Back for back-to-back weeks, and Glenn came by as well!
Here are the Philly and South Jersey food items I mentioned on tonight’s show:
- The notorious owner of Hop Sing Laundromat is going to be opening a banh mi shop somewhere in the city, according to Philly Mag and Eater Philly. The name, location and menu are all still shrouded in secrecy.
- Philly Mag is also reporting that the duo owners of Southwark and Ambra, Chris D’Ambro and Marina de Oliviera are planning two new restaurants at 5th and Bainbridge Sts for a springtime opening – a casual restaurant and bar and a wood-fired pizza place.
- Unit Su Vege is new vegetarian Chinese restaurant that has opened on Hamilton St. right near the Philadelphia Museum of Art, according to Eater Philly.
- Bait & Switch Seafood Bar in Port Richmond is closing on January 20th, according to multiple sources. A new restaurant concept is in the works for this location.
- Philly Grub posted that on January 17th, South Philly Barbacoa and Chris’ Jazz Café will be co-hosting a Tacos & Tequila dinner, raising funds for help support undocumented workers. Tickets are $10 to pay for the live band and the food is pay-as-you-can.
- Don’t forget that today starts Center City District Restaurant Week, which will run until January 25th. Over 125 restaurants are participating.
- Congrats to Taste of SOUL in Burlington, which had its grand opening yesterday.
Some other articles of interest from the past week include:
- The Iron Room in Atlantic City is providing free meals to members of the Coast Guard during the government shutdown.
- Giant is opening its first Heirloom Market in Graduate Hospital.
- Looks like a new eatery will be taking over the spot occupied by wine bar Zinc.