-crafted cocktails, beer, coffee and food from the newest Philadelphia businesses that everybody needs to know about. In true speakeasy style, the location of the after … Continue reading

A Look at Marigold Kitchen’s Mysterious Tasting Menu
Menus / University City / West Philly

A Look at Marigold Kitchen’s Mysterious Tasting Menu

If you have been to West Philly’s Marigold Kitchen you know that co-owners/chefs Andrew Kochan and Tim Lanza, along with chef Keith Krajewski, like to keep an element of surprise with their ever-evolving menu, and prefer their dishes be kept secret until guests are presented with dinner. Marigold Kitchen’s wide ranging tasting menu evolves each month … Continue reading

Dock Street Brewery and Red Owl Tavern Collaborate on IPA
Beer / Old City / West Philly

Dock Street Brewery and Red Owl Tavern Collaborate on IPA

Red Owl Tavern and Dock Street Brewery Team Up To Brew “Red Awl IPA” Exclusive to Red Owl Tavern Old City’s Red Owl Tavern and West Philadelphia’s Dock Street Brewery have partnered on a new, collaborative beer – Red Awl IPA – that will be served exclusively at Red Owl Tavern. “We entered this process … Continue reading

Wyndridge Farms + Resurrection Twice Fried Chicken Pop Up This Thursday at Local 44 in West Philly
West Philly

Wyndridge Farms + Resurrection Twice Fried Chicken Pop Up This Thursday at Local 44 in West Philly

This Thursday, July 30th, Local 44 teams up with Wyndridge Farms and Philadelphia Distilling for an all-day affair that will include tasting various ciders, IPAs and spirits. Jay Stewart and the Wyndridge Crew will be on-hand pouring: Wyndridge Cider (aged in Bourbon Barrels) Wyndridge Dry Hopped Cider (aged in Blue Coat Gin Barrels) Laughing Crow … Continue reading