Dining Out for Life Food Truck Round-Up

dining out for lifeDining 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.

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Philly Wine Week: Day 2

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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.

$20 lobster and wine combo » 

Sabrina’s Opens on the Main Line

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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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Meme Fried Chicken Pop-Up at American Sardine Bar

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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.

Bo Ssam Banh Mi Debuts Today at Rotisseur

bo-ssam-banh-mi-rotisseurRotisseur 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.”

Rotisseur [Foobooz]

Food Options Expanding for The Porch, Vendors Wanted

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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]

Warm Up with Some Good Soup

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When we polled our readers and distilled down their answers about the best soups in Philadelphia, we figured it would be a good post for a cold day. And what do you know, today qualifies.

So here are our suggestions for the best soup for lunch in Philadelphia as well as the best soups served in Philadelphia restaurants.

Where To Get the Best Soup for Lunch in Philadelphia [Foobooz]
Best Soups in Philadelphia Restaurants [Foobooz]

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