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Alamodak Restaurant Offers a Taste of Jordan in Philadelphia
Alamodak Jordanian Cuisine / Jordanian Food / Middle Eastern

Alamodak Restaurant Offers a Taste of Jordan in Philadelphia

Francisco Ayoub and his family moved to Philadelphia from Jordan in 2013. Jordan, an Arab nation in the Middle East, is bordered by Israel to the west, Syria to the north, and Saudi Arabia to the south. His father, Farah Ayoub, moved the family to the Philadelphia area to practice dentistry. Two of his brothers … Continue reading

Swedesboro Food Scene Heats Up with Spicy Affair Indian Cuisine
Indian / Openings / South Jersey

Swedesboro Food Scene Heats Up with Spicy Affair Indian Cuisine

When Nik and Cindy Minhas moved to South Jersey from Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2003, they noticed a distinct lack of Indian food. For the longest time, they had discussed the idea of opening an Indian restaurant in the area. Seeing that the population in Gloucester County was starting to grow and become more multicultural, … Continue reading

Chef Georgeann Leaming Featured on Man vs. Master Cooking Competition
Chefs / TV

Chef Georgeann Leaming Featured on Man vs. Master Cooking Competition

Local Chef Georgeann Leaming is featured on a new cooking competition show called Man vs. Master hosted by Celebrity Chef Richard Blais. She is no stranger to cooking competition shows. She’s competed on Food Network’s Chopped twice and became a Chopped Champion. Most recently, she was Chef de Cuisine at R2L in Liberty Two which … Continue reading

Hudson Table at The Piazza Sets Up Seafood Shack
Northern Liberties / Openings / Seafood

Hudson Table at The Piazza Sets Up Seafood Shack

Hudson Table, an interactive culinary space at The Piazza in the Northern Liberties, opened just before the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down. That means they haven’t been able to do any hands-on cooking classes, chef’s tables, live chef competitions, or other interactive culinary-focused events since March. They announced on their new Instagram account today that … Continue reading

Free Margaritas on Tuesdays at Revolution Taco
Booze / Rittenhouse Square / Tacos

Free Margaritas on Tuesdays at Revolution Taco

Let’s face it, even as restaurants open up outdoor dining, times continue to be tough. Restaurants need to get creative about drumming up business. Revolution Taco, located at 2015 Walnut Street, isn’t beating around the bush. They know what will bring customers in — FREE BOOZE! On Tuesdays through the summer, they’ll be offering ONE … Continue reading

Philly Family Stranded in Colombia Due to Covid-19 Now Helping Indigenous Tribes Farm
Food Products

Philly Family Stranded in Colombia Due to Covid-19 Now Helping Indigenous Tribes Farm

Hustino Mitchell, whose family owns Mi Cumbia Nail Spa (closed, but reopening soon) in Rittenhouse Square, was in Colombia on business when everything shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic. He and his family (his wife Karina and their two children who were with him on the trip to their ancestral home) couldn’t get home to Philadelphia due to the … Continue reading

Flakely Gluten-Free Launches New Web Store (Promotional Offer)
Baked Goods / Gluten Free

Flakely Gluten-Free Launches New Web Store (Promotional Offer)

You can now order fresh, gluten-free bread and pastry online. Main Line-based Flakely has launched its web store allowing customers to conveniently order gluten-free brioche bread, gluten-free brioche buns, and gluten-free croissants at flakelygf.com. For the month of July, they are offering my readers 10% off any order. Use code “PGRUB7” at checkout. Orders can … Continue reading

Ruby Buffet Becomes Ruby’s Cajun Seafood Boil
Openings / Seafood / South Jersey / South Philadelphia

Ruby Buffet Becomes Ruby’s Cajun Seafood Boil

Buffet restaurants are primarily for dining indoors. When the coronavirus stuck shutting down all restaurants, it seemed like buffets would be the first to close permanently. Converting a buffet-style restaurant to a take-out or delivery business model would be nearly impossible in order to continue operating profitably. Ruby Buffet with locations in Philadelphia, Cherry Hill, … 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

Spring Arts Beer Garden Opens
Beer / Beer Gardens / Spring Garden

Spring Arts Beer Garden Opens

Four breweries located in the Spring Arts District have come together to open the Spring Arts Beer Garden in a revitalized parking lot at 1006 Buttonwood Street. Participating breweries are Love City Brewing, Roy Pitz Brewing, Triple Bottom Brewing, and Yards Brewing Co. The outdoor beer garden will be open on the weekends. Saturday hours … Continue reading