On a typical work day, my lunch break looks like this: Me, hunched over my desk, shoveling some sort of salad/wrap/quinoa concoction into my mouth with my right hand while very inefficiently typing with my left hand. It’s not that I can’t leave my desk during lunch. But the weather has been so miserable for the past five months, that venturing outside for lunch simply wasn’t an option. Plus, why go somewhere else when my desk chair is comfortable enough? Well, here’s why: According to this video posted by The Atlantic, eating lunch in your lonely cubicle, day after day, isn’t just sad, it’s also bad for your health.
Dining Out for Life is just under three weeks away and in addition to all the restaurants donating 33% of all proceeds to AIDS related charities, Philadelphia food trucks are hosting a round-up.
More than ten food trucks will descend on 13th and Locust between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 24th where they will be offering lunch and helping a good cause.
What better way to kick off Philly Wine Week than with Georges Perrier opening a bottle of champagne with a sabre. And that’s exactly how Philadelphia’s first ever wine week started.
Today sees more fun as Jet Wine Bar kicks off its local lunch and local wine series. All week, Alla Spina is pouring Karamoor Estates wine on tap. This evening they’ll have Kevin Robinson from Karamoor in the building from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
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.
Tomorrow, Thursday, January 30th, Scott Schroeder and American Sardine Bar are once again playing host to David Katz and his Mémé fried chicken.
The dish was a popular once-a-week lunchtime treat when Katz owned Meme at 22nd and Spruce. Tomorrow, Katz will be back in the kitchen, cooking up his fried chicken and biscuits. Lunch starts at 11 a.m. and the High Life is already on ice. completely sold out last time they hosted the pop-up.
Rotisseur is rolling out a new sandwich today. The Bo Ssam Banh Mi includes slow roasted, all natural, Duroc pork shoulder, Dijon slaw, pickled pineapple, cilantro and jalapeño. The sandwich goes for $10.
Owner Aaron Matzkin is excited for the new sandwich, calling it “a winner.”
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]