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Try South Philly Food Co-op’s new coffee blend at coffee workshop this week

One of the South Philly Food Co-op‘s recent additions is a CSA-style coffee program in partnership with Philly Fair Trade Roasters. Since you can now order this custom roast for pickup on a monthly-basis, the co-op wants you to be able to learn more about their new blend of coffee, in addition to information on different varieties of beans and the methods of brewing.

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Adam Lees of Philly Fair Trade Roasters, in partnership with the South Philly Food Co-op, will be leading a workshop at Chhaya at 1819 E. Passyunk Ave. on Thursday, September 22 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

SliCE owners plan P’unk Burger in old Chhaya spot, 1823 E. Passyunk

A mere month after Chhaya moved two doors away at 1819 E. Passyunk Ave., its old location at 1823 E. Passyunk Ave. has already been scooped up for a new burger joint called P’unk Burger.

What will be P'unk Burger.

What will be P’unk Burger at 1823 E. Passyunk Ave.

Marlo and Jason Dilks, the owners of the SliCE pizza shop at 10th and Federal, as well as locations in Rittenhouse and Washington Township, say they plan to use all-natural ingredients for burgers, fries and shakes. They also plan to have vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options, which you may have been able to guess if you’re familiar with their pizza leanings.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

First Pics: Chhaya reopens with room to spare at 1819 E. Passyunk Ave.

Cafe, coffeeshop and waffle specialist Chhaya has moved into its bigger location at 1819 E. Passyunk Ave., just two doors up from the original that opened in 2010.

Chhaya's new spot is at 1819 E. Passyunk Ave.

Chhaya’s new spot is at 1819 E. Passyunk Ave.

Though it’s only double the size, it seems even bigger, and now the cafe is poised to become a new-mommy haven since there’s finally room to stow a stroller — or two or three, for that matter.

The most coveted seats, in the window

The most coveted seats, in the window

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Chhaya’s bigger location two doors up is scheduled to open Aug. 21

The much bigger location for Chhaya, the waffle cafe/coffeeshop, plans to open at 1819 E. Passyunk Ave. on Aug. 21.

Shot form today at 1819 E. Passyunk Ave. makes it look like they're getting pretty close.

Shot form today at 1819 E. Passyunk Ave. makes it look like they’re getting pretty close.

Owner V Beuria has closed the original spot at 1823 E. Passyunk Ave. in preparation for the move, which we told you about back in February.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Work has started on Chhaya’s new location, two doors down

Coffee and waffle favorite Chhaya has begun construction on its bigger, badder location just a couple doors away, which we told you about back in February.

The current home

The current home at 1823 E. Passyunk Ave.

... and the future one.

… and the future one two doors north.

Owner V Beuria said she doesn’t have a firm opening date yet, but we’ll keep you posted. The new digs — the former Sweet Alyssa kids shop, which moved across the street — are at least double the space.

“I wish that we could have somehow magically made our existing space bigger, but unfortunately those kinds of miracles don’t happen,” Beuria said in an email. “I am very excited about the new space and the opportunity to make more people part of our chhaya family!”

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Chhaya cafe moving to much bigger digs just two doors away

Chhaya, the coffee/breakfast spot at 1823 E. Passyunk Ave., is moving into the former Sweet Alyssa, a children’s clothing store that moved out last month.

Out of the old (current, actually)...

Out of the old (current, actually)…

An employee at the shop told us yesterday that they’re shooting to open in the new space sometime in May. We hear that the move will coincide with an expansion of the menu. Fitting, since the new space is more than twice the size of the current location.

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