The Insider Archive: October, 2008

Chocolate, anyone?

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Philly may be getting a branch of Max Brenner, Chocolate by the Bald Man -- a chocolate-themed restaurant chain -- at 212 S. 15th St. (15th Street... Read more

Awards at Great American Beer Festival

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Iron Hill was the big medal-winner among locals over the weekend at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. Philly's Lew Bryson won the Michael... Read more

New gigs for two Fox29 alumni

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That was former Fox29 sports director Don Tollefson doing the sideline reporting from Sunday's Eagles-49ers game in San Francisco. Tollefson... Read more

Izumi rolls out on East Passyunk

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Lynn Rinaldi of South Philly's Paradiso has gone down the block to open her next restaurant, Izumi, a Japanese BYOB, at the intersection of 11th... Read more

Breaking: CNN 'Hero' is from Philly

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Center City's Anne Mahlum gets a shout-out this morning from Anderson Cooper on CNN’s American Morning as she’s been selected as... Read more

Nutter on the wall

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Michael Nutter has been immortalized in caricature, and the mayor's smiling face will go on the wall of the Center City Palm restaurant on... Read more

The other white (non)meat

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Tyler Black, chef at the new Mi Lah Vegetarian Restaurant in Center City, is a Culinary Institute of America graduate, and as such, has a wide-ranging... Read more

TWO Philly restaurants make Esquire's "it" list

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John Mariani, whose list of best new restaurants for Esquire mag is the fall classic for foodies, has picked two Philadelphia restaurants for... Read more