Grass Fed Cheesesteak at 9th and Passyunk Tonight

Grassindacart-garage-squareKensington Quarters and Food Underground are “in da cart” tonight, September 28th at the Garage. And they’re going right at Cheesesteak Vegas with a locally sourced cheesesteak called the Friz Wit. The sandwich is a “tangle of grass fed, frizzled beef wit charred and caramelized onions served on a roll dripping with cheese sauce.” The cheese is from Hidden Hills Dairy and Birchrun Hills Farm, the bread is from Washington Avenue’s Ba Le Bakery. The 100% grass fed beef comes from Kensington Quarters and Food Underground is handling the preparation.

Cheesesteaks are $10 and go on sale at 6 p.m. If you’re from the hospitality industry, let them know and they’ll knock a buck off.

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Tonight: Billy Riddle at the Garage

porky-pig billy riddleTonight, chef Billy Riddle will be manning the cart at the Garage, serving up pork sandwiches for the hungry and the hot. Riddle is currently a chef at Townsend, and has had stints at Volver and Ela.

Stop by and play some Skee-Ball, crack open a can of beer and eat Riddle’s pork sandwich. And for the vegetarians, Riddle promises something for you too.

Garage [Foobooz]

Hash Brown Pop-Up at the Garage

randy-king-hash-house-houseRandy and the King, the pop-up duo of chef Lindsay McClain and Andrew Stahl of Jamonera will be back in the food cart at the Garage tonight, Thursday, March 12th. They’ve got a new Saint Paddy’s day inspired menu entitled “Hash House.” They’ll be serving up hash browns with twists like The Cheesy Pig, hash browns, pork belly, cheese, jalapeno; and the Mellow Mushroom, hash browns, cheese, onions peppers and mushrooms. Guests will also be able to build their own with cheese, onions, ginger mushrooms and more.

The hash brown fest kicks off at 6 p.m. and will stay open as long as there is hash left to brown.

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Tomorrow: Brick And Mortar Preview At The Garage


Brick & Mortar (ex-Franklin Mortgage partner Mike Welsh’s new spot) is expected to open sometime in March. But if you want a little preview of what’s to come in the Goldtex building, check out the Garage tomorrow, February 24, beginning at 5 pm because that’s when chef Brian Ricci will be in the house giving a little preview.

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TONIGHT: Jamonera is Taking Over Garage Philly

randy-and-the-king-tiny-buns-garage-400Tonight, Friday, December 5th, Jamonera will be taking over the food cart at the Garage. Chef Lindsay McClain of Randy and the King and Andy Stahl of Jamonera are serving up short rib sliders and sweet potato sliders (add a fried quail egg if you so desire), potato pancakes, and Barbuzzo favorite, salted caramel budino.

All items are under $6 and the Garage will begin serving up the tiny buns and bites at 6 p.m.

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Tonight: Poi Dog at The Garage


Tonight, Garage Philly will be doing some of that most elusive of cuisines: Filipino food. And it’ll be the crew from Poi Dog working the indoor food truck and serving all that fine Fillipino grub.

Poi Dog will be whipping up a full menu, complete with bibingka and curry rice made with fancy Green Aisle ingredients. The Filipino food will be available from 6:30 p.m. until 10 p.m.

And of course, we just happen to have the full menu for tonight’s festivities. Check it out below:

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Seoul Food For Your Soul (And for Your Gluten-Free Diet)

Photography by Jauhien Sasnou

Photography by Jauhien Sasnou

Chef Lindsay McClain, from Jamonera (and former Chopped champion), is bringing her game to the Garage tomorrow and will be serving completely gluten-free Seoul Food this Thursday, starting at 6 p.m.

The all-Korean menu will include Korean pork tacos, vegetarian Korean shiitake tacos and kimchi fried rice, as well as Barbuzzo‘s legendary (and very non-Korean) budinofor dessert.

The event is a first-come first-served type deal, so you’d better get there as soon as work lets out and grab your tacos and budino before they’re gone.

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TONIGHT: Soom Foods at the Garage

soom foods underground garageThis evening, Soom Foods, the Philadelphia-based, women-owned business of three sisters— Shelby, Jackie and Amy is going to be in the food cart at the Garage on Passyunk Avenue. They will be serving a Middle Eastern street food menu of dishes like sabich, a traditional eggplant pita sandwich and a spiced lamb dish. All dishes will feature Soom Foods Tahini and for dessert, they’ll be offering samples of their Chocolate Sesame Butter, which they are describing as similar to Nutella with only three ingredients and only seven grams of sugar.

The event kicks off at 6 p.m. and runs till the food runs out.

Soom Foods Underground [Facebook]
Soom Foods [Official]

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Mark Your Calendars: Cheesesteak Performance Piece Set to Debut

Cheesesteak Promo Art

Ticket has the details on Cheesesteaks Cheesesteaks Cheesesteaks Cheesesteaks Cheesesteaks Cheesesteaks, a competitive eating performance piece that is coming to 9th and Passyunk at the Garage on June 24th and 25th.

We’re not sure we quite get it but we’re happy to report that a portion of all proceeds goes to Philabundance.

Only in Philly: A Cheesesteak Competitive-Eating Performance Piece [Ticket]

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