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Preview new Spring Arts BBQ joint at a Rail Park pop-up benefit

Chad Rosenthal will open The Lucky Well in early 2018.

Chad Rosenthal's BBQ

Chad Rosenthal's BBQ

Courtesy of Chad Rosenthal

— via Arts & Crafts Holdings


Arts & Crafts Holdings welcomes the Lucky Well to Spring Arts


BBQ, BREWS and LIVE BLUES benefiting the Friends of the Rail Park. Chef Chad Rosenthal is bringing his smokers to Spring Arts for an all day BBQ pre-Eagles game preview of his Lucky Well restaurant. The site of the former PHS Pop Up Garden at the Viaduct Rail Park will be transformed to a warm, outdoor pre-game party featuring live blues music, local artists and Chef Rosenthal’s celebrated BBQ cuisine.


Sunday, Nov. 19, noon to dark


10th and Hamilton Streets, Southwest Corner


  • Memphis dry rub pork ribs
  • Big bone beef back ribs
  • Smoked dry rubbed all natural chicken wings
  • Pork shoulder sandwiches with mustard slaw
  • Collard green
  • Barbecued beans
  • Mac and smoked cheese
  • Roy-Pitz Barrel House Craft Beer
  • Roy-Pitz Barrel House Sour Beer (made at 990 Spring Garden)
  • Whiskey cocktails from Bluebird Distilling
  • Gin cocktails from The Revivalist


Chef Chad Rosenthal will open location No. 2 for his Ambler, Pennsylvania based Lucky Well in 2018 at 990 Spring Garden Street. The BBQ, Brews and Live Blues Event serves as a preview for the chef’s delectable barbecue cuisine that will soon have a home in the Spring Arts neighborhood of Callowhill.

About Chad Rosenthal

The Upper Dublin native eats, breathes, sleeps and creates all things food and especially barbecue. A self-taught chef who has been in the kitchen since age five, Chad found his calling in the world of barbecue, having won a series of competitions and events over the last 15 years. Chad is currently the chef-owner of The Lucky Well in Ambler and Bánh Street in Spring House, with a second Lucky Well location slated for 2018 at 990 Spring Garden.

Chad was cast on Season nine of Food Network Star and returned as a fan favorite in Season 10. He was a finalist on Chopped Grill Masters Napa and has recently launched a full line of culinary products on Home Shopping Network.

About Arts & Crafts Holdings

Arts & Crafts Holdings, led by partners Aaron Cohen and Craig Grossman, is an owner, investor and igniter of creative communities. The company is the leading developer establishing Philadelphia’s authentic creative class
commercial district at the northern edge of Center City Philadelphia.  Arts & Crafts reimagines historic buildings and the urban spaces between them, to create a vibrant canvas for the new economy’s entrepreneurs and
makers.  The company was founded in 2015 and has since acquired an excess of 600,000 square feet across 14 assets of commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate located on either side of Spring Garden Street
between 12th and  7th Street.


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