Food

 By Charlotte Jacobson and Skye Leppo

Newbold: Brewing South Philly Love on 1500 Mifflin Street

Newbold: Brewing South Philly Love on 1500 Mifflin Street

While the largest celebration on Mifflin Street this October was the tenth anniversary of the South Philadelphia Tap Room, the festivities truly highlighted the tenth anniversary of Newbold as a thriving section of Point Breeze. Beginning with Longacre Property Management Group‘s redevelopment of the area in 2003, owner John Longacre has successfully redefined a pocket west […]

 By Alexis Sachdev and Dominique T. Johnson

Olney: Church Stands Against Hunger

Olney: Church Stands Against Hunger

Since becoming the first African-American and female pastor of Solid Rock United Methodist Church in 2004, Reverend Margaret Powell has been dedicated to promoting nutritious education and combating city-wide hunger. The church, located at 199 E. Tabor Rd., donates thousands of pounds of food each month to those in need through its partnership with SHARE, some of which […]

 By Alexis Sachdev and Dominique T. Johnson

Olney: United Methodist Plants Roots in Community

Olney: United Methodist Plants Roots in Community

In line with its dedication to combat city hunger and promote nutrition, Solid Rock United Methodist Church will host its Harvest Festival on Oct. 25. The event, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., will feature free food, pumpkin “picking” and painting, story time and plenty of fall-appropriate treats for all ages. There, Reverend Margaret Powell will announce […]

 By Jennifer Babu and Kaitlyn Rocks

Pennsport: The Guerilla Ultima Brunch Experience

Pennsport: The Guerilla Ultima Brunch Experience

A sit-in food truck just became the new Sunday brunch. Guerilla Ultima, run by Chef Robert Legget, is an American BBQ food truck in Philadelphia. Like any other mobile restaurant in the city, it makes appearances in different locations at different timings. Except on every Sunday, from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M., when the Guerilla […]

 By Christine Mattson and Aaron Stevens

Mt. Airy: Serving “Food Awareness” at Wine Thief Bistro

Mt. Airy: Serving “Food Awareness” at Wine Thief Bistro

In a cozy bistro on Germantown Avenue, food awareness is the idea behind every dish. The owners Mount Airy’s Wine Thief, Sophie and Chris Simpson, have embraced the idea of “you are what you eat.” The Simpsons have developed their restaurant on the principle that food should be clean, healthy and environmentally safe. They use […]

 Brittany Hahn

South of South Street: Sweet Freedom Bakery – A Treasure for Fussy Bellies

South of South Street: Sweet Freedom Bakery – A Treasure for Fussy Bellies

Sweet Freedom Bakery has been satisfying people with food allergies since 2010. Located on South Street just west of Broad, Sweet Freedom claims to be Philadelphia’s first and only all-allergy-friendly bakery. All of Sweet Freedom’s treats are vegan and free of corn, gluten, wheat, tree nuts and soy. The sweeteners used are the most natural […]

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