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The Owner of Blackbird Pizzeria Just Opened a Vegan Pizza Joint in Rittenhouse

In 2010, when Mark Mebus opened Blackbird Pizzeria, Philadelphia’s vegan scene looked radically different. You could count the city’s vegetarian mainstays on two hands. Strictly […]

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A Vegan Pizza Shop by the Owner of Blackbird Is Coming to Rittenhouse

While Blackbird Pizzeria didn’t invent vegan pizza, they were the ones to make it a thing here in Philly. Their two locations — one on South […]

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A Bunch of Philly Restaurants are Offering Discounts for Vegan Cheesesteak Day

Attention vegans, vegetarians, and regular folks that happen to enjoy a quality meat- and dairy-free cheesesteak, tomorrow is your day: Tuesday, March 20, is the […]

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Tell Us: What’s the Absolute Best Order at Blackbird Pizzeria?

Good news, vegan friends: The folks at Blackbird Pizzeria, the spot known for its vegan menu of pizzas, wings, cheese fries and the like, had the […]

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Daily News Crowns Philly’s Best Vegan Cheesesteak

Vance Lehmkuhl has been compiling nominations for Philadelphia’s best vegan cheesesteak for the  Philadelphia Daily News. He received over 1,000 nominations for 23 Philadelphia area […]

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Alex Capasso Sets Sights on Rittenhouse

Over the summer chef Alex Capasso transformed his Blackbird Dining Establishment into Benny’s Burger Joint, a much more casual operation for Haddon Avenue in Collingswood. […]

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Blackbird Is Moving to Philadelphia, New Concept for Collingswood

In an email today, chef Alex Capasso told his customers that he is moving Blackbird Dining Establishment from Collingswood to Philadelphia. Capasso says “Collingswood has […]

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Vegan Poutine Today at Blackbird Pizzeria

In honor of National French Fry Day, vegan Blackbird Pizzeria is doing its interpretation on poutine. fries with vegan cheese and gravy will be offered […]

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Six Pack: Non-Fried Potato Greatness

Though fries, poutine, and latkes have their places in the hearts of potato-lovers everywhere there are ways to make delicious spuds without frying them up […]

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Vegan Pizza Day

This Saturday June 30th is Vegan Pizza Day. Across the country many pizza shops will be celebrating by serving vegan options. For you vegans out […]

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All Roads Lead from Horizons

Nicole Marquis and her new team at HipCityVeg Vance Lehmkuhl of the Philadelphia Daily News looks at how Kate Jacoby’s and Rich Landau’s Horizons broadened Philadelphia’s vegan […]

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Blackbird in Collingswood Turns Five, Celebrates with Special Menu

In celebration of Blackbird’s fifth anniversary, the Collingswood BYOB is offering a three course menu starting at $25 per person tonight through the end of […]

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Around the Web: Popovers, Barbecue and Veggies

Flaky popover at Sbraga | Two Eat Philly Two Eat Philly went to Sbraga and reminded us how good the flaky popovers are. [Two Eat Philly] […]

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New Jersey’s Back-To-Back Restaurant Weeks: How Many Is Too Many?

Is it just us or have restaurant weeks become as ubiquitous as department store sales? Don’t know what we mean? Take a look over in […]

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Anniversary Deal at Blackbird

Blackbird Dining Establishment in Collingswood is offering a very affordable deal for their four-year anniversary. Now through the end of the month you can get […]