A big pile of crawfish at Chris’ Jazz Cafe.
You can send us all of your Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday press releases and special offers that you want, but you should probably know that like most of Philadelphia, we couldn’t care less. That said, we do care a whole hell of a lot about crawfish — something hard to come by in Philly — and so we started getting really hungry when this photo came across the Foobooz desk a few hours ago. Read more »
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 »
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 »