Indulge in a lineup of globally inspired dishes, drinks, and shops
Abunai Poke is bringing the taste of Hawaii to Philadelphia with a selection of modern Hawaiian dishes and poke, including spicy salmon, tofu, and garlic ahi tuna options. Patrons can choose from a variety of signature bowls and will also have the option to create custom variations. Each meal is made-to-order with the freshest ingredients. Aloha!
Break Juicery is bringing its delicious, innovative approach to The Bourse with its extensive variety of juices and smoothies as well as acai bowls and wheatgrass shots. Boasting locally sourced and organic fruits and vegetables, their goal is to provide customers a better, healthier daily diet plan that cuts through the hype of celebrity “detoxes” and “cleanses” to restore the science of health.
The Bar by Bluebird Distilling, headed up by Founder and Master Distiller, Jared Adkins, brings his extensive selection of grain-to-glass award-winning spirits, including Four Grain Bourbon, Straight Rye Whiskey, and Juniperus Gin to Old City with a craft cocktail bar featuring unique takes on the classics in addition to a rotating selection of one-of-a-kind creative concoctions.
Chaat and Chai is a fast-casual Indian street food concept from Chef/Owner Anney Thomas. Originally located in South Philadelphia, Thomas immediately impressed lovers of global cuisine with a fresh interpretation of hard-to-find South Indian street food upon opening in 2015. In its first year, Chaat & Chai won Philadelphia Magazine’s coveted “Best of Philly” for Best Indian Restaurant and Craig LaBan, The Philadelphia Inquirer’s acclaimed food critic, named the Kerala beef short rib parotta one of the 12 best dishes of 2016. Now at The Bourse, Anney hopes to take advantage of a much-expanded kitchen to serve reimagined Indian fare such as Parotta Rolls, Grilled Tikka Sticks, Chaats and traditionally brewed Chai.
Named one of the 10 best chocolatiers in North America by the Institute of Culinary Education, Chocodiem offers hand-crafted, artisanal Belgian chocolate confections along with a range of French macaroons, truffles, chocolate gelato, frozen hot chocolate varieties and more. In addition to their award-wining grab-n-go sweet treats, Chocodiem will boast a bar menu featuring Belgian chocolate & wine pairings as well as a cocktail menu with chocolate themed concoctions.
At Freebyrd Chicken, we make one thing – damn good chicken. We are starting a revolution against the bland and boring. Our menu is full of bold flavors – from our rich and spicy Nash Vegas Honey Hot Chicken to our take on an American classic the Philly Cheese – Chick, we have a sandwich that is sure to have you joining our revolution! We do chicken the right way. And if the right way for you is paired with an ice cold beer we’ve got that too. You’ll know it when you’ve tried it…that’s damn good chicken.
A South Philly staple for four years, Grubhouse is back at The Bourse offering all-day breakfast and creative takes on American staples, including Breakfast Bowls, Breakfast Sandwiches, Pancakes, and more. Menu highlights include the über-popular Baconcakes, Hot Chicken & Waffles, Biscuits & Gravy and The Elvis (grilled sandwich with peanut butter, banana and bacon). In addition to breakfast fare, Grubhouse will also serve Southern craft brews.
Hailing from West Chester and Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Kari’s Tea Bar will offer healthy, made-to-order hot & cold beverages, including Elderberry Shrub, Kombucha on tap, hot tea lattes, Masala Chai Lattes, Matcha Lattes, Golden Milk, and more. Patrons will also be able to purchase unique and hard to find tea blends to go, all of which are carefully hand-blended with organic and fair-trade ingredients.
Neal Santos, Jillian Encarnacion and Resa Mueller, the industry veterans behind Pelago, a hospitality group specializing in Filipino-inspired restaurant pop-up events, bring the Philippines to The Bourse with Lalo, a fast-casual concept with a focus on Filipino comfort food. Named after the Tagalog words for grandmother and grandfather, Lalo is inspired by the approachable and friendly spirit of Filipino lutong bahay (Filipino home cooking). The menu will rotate seasonally, but highlights will include Inihaw and the Kamatis Salad. Lalo will also serve San Miguel beer and a selection of craft cocktails. All of the Filipino recipes are sourced from Jillian’s grandfather who sold Filipino-style BBQ sandwiches and skewers from a small cart parked right across Independence Mall for three decades. Kain na tayo!
Serving rib-eye cheesesteaks with choice of American, wiz or provolone cheeses wit’ or wit’out. Menu offerings range from a classic cheesesteak to a creative interpretation of a pizza steak. Chicken cheesesteaks are also available along with additional toppings and sides such as mozzarella wedges or fries. Patrons will be able to pair a local brew to accompany this Philadelphia staple.
An Old City staple for the last five years, this locally-owned and operated specialty coffee shop opens up its second outpost in The Bourse and will keep patrons caffeinated with Dogwood Coffee and Elixr Coffee. The menu will include a variety of breakfast bites served seven days a week alongside fresh Machine Shop pastries delivered daily and made-to-order breakfast sandwiches. A winner of Philadelphia Magazine’s Best Of Philly, Menagerie Coffee has also been featured in Bon Appetit Magazine.
This Baltimore based fast-casual hot-spot offers a variety of artisanal ramen, udon, pho, steamed bao bun sandwiches and much more in a create your own noodle bar environment. Menu highlights include Korean-style fried chicken, duck fat rosemary-garlic French fries, and Shrimp Rangoon Spring Rolls.
A mighty collaboration between Philly’s Mighty Bread Company’s Chris DiPiazza and Stargazy’s Sam Jacobson, Mighty Melt will offer inventive grilled cheese sandwiches crafted from fresh, artisan breads with creative pairings. Local cheeses will elevate each sandwich to perfection and the menu will also offer seasonal scratch-made soups, sides, fries and a newly launched alcoholic canned shrub.
Authentic, hand-pinched Chinese dumplings made in-house daily with organic and local ingredients currently found in DC and Baltimore. Pinch dumplings run the gamut from a base set of traditional recipes, utilizing classic and time-tested meat and vegetable combinations, to bolder flavors packed with exotic yet authentically crafted spices and ingredients. Pinch’s ever-dynamic menu will feature traditional pork dumplings as well as various combinations of lamb, beef, crab and vegetable dumplings.
A new authentic Mexican taco purveyor from DC-based Social Restaurant Group. Rebel Taco steps outside the boundaries with bold, vibrant “not yo mama’s” taco flavors that will redefine the street taco. Everything is made from scratch daily using only the freshest ingredients, from the handmade tortillas to the sauces and salsa. In addition to tacos, the Mexican eatery will also serve margaritas.
The second outpost from the Baltimore-based TAPS Fill Station concept specializes in all things on tap with a solid focus on locally sourced, eco-friendly and sustainable practices. The 36-line draft system will pull everything from beer (21 taps) to cider (5), kegged cocktails (2), red and white wines (6), and mead (2). Patrons can post-up and enjoy a beverage at their wraparound bar or take a growler to go.