Restaurant notes: SquareBurger to stay open in December; do a little ketchup

  • SquareBurger, the Stephen Starr-run food stand in Franklin Square, will remain open in December on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as evenings during the week between Christmas and New Year's. Menu additions: grilled cheese on brioche with a bag of chips ($2.75), chicken noodle soup ($3),  tomato soup ($3),  grilled cheese with tomato soup ($5), and hot chocolate ($2).
  • Free fries! Heinz is stopping here with its Heinz Ketchup Road Trip to show off the new Dip & Squeeze packaging. Heinz will give away fries and ketchup on the following schedule: Thursday (12/2) on the 1600 block of Chestnut Street from noon to 1:45 p.m.; on the 200 block of South 40th Street at Locust Walk from 2:30 to 4:15 p.m.; and at 30th Street Station from 5 to 7 p.m. On Friday (12/3), the plan is to hit First Friday on the 200 block of Market Street from 5 to 11 p.m. On Saturday (12/4), Heinzers will be on Rittenhouse Square (1800 block of Walnut Street) from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    * Saturday's location changed. Follow the truck on Twitter.