Philadelphia Soul Food Industry Icon KeVen Parker Dies At 57Parker was the owner of legendary Ms. Tootsie's Restaurant and Bar at 13th and South Streets, along with the KeVen Parker Soul Food Cafe in the Reading Terminal Market.
Miss Tootsie's On South Street Celebrates 15 Years In BusinessThe eatery, which is fast becoming a Philadelphia icon, has very humble beginnings.
Local Restaurant Spreads Joy With Random Kindnesses in Center CitySome people in center city Philadelphia were surprised this afternoon when they were told lunch was free.
What's Cooking on 1060: A Soul Food Revival, and a Coffee Truck Gets an AnchorThis week we've got food news about soul food in the Reading Terminal Market, and a coffee shop with a pedigree in center city.
Positively Philadelphia: A Local Entrepreneur Spreading The LoveKeVen Parker has begun a year-long campaign to do random acts of kindness throughout the area. First up was paying the grocery store bill for a woman named Shirley.
KeVen ParkerEntrepreneur KeVen Parker is most known for his soul food establishment "Ms. Tootsie’s," is branching out with a lifestyle boutique and a hotel of lavish, extended-stay suites.