Center City carb fans have their date and time now:
Tuesday, Oct. 2 Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7 a.m. <move-up
Federal Donuts, the South Philly coffee, donuts-and-fried-chicken shop that's gotten national attention, will open at 1632 Sansom St.
There are 10 counter seats, making this a takeout specialist.
Menu is here.
New doughnut flavors are promised. It will serve seven days a week from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. or until the chicken runs out. (Chicken service starts at 11 a.m.) The original location, which opened a year ago, has sold 25,000 orders of the chicken - give or take a cluck.
Doughnuts ($1.25 and $2) come in such flavors as Turkish Mocha, Strawberry-Fennel, Vanilla Spice, Mint Chocolate Cookie, Lemon Bar, Maple Bacon, Green Tea-Sesame, Spicy PB&J and Butter Pecan.
Customers can order a half chicken or six whole wings ($9) or a whole chicken or 12 whole wings ($17) served with honey glaze donuts and Japanese pickles.
Coffee is a special blend from PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. of Topeka, Kan.
Federal Donuts is owned by chef Michael Solomonov, restaurateur Steven Cook, coffee aficionados Thomas Henneman and Bob Logue, and food-and-drink specialist Felicia D’Ambrosio.