The Insider Archive: June, 2012

Polished Asian restaurant coming to Chestnut Street

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Jack Chen of Sakura Mandarin at 11th and Race Streets is behind Spice 28, now under construction at 1228 Chestnut St. Chen says its menu will... Read more

Star chefs in their underwear?!

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Michael Solomonov of Zahav, Percy Street and Federal Donuts is famous for speaking his mind. Now, the chef is going to show off his skivvies... Read more

First night at Le Bec-Fin 2.0

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Tonight is the public opening of the revived Le Bec-Fin under new owner Nicolas Fanucci, former general manager of the French Laundry. Chef... Read more

Barra coming to Old City from Birra

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Gordon Dinerman is following up on his East Passyunk hit, Birra, with a sibling called Barra. Opening tonight (!), he is partnering with Rob... Read more

Teresa Giudice signing new cookbook

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Teresa Giudice of The Real Housewives of New Jersey will be in town over the next several days to sign her third cookbook, Fabulicious: Fast... Read more

Don't take this free breakfast for granite

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Andy Kamaratos will mark the first anniversary of his Andy’s Diner location in Trevose by offering free breakfast entrees on Thursday... Read more

Back by popular demand: Tiffin Etc.

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Back in May, Munish Narula closed the Indian pizza/street food shop Tiffin Etc. next to the flagship location of his Indian empire, Tiffin... Read more

This drink has a certain ring to it

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The bar Hop Sing Laundromat (1029 Race St.), now in semisoft-opening mode, is refining its drink menu. Being offered tonight is something... Read more