The Insider Archive: May, 2012

Vietnamese for Pennsport

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Liem Ma, who with his famlly owns a couple Vietnamese restaurants in the Italian Market, is prepping for a June opening of Mekong River, a... Read more

Emeril surprises Bucks County mom

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Bam. Just like that, chef Emeril Lagasse and cameras from ABC's Good Morning America - plus the William Tennent High marching band - showed... Read more

Hot dog + fried chicken + jelly doughnut =

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Fried chicken, doughnuts, hot dogs... Why not combine every food fad in one sandwich. I refer to the very fine wiener shop Cool Dog Cafe... Read more

Morimoto: Better stick to sushi

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Masaharu Morimoto, TV's Iron Chef and owner of eponymous restaurants in Philadelphia and New York, was a minor-league ballplayer in Japan. You'd... Read more

Timberrrrr!!

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Timber Wood-Fired Grill, which opened to much promise in July 2010 in the longtime home of Inn Flight restaurant across from Abington Memorial... Read more

The Latham opens Urban Enoteca

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As the Latham Hotel reopens at 17th and Walnut Streets, it was the setting for the Colin Farrell-Terrence Howard mob thriller Dead Man Down... Read more

Philly-area winners at World Beer Cup

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Iron Hill Brewery came away from last weekend's biannual Brewers Association World Beer Cup in San Diego in fine shape, as did Philly's Dock... Read more

Japanese pitcher at Citizens Bank Park

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Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto - who played minor-league ball as a young buck in Japan - will throw out the first pitch at Tuesday’s Phillies... Read more