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Our friends of Separatist Beer Project are back! They'll once again be set-up with an assortment of cans available for take-out or to drink here at the cafe. Stop by for some tasty beers and coffee and feel free to grab one of the 40+ boards games on our constantly growing game shelf.
We're excited to host Flaming Basil for the first time. The Thai food cart is making their inaugural trip to Herman's and you won't want to miss it. Here's the menu:
Crispy spring rolls 3-$6
Grilled chicken skewers 2-$5
Fried chicken wings 5-$6
Fried shrimp tempura 5-$7
Stir fry noodles ( veg w tofu or chicken) $10
Lemongrass beef over rice $10
Panang curry over rice $10
It's back! Last month we hosted the always awesome South Philly Smokehaus for an evening of BBQ and beer. We had thunderstorms that night but people still lined up for Eric's acclaimed BBQ, so we're bringing it back again. Hopefully it doesn't pour on us again, but even if it does, it won't be raining inside and beer and BBQ still taste just as good in the rain.
Menu details for the BBQ are still in the works, but joining South Philly Smokehaus will be local favorite, Weyerbacher Brewing Company. Mike will be here from he brewery pouring beers all night. We'll post a beer list as soon as we have it. BBQ and Beer will all be PAYG.
We have a full day of fun lined up at Herman's. We'll have our friends from Stickman Brews here all day serving up an assortment of beers. They'll have two beers on draft (expect a sessional lager and a hazy IPA) and four limited-release cans available to drink here at the cafe or to take home.
Also, Dr. Wutzit's Wonder Balls will be here for lunch service to showcase their ever-changing menu of fried balls. Here's a look at some of the options that might be available:
Lobster Mac Balls
Short Rib & Cheddar Balls
Chipotle Chicken & Rice Balls
Then to top it all off, we're going to reopen at 7:30 to host another comedy show. More details on that in our next event listing.
Our first comedy night was such a success, we're bringing it back as a monthly event. Each month will have a new lineup of comics hosted by Tyler Wolf. On top of comedy, we'll also have local brewery, Stickman Brews here serving beer throughout the show and Dr. Wutzit's Wonderballs here serving up snacks. Cover for the comedy show is $5 and beer and food will be PAYG. The cafe will also be open for anyone who wants a coffee or tea beverage.
Here's this months comedian lineup:
Headliner: Miguel Dalmau
We're welcoming a new food truck to Herman's for the first time. The Everything We Eat truck just started hitting the road in Philadelphia and we're super excited to host them. Here's the menu:
Birdies Biscuits & Gravy
Brown Butter Pancakes
Huevo Rancheros (v w/o eggs)
Avocado Toast (v)
Potato & Scallion Hash
Heirloom Grits (v) + Amish Butter
Smoked Turkey Breast, Green Meadows
Black Bean Salsa (v)
South Philly Smokhaus is returning for Sunday Brunch. They'll be bring back the waffle irons for waffles topped with various smoked meats and fried eggs as well as BBQ platters and sandwiches.
Bbq smothered waffles $13
- Choose from ¼ chicken, pork belly burnt ends, pork spare ribs, or smoked bacon sausage
- Add an over easy egg for $1
¼ smoked chicken** $11 - Signature dry rubbed, slow smoked ¼ chicken
¼ Rack of Pork spare ribs** $12
- Signature dry rubbed, slow smoked Pork spare ribs
Pork belly burnt ends sandwich** $13
- Signature dry rubbed, slow smoked Pork belly
**Comes with a side of coleslaw
Join us for our inaugural comedy night. We have a great lineup of local comedians who will be performing throughout the evening. The cafe will be open and Separatist Beer Project will be here with an assortment of beers as well so you can just sit back and laugh with us. Feel free to BYO Wine as well. Tickets are $3 and will be available at the door. Doors open at 7:30 and the show starts at 8:00. Here's the lineup:
Hosted by: Tyler Wolf
With Headliner: Jon DelCollo
Separatist Beer Project will be posting up here in South Philly with cans, bottles, and draft pours available!
They’ll have 16oz cans of Particle Sword, and 500ml bottles of Cuvée Fay and Volatility Felt from the #Blendery. They will also be bringing kegs of Hipster Blood - a tart cherry farmbier, and Tenchnomancer - a refreshing helles lager to share!
The pop-up release starts at 10:00am and they will be staying throughout the day while supplies last.
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Our friend Matt Hendricks is opening up a board game cafe in Philadelphia this Summer called Thirsty Dice and we're super excited to see this passion project of his come to fruition. Being we can't wait for the cafe itself to open, we're hosting Matt here at Herman's for an afternoon of coffee and boardgames. Matt will be bringing some of his favorites along for free play and will even help walk everyone through directions on how to play each of them if needed. Come for Sunday Brunch and stay to spend the Spring afternoon with us playing games.
We're having a special lunch pop-up with our neighbors 2 Street Sammies. Nate will be pulling his cart up to Herman's for Saturday lunch. If you've never had one of Nate's sandwiches, you're missing out. Plus he donates a portion of all his proceeds to help support Philabundance!
South Philly Smokhaus and 2SP Brewing Company are bringing all the BBQ and Beer to Herman's Coffee on Saturday evening, May 12, 2018., 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm.
Pre-order your BBQ platter to secure your favorite smoked meat!
Beer will be PAYG and no BBQ purchase is required to order beers.
Limited walk-up orders of BBQ available day of, first come first serve!
