Friday, November 12, 2010
I Could Not, Would Not On A Boat - But What About In NoLibs?
Green Eggs Café has etched out a place for itself in the hearts of South Philadelphia’s hungriest café goers with its tasty menu and green approaches to brunching in the city. Now, Green Eggs is bringing its popular menu and eco-friendly habits to a place where being green is just part of being in the neighborhood - Northern Liberties.
As if it was always meant to be, Green Eggs Café is moving in on North 2nd Street between Brown and Fairmount, amongst the laundry list of notable café’s and eateries in the area. And they are poised to make their presence known doing what they do best – serving brunch eight hours a day beginning this Saturday, September 25, from 8am – 4pm (but planning to push the limits of daytime dining into the sunset hours opening from 7am – 7pm in the coming months).
Opening up a new place on a Saturday morning in Philadelphia, during the fall, sounds like a suicide mission. This is one of the most popular brunching seasons - painfully obvious to hungry patrons waiting in the many lines that snake around other popular café’s. But the 60+seat space is ready to roll and Green Eggs is confident in its second location. As for those long lines, “call ahead’s” on a busy morning are definitely recommended.
The original, located on 13th and Dickinson has been a successful venture gaining itself the recognition of a “26” Zagat rating for excellence in food, in the 2011 restaurant guide. And with the same chef and menu as its predecessor, Green Eggs, NoLibs already has a winning combination.
On the menu, diners should expect to see all of their favorites including one of the most popular dishes, The Kitchen Sink. Served in an 8inch cast iron skillet, this morning monster includes three eggs, peppers, onions and potatoes, topped off with a buttermilk biscuit and finished with a scoop of sausage gravy.
As for the rest of the menu in the new location, it’s identical to the original, except for the fountain drinks that will replace the wasteful plastic bottles still in use at the South Philly locale for its bottled sodas and canned iced teas.
But just like in its current location, all of the oil used in the kitchen will be shipped off and converted into bio-diesel fuel. Add in the bio-degradable cups and take out containers and Green Eggs Café is doing it’s part to fit in with its new neighbors and putting the green in Green Eggs Cafe.
Green Eggs Café’ Northern Liberties 719 N. 2nd St. Philadelphia, PA 215-922-EGGS
Green Eggs Café South Philly 1306 Dickinson St. Philadelphia, PA 215-226-EGGS
This article was written for and can be viewed at philly2night.com.