We eat a lot of organic eggs in my house—and not just for breakfast. Though fried and scrambled eggs go best with toast and fruit, a poached egg is a posh and impressive variation that goes well on almost anything: atop dressed micro-greens, pasta, even burgers. They require a bit of kitchen panache, but once you’ve got the technique down there’s no end to possible uses. Give it a try in this open-faced sandwich and feel free to sub in sliced avocado, bell pepper or cucumber.
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Sabrina’s has opened another outpost of its popular cafe in Wynnewood. The Main Line location is located in the former home of Sam’s Grill in the Wynnewood Shopping Center. It is the fourth location for Sabrina’s, which has locations in South Philadelphia, Fairmount and on Drexel’s campus.
The menu is the same as the other locations.
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Chicago chef Rick Bayless did a whirlwind tour of Philadelphia over the last day as he was in town to open Tortas Frontera at the ARCH building on the University of Pennsylvania campus.
This is the first Tortas Frontera outside of Chicago. The quick-serve Mexican concept promises local ingredients in tortas, cazuelas (Mexican meals in a bowl), caldos (soups) and molletes (flatbreads). The menu also features a breakfast section. The University of Pennsylvania’s Tortas Frontera is located in the recently restored ARCH building (3601 Locust Walk), The all-day spot is open to Penn students and the public.
Check out the Tortas Frontera listing for hours and more information. The menu is located here.
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Photo via University City District
Starting this April, the University City District is expanding its food options at the Porch. Lunch will be served every Monday, Wednesday and Friday with breakfast on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The University City District has issued a request for proposal for mobile food vendors. The proposals are due by January, 31st. UCD is looking for three savory vendors and one sweets vendor for each lunch.
Request for Proposals | Mobile Food Vending at the Porch [University City District]
Photo by Courtney Apple
West Passyunk’s Grubhouse came on the scene earlier this year, winning a Best of Philly award for Hangover Cure. Now they’ve brought on Chris Ritter, a former cook at Brauhaus Schmitz and alum of the COOK Masters Program, to enhance the kitchen’s offerings. Today they debut their tightened up menu with ingredients like, “bacon fat powdered sugar” and a pretty awesome sounding bologna sandwich with bacon fat onions, hot sauce mayo and American cheese.
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The second location of Plenty Cafe opens today at 1602 Spruce Street. Like its East Passyunk original, Plenty will be be a welcome addition to its neighborhood. The bi-level cafe offers coffee, sandwiches, salads and cafe fare. Breakfast and lunch will be available beginning at 6 a.m. weekdays and 7 a.m. on weekends.
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Green Eggs Cafe in Midtown Village is adding night-time service. Starting on Wednesday, October 16th, the 13th Street location will add evening hours from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. during the week and until midnight on Friday and Saturday.
The menu will be the same as the daytime one, so you can get the “Kitchen Sink” (shown above) late into the night.
Green Eggs Cafe [f8b8z]
First look at a potential menu item for Eli Kulp’s High Street on Market–a Lancaster bologna breakfast sandwich from start to finish in six seconds.
Eli Kulp [Twitter]
The counter is long gone but Predella does offer some sandwiches reminiscent of the original Shank’s and Evelyn’s that previously held down 932 South 10th Street.
Check out the menu at letseat.at.
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The Philadelphia Business Journal’s Peter Van Allen confirms a rumor we’ve heard from time to time for almost a year now. Popular brunch spot, Sabrina’s is going to be opening on the Main Line. Already with locations at 9th and Christian, Fairmount and on Drexel’s campus, expansion will see the next location opening in Wynnewood, in the former Sam’s Grille location. The spot in the Wynnewood Shopping Center will join Tiffin and Elevation Burger as food options for the complex.
Van Allen says the Wynnewood Sabrina’s aims to open before 2013 ends.
Sabrina’s Cafe Expands to Suburbs [Philadelphia Business Journal]
Sabrina’s Cafe [Official Site]