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The Insider Archive: June, 2013
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Craig LaBan Reviews
Georges' restaurant in Wayne to close
Fri, Jun 28, 2013, 10:10 PM
Wednesday, July 3 will be last call at georges', the restaurant Georges Perrier opened 12 years ago in what is now the Eagle Shops on Lancaster...
Chops steak houses are closing
Fri, Jun 28, 2013, 9:37 PM
The two Chops steak houses - in Bala Cynwyd and at 700 Walnut St. - will shut down after business Saturday, June 29, said owner Alex Plotkin...
The incredible shrinking chef
Fri, Jun 28, 2013, 3:56 PM
You're seeing less of Brad Spence these days, and the chef/partner at Amis in Washington Square West wants it that way. Spence, 36, has shed...
Weekend must-tries: Finger food; messy pie; ice cream by the river
Fri, Jun 28, 2013, 12:36 PM
Le Viet, the high-style Vietnamese bar/restaurant on the edge of the Italian Market, has unloosed a line of finger foods, including sweet and...
Chef Mackenzie Hilton returns to Wash West
Thu, Jun 27, 2013, 10:40 PM
Mackenzie Hilton racked up a bunch of praise at Washington Square West's Mercato, including a win on the Food Network's Chopped, before she...
Brooklyn chef setting up at new 3rd Ward
Thu, Jun 27, 2013, 9:48 PM
Earlier this month saw the opening of the Philly branch of 3rd Ward, the Brooklyn "makerspace" that allows everyday people to take classes...
Get set for Shifty's Taco
Thu, Jun 27, 2013, 12:40 PM
Brewerytown is getting a taco shop in early August. Shifty's Taco is rising inside a storefront at 2730 W. Girard Ave. The project was born...
Bryan Sikora's La Fia soft-opens in Wilmington
Thu, Jun 27, 2013, 11:00 AM
Bryan Sikora is back in business today (6/27), as he and his wife, Andrea, soft-open La Fia Bakery + Market + Bistro, at Fifth and Market Streets...
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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