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Archive: January, 2011

Garces, Solomonov battle on tonight's "Iron Chef America"

Sunday, January 30, 2011, 10:54 AM
Iron Chef Jose Garces will battle chef Michael Solomonov, who owns Zahav, Xochitl and Percy Street Barbecue, at 10 tonight on the Food Network's "Iron Chef America." The pair will battle in Kitchen Stadium and cook a multicourse meal with each dish featuring an ingreident that they won't learn... Read more

Robert Plant rambles on into Sampan

Friday, January 28, 2011, 12:25 AM
The packed house at Sampan (124 S. 13th) Thursday night didn't seem to notice that rock legend Robert Plant was in the restaurant. But the Led Zeppelin frontman had broccoli, Brussels sprouts and potstickers and sipped Ciroc straight-up on his second visit to Sampan in days. Plant, who played the Tower... Read more

Miss America Teresa Scanlan visits Atlantic City

Thursday, January 27, 2011, 6:32 PM
Newly-crowned Miss America Teresa Scanlan made her first visit to Atlantic City yesterday when she caught the Marc Antonelli show at the Tropicana and dined at its Fin restaurant. Scanlan, who turns 18 on Feb. 6, visited the A.C. headquarters of the pageant which was held there from 1921 to 2004, ... Read more

Screen legend Ron Jeremy hosts Delilah's Wing Bowl bash

Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 8:04 AM
Screen legend Ron Jeremy will host the Delilah's (100 Spring Garden St.) Wing Bowl after-party. The veteran porn performer known as the Hedgehog will also attend 610 WIP's Wing Bowl Feb. 4 at the Wells Fargo Center. There, Jeremy, whose own meat has been gobbled by thousands of women on film,... Read more

Rendell talks about his NBC gig

Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 11:39 PM
Ed Rendell this morning declined to discuss his compensation for the new two-year deal he signed to work as a contributor and political analyst for NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. We reported yesterday that the former governor would soon sign with NBC News and his deal was announced yesterday by MSNBC’s... Read more

"Bizarre Foods" Philly episode airs tonight

Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 1:15 PM
The Philadelphia episode of "Bizarre Foods" hosted by Andrew Zimmern, premieres at 9 tonight on the Travel Channel. As we told you Jan. 11, the episode Zimmern shot in June, will feature dishes from Mueller's Chocolate and Downtown Cheese shop at the Reading Terminal Market, John's Roast Pork (Weccacoe... Read more

Rendell soon joining NBC News

Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 7:38 AM
Looks like Ed Rendell is being hired at NBC News, though in what capacity is not yet clear, sources say. Politico reported yesterday that Rendell was close to signing with MSNBC, for which he would become a "regular political contributor for the 2012 campaign cycle," according to Politico's David... Read more

De Niro, Cooper on the set of "Limitless"

Monday, January 24, 2011, 12:14 AM
Here are screen legend Robert De Niro and Rydal native Bradley Cooper Saturday on the set of "Limitless," at 21st & Market. The film, which did most of its shooting last spring, is scheduled to open March 18. Read more

Vick says he'd do Oprah before Piers

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 11:23 AM
Eagles QB Michael Vick says he would go on the Oprah Winfrey show before CNN's Piers Morgan, telling 97.5 The Fanatic's Mike Missanelli that he knows nothing about Morgan, but grew up watching Oprah. Missanelli asked Vick about the bet between Oprah and Morgan over who would land a Vick interview first... Read more

Philadelphia Passion player in Playboy

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 7:07 PM
Tanyka Renee who plays on the Philadelphia Passion is one of eight Lingerie Football League players to be pictured in the shower in the February Playboy. Renee, of Jamaican descent, wears nothing in the magazine, but wears No. 12 on the football field with the Passion for whom she plays offense... Read more
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