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A Stroll Down Oxford Avenue


Tori Eliff of The Fox Chase Deli

Tori Eliff of The Fox Chase Deli

A few hundred residents of Fox Chase enjoyed A Stroll Down Oxford Avenue this past Saturday. The event spearheaded by The Fox Chase Deli and organized by Tori Eliff was a great success. Cintiolli’s Music sponsored live music with A.J. Slick, Mirror Men and students performing in the 7900 Block of Oxford Avenue. A moon bounce was set up in Lions Park for the enjoyment of neighborhood kids and The Blooming Artist Studio and Fox Chase Reading Series had tables set up in the park. All in Time provided free watch batteries and Sally’s Flowers held a ½ price sidewalk sale and RGB Computers had a table set up. Prizes were raffled off from All in Time, Semper Fi, Blooming Artist Studio, In The Loop Cafe and Euphoria Hair Salon.  Fox Chase Deli served up Hamburgers and Hot Dogs until 3pm when the first annual hoagie eating contest was held.  Yours truly won, ( 6 hoagies in 10 minutes), and received a beautiful assortment of gifts from the business folks on the 7900 Block of Oxford Avenue. Ted Killen of The Fox Chase Deli was delighted at the attendance, ” It was a great afternoon with great participation. Sponsoring businesses will meet again and we hope to plan a fall event that the people of Fox Chase can enjoy.”

– g emil reutter

Fox Chase Deli – A Neighborhood Deli and Much More

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Editor’s Note: The Fox Chase Deli closed its doors on March 5, 2015. See below.

We are regular customers of The Fox Chase Deli. The Deli has a nice neighborhood quality and the staff is friendly. They offer a full selection of lunch meats, cheeses and salads and are known for their outstanding potato salad.  Their breakfast sandwiches are made fresh on the premises and they offer combinations of eggs, cheese, bacon, sausage and scrapple served on a roll or wrap of your choice.

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The lunch menu consists of what you would expect from a traditional delicatessen.  A full sandwich menu to include hot sandwiches, Corned Beef, Roast Beef and Turkey specials, a great line of Hoagies and Flour or Wheat Wraps.  Having sampled much of the menu I can tell you a sandwich at this deli will leave you fat and happy for the rest of the day.  The deli also offers Stocks pound cake, specialty snacks and a full range of snacks and drinks.

Today we will cover their House Signature Sandwiches. The Deli offers seven signature sandwiches. On our last visit we ordered the Roast Pork. It is served hot on a 9 inch roll with sharp provolone and either broccoli rabe or sautéed spinach. We sat at the window counter that has seating for eight overlooking the hustle and bustle of Oxford Avenue. There is also table seating.  The 9 inch roll was full of excellent pork, provolone and topped with sautéed spinach. The presentation was simply outstanding and the combination delightful.

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Our daughters enjoy The Fox Rock. This signature sandwich is also served hot on a 9 inch roll filled with sliced chicken breast, imported havarti cheese, spinach, and tomato, onion and honey mustard. It is a must have if you visit the deli.

The other Signature Sandwiches are:

Italian: served on a 9 inch roll filled with cappicolla or imported ham, sharp provolone and roasted red peppers.

Turkey: Served on a 9 inch roll filled with provolone, roasted red peppers and sundried tomatoes.

The Oxford Avenue: Served on a 9 inch roll filled with roast beef, turkey, sharp provolone, lettuce, tomato, onion , spices and roasted red peppers.

The Fox Chase: Grilled on sourdough bread filled with roast beef, swiss cheese, horseradish sause, tomato, onion and honey mustard.

The Marine: Served on a 9 inch roll filled with buffalo chicken, bleu cheese, onion, tomato, hot sause and melted  hot pepper cheese.

The Signature Sandwiches are all made with fresh rolls and ingredients and you can have one in the seven dollar range. It a good bang for your buck.. The deli also has a great catering menu if you would like them to cater your event. They also offer delivery service on all menu items.

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The Fox Chase Deli is located at 7950 Oxford Avenue directly across the avenue from the Rite Aid.  Weekday hours are currently 8am to 5:30pm, Saturday 9am to 4:30pm and Sunday 11am to 3pm. You can find them on the web at: http://foxchasedeli.com/

This is the third in a series of reviews of eateries in the heart of The Fox Chase neighborhood of Philadelphia.

On March 5, 2015 the deli closed its doors. The announcement appears below. We wish Ted and Lauren all the best. 


– g emil reutter

Summer Break

The Fox Chase Reading Series  will be on hiatus  for the months of July and August but will return with a poetry/prose packed Autumn/Winter 2012 edition of The Fox Chase Review and the Featured Poets/Writers Series at Ryerss Museum and Library on September 23rd with Kirsten Kaschok and Ditta Baron Hoeber. Until then please enjoy our summer 2012 issue at www.foxchasereview.org

Remember there is plenty to do in Fox Chase this summer:

Ryerss Museum and Library: http://www.ryerssmuseum.org/

Pennypack Environmental Center: http://fairmountpark.org/PennypackEC.asp

Fox Chase Farm: http://foxchasefarm.org/

And if you get hungry visit our friends at :

The Fox Chase Deli http://foxchasedeli.com/

Hop Angel Brauhauhttp://hopangelbrauhaus.blogspot.com/

Summer winds were blowing at Ryerss Museum and Library

Summer winds were blowing at Ryerss Museum and Library for the 2nd Annual Poets
on the Porch. Special thanks to the poets who shared their work with the crowd:
Diane Sahms-Guarnieri,  Lynn Levin, Dan Maguire.  We wish Amy King and Ana Božičević  the best and hope Amy is feeling well soon.  Photographs of the event can viewed at this link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157624536350361/

We thank the following for their continued support of the arts in Fox Chase:

  1. The staff of Ryerss Museum and Library, the home of The Fox Chase Reading Series.
  2. Niv Sipori of Cottman Signs who produced the signage for this years event.
  3. Shannon McDonald, Editor of Neastphilly who published the work of our poets to promote
    this event.
  4. The following businesses who posted the event flyers at their stores:  

Fox Chase Deli, Little Beans Corner Cafe, Riekers, Fox Chase Bank, Vist
Financial, Sally’s Flowers, Quigs Pizza, Veree Pharmacy, Fox Chase Laundry,
Wawa, RGB Computers, The Thrift Shop and Keller’s Food Market.

5. The various newspapers, blogs and event sites that listed Poets on the Porch 2011.