The Insider Archive: February, 2011

Restaurant notes: Valentine's bookings

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Valentine's Day's being on a Monday creates a three-day weekend for restaurateurs, and with no snow in the forecast, they will stop their carping... Read more

Restaurant notes: Uno Pico de Gallo; chef leaves the Hyatt

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Pico de Gallo has ended its seven-year run as a BYOB at the northwest corner of 15th and South Streets. The operation is now consolidated across... Read more

Restaurant notes: "Best pizza," according to Vetri and Starr

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At Tuesday’s lunchtime groundbreaking of a project at 600 N. Broad St. that will include restaurateurs Marc Vetri and Stephen Starr and... Read more

Restaurant notes: Groundbreaking on North Broad for Vetri, Starr, Volpe

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Four months ago, developer Eric Blumenfeld gathered Marc Vetri, Stephen Starr, and Joe Volpe for a photo op at the former Wilkie car dealership... Read more

Restaurant notes: A bit of Nostalgia

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When last heard from last summer, Jose Vargas and Jennifer Brennan-Vargas were in New Hope with a restaurant called Thyme. That lasted a New... Read more

Restaurant notes: Opa's on

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It's been 30 years since I've eaten food from the Tsiouris family -- during college, I loved Efthimios Tsiouris' diner, The Continental, across... Read more

Restaurant notes: Help wanted

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Employment prospects: Aimee Olexy is looking for talent for her forthcoming Starr partnership at 210 W. Washington Square, as a posting on... Read more

Restaurant notes: South Philly notes

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Heading to South Philly... The relocated branch of the Paesano's sandwichery at 1017 S. Ninth St. is up for a Wednesday, Feb. 9 opening, says... Read more