Will Pop-Ups Save Philly’s Food Scene?
It’s getting harder for independent restaurants to survive. Could the sharing economy of pop-ups help preserve diversity in our food businesses?
Foodizen: Forget Back to “Normal”
Jezabel’s Argentine Bakery & BYO is doing better than ever in its 10-year history by pivoting to not just survive, but thrive during the pandemic—a start to rethinking the restaurant industry as we have known it
Foodizen: Why Is Ravioli Worth More Than Pierogi?
How Mom-Mom’s Kitchen is working to spread the good word on Polish food in Philadelphia. Their latest venture on South Street is set to open this winter.
Foodizen Podcast: What’s On Your Kwanzaa Table?
Philly boasts one of the longest-running celebrations of the African-inspired holiday that runs from December 26 to January 1. This episode of our food history podcast explores what it means.
Foodizen: Honeysuckle Grows Roots
Thanks to the pandemic, chef and native Philadelphian Omar Tate brought his lauded pop-up home. Now, he’s working on its reinvention: a Mantua food and community center
Business for Good: Black and Mobile
The Caviar for black-owned restaurants is having its busiest season yet—and this month, it’s relaunching with a new app to be more competitive in cities around the country
Foodizen: Revolutionizing Your Meat
While national suppliers come up short during the pandemic, Philly’s Primal Supply Meats is keeping fridges stocked and local farmers afloat. That’s good for our diets—and our economy
Foodizen: Communal Dinners for Distanced Times
In this serialized book, industry veterans take us where they love to eat. Here, a pre-isolation Pakistani meal—that you should have delivered at home tonight