The Insider Archive: June, 2011

Sang Kee to Newtown Square

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Michael Chow is venturing even farther from his Chinatown home base for a fifth Sang Kee, the duck destination he founded 30 years ago on... Read more

'Always Sunny' cast to party with regular folk

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The cast and crew of the Fx comedy It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia have been working in town this week, shooting exteriors on their annual... Read more

Eat Olivier's winning dish

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Fresh off his win on Food Network's Chopped, chef Olivier Desaintmartin plans to offer his cuttlefish entree at Caribou Cafe (1126 Walnut St... Read more

Restaurant notes: Amoroso trucks don't roll; a new Five Guys

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The Inquirer's Joe DiStefano passes word that Amoroso's, the region's largest roll baker, was vexed overnight by a wildcat strike by its drivers... Read more

Restaurant notes: Taste of the Nation is Monday; Han Dynasty goes for a liquor license

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Taste of the Nation, the food/drink event benefiting the anti-childhood hunger cause Share Our Strength, is up for Monday, June 20 at the Loews... Read more

Restaurant notes: Philly chef on 'Chopped'

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Olivier Desaintmartin of Caribou Cafe and Zinc, recently inducted into the Maitres Cuisiniers de France, gets an hour on the tee-vee, Tuesday... Read more

Water ice goes international

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Indians eat kulfi, all right. How about Philly water ice? Trevose's Rita's Italian Ice, now in 18 states, is now working the international... Read more

Restaurant notes: Horizons sets its finale

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Horizons on Seventh Street just below South, one of the few polished vegan spots around, has set July 2 as its closing date. Owners/spouses... Read more