If you have plans to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow with a McDonald’s Shamrock Shake (hey, we all have our things), may we make one tiny suggestion? Two of our favorite local spots are offering healthier alternatives to Mickey D’s signature green milkshake, featuring ingredient lists you can actually feel good about. Fancy that! Read more »
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Last week, we asked you guys to spill the beans on where we could find the best smoothies and juices around Philly and, man, did you have a lot of opinions! You all gave shout outs to a ton of spots: Sook Hee’s Produce, Stripp’d Juice, and P.S. & Co., just to name a few (hop on over here to check out all the comments). And you were nice enough to list off some of your go-to orders from favorites like The Juice, Sip-N-Glo, Gangster Vegan Organics, and more. Below, a list of must-try juices and smoothies around Philly, as chosen by you.
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Rendering of the new Fuel Ardmore | Via Facebook.
If you’re a fan of organic meals that don’t break the calorie bank (Um, who isn’t?), get ready to jump with joy: The beloved all-organic spot Fuel, which currently has locations in Center City and South Philly, is opening a new outpost in Ardmore on Friday.
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Le Virtu, Adobe Cafe and Fuel were all hit by robberies overnight on Passyunk Avenue. NBC 10 has more on the story including an interview with Rocco Cima, owner of Fuel, which lost $150 in the theft.
NBC 10 reports that this is just the latest robbery in the area as at least two others happened over the past couple of weeks.
4 South Philly Restaurants Robbed Overnight [NBC 10]
Put down the white bread and step away from the Kraft singles—we’ve found a list of stuffed grilled cheese sandwiches so loaded and gluttonous that they definitely aren’t your average comfort food must-haves.
These aren’t your mom’s grilled cheeses, and you know what? They aren’t even sandwiches you want to tell your mom about because you know she’ll start jabbering about silly things like cholesterol and pesky little heart attacks.
These sandwiches, stuffed with multiple meats and cheeses and standard menu items squished together between different breads slathered with different types of butters and sauces, are stuffed with a dictionary of culinary bad words: fat, bacon, cheese, grilled, fried, baked, crispy, oozing, dripping, melting…
You don’t have to be in a bad mood to eat them, but you’ll definitely feel happier once you’ve started in on any of these six stuffed grilled cheese sandwiches:
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Fuel’s Center City location joins its Passyunk Avenue sibling by offering offering weekend brunch starting tomorrow. The healthy food spot at 1225 Walnut Street will be offering a menu full of fritattas, wraps and even pancakes that contain diet friendly calorie counts.
The brunch menu is available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and complimentary coffee is also available.
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Looking for a healthy dinner tonight? Today is the birthday of FUEL on East Passyunk and all panini and wraps are only $5 today.
FUEL [Official Site]
Q102’s Rocco Cima has opened two sub-500 Fuel locations in Philadelphia and today he expands on the concept with a to-go option. Fuel To Go has opened at 1650 Arch Street with a menu of salads, grab-and-go options, juices, smoothies and a coffee bar. This location will also offer breakfast daily starting at 8 a.m.
Level Up is on hand today and will be paying for everyone’s meal who uses the app today.
Fuel To Go
1650 Arch Street
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Philadelphia Inquirer critic Craig LaBan is now on Twitter. [@CraigLaBan]
Scott Swiderski is out of the Serafina project three weeks before it was to open. Michael Klein says Swiderski has something else in the works. [The Insider]
A third location of Fuel is in the works. This one at 1650 Arch Street will be more of a snag and go spot. Owner Rocco Cima tells Meal Ticket he’s also working on franchising with eight already sold. [Meal Ticket]
Haru has closed in Old City after six years. What we’ll remember most is Craig LaBan’s zero bell bashing of the Old City spot. [The Insider]
In news we’re not sure we comprehend, Tony Luke’s is opening ten concession stands in Puerto Rico. [Grub Street]
Twisted Tail, a bourbon and blues spot in the old Kildare’s at Headhouse Square is progressing. They’re aiming for a mid-June opening. [The Insider]
Krispy Kreme is re-entering the Philadelphia market. The first store will be located at 7855Â Oxford Avenue. [Restaurant Club]
G-Ho-ers will be interested to note that theÂ Twi-Lite Lounge at 20th and Bainbridge is on the market. They’ll scoff when they see the $1.5 million price tag. [Brownstoner]
Former Four Seasons chef Tony Clark has resurfaced after years as a private chef at Wilmington’s Harry’s Savoy Grill. [Delaware Online via The Insider]
Fuel is opening a second location, this one will be at 1225 Walnut Street. We assume the soundtrack will make the trek from Passyunk Avenue. [Meal Ticket]
Rumor has it Sullimay’s at Girard and Berks will become a Sabrina’s sometime after August. [Brownstoner]
Wolfgang Puck is in talks to partner with Restaurant Associates at the Kimmel Center. [The Insider]