The Insider Archive: June, 2012

Coming: 'Sexy' Japanese in Manayunk

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Moon Krapugthong of Manayunk’s Chabaa Thai is looking at a July 20 opening of Yanako, her long-planned Japanese restaurant just down... Read more

Now open: La Petite Dauphine

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La Petite Dauphine, an upscale-casual coffeehouse and BYOB cafe, opened this morning (6/29) in the high-ceilinged mid-19th-century brownstone... Read more

Now open: NoBL in Lansdowne

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Next time someone sneers there's no menu ambition to be had in the suburbs, steer him to Lansdowne. (You can also put him on a Media-Elwyn... Read more

A $6.95 steak dinner

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Greek immigrant Andy Kamaratos, who opened his first diner in 1976, will roll back the prices on 14-ounce Certified Angus New York strips and... Read more

Fountain Porter coming to South Philly

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That neon glow at 10th and Tasker Streets in South Philly is a taste of the neighborhood's next bar, due to open just after Labor Day. It's... Read more

Underdogs to South Philly

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Four months after opening his hot dog shop Underdogs in a subterranean storefront on 17th Street near Sansom, Robert Amar has signed a lease... Read more

For all the tea in Chinatown

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Kenny Poon, who owns Ken Shin Asian Diner at Third and Spring Garden Streets, is about a month from opening Tea-Do, a tearoom, at 132 N. 10th... Read more

Ansill back in Philly

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Last winter, seeking warmth and personal fulfillment on the north side of age 50, chef David Ansill left Ladder 15 in Center City and relocated... Read more