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  1. Openings
    Jose Garces’s Amada Opens in New York, With Rabbit Paella and Lamb FritesThe celebrity chef’s New York project is located at Brookfield Place in Battery Park City.
  2. Menus
    Foie Gras and Bacon: Two Great Tastes That Taste Great Together at AmadaThe foie and bacon combo is just one several decadent dishes that will highlight Amada’s pig happy hour.
  3. Lists
    Buddakan Back on Top In the Latest Zagat SurveyAside from this minor shakeup, the book reads just like any other year’s.
  4. The Happiest Hours on Earth
    Garces Doubles Down on Chestnut Street’s Happy Hour ActionTwo of the Iron Chef’s restaurants are rolling out new happy hour offerings.
  5. Deals
    Go Whole Hog on All-You-Can-Eat Whole Roast Suckling Pig at AmadaNormally the dish is only available for groups of four or more.
  6. The Other Critics
    LaBan ‘Impressed’ With Amada at Revel; Honest Tom’s SteakRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  7. The Other Critics
    Ring-a-Ding-Ding: LaBan Gives La Calaca Feliz Three Bells; Amada at Revel IsRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  8. Legacies
    Marc Forgione Says New Steakhouse Pays Homage to His ‘Old Man’His ‘old-school’ restaurant pays respect to America’s O.G. chef.
  9. Interviews
    Casino Boogieing With Jose Garces at RevelOn the eve of Amada’s opening in Atlantic City, Grub Street caught up with the Iron Chef for chat.
  10. Openings
    More Details Emerge on What Garces Has in Store For RevelOver the course of the next three weeks, Garces will open three restaurants in Atlantic City.
  11. Deals
    Amada Goes Hog WildFor one night only the restaurant is offering the special for parties of any size.
  12. Rumor Mill
    The Puck Stops Here: Rumor Has Garces Going in at the Kimmel CenterRumor has Wolfgang Puck exiting and Jose Garces taking over.
  13. The Other Critics
    Ding Dong: LaBan to Drop a Fifth Four BellWho’s up and who’s down? Let us know what you think.
  14. Sweet News
    Amada Bails Fish’s Pastry Chef Out of Dessert DebacleWhile Fish awaits the delivery of kitchen gear, Amada’s crew throws a life line.
  15. Empire Building
    Iron Chef Garces Creates His Own Boardwalk Empire in Atlantic CityWhen it opens next spring, the new Revel casino will feature three Garces restaurants.
  16. Truckin’
    Guapos Tacos Rides AgainSeldom seen since its debut in September, Guapos Tacos will roll out again soon, but will be “primarily available for private events.”
  17. The Other Critics
    No Bells For Liberte; Amada Is ‘Worth It’Rounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  18. Openings
    Garces Alumni Open Cantina Feliz TonightOwners Tim Spinner and Brian Sirhal talk about Cantina Feliz.
  19. Prix Fixes
    Philadelphia Bar & Restaurant Introduces a New Prix Fixe DealThe limited-run deal covers the entire menu and runs through November 11.
  20. Behind Bars
    Silk City’s Lesley Snyder Likes Orange Bitters, ‘Girl Beers’ a“I think mixologists are all about the chemicals of the drink. I think bartending’s more about talking with people.”
  21. Menus
    Amada Reopens Friday; Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With a ‘Best of’ Tasting MenuDishes include hits from Amada, Latin Evolution and Iron Chef America.
  22. Temporary Closings
    Amada Is Closed for RenovationsThe temple of tapas is closed for minor renovations.
  23. Behind Bars
    Katie Loeb Wants You to Leave the Oyster House Happier Than When You Came In“Fundamentally, I’m not a very patient person, and with bartending every day is a new show.”
  24. The Philadelphia Diet
    The Food Network’s Marc Summers Won’t Eat Eyeballs, Intestines or“We were going to go to Amada, another one of my favorite restaurants, but it was Restaurant Week, and I hate freakin’ Restaurant Week.”
  25. Deals
    What’s New for Restaurant WeekRather than stressing about how to score a seat at Amada or Buddakan, consider one of the newcomers to Restaurant Week.
  26. Accolades
    Amada Dethrones Buddakan in the Latest Zagat SurveyBuddakn was the reigning champion for as long as anyone can remember.
  27. Openings
    LaBan Predicts JG Domestic Will Be on Par With Keller’s French LaundryThe Inquirer’s food critic has high hopes for the Iron Chef’s next venture.
  28. Food Events
    Amada Celebrates Tomato Food Fight with Heirloom Tomato Tasting MenuChef Macgregor Mann will serve a $55 four-course menu through next Wednesday
  29. Chef Shuffle
    Vetri Hires Joey Baldino as Chef de CuisineThe chef has worked with Vetri on and off for ten years.
  30. Behind Bars
    Chick’s Phoebe Esmon Has Wit, a Charming Personalty and Makes Drinks You Won’tThe most important thing for bartenders is to care about customers and not take any shit from them.
  31. Behind Bars
    Village Whiskey’s Keith Raimondi Is Happiest When Talking Whiskey, Cocktails andIf you want to be a good bartender, you have to love what you’re doing.
  32. Personalities
    Jose Garces Represents Real Local FlavorGPTMC said Garces was a natural choice.
  33. Foodievents
    This Weekend: Rage Against Beer Week, Sing Along with the Kids at the P.O.P.E.Philly Beer Week keeps chugging along through the weekend.
  34. Foodievents
    Philly Beer Week May Be in June, But March Is Still Philly Beer MonthThe beer events just keep on coming
  35. Bright Young Things
    Is Your Favorite Chef One of the 40 Under 40?Mother Nature Network follows up its popular “hot farmers” list.
  36. Empire Building
    Jose Garces Continues Flirting With New YorkIf the ‘Next Iron Chef’ favorite moves to Manhattan, it will be with his Andalusian flagship, Amada.
  37. Jose Garces
    Amada, Chifa to Serve Lunch on SaturdaysJose Garces’s restaurants are launching a weekend lunch day