The Insider Archive: August, 2011

New life for the 401 Diner

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Emboldened by their success at Isabella in Conshohocken, Tom Richter, Peter Richter, and chef Michael Cappon are sprucing up the 401 Diner... Read more

Free BBQ on Sunday

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The Daves here at philly.com are abuzz with anticipation over Famous Dave's promo Dave's Day, which means a free entree if your name is Dave... Read more

Milkboy ready to deliver

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Let's be patient with Tommy Joyner and Jamie Lokoff and crew at the new Milkboy as it opens on the southwest corner of 11th and Chestnut Streets... Read more

Now, a trio of Trias

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Sometimes, you hear a restaurant name and just wonder... In Center City, the Tria name is golden: casual wine/beer bars in Washington Square... Read more

Sang Kee, Sang Kee everywhere

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Busy, busy times for Michael Chow as he uses August to open two Sang Kee restaurants. Friday, Aug. 12 is the grand opening of Sang Kee Noodle... Read more

A second Korean project for Chinatown

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The de-China-fication of Chinatown continues. Yesterday, I described a forthcoming Korean restaurant from Cherry Hill's Sammy Chon's K-Town... Read more

Chinatown doings

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For all the Center City hubbub, Chinatown is a peaceful place. Turnover is comparatively low, and life goes on. But witness some activity... Read more

Cook gets cooking

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When Audrey Taichman wants something, she gets it. Taichman, owner of Audrey Claire and Twenty Manning on the same block of 20th Street near... Read more