Rooster Soup Company in the Wall Street Journal

Pastramen soup from a Rooster Soup pop-up

Pastramen soup from a Rooster Soup pop-up

It’s nice to see that the Wall Street Journal has discovered Philadelphia’s dining scene. Just a month after featuring Kensington Quarters, the paper is back with a story on Michael Solomonov, Steve Cook, Broad Street Ministry and Rooster Soup Company. While the charitable background of Rooster Soup will be familiar to Foobooz readers, there are new details about Rooster Soup Company to share.

  • Rooster Soup is under construction and “will open in early 2016.”
  • Men will include a rotating selection of five soups, salads and sandwiches.
  • A meal will cost around $12.
  • Caitlin McMillan of Zahav will be the chef.
  • The Sansom Street restaurant will have 50 seats split between a luncheonette style counter a burgundy booths.
  • Bread will be baked in house.
  • A vegan soup will always be available.
  • The salads will be Middle Eastern inspired with pickled vegetables and a healthy dose of grains.

Read the whole article for more on how Rooster Soup Company came to be and what it hopes to achieve.

The New Philadelphia Story: Eat, Pray, Give [Wall Street Journal]
Rooster Soup Company [Foobooz]