Morning News with Kimchi

Still riled up about that 50 Best Bars covers story in Philadelphia Weekly? Consider this tour of Fishtown’s best bars by Brian McManus. Funny and frightening in equal amounts. [PW]

The Inquirer went Seoul crazy this weekend, with LaBan reviewing Everyday Good House on Front and Olney and Rick Nichols extolling the virtues of Korean fried chicken and Cooking Papa. [The Inquirer]

Lew Bryson wonders whether it’s time to retire the term “beer geek.” Reading his post indicates to us that it’s not. No word on what he thinks of gastropub. [Seen Through a Glass]

Do restaurants really suffer during a recession? We hope not. Then again, since everyone’s going on food stamps, the issue might be moot. [NY Times]