Mike Klein covers the region’s restaurant and food news beat.

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La Colombe’s new self-heating coffee can: A hot cup of joe in 2 minutes

The coffee company's CEO says he wants to see if consumers really want something like this.

What does it take to get 4 bells from Craig LaBan? | Let’s Eat

Also: New bar-restaurant in Fishtown, family friendly eats in Malvern, and a dim sum newcomer in Rittenhouse.

Vetri, Kalaya among 2020 James Beard Awards restaurant semifinalists

The nominees for the Beards, widely regarded as the Oscars of the restaurant business, will be announced on March 25. Awards will be handed out May 4.

Dining deals: 5 restaurant weeks on the Philly region’s radar

As the industry leaves the Valentine's surge behind, discounts abound in East Passyunk, Chestnut Hill, Haddonfield, Atlantic City, and King of Prussia.

Going to the Philadelphia Flower Show? Where to eat nearby

About 40 ideas, from pizza to stir-fry to noodles to Chinese to …

Where and what to eat at Reading Terminal Market

Among at least two dozen food stands, we find the highlights.

Tired Hands Brewing opens St. Oner’s, a joint in Fishtown

There's a Chinese-inspired menu, washed down by Tired Hands' own beer, wine, kombucha, and coffee, in a buzzy-neon atmosphere.

Miles Table brings the brunch vibe to Bok Building in South Philadelphia

It's the second location of Michael Lynch's popular South Street West cafe.

Bucks restaurateur charged with shooting at 2 homes with a BB gun

Pineville Tavern operator Andrew "Drew" Abruzzese is a suspect. Police say his Audi was seen on surveillance video.

Reading Terminal Market manager leaving to become Rep. Evans’ chief of staff

Anuj Gupta, who first worked with the congressman on his mayoral campaigns in the 1990s, will become his top aide.