PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – This Friday is the long-awaited reopening of one business on Main Street in Manayunk. After 10 months, Greg’s Kitchen is back open, serving breakfast.
The popular neighborhood spot has been closed since around Labor Day due to flooding from remnants of Hurricane Ida. The restaurant had about seven feet of water in its basement.Mother Of 6 Stabbed To Death In West Philly Had Protective Order Against Fiance Charged In Her Murder
CBS3 spoke to owner Greg Gillin about the long recovery process, and what it will be like to be back just in time for this weekend’s Manayunk Arts Festival.
“It’s exciting. It’s daunting. I couldn’t really fall asleep last night thinking about all the stuff I had to do today,” Gillin said. “It’s going to be great to see people giving us the thumbs up. One girl said she was going to be doing backflips when we opened up, and I was like, ‘Just make sure you stretch first.'”READ MORE: Philabundance Distributing More Food Than Ever Amid Skyrocketing Prices Caused By Inflation
Greg’s Kitchen is open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.MORE NEWS: Darren Arnold Sought For Allegedly Setting Fire To West Philly Home Where 150 Jugs Of Gasoline Were Found
It is located at the corner of Main and Green Streets.