The Insider Archive: October, 2011

Think PHL's restaurant week will take off?

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There are restaurant weeks offering deals downtown, on the Main Line, and in South Jersey. And now, through Oct. 29, a restaurant week at... Read more

Philly Diner at auction: Everything's to go

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After 10 years, the Penn campus mainstay Philly Diner at 39th and Walnut Streets closed Sunday at the end of its lease, as the Daily Pennsylvanian... Read more

Korean BBQ in a Chinatown landmark

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Big news in Chinatown: A Korean barbecue is setting up, further broadening the options. It's Sammy Chon's K-Town BBQ, which packs 'em in... Read more

Two buddies get into the coffee game

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Pub & Kitchen/The Diving Horse chef Jonathan Adams has something else on his plate. He and childhood friend Damien Pileggi are getting... Read more

Newcomers on Walnut

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How about Walnut Street, east of Broad? Sumo Sushi, which opened at Broad and Pine Streets in summer 2010, is fixing to go into 1316 Walnut... Read more

Trestle Inn: Go-go-ing back to '60s

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For decades, the J&J Trestle Inn at 11th and Callowhill Streets was one of those places, a down-and-dirty strip club behind a rusty iron... Read more

Changeover at Fathom

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Fathom Seafood House, which chefs Mike Stollenwerk and Rob Holloway opened early in 2011 at Girard Avenue and Shackamaxon Street in Fishtown... Read more

Free: Cooking demo and pizza

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Chef Brett Hulbert took over Portabello's in downtown Kennett Square a few weeks ago, and he will give a taste of his new menu Saturday, Oct... Read more