The Trip to Italy review for CP


A bit too much retread, but these two dudes still make me laugh.

La Peg for Philadelphia Daily News

Bistrot La Minette owner Peter Woolsey just opened La Peg, a unique waterfront brasserie, with the folks behind FringeArts.

Photo: Kevin Monko

Philly fall openings preview for Food Republic

Lots of cool stuff opening this season.

Pictured: corned pork belly on pretzel challah from Abe Fisher.

Local kombucha for Philadelphia Inquirer

I talked to Philly-based kombucha makers about the popularity of the stuff and the process of making it.

Pictured: Inspired Brews, which I buy all the time from Breezy’s Cafe.

Photo: Anne Gustafson

Hot Diggity’s new menu for


Hot Diggity, Philly’s premier wiener emporium, has expanded its menu to include burgers, wings, nachos and more. They’re also going to start doing weird American regional specialties, like Jucy Lucys and chow mein sandwiches.

Tomato dishes for

It’s tomato season! Here’s what chefs around town are doing with them.

Photo: santosphotos

Anupy Singla for Philadelphia Daily News

Journalist turned cookbook author Anupy Singla is on a mission to demystify Indian food for American home cooks.

Photo: Alejandro A. Alvarez

Green Aisle Grocery fudge for Philadelphia Inquirer

The Erace boys are making Jersey Shore-style boardwalk fudge with local ingredients.

Photo: Clem Murray

Whole crabs around the US for Food Republic


How different parts of the country tackle whole crabs.

Kid-friendly Philly restaurants for Serious Eats

Local places to take the whole family.

Photo: Garden Variety by M. Scott Whitson