Get Ready for Gambling in PA Bars

Last night, the state House of Representatives passed a bill legalizing some forms of gambling in bars. The Senate already passed an earlier version of […]


Alison Barshak Turns Up In TIME Article About “Gods of Food”

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Alison Barshak, who was the chef at Neil Stein’s Striped Bass when Esquire declared it the best new […]


Alison two Closes

Alison Barshak’s Alison Two has closed. Michael Klein is reporting the last meal was served on March 13th. It would seem to have come Alison […]


Mid-Day Snacks & Nibbles

Tinto has been expanding towards, but not entirely into, the corner of 20th & Sansom for what seems like an eternity and finally, the expansion […]


The Story Behind Alison two’s Name

Alison Barshak deftly defends naming her new restaurant Alison two and even takes a shot at us! Some people like the name. Some don’t. Some bloggers […]


Quick Bites

A couple of places that we’ve mentioned in the past now have names. Konstantinos Pitsillides’ Greek BYOB at 10th will be known as Kanella and […]


Restaurant Design

The Making of Zahav and Alison’s New Restaurant each have posts detailing the the trials and tribulations of designing a new restaurant that works for […]