The Insider Archive: February, 2011

Rick Nichols: Bon voyage

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Big news in the Philadelphia food world: Columnist Rick Nichols has announced that he’s leaving The Inquirer, where he’s been... Read more

Restaurant weeks in the burbs

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Here's a rundown of the various restaurant weeks that have shown up on my radar: - Atlantic City's restaurant week runs from Sunday,... Read more

G-N Kang on the radio in New York

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G-N Kang, last heard on the radio (Wired 96.5's Chio in the Morning show) in July, can be heard Wednesday and Thursday this week as the femme... Read more

Restaurant notes: Coleman in Blue Bell gives way to The Farmer's Daughter

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Normandy Farm, the conference center and hotel in Blue Bell, is grand-opening The Farmer's Daughter on Friday (2/25). Four months in the making... Read more

Restaurant notes: Le Bec-Fin hires a French GM; LaTerrasse is dark

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Georges Perrier has gone back and forth over the years with the background of his top managers -- choosing Yanks or Francs. He's gone back... Read more

Want a building on the Avenue of the Arts?

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A vacant building across Broad Street from the Kimmel Center, owned by music moguls Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, is now up for lease. It’s... Read more

Restaurant notes: A Fuddruckers changeover; sample Japanese at Khyber Pass

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Two South Jersey outlets of Fuddruckers -- in Voorhees and Turnersville -- are no longer franchise locations. They've been spun off as independents... Read more

Cameron Diaz hits the town

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Let's get the obvious reference to In Her Shoes out of the way quickly here: In 2004, Cameron Diaz and Toni Collette visited Rittenhouse Square... Read more