Philadelphia, PA - Hi-Lo Taco, a new American taco bar, has opened its permanent home in Philadelphia's vibrant Midtown Village neighborhood, much to the delight of taco enthusiasts. Previously operating as a popular pop-up in the trendy Fishtown area, Chef-Owner Jeff "Newman the Food Man" Newman has now chosen to bring Hi-Lo Taco to the heart of Center City. Here, diners can indulge in delicious handmade flour tortilla tacos filled with mouthwatering smoked meats and accompanied by heavenly house-made salsas.
Philadelphia, PA - MECHA, a handmade confection chocolate store, opened its second location on East Passyunk Ave at 1618 East Passyunk Avenue. Founded by Melissa Crandley, MECHA offers various unique chocolate flavors and structures committed to using natural ingredients for an authentic taste.
Philadelphia, PA - Glu Hospitality, a notable Asian-owned restaurant group led by Tim Lu and Derek Gibbons, is delighted to unveil their latest venture: Chika, an underground late-night ramen bar at 1526 Sansom Street in Philadelphia. Drawing inspiration from the captivating noodle bar scene in the cult sci-fi film Blade Runner, Chika promises to deliver a dining experience like no other, combining mouthwatering cuisine, delectable beverages, and cutting-edge design.
Philadelphia, PA – Estia Restaurant Group, pioneers of Greek cuisine in Philadelphia for nearly two decades, is excited to announce the opening of Almyra, a new vibrant Greek restaurant and bar from the acclaimed Estia Restaurant Group. Located at the corner of 17th and Chancellor Streets in the heart of Philadelphia, just one block from Rittenhouse Square, Almyra will transport guests to the sandy beaches of the Aegean Sea starting in early December.
Philadelphia, PA – Dottie's Donuts, the beloved retro-style donut shop serving vegan donuts, daily treats & coffee, is thrilled to announce the opening of its fourth location in Fishtown at 1764 Frankford Avenue. The new site will take over the space formerly occupied by Beehive Philadelphia and is scheduled to open in early November.
Philadelphia, PA - High Street Hospitality Group, founded by James Beard Foundation Award-Winning Restaurateur Ellen Yin, is proud to announce the grand opening of their newest restaurant and bar, High Street Philadelphia. In the Washington Square West neighborhood of Philadelphia, High Street celebrates locally sourced grains across pizzas, pasta, and bread, highlighting seasonal Mid-Atlantic produce, meats, fish, and cheeses.
Wayne, PA – At The Table, Wayne’s venerable and award-winning fine-dining restaurant from chefs Alex Hardy and Tara Buzan-Hardy, is now officially open at its new expanded location at 118 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA. The new venue boasts a 400% increase in seating capacity and kitchen size, a four-seat oyster bar, and an all-new beverage program in development.
Philadelphia, PA - After a 43-month hiatus, Royal Tavern, a beloved South Philly neighborhood bar, has reopened its doors. Owners Stephen Simons and David Frank have returned with a revamped menu, ensuring the cozy atmosphere that made the place famous has been maintained. The interior has received a complete renovation, with new additions like comfortable bench seating and ornate wood and stained-glass accents that add a touch of elegance to the space. However, one thing that has remained unchanged is the 12-seat bar, a tavern staple.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 2, 2023) – Industry veteran and Restaurateur Jeff Newman is proud to announce the opening of Hi-Lo Taco (Hi-Lo), an American-style taco bar located in the heart of Philadelphia’s Midtown Village neighborhood. Blurring the lines between “fast-casual” and “full-service,” and “fine dining” and “fast food,” Hi-Lo embraces the ultimate “High-Low” ethos where great food doesn’t have to be fancy, and incredible service doesn’t need to be formal.
Philadelphia, PA – Blueprint Cookies is bringing its delicious desserts to Philadelphia with the opening of its first franchise in Rittenhouse Square. Co-owners Christian Williams and Johnny Ciarlante, along with Joe Lees, are thrilled to begin this new venture and bring their unique cookie flavors to the city.
Philadelphia, PA – Erawan Thai Cuisine, one of Philadelphia’s oldest Thai restaurants, is back and better than ever! The restaurant has been renovated and is now under new ownership. To celebrate their grand opening this weekend, they offer 15% off to all diners who come in and free drunken noodles or pad Thai to the first 50 customers from 1-2 p.m.