The Insider Archive: July, 2009

Denzel Washington stops at Rita's

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Denzel Washington stunned staff by stopping at the Rita's* at Island and Passyunk Avenues with an aide and a bodyguard, and he let on that... Read more

Sonata's first night

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Mark Tropea is looking at Tuesday (July 21) as the opening night of Sonata Restaurant, the BYOB taking over the spot in Liberties Walk in Northern... Read more

Sandwich sampling at the Bellevue

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The food court downstairs at the Bellevue will host its fourth annual Sandwich Make-Off. The general public will vote from 11 a.m. to 2 p... Read more

JD McGillicuddy's going into The Freehouse in Wayne

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JD McGillicuddy's will take over The Freehouse at 11 N. Wayne Ave. in Wayne, co-owner Matt Thornton confirms. The rumor, circulating earlier... Read more

More details on Le Meridien's restaurant

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In bits and pieces, details about the dining offered at Center City's next two hotels is dribbling out. Le Méridien, under construction... Read more

Buy a little bit of Susanna Foo

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Susanna Foo closed her eponymous restaurant at 1512 Walnut St. last month, cashing out after 22 years as a developer wants to convert the building... Read more

Horizons to cook at the James Beard House

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Here's an all-time culinary first: Rich Landau, chef/co-owner of the all-vegan Horizons (611 S. Seventh St.), has been booked to cook at the... Read more

Buy Brian Dawkins' house

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Seven-time Pro Bowler and former Eagle Brian Dawkins is with the Denver Broncos now, and so his house in Voorhees is on the market. He's asking... Read more