Off the Menu: Bon Marché‘s First Pop Up, Minnie Bell's Soul Movement Takes Flight

Going through major transformations and rebuilds of their business, Bon Marche hosted it’s first pop up in the space since “temporary close.”

Chef Fernay McPherson is taking Minnie Bell’s Soul Movement into a flavorful arena where foodie’s can experience the best in what Soul Food has to offer.

Here’s what to expect: a hot-sauce-brined, rosemary fried chicken sandwich; a “smothered” tri-tip sandwich; and a vegan sandwich with hummus and sauteed mushrooms. Also she’s serving a potato salad, a green salad, a grain salad, and a stew of the day, which on Tuesday was chicken and black-eyed pea. (Check out Minnie Bell’s catering menu here for ideas of what’s to come.)

Two weeks ago, we reported that Doughnut Dolly is also popping up literally around the corner at The Market. This is giving customer’s definitely much more choice BUT also streamlines the competition. Bon Marché owner Matt Semmelhack says that until he can sell the place outright to a new operator, he’s looking to fill it with five or six vendors like Minnie Bell’s, so that it can become an all-day food hall.

You better get eating.

Chef Fernay McPherson

// 1355 Market Street between 9th and 10th - Open weekdays (for now) 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Written by the Bob Cut Editors, photos sourced from Minnie Bell’s and Twitter — Follow us on Twitter to see what pop up we’re at, we promise they’re all GOOD.

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