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Joyride and Tria Donating Portion of Revenue to Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity
Beer / Fundraisers / Rittenhouse Square

Joyride and Tria Donating Portion of Revenue to Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity

Joyride is a new takeout and delivery only pop-up from Tria Cafe, all about killer roast beef sandwiches, fried chicken, and craft beer. For the next two weeks, Joyride and all Tria locations will donate 10% of revenue to Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equality, an organization that provides free legal advice and representation to those … Continue reading

8 Critical Checkpoints for Restaurants Reopening  During the Coronavirus Pandemic
COVID-19

8 Critical Checkpoints for Restaurants Reopening During the Coronavirus Pandemic

This article was submitted by Dr. Larry Caplin, CEO of Bucks County-based DOCS.health. I felt it raised intriguing points as restaurants begin to allow outside dining and, eventually, inside dining during the coronavirus pandemic. As restaurants open up across the country, patrons should be paying close attention to the way restaurants are handling their staff … Continue reading

South Jersey Diners & Bakery  Sell T-Shirt to Help No Kid Hungry
Fundraisers / South Jersey

South Jersey Diners & Bakery Sell T-Shirt to Help No Kid Hungry

Buy a t-shirt, help feed a kid! A trio of family-owned eateries in Gloucester County has kicked off their Eat Well, Be Well, Stay Well campaign to help No Kid Hungry, a childhood hunger charity in America. The Harrison House Diner and The Cake Boutique in Mullica Hill, NJ, and Point 40 Diner in Monroeville, NJ will be donating 15% … Continue reading

Product Corner: ROOT Crafted Cocktail Mixers
Cocktails / Products

Product Corner: ROOT Crafted Cocktail Mixers

What better way to celebrate Memorial Day weekend than with cocktails? ROOT Crafted Cocktail Mixers made it easy for me by sending me a few samples. These all organic, artisanal cocktail mixers were created by two women “with a shaker and a dream” in Bethlehem, PA (approximately 70 miles north of Philadelphia). Founded by Trish … Continue reading

Girls Nite In Online to Honor Women Chefs of Philadelphia
Chefs / Cooking Demonstrations / COVID-19

Girls Nite In Online to Honor Women Chefs of Philadelphia

Girls Nite In Online, a Philadelphia-based, national, free platform by women for women, will celebrate and honor fabulous Philadelphia women chefs with an online “Restaurant Week,” June 1-5.  In addition to providing income for the women chefs who are presenting, Girls Nite In “Restaurant Week” online will encourage viewers to support their beloved local restaurants by ordering … Continue reading

Booze News: Philadelphia Distilling Cocktail Kits Now Available
Booze / Cocktails

Booze News: Philadelphia Distilling Cocktail Kits Now Available

Gov. Tom Wolf signed legislation allowing temporary cocktails-to-go today. Philadelphia Distilling announced it is offering to-go cocktail kits being packaged by out of work Philadelphia bartenders. In addition to its own bartenders, Philadelphia Distilling has hired local bartenders who have lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic to assemble the cocktail kits by … Continue reading

Tork Donates $100K to Support Philly Restaurants, Hospitals
COVID-19 / Press Release

Tork Donates $100K to Support Philly Restaurants, Hospitals

Tork, the global leading professional hygiene brand of Essity, today announced a $100,000 donation to support restaurants and hospitals in Philadelphia, the headquarters for Essity’s global professional hygiene business, and the hardest-hit region in Pennsylvania with more than 19,000 COVID-19 cases. In partnership with Off Their Plate, a grassroots organization that funds local restaurants to provide … Continue reading

Simply Good Jars Offers Home Delivery for a Limited Time
Food Delivery / Local Food Producers / Meals

Simply Good Jars Offers Home Delivery for a Limited Time

I’ve known about Simply Good Jars for a while but was sad to learn they were not widely available to the general public, rather as a grab and go meal in offices and other commercial buildings. COVID-19 changed that. Recognizing a need to get these fresh, prep-free meals delivered to people’s homes during the stay-at-home … Continue reading

Marilyn Johnson featured on the Philadelphia Public Relations Association Blog
Philly Grub News

Marilyn Johnson featured on the Philadelphia Public Relations Association Blog

Philly Grub is about the things that I find interesting and meaningful. Sometimes it’s a news piece, other times its commentary on something special. I use this platform to shine a little spotlight on all of the great things happening in the Philadelphia and South Jersey food scenes. I don’t like to toot my own … Continue reading

Silver Diner in Cherry Hill is Open for Delivery and Curbside Pickup
Cherry Hill NJ / COVID-19

Silver Diner in Cherry Hill is Open for Delivery and Curbside Pickup

One of my favorite places to eat is the Silver Diner in Cherry Hill, which is not too far from my house. The reason I like it so much is that while they call it a diner, it’s elevated diner fare. It offers a nice variety of dishes, including many plant-based items, which is great. … Continue reading