The Insider Archive: May, 2012

Erin go home: Phillly bars shed 'Celtic' themes

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The Sixers are getting love from five traditionally Irish eateries, which are giving up their Celtic spirit today. The Plough & the Stars... Read more

'Top Chef: The Tour' is coming to Philly

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Bravo is sending its customized “Top Chef” 18-wheeler around the country, and it will stop at JFK Plaza on May 30 with chefs Jennifer... Read more

Fish coming back

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Updated (Sunday morning) Fish, at 13th and Locust Streets, should not only be back in business this week, it will be expanding. Fish was... Read more

University City notes: Garces plugs, Han Dynasty opens

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Dan Dan noodles for University City: Han Chiang has soft-opened his fifth location of the Sichuan palace Han Dynasty, taking over the former... Read more

The return of Philippe Chin

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Once upon a time in Philadelphia back in the 1990s, Philippe Chin was the man. The Harley-driving, Paris-born chef - a publicist/girlfriend... Read more

Nifty Fifty's owners accused of skimming millions in cash

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Five owners of the popular Nifty Fifty's throwback-theme restaurant chain were accused today of beating the IRS out of millions of dollars... Read more

Rock Lobster giving way to Morgan's Pier

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Morgan's Pier will be the name of the seasonal restaurant/beer garden that is planned for a May 25 opening at the former Rock Lobster, the... Read more

Paula Deen joining A.C Food & Wine Festival

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Paula Deen will be a part of this year's Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival, July 26–29. She joins the line-up... Read more