The Insider Archive: January, 2010

Think 'El Vez' in West Chester

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Cast your eyes to West Chester, where Dave Magrogan of the Kildare's/Doc Magrogan empire and business partner John Caulfield are converting... Read more

Bouncin' around there like a Hot Potato

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What with an impending presidential speech and the shelving of the game show Our Little Genius, Fox programmers are in a tizzy. The season... Read more

Paesano's in the Italian Market getting close

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Paesano's South Philly branch -- at the corner of Ninth and Christian Streets in the Italian Market, where Butcher's Cafe was -- has set a... Read more

Philly chef aims for Bocuse d'Or glory

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Jim Burke, who with his wife, Kristina, owns James in South Philly, will be in Hyde Park, N.Y., on the weekend of Feb. 5-6 to compete for... Read more

Susan Barnett is expecting

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CBS3 has announced that anchor Susan Barnett and her husband, Greg Persichetti, a dermatologist and surgeon, are expecting their second child... Read more

Vetri cuts a lunch deal

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A week after opening his third restaurant, Amìs, chef-restaurateur Marc Vetri is expanding his brand again. He's licensing sandwich... Read more

Le Viet coming to South Philly

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Another Vietnamese restaurant at 11th and Washington in South Philly? you ask. There's Nam Phuong, Pho Hoa, Pho 75.... Here's first word... Read more

Conshy restaurants get into the Haiti spirit

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Eleven bars and restaurants on both sides of the Schuylkill (as in Conshohocken and West Conshohocken) will give up to 20 percent of proceeds... Read more