The Insider Archive: April, 2012

HipCityVeg opens Monday

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Monday, April 16 is the opening date for HipCityVeg, a vegan fast-food cafe at 127 S. 18th St., on the block north of Rittenhouse Square that's... Read more

McAndrews' La Porta opens near Media

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Peter McAndrews' Italian-influenced bar, La Porta, is due to open May 1-ish in Edgemont, outside of Media. The chef - who has Modo Mio, Paesano's... Read more

The Eric Ripert watch

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While in town visiting his 10 Arts at the Ritz Carlton - which somehow is going on without Jennifer Carroll in the kitchen - chef Eric Ripert... Read more

Max & David's in Elkins Park closes

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Why is this Passover different from the last five Passovers? Max & David's, the destination kosher restaurant in Yorktown Plaza in Elkins... Read more

Will Doc Magrogan's take over The Shanachie?

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The Shanachie, an Irish pub/music venue that opened in 2004 in the heart of Ambler, folded at the end of March. Owners Ed Egan and Gerry Timlin... Read more

Ambler gets a brewpub

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Entrepreneurs Gerard Olson and Daniel Endicott are previewing Forest & Main, Ambler's first brewpub, with an eye toward opening Friday... Read more

Opening near for Green Eggs Cafe #3

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A most impressive two years for Steve Slaughter and crew at Green Eggs Cafe, the bruncherie. - Opened on Dickinson Street in South Philly... Read more

Chef Salvatore pulling out of Blue Bell

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Since the days of Marabella's, restaurants occupying the building at Skippack and Penllyn-Blue Bell Pike in Blue Bell - across from the Blue... Read more