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Trippin Billy

Gourmet Mushrooms

Fungus & Me


 Growing a variety of mushrooms in the small town of Berlin, New Jersey and looking to provide an exclusive variety of gourmet mushrooms to the serious Chef. 


The mushrooms


Just getting started, here is my first crop and going around Collingswood and Marlton to meet the top Chefs of South Jersey and Philadelphia.

Fresh Organic Mushrooms

The Restaurants



From the farm right to your table, each menu item is comprised with only the best seasonal ingredients. Our dishes are constantly evolving to bring you exciting new flavors made with only the freshest produce.


Is the longtime dream of Jason and Casey Simkins, who recently moved from Philadelphia to Swedesboro. Jason is a decade-long veteran of Starr properties, leaving his gig as general manager of Buddakan in Philadelphia about a week ago. Prior to moving into catering sales for Kimpton Hotels, Casey also worked for the Philadelphia restaurant impresario for 10 years.

The husband-and-wife team is now hard at work remaking the West Collingswood space, which happens to be across the street from Joey Baldino’s Zeppoli.

“We’ve been scouting lots of neighborhoods in Philadelphia and in Jersey,’’ says Jason Simkins, who grew up in Randolph, Morris County. “We wanted a space that will fit the concept. We knew what we wanted to do with the food and the hospitality, we just didn’t know where to do it.’’


Hearthside is a contemporary wood-fired American restaurant located at 801 Haddon Avenue in Collingswood, NJ. The hearth is the focal point of Chef Dominic Piperno and his wife Lindsay's vision. Chef Piperno, a Cherry Hill native, will focus on using local and seasonal products to create dishes that not only represent the season, but also give true sense of American cuisine. The design of the restaurant, which uses  earthy materials and textures are incorporated to complement the flavors prepared from the custom wood-fired hearth. Hearthside not only wants to be known for great food, ambience and service, but also for being part of the Collingswood community.


In September 2016 Michael Stollenwerk, “One of Philly’s most visible seafood chefs,” according to Philadelphia Magazine, and winner of Bon Appètite’s Third Best Restaurant in the Country (for his restaurant, Little Fish) along with his girlfriend Felice Leibowitz opened Two Fish to rave reviews.


Chef Stollenwerk creates an ever-changing menu that focuses on highlighting the natural flavors of the food while placing an importance on using local and sustainably sourced ingredients at their peak. The intimately casual, seafood-centric, 26 seat setting are just a few of the features that are quickly making Two Fish one of New Jersey’s favorite restaurants.


There's a reason wine lovers clamor for reservations at this cozy South Philly BYOB: Pierre and Charlotte Calmels have created an intimate destination for personal service and soulful French bistro cooking from a master chef with haute-cuisine cred. Adventure eaters thrill to the game birds, stuffed marrow bones and bountiful foie gras, while more reserved diners will remember the braised meats and perfect fish.


Mercato infuses slow cooking traditions of Old World Italy with an experimental style and bold take on new Italian-American cuisine, placing primary importance on using ingredients that are at their peak that day.  

Enjoy appetizers such as the whole grilled artichoke or the Mercato antipasti, a plate to share that includes Italian cured meats, mozzarella, tomato, and grilled and marinated vegetables.

Entrees change to reflect the season monthly and weekly, if not daily. Enjoy a traditional meal of beef, pork, and veal bolognese with homemade pappardelle or the favorite – lobster and shrimp “pyramid” pasta with asparagus and parmesan brown butter sauce.


Our story began in 1947 when Philadelphia lawyer Samuel Mink purchased seafood restaurant Kelly's on Mole Street. It was a Philly institution for several decades, serving seafood and raw oysters to a loyal business crowd.

Then, in 1969, Samuel's son David took over the family business at age 22. He moved the restaurant to its present location and renamed it Sansom Street Oyster House.

David focused on serving only the freshest seafood available, personally going to the market daily to select each fish. 'We used to change the menu every six months,' said David in a 1987 interview. 'Now it's twice a day.'


Set in a 160 year old Colonial home on Kresson Road in Cherry Hill, Denim has been transformed into a modern American bistro offering Executive Chef / Owner David Murray & Chef de cuisine Ed Stein’s culinary creations.

Denim is a byob restaurant, but does offer a wine partnership with a (6) bottle variety through White Horse Winery in Hammonton, NJ.


For Orders Please Contact

Patrick Henri Champoux

trippinbillymushrooms@gmail.com  / TEL: 856-404-8308