The Friends of Vare-Washington will be here raffling off prizes, including a roasting experience with us, to raise funds for the school and setting up a free kaleidoscope craft for the kids, while neighborhood favorite, Foolish Waffles will be here serving up Sunday Brunch. Here's the menu this week:
Chicken & Waffles
-Buttermilk fried chicken, chili honey glaze, slaw, and bourbon pickled jalapenos on a Brussels waffle
Pork Belly/Tofu (V) Banh Mi
-Seared pork belly or tofu, coriander glaze, pickled red cabbage, fresh cucumbers, jalapenos, cilantro, togarashi aioli, and fried shallots on a Brussels waffle
-Thick cut bacon, free-range scrambled eggs, habanero cheddar, and maple syrup on a Brussels waffle
Veggie Scramble (V)
-roasted seasonal veg, habanero cheddar, Sriracha, and free-range scrabbled eggs on a Brussels waffle
Everythang Wagel (V)
-Everything bagel spiced liege, scallion cream cheese, fresh cucumbers, and pickled veg
-Beet & Fennel House Cured Salmon on our Everythang Wagel, scallion cream cheese, fresh cucumbers, and pickled veg
Granola Waffle (V)
-House Made Granola, fresh fruit, Pequea Valley Farms plain yogurt, and maple syrup on a Brussels waffle
Dangerous liege-sian (V)
-Matcha cream, fresh strawberries, sesame brittle, and whipped cream on a liege waffle
*Menu subject to change
Herman's turning 83 and we're throwing a party with some of his favorite things. We'll have Chewy's food truck here serving up some of Herman's favorite dishes and there will be free birthday cake. There will also be discounted drink specials all day. More details to come soon.
Create your very own miniature garden! Families will be able to choose their own succulents and add in fairies, gnomes and animals to make it one of a kind! Pre registration is required. $30 per family. Sign up by emailing Amy at: email@example.com by April 14!
It looks like we're finally going to have a beautiful Spring day, so we're inviting our friends Hawker - East Inspired Eats to come out and help celebrate. Hawker will be here serving a full lunch menu from 10-3:00 on this sunny, 77 degree Spring day. It'll be the perfect day to sip on a Pho Espresso Tonic and pair with with fresh bao buns.
Locally focused food truck, Farm Truck, will be pulling up to Herman's for their first Sunday Brunch. Look for a menu featuring locally sourced produce, meats, cheeses and breads served from a truck that is a roaming piece of art in itself. We'll have a menu soon, but you can find out more about the truck here. Here's the menu for Sunday:
Sage Bacon Cheddar Croissant - 4
Bagel Breakfast Sammich
Sausage or Bacon, Sharp Cheddar, Arugula, Sriracha Aioli - 6
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Strawberry Khaffir Lime Compote, Whipped Cream - 9
2 Egg You Call It's, Breakfast Meat, 2 Pancakes, Potatoes, Toast - 13
The Farm Burger
Raw Cheddar, Pickles, Arugula, Bacon, Special Sauce, Fried Egg- 13
Pumpernickel or Brioche Toast, Plugra Butter
Brotherly Grub was the first truck to pull up for Sunday Brunch and went all out with a full service struck serving breakfast sandwiches, shrimp and grits, and more and then a full omelette bar inside. We haven't received a menu yet for this trip, but we're sure it's going to be a not-to-be-missed brunch again.
Later this year, South Philly Smokhaus will be setting up shop in the Bok Builiding, but till then they're doing pop-ups around the city to give people a taste of what's to come. We're super excited to have them set up at Herman's. They'll be here for most of the day with their tasty bbq. They'll have egg-topped sandwiches in the morning and traditional sandwiches with slaw for lunch. Also look for sides such as mac 'n cheese and corn bread.
Join Shofuso Japanese House and Garden on Saturday, March 3rd, to make manga and kawaii inspired buttons and koi nobori carp windsocks. Stop by to learn about our summer camp ACCESS scholarship and participate in a drawing to win 2 free tickets to the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival or 4 free tickets to visit our traditional style home and garden in West Fairmount Park. To learn more: http://www.japanesehouse.org/
This week for Sunday Brunch, Calle Del Sabor will be pulling up their food truck to serve up an assortment of breakfast burritos, tacos, quesadillas and more. The truck will be parked out front from 10:00-1:00.
Have a large party? We now have an 8-person table set up in the roasting area on Sundays. The table can be reserved for parties of 6-8 at either 10:00 or 12:00. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation.
What do you get when you combine the dark robust malts of Sly Fox Brewing with our espresso beans? You get Mudlust, a porter packed with the roasty power of locally sourced coffee.
Join us at City Tap House Logan Square where we'll be hanging out, sampling a variety of coffees and celebrating the first tapping of Mudlust Coffee Porter. The crew from Sly Fox will be on hand as well, including head brewer Brian O'Reilly. The kitchen will even be putting out a few dishes made with our coffee. It should be a great time!
Our weekly Sunday food truck brunch rolls on with the return of one of our most popular food trucks, Foolish Waffles. Foolish Waffles will be here all morning serving up their awesome, put everything on a freshly made waffle menu. Look for such tasty treats such as Fried Chicken & Waffles, Bahn Mi Waffles, and The "Jawn" (waffles topped with scrambled eggs, pepper jack cheese, house-made scrapple, and habanero pepper jam!).
Join local authors and siblings André & Tenaya Darlington as they stop by Herman's to sign copies of their books. Renown for their cheese and cocktail knowledge, they're the perfect people to meet as you plan your holiday gatherings. Their books available include:
Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780762446049
Booze & Vinyl: A Spirited Guide to Great Music and Mixed Drinks : http://amzn.to/2Axrjt2
The New Cocktail Hour: The Essential Guide to Hand-Crafted Drinks: http://amzn.to/1npOUEo
Movie Night Menus: Dinner and Drink Recipes Inspired by Films We Love: http://amzn.to/2iH7TLO
China Bus: http://amzn.to/2maHCc8