The Insider Archive: February, 2010

Fishtown's Ekta to open on Main Line

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Ekta, the Indian BYOB storefront on Girard Avenue in Fishtown, will open a second location at 1003 Lancaster Ave. in Bryn Mawr, which until... Read more

Garces at Garces Trading Company

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Tuesday morning marks the opening of Garces Trading Company, Jose Garces' sixth project in four years and four months. Well, it's the seventh... Read more

Now open: Hoof + Fin in Queen Village

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Props to chef Lucas Manteca, who managed to sign a lease for the former Gayle space at 617 S. Third St. in Queen Village, design a menu, redecorate... Read more

Restaurant notes

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Burger chain Five Guys is adding a second Center City location: 1109 Walnut St., near Jefferson Hospital. Opening is on tap for April. The... Read more

A Guinness record for a Philly restaurant

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Ristorante Panorama, in the Penn’s View Hotel in Old City, just got word from Guinness World Records that it has the world's largest... Read more

Now open: Doma in Franklintown

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Here's a first look at Doma, a rather ambitious Japanese-Korean BYOB at 1822 Callowhill St. (215-564-1114), joining Franklintown's little restaurant... Read more

Terrence Howard has an IRS problem

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The Detroit News, which doggedly follows stories of tax deliquencies, is onto an IRS filing in Montgomery County Court against actor Terrence... Read more

No more Atwater Kent Museum!?

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The Atwater Kent Museum, the city's history museum, is about to unveil a new identity and logo after 70 years. It will become ... drum roll... Read more