The Insider Archive: September, 2008

Face of an Emmy winner

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Someone's cell phone was out when Meredith Scardino, a writer for The Colbert Report and Radnor High School grad (class of '94), shared an... Read more

Garces on CBS Early Show

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Jose Garces, the restaurateur who beat Bobby Flay on an "Iron Chef America" episode recently, will talk up his new cookbook, "Latin... Read more

Secret lunch at Le Bec-Fin

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That flurry of black limos and guys with earpieces in front of Le Bec-Fin on Walnut Street meant a VIP luncheon on Friday. It was the Iraqi president... Read more

New dining options

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Flurry of activity around Rittenhouse Square. Mix, the brick-oven pizzeria, coffee shop and salad bar at 2101 Chestnut St., opened Wednesday... Read more

Want a surprise from Janet Jackson?

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Remember the olden days when you actually had to sit through the concert to hear what was performed? Janet Jackson, who we know is capable... Read more

What's Union Trust going to look like?

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Union Trust is one of three downtown steakhouses under construction in onetime bank buildings for fall openings. Designed by DAS Architects... Read more

From A's to ZZ Top: The Spectrum acts

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With the Spectrum counting down its final year, nostalgists are coming out of the woodwork. Here's a list compiled by Comcast-Spectacor's Ike... Read more

Starr getting back into seafood

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Stephen Starr shut down Striped Bass, but that doesn't mean he's out of the seafood business. He says he will convert the old Blue Angel/Angelina... Read more