May 30, 2023
PIDC is proud to support diverse businesses in Philadelphia. This AAPI Month and beyond, we’re celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander-owned businesses by highlighting a few of our PIDC clients, including restaurants, retail stores, dental services, and more. Please join us in showing your support and shop local.
Intimate Thai bistro in Manayunk. Curbside pickup and delivery available.
An Asian-owned Chinese food restaurant in Chinatown.
FRIEDA is a modern cafe, bakery and gathering place that believes everyone’s lives are richer if they connect with people of other generations. Stop for coffee, fresh-baked pastries and their signature almond cake. They also offer drawing classs, social media workshops, and film screenings.
A woman-owned restaurant in Old City offering new American cuisine, craft cocktails and an extensive wine list for dinner and Sunday brunch. While the physical location is temporarily closed, each day the restaurant staff will be preparing a special meal for pickup anytime after 4:00 PM.
High Street Philly serves fresh-baked breads and pastries alongside seasonal salads, sandwiches, pastas, and pizza for take-out and delivery. The new location is at 101 S. 9th St (between Chestnut & Sansom).
Kebabs & Pakistani BBQ from a Halal kitchen served cafeteria-style in a renovated old-school diner.
A casual cafe with local stapes for bagels, sandwiches & desserts, along with weekday lunch specials.
A West Philadelphia deli selling a variety of foods, such as cheesesteaks, burgers, desserts, and more since 1993. Lee’s Deli is also popularly known for its bulgogi cheesesteak and signature seitan cheesesteak. Vegan options are available.
Family Owned Uzbek & Turkish Mediterranean Halal Restaurant
A Taiwanese boutique cafe named after Princess Lulu – a French bulldog. This cafe brings you the most authentic Taiwanese bubble teas and street snacks.
A bagel and deli shop that serves breakfast and lunch all day, including paninis, wraps, coffee, smoothies, milkshakes, cheesesteaks, burgers, and salads.
A restaurant that serves 50 flavors of chicken, including its famous second-winning yellow snowing cheese chicken in the 2015 NY’s Best Wings Championships.
A casual Vietnamese restaurant in Chinatown that serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine.
Authentic Cambodian cooking, with signature dishes such as bok lahong (papaya salad) and ah mok (fish stew steamed in a banana leaf). Nearly all of the dishes start with a housemade kreung, lemongrass paste that is a signature of Cambodian cuisine.
Health, Beauty & Fitness
Bamn stands for “by any means necessary”. It is a gym offering the necessary tools for powerlifting, olympic lifting, body building, recreational weightlifting and general fitness.
Everyone comes to Novem for a different reason—to get stronger, fitter, reduce stress, gain confidence, even create new friendships.
A walk-in clinic for all ages that specializes in urgent care, wound care, employment physicals, vaccinations, physical therapy, and more.
A beauty supply store located in Germantown.
Incorporated in 2003, Laurentius Salon is an Asian-owned and LGBTQ-owned business offering high end hair styling and related services as well as retail of hair and accessory products.
A barber and beauty salon on 2552 Kensington Avenue.
A group of physical therapists and support staff whose mission is to make physical therapy services accessible to all of Philadelphia’s communities.
An employee benefits and human resources consulting business in South/Olde Kensington.
Peacock Laboratories, Inc has been providing industry leadership in the development of new mirror product development and manufacturing technologies since 1930.
An Asian-owned home improvement, masonry, and remodeling company.
Art & Education
Connecting cultural expression and social change, Asian Arts Initiative uses art as a vehicle to explore the diverse experiences of all communities which include Asian Americans.
A high-quality preschool environment that will prepare your child for kindergarten.
A design-driven artisan manufacturer focused on creating abstracted organic works of furniture and lighting.
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November 17, 2022
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December 15, 2021
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November 22, 2021
Support Local Businesses: 2021 Holiday Edition
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September 24, 2021
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