Foodie Friday: Tasty bits to digest

There’s been a smorgasbord of South Philly restaurant news in the blog-o-sphere. Here are some links to whet your appetite, so to speak… Northwest corner of 12th & Morris gets a tenant! The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Michael Kline broke the news yesterday that something’s (finally!) coming to the retail space at

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New chef at Taproom on 19th releases menu; new owner enlightens on ‘upscale comfort stoner food’

The revamped Tap Room on 19th has released its updated menu, which includes several items that new owner Michael Strauss calls “upscale comfort stoner food.” Seeing the menu, it’s starting to make sense. New appetizers at the restaurant, at 19th and Ritner streets, include wings, but they’re Pok Pok Wings,

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‘Upscale comfort stoner food’ coming to 19th and Ritner

A new owner at the Tap Room On 19th, at 19th and Ritner streets, told the Insider that he plans on bringing¬†¬†“upscale comfort stoner food” to a reboot of the neighborhood bar. Michael Strauss, a commercial real estate broker who is buying the bar along with musician Pete Fry, said

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