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Japanika – New Kosher Sushi & Grill in NE Philly

Japanika, no relation to the sushi restaurant in Jerusalem, is a new Kosher restaurant in Northeast Philly that just opened this past week and is run by the same owners as the local chain. ( recently closed its Elkins Park location, but 3 others remain in Philadelphia’s Center City, Narberth, and Margate City, N.J (outside Atlantic […]

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Kosher Stand Open Again For Eagles Games at Lincoln Financial Field in Philly

We reported a few months ago that the previous kosher stand at “the Linc” was not in service during the preseason and early parts of the regular NFL season. Now, Kosher hot dogs and sausages are available at Lincoln Financial Field at Section 114. This stand is now being run by the Chabad of Bucks […]

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2 End of Summer Trips: Los Angeles & Philly [Restaurant Report]

In the last week I took two trips, one locally by car to Pennsylvania, and later flew to LA for work. On both trips I made sure to taste as much as possible from the local kosher restaurants, and may have gained some weight in the process. Here’s my kosher restaurant report based on my meals, […]

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Quick Update on Kosher Availability @ the Philadelphia Eagles’ Lincoln Financial Field

The traditional kosher food stand will not be operating at Lincoln Financial Field for tonight’s Eagles vs. Jets preseason football game. The availability of kosher food for the regular season games starting September 7 is anticipated but not yet confirmed. This post will be updated when we have more info about the kosher stand in the stadium […]

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Vge Cafe in Bryn Mawr, PA, Now Kosher

We just learned about Vge Cafe, a vegetarian cafe in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania that also offers a large selection of gluten free items such as wraps and brown rice bowls. Their menu includes soups, salads, sandwiches, and even dairy-free soft serve ice cream! Vge is open Monday-Saturday from 11:30 am-8:30 pm and Sundays from 11:30 am-3:30 pm. […]

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New in Philadelphia, PA: Six Points Kosher Bakery

Following the success of Citron & Rose, Six Points Catering Group has opened “Six Points Bakery.” Similar in class to Citron & Rose’s high-end atmosphere and cuisine, Six Points Bakery aims to infuse contemporary flavors into traditional Jewish baked goods. The bakery has a small sit-down eatery space as well. Some mouth watering pastries featured […]

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Grilliance: New Kosher Restaurant in Pittsburgh, PA

Seasoned restaurateurs Aaron Siebzener (of Milky Way) and Yehuda Gutman have joined forces to open a fleishig restaurant in Pittsburgh that is suitable for professional gatherings. Together, they brought this idea to life in the form of Grilliance, a meat restaurant with “a smorgasbord of offerings and homemade cuisine.” Siebzener and Gutman pride themselves in the […]

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Barclay Cafe, Kosher Steak & Sushi Bar, Now Open in Cherry Hill, NJ

Cherry Hill, NJ is a quaint town in Southern New Jersey right across the river from Philadelphia and even closer to Camden, NJ, a popular summer concert destination. Whether you live in Cherry Hill, Philly, or are just visiting, all will be excited to learn of Barclay Cafe, a new Kosher sushi bar that just […]

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Kosher Food Stand at Tanger Shopping Outlets in Lancaster, PA

Good news: If you plan to visit Amish country or Dutch Wonderland in Lancaster, Pennsylvania this August you will not have to pack lunch! Central PA’s Kosher Mart is opening another branch under the supervision of the Star-K at Tanger Outlets from August 4- August 31. The Kosher stand will be open Monday-Thursday from 4-8 […]

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Kosher Vegetarian Pizza Truck Launches in Philadelphia, PA

As far as we know, Fire Eaters is the country’s only mobile, Kosher, vegetarian, wood-fired pizza operation and it’s making its way onto the scene in Philadelphia! According to Zagat, Fire Eaters started off as a bakery and evolved into a pizza truck when proprietor Joshua Schainbaum started experimenting with different combinations of flour in a […]

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Kosher No Longer Available at Dutch Wonderland, Lancaster, PA

Central PA’s “Kosher Mart” announced on its website a few weeks ago that it is no longer offering its kosher food & 3G’s Pizza at Dutch Wonderland in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. However, they will retain kosher locations at both nearby Cherry Crest Farm and Hershey Park. Their Cherry Crest Farm location is certified under the Star K […]

