The Insider Archive: January, 2009

Mémé gets liquor license

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Mémé, David Katz's restaurant at 22d and Spruce Streets, today got its liquor license. Katz says he'll serve wines and bottled... Read more

Mobil not exactly shining on Philly

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The Mobil Travel Guide, which doles out four- and five-star ratings to hotels, restaurants and spas, just released its 2009 list. The only... Read more

Maia tightens up dinner service

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Discouraging news from Villanova: Maia, the huge bistro-bar/marketplace/coffee bar/restaurant, has trimmed the days of operation of its main... Read more

Mayfair's Joanna Pacitti makes it to "Idol" Hollywood

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Mayfair's Joanna Pacitti, 24, who's had various tastes of fame (besides the usual Philly stuff such as national anthems and Al Alberts), moved... Read more

Danny Bonaduce, 2.0

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WYSP's Danny Bonaduce talks about radio, reality TV, boxing and life with a 26-year-old girlfriend, in a profile appearing in Thursday's Magazine... Read more

Starr's turn on "Top Chef"

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Stephen Starr will be the guest judge on the “Restaurant Wars” episode of Bravo’s hit show, Top Chef (10 p.m., Wednesday... Read more

WRNB aims younger

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Adult urban-contemporary station WRNB (107.9), whose sound had been remarkably similar to that of WDAS (105.3), reformatted today to aim at... Read more

Kissin' time! Bobby Rydell gets married

Bobby Rydell got married Saturday night to Linda Hoffman -- but it's not the Linda Hoffman who's the president of the Bobby Rydell fan club... Read more