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The Insider Archive: August, 2009
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Craig LaBan Reviews
Thu, Aug 13, 2009, 4:01 PM
Sept. 4 is the finale for Gayle, Daniel Stern's ambitious BYO, after nearly four years on Third Street in Queen Village. (Not a good summer...
Chef's surprise: Ripert to fete "Top Chef" Carroll
Thu, Aug 13, 2009, 2:25 PM
Good to know Eric Ripert has his chefs' backs. The celebrated chef, who installed Northeast Philly's Jennifer Carroll as chef de cuisine at...
Thu, Aug 13, 2009, 2:08 PM
Now who didn't see this one coming? One week after opening Verdad -- the Euro tapas-oriented restaurant on Bryn Mawr's main drag -- chef Nick...
Thu, Aug 13, 2009, 11:30 AM
Thursday night (8/13) marks a new chapter in the life of Meritage, which has seen a few reconceptualizations in its five years at 20th and...
Mezza Luna's move
Wed, Aug 12, 2009, 2:57 PM
Mezza Luna's move a block away, into the corner of Eighth and Christian Streets, is almost complete. Owner Pietro "Pete" D'abbraccio...
The wrap on Kong
Wed, Aug 12, 2009, 2:20 PM
Lots of last-minute hammering going on in Northern Liberties. Kong -- the Hong Kong-style street-food bistro from Michael O'Halloran and wife...
More on Kerri-Lee Halkett's intruder
Wed, Aug 12, 2009, 10:06 AM
Thursday morning on Fox29’s Good Day Philadelphia, anchor Kerri-Lee Halkett will deliver an advisory on self-defense, inspired by an...
A peek at Parker's Prime
Wed, Aug 12, 2009, 10:00 AM
Buoyed by the recent success of Azie on Main (which replaced the upper half of Maia in Villanova), Win Signature Restaurants is aiming for...
Michael Klein has written about Philadelphia’s restaurant scene since 1993 in his Inquirer column, “Table Talk,” and on his Philly.com blog, “The Insider.”
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