The Insider Archive: October, 2008

Drink up, Phils fans

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The Phillies normally cut off beer sales after the seventh inning at home games at Citizens Bank Park. What will they do for Game 5, which... Read more

Sovalo in Northern Liberties closes

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The chef-driven Sovalo, arguably the swankiest restaurant in Northern Liberties, closed over the weekend. Co-owner Joe Scarpone, who got... Read more

Starr to judge 'Top Chef'

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Bravo TV says restaurateur Stephen Starr will judge the “Restaurant Wars” segment on the next season of Bravo’s Top Chef... Read more

Mikey's picks a quiet night to open

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Who could time the opening night of a sports bar better than World Series Game 5? Tonight is the opening of Mikey’s American Grill... Read more

Mr. Longoria does not wish to be disturbed

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If you don't want to be seen in Center City, perhaps it's not a good idea to go to Continental Mid-town for dinner on a Friday night. Downstairs... Read more

It was a Night game, of course

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Director M. Night Shyamalan took in Saturday's Game 3 of the World Series. Alas, from all Signs, he did not wear his Phillies colors, so... Read more

Jose Garces going to the casinos

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How far Jose Garces has come in his seven years in Philadelphia, and now he'll going the casino route, first in Las Vegas and then in Atlantic... Read more

Chef Ari Weiswasser leaves Pearl

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Amid a feud among owners at the Rittenhouse Square nightspot Pearl, chef Ari Weiswasser has gone his own way. Weiswasser, whose past includes... Read more