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The Insider Archive: April, 2012
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Craig LaBan Reviews
HipCityVeg opens Monday
Thu, Apr 12, 2012, 2:54 PM
Monday, April 16 is the opening date for HipCityVeg, a vegan fast-food cafe at 127 S. 18th St., on the block north of Rittenhouse Square that's...
McAndrews' La Porta opens near Media
Thu, Apr 12, 2012, 12:20 PM
Peter McAndrews' Italian-influenced bar, La Porta, is due to open May 1-ish in Edgemont, outside of Media. The chef - who has Modo Mio, Paesano's...
The Eric Ripert watch
Thu, Apr 12, 2012, 11:57 AM
While in town visiting his 10 Arts at the Ritz Carlton - which somehow is going on without Jennifer Carroll in the kitchen - chef Eric Ripert...
Max & David's in Elkins Park closes
Wed, Apr 11, 2012, 12:39 PM
Why is this Passover different from the last five Passovers? Max & David's, the destination kosher restaurant in Yorktown Plaza in Elkins...
Will Doc Magrogan's take over The Shanachie?
Wed, Apr 11, 2012, 12:10 PM
The Shanachie, an Irish pub/music venue that opened in 2004 in the heart of Ambler, folded at the end of March. Owners Ed Egan and Gerry Timlin...
Ambler gets a brewpub
Tue, Apr 10, 2012, 10:29 AM
Entrepreneurs Gerard Olson and Daniel Endicott are previewing Forest & Main, Ambler's first brewpub, with an eye toward opening Friday...
Opening near for Green Eggs Cafe #3
Mon, Apr 9, 2012, 4:17 PM
A most impressive two years for Steve Slaughter and crew at Green Eggs Cafe, the bruncherie. - Opened on Dickinson Street in South Philly...
Chef Salvatore pulling out of Blue Bell
Mon, Apr 9, 2012, 11:01 AM
Since the days of Marabella's, restaurants occupying the building at Skippack and Penllyn-Blue Bell Pike in Blue Bell - across from the Blue...
Michael Klein, editor/producer of Philly.com/food, has written about Philadelphia’s restaurant scene since 1993 in his Inquirer column, “Table Talk,” and on his Philly.com blog, “The Insider.”
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