Family-Style Groceries in Fairmount; Philabundance Adds Another Free Food Stand


• The three brothers who run Klein’s grocery store in Fairmount stay in business by doing things the old fashioned way. [Inquirer]

Philabundance is launching another free fruit and vegetable stand for the needy in South Philly and is looking for volunteers. [KYW]

European Republic, focusing on frites and wraps, opens today in Old City. [Thrillist]

Saturday Night Live filmed at Chickie’s and Pete’s [Inquirer]

• Ruth Reichl didn’t show up at a Sunday party in honor of Gourmet. [NYDN]

• Rocco DiSpirito once auditioned for the role of Billy Flynn in Chicago. [what i want to see on the screen via Eater National]

• Macaroni and cheese is the new hipster food. [WSJ]

• French farmers recently protested rising grain prices by setting bales of hay on fire on the Champs-Elysees. [WSJ]