Many of Philadelphia's major coffee players in recent years have grown from one-off shops to mini-empires.
Bakers from Cambodia, South Korea, and China are among those serving Philadelphia with crusty French bread and buttery pastries.
It's a "dance bar," opposed to a lounge or bar.
The catering company is now in larger quarters in Grays Ferry.
Owners say an investor has been found.
Taichman maintains ownership of Audrey Claire Cook, the studio kitchen a few doors from Twenty Manning Grill.
That crackly crusted, twice-fried treat called Korean fried chicken is undergoing a minor resurgence in town.
I admit I never really understood the appeal of the bar/David Bowie shrine known as Doobies - until I visited on Wednesday evening.
Michaud returns to the kitchen that he opened in 2007.
The first-time restaurateur will also be chef.
Rob Lucas, the third generation of his family to run Donkey's Place in Camden, says business is rising along with the city's fortunes.
When it comes to obscure regional Italian wines worth discovering, Le Virtù always delivers, this time with Cococciola.
The mini-cake doughnuts are about a third larger than a Dunkin Donuts Munchkin.