Munchies - Vice's food blog - speaks with Center for Hunger-Free Communities director and EAT Cafe founder Dr. Mariana Chilton about launching EAT, its challenges, and the future of pay-what-you-can restaurants in This Woman Wants to Open Pay-What-You-Want Restaurants Across America.
Mic's Melissa Kravitz highlights EAT Cafe's vision to address hunger, bring the community together, and break down the isolation that often comes with poverty in Philly's "pay what you can" restaurant offers new solution to food insecurity.
The Salt - NPR's food blog - featured EAT Cafe as Philly's New Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant, bringing everyone to the table. Just over a month after our Grand Opening, the Salt's Kristen Hartke stopped by EAT Cafe during dinner service to see us in action and speak with staff, diners, and Community Advisory Committee members about EAT Cafe's origin, vision, and experience thus far.
GRID Magazine asks A quarter of Philadelphians are food insecure. What are we doing about it? Journalist Alex Jones answers the question by highlighting the work of anti-hunger nonprofits such as EAT Cafe, the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, the SHARE Food Program, Philabundance, Coalition Against Hunger, Broad Street Ministry, and Food Connect to address food insecurity, uphold dignity, and minimize food waste.
Cuisine Noir's Ebony Flake interviews Donnell Jones-Craven in A Meal for All at Philly's EAT Cafe.
Kyree Terrell of My New Philly's "Not Just Cheesesteaks" stops by EAT Cafe to chat with Donnell Jones-Craven, taste-test the menu, and learn more about our pay-what-you-can model.
Just weeks EAT Cafe's grand opening, Eileen Cunniffe of Nonprofit Quarterly highlights our efforts to bring people together, our experience thus far, and our plans for the future in Nonprofit Café Relies on Those Who Can Pay to Pick Up the Tab for Those Who Can’t.
Bill Anderson of Fox29 attended the Grand Opening the Philly's first pay-what-you-can restaurant.
Vernon Odom of Channel 6 Action News covers the Grand Opening of EAT Cafe, from its ribbon cutting to meeting the chef.
Wooder Ice features EAT Cafe, our mission, and our sample menu in The New Restaurant, EAT Cafe in West Philly Will Be Pay-What-You-Can!