The Insider Archive: May, 2010

Free pork sandwiches

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Jake's Sandwich Board opens Monday (5/10) at 122 S. 12th St., near Sansom. (See previous.) They'll give away free pork sandwiches from 11... Read more

Restaurant notes

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Call it case of bad, bad timing plus bad, bad luck. That's the story behind the recent closing of Jasper in Downingtown. In May 2008, literally... Read more

Why is Bradley Cooper smiling?

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Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro set the intersection of 16th and Market Streets on fire at lunchtime Thursday by shooting a scene for the... Read more

Opening: Bar Stella

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Stephen Starr's Pizzeria Stella (Second and Lombard Streets) is getting a bar next door, in the former pilates studio on the Second Street... Read more

(Finally) opening: City Tap House

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After 14 months in the making, what's a few more days? Monday (5/10) is the public opening of City Tap House on the Radian Balcony (3925 Walnut... Read more

Fish's Stollenwerk has a Beard date

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Mike Stollenwerk of fish (1708 Lombard St.) has a cheffing date with the James Beard House in NYC. It's Aug. 25, and Palateur Imports will... Read more

Taserdelphia: The official T-shirt

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Been there, done zapped... Got the T-shirt. Scott Soffen, aka "Clothing Scott," has whipped up this little number in 100-percent... Read more

Dutch treat: Daulton gets a radio show

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97.5 The Fanatic has signed former Phillies catcher Darren Daulton to host a nightly one-hour call-in show through the baseball season with... Read more