The Insider Archive: November, 2011

Turkeys in LOVE Park

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Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK morning host John DeBella set up this morning in LOVE Park, and thousands of turkeys showed up. It was his 10th annual... Read more

Restaurant updates

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If everything goes to plan, expect the eggs to be cracking in December at Broad Street Diner at Broad and Ellsworth Streets, which is being... Read more

Has Swanky Bubbles gone flat?

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If what I'm hearing is correct, the Spike TV series Bar Rescue ultimately couldn't save the Old City nightclub Swanky Bubbles. It's dark tonight... Read more

American Sardine Bar: That 'can-do' spirit

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It takes guts to open the day before Thanksgiving, but no one can accuse John Longacre and chef Scott Schroeder of South Philly Tap Room of... Read more

Thanksgiving restaurant finder

Wonder which restaurants plan to be open on Thanksgiving Day for counter or sit-down service, aside from the Chinese joints and myriad hotels? Click... Read more

Stateside, east side

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Stateside (1536 E. Passyunk Ave., 215-551-2500, debuts Saturday, Nov. 19. The crew from Green Eggs Cafe is behind... Read more

Celebs in restaurants

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With a movie and TV show being shot in Philadelphia, the stars come out. In front of TV cameras, Gordon Ramsay is the potty-mouth Scottish... Read more
tapestry, philadelphia, food

Tapestry opens

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Gone will be the Four Loko dinners and the Tastykake gimmickry as Tapestry, a gastropub, opens Wednesday, Nov. 16 on the corner of Fifth and... Read more