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Chris’ Jazz Cafe

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  • Alcohol: Full Bar
  • Price: $$
  • Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

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It’s Really Frigging Cold, So How About Some Free Soup?

You can get this loaded baked potato soup for free today. Why? Because it's really, really cold outside.

You can get this loaded baked potato soup for free today. Why? Because it’s really, really cold outside.

The only thing better than a really good bowl of homemade soup on an Arctic-blasted day like this one is a really good free bowl of homemade soup. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered. Read more »

Music Venue Stirs Controversy By Letting Customers Add Tips for Live Music

Left: A receipt from Chris' Jazz Cafe / Right: Longtime Philly saxophonist Victor North, who cautiously calls the tipping policy "a worthy experiment."

Left: A receipt from Chris’ Jazz Cafe / Right: Longtime Philly saxophonist Victor North, who cautiously calls the tipping policy “a worthy experiment.”

Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about tipping, first with prolific restaurateur Danny Meyer — he of Shake Shack fame — declaring that he was abolishing tipping at his New York City restaurants, and then with a compelling New York Times op-ed that connects tipping to race and flat out declares that “tipping is wrong.” Normally, tipping controversies erupt around the food industry, but now we’ve learned of one brewing in Philadelphia’s music scene, thanks to Center City music venue Chris’ Jazz Cafe. Read more »

Dear Philly Bars and Restaurants: If You See This Woman Coming, Lock Your Doors [UPDATED]

Janeen Thomas in surveillance footage (left) and from Facebook (right)

Janeen Thomas in surveillance footage (left) and from Facebook (right)

UPDATE 5/6/2015 1 p.m.: Janeen Thomas was arrested again on Tuesday night, this time after a meal at Vedge. For the complete update, click here.

ORIGINAL:

Since we’re heading into a busy weekend, we here at Foobooz thought it would be a good time to bring you this Foobooz Public Service Announcement. The woman seen here is named Janeen Thomas. She looks like a nice enough, professional lady. And if you get the chance to talk to her, she’s very pleasant and chatty. But since February, Janeen Thomas has been arrested several times and charged with theft and related offenses. And she’s allegedly been targeting restaurants in Center City. Read more »

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