Category Archives: Food & Drink

Philly to Yuengling: NO THANK YOU.

If you haven’t heard, D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc. recently filed a trademark application for the term “Philly Special.” As reported by Philly.com: D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc. recently filed a trademark application for “Philly Special.” The company is considering applying … Continue reading

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Yards Went the Whole Nine Yards

Finally made it over to the new Yards Brewery on Spring Garden Street and I only had one question: Why the F*ck did I wait so long?! The place is impressive. It’s sleek, clean, spacious and filled with long communal … Continue reading

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Around Jawnville: Get Keen To This New Place

We’ve got a solid new place in Philly folks and it’s called Keen. Remember the quirky, eccentric Astral Plane that used to reside at 1708 Lombard Street in the Rittenhouse area? Probably not. It’s been a while. Anyway, Keen has … Continue reading

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The Lost Mile

I don’t spend much time in the suburbs of South Jersey. Most trips are to see family or an occasional trip the mall or Wegman’s. I’m usually miserable while venturing over the bridge and angry in traffic on route 73 … Continue reading

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Wawa Hoagiefest Gone Wrong

Wawa has officially jumped the shark with Hoagiefest. Quite honestly, I’m surprised Hoagiefest is a thing in Philly with all the good delis we have in town. I don’t think Wawa hoagies would rank in my top 50 of Philadelphia … Continue reading

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TOOLBAG ALERT: Ed Sheeran

It’s bad enough Ed Sheeran infiltrated Game of Thrones with a pointless cameo. He also recently did a couple of shows at Wells Fargo and decided to have a cheesesteak while in town. Did he go to Pat’s? Geno’? Jim’s? … Continue reading

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South Street Has a Poutinerie

If you know me, Toronto is probably my favorite city on earth outside of Philly. If it wasn’t so damn cold, I’d consider spending a few years up there. On my various jaunts up North, I’ve eaten a drunken serving … Continue reading

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JAWNVILLE PICKS FOR BEER WEEK 2017

BEER WEEK IS HERE! This is the most wonderful time of the year no matter what Andy Williams says. Screw the pressures of buying gifts, monetary stress, and family issues. THIS IS A WEEK OF DRINKING BEER. It doesn’t get … Continue reading

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McGlinchey’s Zagat Rating

Philly’s infamous dive bar McGlinchey’s is Zagat rated and it is EPIC. This has to be the most amazing Zagat rating in existence. “Perhaps the diviest dive bar of them all”. Nice work McGlinchey’s! Check it out:

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A Day in Jawnville: Greensgrow Farms

20 years ago, Mary Seton Corboy and Tom Sereduk rented a lot at Gaul & Cumberland that sat on a Superfund brownfield in the Kensington section (Cione for us Philly old-heads) of Philly to start an urban farming. I remember it … Continue reading

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