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Kosher Restaurant Being Planned in Philly Suburbs: The Dairy

The owners of the relatively new Citron & Rose in Merion Station, PA (aka Philly suburbs) are in process of securing a new locale for a dairy restaurant somewhere on Montgomery Ave – seeking to launch in January 2014 (according to the manager at C+R). While Citron & Rose is an upscale eatery (perhaps the […]

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Kosher Restaurants & Travel Tips to Philadelphia, PA

By: Arielle Klein and Gary Klein  |  Last Date of Travel: July 2012 + Labor Day Weekend 2011 Over the course of 2 weekends the past year and a half, both Dani and I, and separately – his brother, spent time visiting the Philly area. We had done a lot of research and made sure […]

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Star Chef Opening New Glatt Kosher Restaurant Outside Philly: Citron and Rose

Post By George Medovoy ; Star Chef Michael Solomonov of Philadelphia will open Citron and Rose on November 7th, a new glatt kosher restaurant, in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania this fall on the Main Line outside of Philly. ; Solomonov, the 33-year-old winner of the 2011 James Beard Award for Best Chef Mid-Atlantic, went restaurant hopping […]

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“” Expanding in Philly Suburbs & South Jersey

When I tried "" (website is actually last year at their original location in Philly a few months after they opened, I was not impressed. They also had a location nearby called "". Unsure if that still exists.  But perhaps they've turned things around.  Since last summer, they've opened 3 additional locations, one on […]

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New Provider: Kosher Food Still Available at Lincoln Financial Field for Eagles Games in Philly

OK. That was fast. Last year we reported that "Max and David's was prodiving Kosher Food at Lincoln Financial Field for Eagles Games" in Philly. Well, no longer. Good news is, Kosher food is still available via stands run by Keep It Kosher LLC, with a Kof-K hechsher (the website is pretty awful – but we […]

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Philly’s Max & David’s Not Reopening After Pesach; Opening Food Truck Instead

The beloved Philly Kosher eatery, Max & David's of Elkins Park located in the Yorktown Plaza, is not reopening its doors after Passover, according to its owner Steve Katz (quoted by The restaurant was not profitable. Katz did note, however, that Max & David's will still live on as a food truck, with a […]

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Kosher Food Now Available at Eagles Games & other events at Lincoln Financial Field in Philly

For the die-hard kosher observant Eagles fans in the Philadelphia region, we’re excited to announce that a local favorite, Max and David’s, has secured a permanent concession stand right outside Section 117 at Lincoln Financial Field. M&D’s will be there for all events (excluding Shabbat of course) including NFL Eagles games, MLS Union soccer games, […]

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“” & “” in Philadelphia, PA [Review]

This past Labor Day I spent a few days checking out Philly and it’s growing Kosher scene. Brand new in downtown Philly is and – sister restaurants around the corner from each other offering meat and fowl menus respectively. Don’t bother visiting the websites at “.org” as they don’t own them. I was […]

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Grand Opening of “” in Philly, PA

Following last week’s announcement of “” opening in Philadelphia, the same owners have converted its other meat-themed establishment, “” into a Glatt Kosher burger joint as of today. The Israeli owners of these establishments have added 2 fleishig restaurants to Philly within a matter of a few days. is located at 326 South Street, […]

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Grand Opening of “” Restaurant in Philly, PA

The Chicken.Org restaurant opened in Philadelphia on Tuesday at 534 South 4th Street (SW corner of 4th & South Sts). Israeli owners Eyal Aranya and Yoni Nadav also own Philly burger joint (which is NOT kosher, but may be coverted to a Glatt Kosher restaurant soon). They decided to launch as a Glatt […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Lancaster, PA [Amish Country] & at Franklin & Marshall College

Contributed by Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: July 2010 Kosher Info: Last summer, another couple joined me and my wife for a few days in Amish Country, PA (specifically staying in the city of Lancaster) over the July 4th holiday weekend. In our research, we found that Kosher food would be available, but […]

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9 Days Menus

As we know, eating meat is considered festive and therefore forbidden (without a siyum) during the 9 days. Thus, many meat restaurants have created special pareve (non meat or dairy) menus to stay open during the 9 Days. To learn more about why we don’t eat meat (or drink wine) during the Nine Days, click […]

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