— GQ included Rooster Soup Co., from Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook, on its list of the Best New Restaurants in America, calling the retro space “a perfect Nighthawks luncheonette—from its red swivel stools to the absurdly fluffy coconut-cream pies sitting in a case behind the Formica counter” and praising the restaurant’s community-minded mission: Rooster Soup Co. gives all of its profits to Philadelphians in need through the Broad Street Hospitality Collaborative. [GQ]
— Chef Anthony Marini's Rarest is closed after less than six months, reports Philly.com. Marini’s partners plan to reopen the restaurant with a new name and a new menu from Marini. [Philly.com]
— The Tasty has now officially eliminated all dairy, according to Philly.com’s V for Vegan. The vegan diner formerly had cow milk available for coffee orders. [Philly.com]
— Dock Street Brewery is all set to open its cannery and tasting room in West Philly, right next door to the brewpub.
— Humpty's Dumplings is opening a Queen Village location, according to Billy Penn. Rolling Stone raved about Humpty’s last year, when the dumpling were served from a festival stand at Bonnaroo. [Billy Penn]
— Poutine spot Shoo Fry has a second location, this one in Fishtown. The original outpost is in Rittenhouse. The menus are the same, Philadelphia magazine reports, but the Fishtown address is open late-night on Fridays and Saturdays. [Philly Mag]