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The Insider Archive: August, 2010
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Craig LaBan Reviews
Hot Potato Cafe: Dropped
Sat, Aug 21, 2010, 11:22 AM
Even Gordon Ramsay couldn't save Hot Potato Cafe in Fishtown. The disconnected phone number, a sign on the door, and plaintive comments on...
NBC10 dips into the wayback machine
Fri, Aug 20, 2010, 3:55 PM
NBC10’s 10! show (11 a.m. weekdays) has arranged fill-ins with host Bill Henley: - Love Boat alumna Jill Whelan: Aug. 26-27. ...
Meatballs from Marabella
Fri, Aug 20, 2010, 2:42 PM
Tired of burger shops? How about meatballs. Marabella Meatball Company, a mostly quick-serve operation, is planned for 1211 Walnut St., next...
Justin Guarini on Broadway
Thu, Aug 19, 2010, 2:40 PM
Doylestown's Justin Guarini is Broadway-bound. Guarini, 31, the Central Bucks East grad who was runner-up to Kelly Clarkson on the first season...
Restaurant notes: Snackbar living up to its name; wanna be on "Next Food Network Star"?
Wed, Aug 18, 2010, 2:24 PM
- Snackbar, the cute spot at 20th and Rittenhouse, keeps wavering between "restaurant" and "bar." Now, you'll see paper...
Kristen Welker not coming back to NBC10
Wed, Aug 18, 2010, 1:22 PM
No shock here: NBC has just announced that NBC10 anchor/reporter Kristen Welker is joining NBC News as a network correspondent based in Burbank...
Restaurant notes: Whelihans expanding; what's up at Doc's
Wed, Aug 18, 2010, 9:27 AM
- PJ Whelihans is going into the former Primavera Pizza Kitchen in Downingtown, aiming at a late fall opening. This will be the 13th restaurant...
Roc at Rouge
Wed, Aug 18, 2010, 9:13 AM
Actor Charles S. Dutton is in town to do a gangster movie, as he told people at Rouge on Rittenhouse Square Tuesday evening. He and several...
Michael Klein, editor/producer of Philly.com/food, has written about Philadelphia’s restaurant scene since 1993 in his Inquirer column, “Table Talk,” and on his Philly.com blog, “The Insider.”
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