The Insider Archive: June, 2013

Georges' restaurant in Wayne to close

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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... Read more

Chops steak houses are closing

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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... Read more

The incredible shrinking chef

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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... Read more

Weekend must-tries: Finger food; messy pie; ice cream by the river

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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... Read more

Chef Mackenzie Hilton returns to Wash West

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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... Read more

Brooklyn chef setting up at new 3rd Ward

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Earlier this month saw the opening of the Philly branch of 3rd Ward, the Brooklyn "makerspace" that allows everyday people to take classes... Read more

Get set for Shifty's Taco

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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... Read more

Bryan Sikora's La Fia soft-opens in Wilmington

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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... Read more