Beauty Shop Cafe (and Former Foobooz World Headquarters) Sold to Farmers’ Cabinet


Jon Adler has sold his Graduate Hospital coffee shop, Beauty Shop Cafe to the team from Farmers’ Cabinet. According to Adler, the Farmers’ Cabinet team plans some cosmetic changes but will continue to run the property as a café.

Beauty Shop Cafe held down the northwest corner of 20th and Fitzwater for six years, overseeing the sweeping changes that have come to the Graduate Hospital neighborhood. The coffee shop was a must stop-in spot for politicos, publicans, Phillies fans, construction workers, coffee geeks and even the odd quizzo host. When I ran Foobooz on my own, it was also my morning office and the source of more tips and stories than it ever had any right to be.

I wish Adler and the entire Beauty Shop team all the best.

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  • Lou Perseghin

    Love Beauty Shop and all the staff there so much. So many memories there. It will never be the same, but I’m glad to got to be a small part of the great culture there.

  • SwartzSucks

    I can’t wait to see what the Local 44 crew have planned for this space in 6 months!!!!

  • Wario Batali

    So they can’t pay their bills or employees, but they can buy another spot ?? I give it about 4 months to fail.

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  • friendlynerd

    Someone post a camera so you can watch them pack up and leave in the dead of night a few months down the line.