Archive for July, 2012

Beck’s Cajun Café Opens New Location in 30th Street Station

Bill Beck, the owner of Beck’s Cajun Café in Reading Terminal Market, opened a new location in 30th Street Station today. The new Beck’s will serve old favorites from the original location like beignets and Best of Philly award-winning Po Boys, as well as new items like sweet potato waffles and other daily specials. There’s […]

Bar Ferdinand Welcomes New Executive Chef

Chef David Ansill, fresh off of a sabbatical in Jamaica, has been promoted to executive chef of Bar Ferdinand, the tapas restaurant in Northern Liberties. David and Owen Kamihira, the owner of Bar Ferdinand, met while working at the South Street Copabanana in the 80s. They’ve since traded greasy burgers for Spanish fare, which is […]

Food Blob: Gorge Yourself On Some Watermelons

>>>This Friday, City Tap House will be celebrating the made-up food holiday National Watermelon Day with special watermelon drinks and a watermelon eating contest. [Foobooz] >>>After wining Best of Philly for their tasting menu, Matyson has decided to pay it forward with a tasting menu honoring other BOP winners. [Meal Ticket] >>>And if Farmers Markets […]


And The 2nd Annual Vendy Winners Are …

This past weekend’s kinda-rain kinda-shine couldn’t stop the 2nd annual Vendy Awards, which took place at The Lot on 39th and Market. The Smoke Truck took home the Vendy Cup award, while the People’s Choice went to Vernalicious and the dessert winner was Lil Pop Shop. If you weren’t able to make the awards show, […]

And Now, Anthony Bourdain’s Final Word On Filming In Philly

From his Facebook page: “Wrapped on Philly. We intend to be the first food/travel show to do a cheesesteak-free Philly show. Let the other guy do it. And no steps either.” Respect.


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