The Insider Archive: September, 2011

Cookie contest at Midtown Village's Oktoberfest

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Midtown Village's Fall Festival (noon to 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1), whose epicenter is 13th and Walnut Streets, will have a strong food component... Read more

Tennis event to serve food truck fare

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Jonah Fliegelman, a tennis pro at Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education, has set up a delicious lineup of food trucks and other mobile operators... Read more

Taps open at Interstate Draft House

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Wednesday, Sept. 28 marks the debut of Interstate Draft House, a "beer pub" (16 on tap) replacing Moe's at 1235 E. Palmer St. in the heart... Read more

Stollenwerk casting off most of his empire

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Mike Stollenwerk, who's gone from one little seafood-oriented BYOB to three restaurants seemingly overnight (OK, four years), is paring down... Read more

Food web: A look at Crisp; new chef at Zinc

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Drew Lazor at Meal Ticket offers a photo tour of Crisp, the New York-rooted falafelry opening at 32 S. 18th St. on Sept. 27. Previous coverage... Read more

Paramour opening in Wayne

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Wednesday, Sept. 28 is opening day of Paramour, a dramatic renovation of the restaurant space at the Wayne Hotel in Wayne. Developer S.W. Bajus... Read more

Brown Betty's prepping for pop-up

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Brown Betty Dessert Boutique will set up Saturday (10/1) a one-day pop-up at the home-and-garden store and café Terrain at Styer’s... Read more

401 Diner shuts down temporarily

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Here's a cautionary tale to any restaurateur who opens before he is truly ready: The 401 Diner in Conshohocken, which opened earlier this... Read more