The Insider Archive: January, 2010

Something new, at Maru Global

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The first week of February* will mark the public opening of Maru Global (255 S. 10th St., 267-273-0567), a casual quick-serve in a storefront... Read more

Spectrum goes out with a bang

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The Spectrum's last show was Pearl Jam on Oct. 31. Right? Not quite. Comcast-Spectacor chairman Ed Snider staged one last blow-out Saturday... Read more

Lady Gaga's A.C. concert and benefit appearance are off

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Lady Gaga won't be in Atlantic City Saturday night. Her show at the Borgata in Atlantic City is off and she won't host a benefit after she... Read more

Maxim toasts Philly's beer scene

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Maxim mag, which you read for the articles anyway, drops this bombshell in February's issue in a spread about beer: "Sure, Portland,... Read more

A cheesesteak stand where you don't have to stand

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And to think all these years, you've been driving to a cheesesteak stand, getting out, and walking up to a window. Rocco Desiderio has opened... Read more

Get your ice cold vegetables!

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What kind of brave soul would open a year-round farmer's market in Philadelphia in the dead of winter? A forward-thinking one. Just ask Kyle... Read more

Bearded

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The James Beard House, the culinary mecca in New York, is really packing its schedule with Philadelphians. Earlier this week, I told you about... Read more

NYC wine bar eyes Liberty Place

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Vintage Irving, a wine bar in Union Square in New York, is Philly-bound, and is close to signing a lease at the Shops at Liberty Place. Reps... Read more