Archive for August, 2009

Field Report: Tomato Time At Barclay Prime

Over the weekend, Chef James LoCascio introduced Branch Creek Farms‘ 28 year old strain of heirloom tomatoes at Barclay Prime in a little thing they’re calling Tomato Time. An assortment of 80 pounds of Sicilian Plums, Green Zebra, Pineapple, Purple Cherokee, Sun Gold and Tiger Striped tomatoes are picked on Thursdays and immediately delivered to […]

Breaking News: Marcie Turney To Open Barbuzzo

Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran of Bindi, Lolita, and now Verde fame are currently working on a new venture to fill the space next to Lolita. As of now, the name is Bar Bucco and the menu will be largely Mediterranean, which was her specialty when she slung hash at Audrey Claire in the far reaches […]

The Once-Over: Kong

For this edition of The Once-Over, Phoodie man about town Collin Flatt and our editor Joey Sweeney checked out Kong, a new (and reasonably priced) Chinese Street Food sit-down (with bar, no BYOB here) in Northern Liberties. After the jump, the gruesome twosome jaw about what’s great — and what could use a little work […]


Tragedy At Monk’s

Late Saturday night a horrible accident occurred at one of our favorite places of like ever. A couple who was hanging out on a fire escape behind Monk’s bar fell four stories to the ground. The man died, and the woman, as of now is in critical condition. Owner and friend Fergie Carey said that […]

Top Chef Las Vegas: Episode 2

Join us each week as we share our thoughts on the previous nights episode of Top Chef: Las Vegas. One of our Philly compatriots was already eliminated, but we will be watching closely as Jenn Carol from 10Arts competes for the top prize.


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