The Insider Archive: May, 2009

Spend the evening with Rick Nichols

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A few seats are still available for tonight's chow-down with Inquirer food columnist Rick Nichols at Reading Terminal Market's La Cucina at... Read more

The 'new' Hot Potato Cafe

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Workers were scurrying about the Fishtown restaurant Hot Potato Cafe this morning, preparing for its "Kitchen Nightmares" "reveal"... Read more

Capogiro's UCity location opens

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Five days after opening their third Capogiro location at 1625 E. Passyunk Ave., gelato hucksters John and Stephanie Reitano have unlocked the... Read more

Gordon Ramsay's Hot Potato dinner: A bust?

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The crew at 10 Arts restaurant in the Ritz-Carlton was surprised around 11 p.m. Tuesday when chef Gordon Ramsay walked in with his people,... Read more

Hot Potato under Ramsay's microscope

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Tuesday night was chef Gordon Ramsay's evaluation dinner at Hot Potato Cafe in Fishtown, where cameras from Fox's "Kitchen Nightmares"... Read more

Bibou marks National Escargot Day

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Leave your "slow service" wisecracks at the door. On Sunday, the new French bistro Bibou in South Philly will import snail merchant... Read more

Fairmount's next restaurant

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Meze is the tentative name for the restaurant under construction across from L’Oca at 2028 Fairmount Ave. in Fairmount, at the dead-end... Read more

Hot Potato Cafe getting Gordon Ramsay treatment

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Gordon Ramsay will be at Hot Potato Cafe in Fishtown over the next few days to shoot an episode of Fox's "Kitchen Nightmares," as... Read more