Rooster Soup Company in Philadelphia is a feelgood story just when you need it. If you think the world is upside down right now, you might be wrong (it may always be just as topsy-turvy) — but you’re not alone. American anxiety and distrust are at record-high levels according to nearly every poll. And as Americans enter the holiday season, our traditional themes of generosity of spirit and togetherness are harder to indulge for a divided population. If you’re having difficulty, it may help to keep the story of Rooster Soup Company in your thoughts. Rooster Soup, a restaurant in Philadelphia with a heart of gold and good food to boot, donates 100% of its profits to charity. That’s right, 100%.
The Rooster Soup Company donates all net profits to Broad Street Ministry’s radical hospitality program. Not only that, there are serious profits to donate. Rooster Soup was named one of Food & Wine magazine’s Restaurants of the Year for 2017. (Especially notable was Rooster Soup’s Yemeni Chicken Pot Pie.) The Rooster Soup Company, located at 1526 Sansom Street, is open 7 days a week from 11am to 8pm. (Sat-Sun it opens at 10am.) Co-chefs Jarrett O’Hara and Mike Ran are putting on a culinary comfort show that’s wholesome every way you slice it. If you like diners that are way better than diners, and you like to eat with a good conscience too, Rooster Soup Company is your spot. CBS Sunday Morning, which airs Sundays at 9am, features the Rooster Soup Company on November 12. #EatWellDoRight goes its slogan.