The Insider Archive: August, 2012

Cooking with Phillies broadcaster Gary Matthews

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Around baseball, Gary "Sarge" Matthews is known as a great cook. At noon Tuesday, Aug. 28, the Phillies broadcaster and former Phils outfielder... Read more

Garces to the Divine Lorraine?

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This one is speculative and tentative, so put down your fork: Iron Chef Jose Garces is being wooed to open a restaurant in the Divine Lorraine... Read more

Karma gets a would-be scammer at an Old City bar

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You restaurateurs (and law-abiding citizens) will appreciate this story from Old City: A patron at Bierstube - Mike Naessens' bar at 206 Market... Read more

'Top Chef' contestant Jennifer Zavala lands at Farmers' Cabinet

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Chef Jennifer Zavala has joined the kitchen crew at Grainery Restaurant Group (aka The Farmers' Cabinet). Other than saying she will collaborate... Read more

Reading Terminal Market's 'Mr. G' passes

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Charles Giunta Sr., father of two longtime Reading Terminal Market merchants and a fixture known as Mr. G., died unexpectedly Wednesday night... Read more

Diner en Blanc: A pop-up dinner for 1,300

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Thirteen hundred spirited folks showed up at Logan Circle Thursday night for Philadelphia's first outing of Dîner en Blanc, which you... Read more

Opening soon: Tietra (um, not Titra)

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For the better part of the year, as Victor Fellus and John Frankowski plotted out their Italian-Mediterranean bistro in the Aria at 15th and... Read more

Update: Saint James aims for fall opening in Ardmore

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Rob Wasserman (Rouge, 500 Degrees) and chef Michael Schulson (Sampan, Izakaya) are gearing up for their year-in-the-making bistro in Ardmore's... Read more