Sneak Peek: Here’s What the New Sweetgreen in Rittenhouse Looks Like

Photo by Cody Min

Photo by Cody Min

“This is going to be a problem,” I said to myself as I made the less-than-five-minute desk-to-door journey from my office to Sweetgreen’s new Rittenhouse location, set to open this Friday at 1821 Chestnut Street. It’s a problem, of course, for my poor, sad wallet, since I imagine I’ll be spending a good chunk of my paycheck here each week.

But I have to admit, I was more than a wee bit excited to see inside the new shop. We’d been hearing rumors foreeeeeever about a Sweetgreen coming to this side of Broad Street, but since the powers-that-be have been pretty tight-lipped about details, the new store’s opening has come with more than its share of build-up.  Read more »

#RuntoWorkPHL: Sweetgreen Offers Free Salads to Run Commuters on Friday

Photo courtesy of Sweetgreen

Photo courtesy of Sweetgreen

Well, this is pretty stinkin’ awesome. In addition to our pre-work runners’ party, which we’ll tell you about in a bit (Spoiler: We’ll be showering you with free food and drink from Mamma Chia, Bai5, Trader Joe’s and more), we just received word that the fine folks at Sweetgreen are offering free salads to anyone who participates in Run to Work Day on Friday. How’s that for incentive?  Read more »

New Sweetgreen Doing A Pay-What-You-Like Benefit For Fair Food

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Farm-focused, DC-based salad bar and fro-yo chain Sweetgreen has opened the doors of their newest Philly outpost at 924 Walnut Street, and they’re introducing themselves to Center City by throwing a little party.

Tomorrow, Sweetgreen is offering pay-what-you-like pricing on their line of sandwiches, salads, and juices and all proceeds will benefit Fair Food, a non-profit focused on connecting Philadelphians to local foods.

Have some for lunch tomorrow from from 11:00 until 4:00.

Sweetgreen [Official]

Sweetgreen Lands Center City Location

Sweetgreen comes to Center City.

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Sweetgreen, the farm-to-table quick serve salad spot has been looking for a Center City location since it landed in University City in 2011. And now comes word that D.C. based chain has secured a lease at 924 Walnut Street in the former home of Bonte Coffee.

Sweetgreen [Official Site]

Around the Web: Sweetgreen Endorsement, New Taco Trucks & Adsum Two Ways

Living on the Vedge enthusiastically endorses Sweetgreen, claiming the University City salad shop puts the “sass back in salad.” [Living on the Vedge]

Drawing for Food wasn’t the biggest fan of Guapos Tacos but they found a taco truck they do like. La Marqueza Taco Truck weekends at 22nd and the Parkway and has been spotted on the 1400 block of Spring Garden on weekdays. [Drawing for Food]

Penn Appetit takes two looks at Adsum, one for hedonists and another for pescatarians. [Penn Appetit]

Foodzings over orders at Dim Sum Garden but enjoys it all anyway. [Foodzings]

The Feast gets rather excited for the sandwiches coming out of Jay’s Deli at 13th and Spruce. [The Feast]

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