Founded and curated by food and drink enthusiast and former nightclub DJ Marilyn Johnson in 2008, Philly Grub is a Philadelphia food news, reviews, and scene blog showcasing all that is good about eating and drinking in Philadelphia and South Jersey. It is one of Philadelphia’s longest-running blogs.
Philly Grub shines a bright spotlight on the amazing food and drink to be found in the Delaware Valley and sometimes beyond. We promise no clickbait here, just honest reporting; though you may see a side of occasional wisecracking and witty banter.
Philly Grub shares Philadelphia area restaurant news, events and occasionally some reviews. You might also see reviews of food products from local food entrepreneurs or other local food-based stories. From fine dining to fast food, if it has to do with food in the Philadelphia area, we’re on it.
Marilyn is occasionally a freelance writer for the following websites:
Marilyn is a semi-regular guest on:
Marilyn is also a Philadelphia food judge of cooking, baking, and cocktail competitions.
Philly Grub has been recognized by the following:
- In 2015, Philly Grub was named one of Philly’s must-follow food scene accounts by Billy Penn! Thanks Billy Penn!
- In 2009, Philly Grub was named one of Mashable’s “tastiest” Twitter accounts to follow. That’ll tell you how “old-school” we are! Yep, we’ve been at the social media foodie game a long time.
Work With Philly Grub!
We LOVE hearing from brands, restaurants, local food entrepreneurs, and PR reps. We especially enjoy attending restaurant preview events, media events, press conferences, grand openings, sampling new menus, etc. We’d be absolutely delighted for an invitation to dine at your Philadelphia or South Jersey restaurant and provide a feature on the blog to share with our readers, Twitter followers (18,000+) and Instagram followers (8,200+), and Facebook friends/fans (2,000+). Feel free to add us to your media list for consideration.
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Please note that we do get compensated for some things, mostly free stuff or no-charge at some restaurants. But most of the content is original, non-sponsored and based off what we feel you, the reader, would like to know about. If we ever get paid for sponsored content, we’ll be as upfront about that as possible.
Hire Philly Grub!
Maybe you’d like to Hire Philly Grub? We can offer writing, social media consulting, and help with building buzz around your business.
We can also take hi-res pictures of your establishment, event, or new menu items.