The Insider Archive: August, 2010

Restaurant notes: A Montco Italian moves; a Greek taverna resurfaces

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Two moves in the burbs: Ristorante Castello, a white-tablecloth Italian BYOB in North Wales for several years, has packed up and moved into... Read more

Why is Garces Trading Company trading up?

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Garces Trading Company opened six months ago at 1111 Locust St. to great fanfare, not only for the tasty eats from Philly's Iron Chef but for... Read more

Restaurant notes: A new crabhouse; La Colombe's new old roaster

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- Need a Sunday activity? Check out what two of my favorite entrepreneurs, Todd Carmichael and Jean-Philippe “JP” Iberti of... Read more

Bee alert: Chef Tyson getting ready to roll

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When I last spoke with Tyson Wong Ophaso, the energetic Laotian-born Chinese chef was leaving his post at Chew Man Chu, stung by a negative... Read more

What's coming: Biba, Tria's "fun little cousin"

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Jon Myerow is saying "the end of August" for the opening of Biba in the Left Bank in University City (3131 Walnut St., 215-222-2422)... Read more

Barenaked Ladies appreciate good service

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Waiters and waitresses... The Barenaked Ladies appreciate good service. During Wednesday's show in Camden, Ed Robertson said: "I'd like... Read more

Restaurant notes: Guy Fieri in town; Tony Clark's in Delaware

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Guy Fieri has been in town this week, doing segments at a few joints for Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. He visited Good Dog Bar... Read more

Restaurant notes: More BBQ and Wolfgang Puck, too

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Two fairly prominent restaurant projects have been bubbling under the radar. Letting them surface now ... One: The former Le Bus/Bubble... Read more