The Insider Archive: April, 2010

Jamie Apody is engaged

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Action News sportscaster Jamie Apody, who turns 32 today, flashed a new rock on Tuesday's 6 p.m. newscast, and was congratulated by anchor... Read more

Bobby Flay does the 500ยบ burger

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Bobby Flay may be sick of burgers -- and we all may be sick of burger stories -- but here's one more: Flay, who opened Bobby's Burger Palace... Read more

Starr's Chris Painter getting his own restaurant

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Stephen Starr is partnering with his culinary director, Chris Painter, for a food-driven restaurant at Third and Bainbridge Streets in Queen... Read more

Le Viet: Styling in South Philly

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Le Viet -- one of the city's more polished Vietnamese resto-lounges -- has opened at 1019 S. 11th St. (215-463-1570), just north of the CVS... Read more

Mamma Maria breaks with tradition

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First Le Bec-Fin drops the fixed-price mandate and now Mamma Maria?! After 18 years offering belt-stretching, fixed-price meals, "Mamma... Read more

Philly Mag food shake-up

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No one ever told Larry Platt that editing Philadelphia Magazine would be easy... Joy Manning left the food critic's job with the May issue... Read more

Restaurant notes

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Philly fans of genuine Mexican grub used to trek out to the New Garden Shopping Center in Kennett Square to sit among farm workers at Taqueria... Read more

Bobby Flay rolls into town

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Bobby Flay is in Philly to usher in the fifth location of Bobby's Burger Palace, his casual operation providing a counterpoise to his high-end... Read more