It's All Happening... No Foolin'
At long, long last, construction is finally underway at 1526 Sansom Street in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia - the future home of Rooster Soup Company! Amy Henderson, CookNSolo... Read more
Rooster Soup Finds a Coop!
One year ago, you 1,587 Backers pledged $179,380 to make Rooster Soup Co. a 119%-funded Kickstarter campaign. Today, partners Federal Donuts and Broad Street Ministry are proud to announce that... Read more
T-Shirts & Mad Libs Have Shipped!
Hi Backers! Long time no talk, huh? We are happy to report that all of the T-shirtsfor Backers who chose that Reward have shipped. If you didn't receive yours,... Read more
Happy New Year! Rewards & Location Update
Happy New Year, good people!
How's your 2015 going so far? We have been busy turning out Rewards and planning the Pop-Up, and have learned quite a bit about shipping... Read more
Reward City, Population: You
How is it October already? Time flies when you are opening two restaurants.
Thank you to all of the Backers who messaged us about their much-anticipated Rewards, you... Read more
A Tale of Ink and Dedication
Broad Street Ministry executive chef Steven Seibel promised to get a Rooster Soup Co. logo tattoo if we raised $150,000, and last night he made good on his vow at ... Read more
Why We're Stretching: Rooster Soup Co. reaches for $200,000
There are only four days left to join us as a founder of Rooster Soup Co., the first crowdfunded restaurant that donates 100% of profits to a not-for-profit partner. ... Read more
WE DID IT! Rooster Soup Co. reaches funding goal of $150,000 with 8 days to go!
Crack open the Champagne and grab a piece of fried chicken: Broad Street Ministry and Federal Donuts are proud to announce that Rooster Soup Co.'s Kickstarter reached its funding goal... Read more
A Challenge from Broad Street Ministry’s Executive Chef
Meet Steve Seibel, the Executive Chef at Broad Street Ministry. He’s been working in kitchens in one way or another since he was 12 and came to BSM... Read more
Be the First to Taste Pastramen at Rooster Soup Co.
On Saturday, October 11the first hot bowls of Pastramen and Chicken Noodle Pho will be served to the key Backers who contributed $100 to make Rooster Soup Co. a... Read more
Philly Mayor Michael Nutter Loves Rooster Soup
Thanks to the Mayor of the City of Brotherly Love & Sisterly Affection, Michael A. Nutter, for recording this great PSA on #RoosterSoup! Check it out and share it with... Read more
Ed Rendell Backs Rooster Soup Co. with a Special ED-ible Donut
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Honorable Ed Rendell is meeting with his Fancy Advisors for the Weekly Donut Strategy Session when he is presented with a challenge: to create a... Read more
Good Enough to Eat: Food painter Mike Geno shares a new Reward
Mike Geno is a Philadelphia-based artist and faculty member at Tyler School. His studio work is best known for his portraits of food, especially his cheese portraits which have... Read more
Delicious New Rewards
Dear radical Backers,
Happy Fryday from the Rooster Soup crew. We have just added some tasty new Rewards that may tickle your palate (but not in a creepy way.)
Learn... Read more
The Redhead & the DJ: A tribute to Lara Long and Adam Goldstein
Lara Long lived all of her life in Philadelphia, with the exception of two years in San Francisco. Her online clothing and housewares business, Plaid Pony Vintage, earned notice from... Read more
Win Free Fried Chicken for Life on National Fried Chicken Day, July 6
The biggest holiday of the year just around the corner! Sunday, July 6 is National Fried Chicken Day, and four Federal Donuts locations will be celebrating crispy bird... Read more
New Reward: Limited Edition Poster by NoseGo
We are excited to add a new Reward to our Kickstarter today! Philly artist NoseGo (aka Yis Goodwin) is best known for the mutant, fantastical-realistic animal hybrids depicted in his... Read more
Broad Street Ministry: Not a soup kitchen, but a household
Yesterday, the CookNSolo crew had their quarterly volunteer day serving lunch at Broad Street Ministry. BSM Chef Stephen Seibel cooked up parmesan crusted pork loin in mustard cream sauce with... Read more