The Insider Archive: December, 2010

Le Bec-Fin to stay open

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Vive Le Bec-Fin! As champagne corks popped to welcome 2011, chef Georges Perrier announced to patrons that his Walnut Street restaurant would... Read more

Swift Half closing; replacement on the way

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New Year's Eve will see the finale of The Swift Half, the tap that opened in mid-2009 in the Piazza at Schmidt's in Northern Liberties. The... Read more

Bradley Cooper coming back to shoot a scene

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Bradley Cooper is coming back to shoot a scene for his almost-in-the-can thriller, Limitless. On Jan. 7, Cooper and Abbie Cornish are due... Read more

The Wine School relocating to Rittenhouse

Keith Wallace says he's moving the Wine School of Philadelphia from Fairmount to the Rittenhouse/Fitler Square area, as he's taking over a... Read more

Who gets to gab with Kelly Ripa?

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Live With Regis and Kelly is searching for radio hosts to join Kelly Ripa during the week of Jan. 24-28, filling in for Regis Philbin. The... Read more

CBS3 and Cydney Long part company

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CBS3 has not renewed the contract of New Jersey reporter Cydney Long, a nine-year veteran. The Medford native's last day on the air was Dec... Read more

Restaurant notes: Rick's leaving the Bellevue; delayed openings

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- Rick Olivieri is on the move again. The owner of Rick's Steaks, who in late 2008 was ousted from his primo spot in Reading Terminal Market... Read more

Restaurant notes: Monsù coming to Italian Market

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Monsù is the name of the Sicilian restaurant that Modo Mio/Paesano's boss Peter McAndrews will open late next month at Ninth and Christian... Read more