December 09, 2015

The EAT Café is scheduled to open in the spring of 2016. What will soon be a full-service restaurant is currently undergoing construction. The build-out process of converting a row house into the newest edition to Lancaster Avenue’s vibrant business district began in spring of 2015 and is well...

December 08, 2015

We are holding our monthly Community Advisory Committee meeting to prepare for the Café’s grand opening! Contact Callie at cap387@drexel.edu for more information.

October 06, 2015

On the first Tuesday of every month, Drexel University’s Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships hosts a Community Dinner for residents of the adjacent neighborhoods. These dinners serve as an opportunity for community members – Drexel students, faculty, and staff, as well as University...

September 08, 2015

In “new West Philly café aims to be bring everyone to the table,” journalist Samantha Wittchen profiles the development of the EAT Café at 3820 Lancaster Avenue. Wittchen’s article describes the development of the café and features an interview with Donnell Jones-Craven, EAT Café’s General...

September 01, 2015

Meet Donnell Jones-Craven, the General Manager of EAT Café.  Donnell is a culinary and hospitality professional with over twenty-five years of experience in the food industry. He is interested in food culture and history, food insecurity, nutrition, clean eating, and sustainable agriculture....

October 01, 2014

The EAT Café is bringing together a unique partnership between the Center for Hunger-Free Communities of Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health and Vetri Community Partnership. This partnership began through a meeting of the Center’s Director, Mariana Chilton, and Marc Vetri in...

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