Quick Bites

Jose Garces isn’t slowing down even if the economy is. Philadelphia Business Journal catches up with him and finds out about his plans for a Las Vegas Amada, Chifa and Village Whiskey. [Philadelphia Business Journal]

Table 31 is joining Susanna Foo in offering a high end to-go menu. [The Illadelph]

Osteria has transformed its prep kitchen into a culinary school. There will be classes on pasta and pizza making, wine and cheese tastings, as well as events events like book signings, chef dinners and winemaker dinners for up to 14 people at the kitchen block table. [Osteria]

Temple University sweet lovers have a new option as Insomnia Cookies has opened a cookie truck on the North Philly campus. [Daily Pennsylvanian]

OpenTable is going public. The restaurant reservations site will be the first tech venture to go public in many months. [VentureBeat]

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