Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Fire At Hawthorne’s, LOS Burger Truck Closes, Philly’s James Beard Semifinalists, Tales From The Cupcake Wars, Best New Restaurants In America


So the big event this week was definitely Philly Cooks and the Tasting Tours which preceded it–all of which ate up most of the beginning of this week. But that doesn’t mean we weren’t watching out for other news as well. So for those of you who are just recovering from your whiskey-and-foie-gras hangovers now, here’s what you might’ve missed.

2014 James Beard Award Semifinalists Announced This is a big year for Philly

Two Philly Restaurants Tagged As The Best New Restaurants In America GQ’s Alan Richman comes to town

Greensgrow Farm Expands Which means a new farmers market for West Philly

Townsend Wentz Is Also Opening In Fairmount That’s two projects in the works for the chef

Instacart Comes To Philly Same-day grocery delivery hits town

Bru Goes Underground U-Bahn, a new rathskeller, is opening in the basement

Tales From The Cupcake Wars Crumbs goes dark in Rittenhouse

Fire At Hawthorne’s Cafe And we had all the details

Lucky Old Souls Burger Truck Calls It Quits This came as a surprise to everyone