The Insider Archive: May, 2011

Restaurant notes: New chef at Gunners Run

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Gunners Run, the pub at the Piazza at Schmidt's, lost chef Shawn Sollberger shortly after its opening. It has brought in Sarah Mays, a Chicago... Read more

A pudding store!

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A shop dedicated to pudding? As Mike Leibowitz and Bret Binder observe: You have ice cream and fro-yo stores, right? The friends, who met... Read more

Restaurant notes: Raw to open in the Piazza at Schmidt's

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Tony Rim, who owns Raw Sushi at 1225 Sansom St. (and The Corner at 13th and Chancellor), tells me that he is 95 percent on board with a plan... Read more

Restaurant notes: Rittenhouse Row Festival; odds and ends

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Saturday, May 21 is the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival, in which Walnut Street is closed from Broad Street west to the square for a giant... Read more

Restaurant notes: 600 N. Broad update

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With about five months until the projected opening, here's an update on the mega-dining project coming to 600 N. Broad St., former home of... Read more

Meet Mike Solo

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On his first day back to work at Zahav after winning his James Beard Award, Michael Solomonov sat down for a chat about himself. Bullet points: ... Read more

Chickens near Rittenhouse Square

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This week marks the soft opening of Rotisseur, a cafe/takeout on 21st Street between Chestnut and Sansom Streets. For now, lifelong pals Dean... Read more

Restaurant notes: Perrier bringing sexy back (and opening a bakery)

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Georges Perrier has a spring in his step, for two reasons: - The Art of Bread, his Main Line bakery-cafe, is about 2½ weeks out... Read more