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The Insider Archive: June, 2012
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Craig LaBan Reviews
Growlers replacing Vesuvio
Thu, Jun 21, 2012, 11:30 AM
After the Bella Vista bar/restaurant Vesuvio erupted a couple of years ago, it gave way briefly to a joint called Little Bar. Next up and...
South Street update: Pie for you in late July
Wed, Jun 20, 2012, 11:34 AM
End of July is the target for Magpie Artisan Pie Bakery & Boutique, a vintage/modern 20-seater (plus 8 at the counter) at 1622 South St...
Terence Feury leaving Fork
Wed, Jun 20, 2012, 10:26 AM
Terence Feury's 3½-year run at Fork in Old City is coming to a close. He'll leave at the end of July to become chef-partner at Tavro...
Korean fried chicken in the burbs
Mon, Jun 18, 2012, 3:12 PM
The food-forward among us enjoy discovering out-of-the-way spots, which invariably become overrun after word gets out and subsequently lose...
Nick's Roast Beef changes hands
Mon, Jun 18, 2012, 2:52 PM
John Gonnella and Jack Calhoun, who've owned the Nick's Roast Beef location at 15 S. Second St. in Old City for a quarter-century, just turned...
Tashan getting company at 777 S. Broad
Fri, Jun 15, 2012, 3:09 PM
Tashan, the high-style modern Indian destination, has been bravely holding down the fort after dark at Broad and Catharine Streets. Synergy...
Restaurant opening updates
Thu, Jun 14, 2012, 4:23 PM
Time to catch up on some restaurant openings: The region's second Joe's Crab Shack opened this week at 555 City Ave., where the Houlihan's...
Therein lies the Rubb: BBQ joint finds home in Manayunk
Thu, Jun 14, 2012, 1:38 PM
The Manayunk barbecue joint Rubb - which has been in the planning stages for at least three years - will finally see the light of day. Construction...
Michael Klein, editor/producer of Philly.com/food, has written about Philadelphia’s restaurant scene since 1993 in his Inquirer column, “Table Talk,” and on his Philly.com blog, “The Insider.”
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