The Insider Archive: December, 2011

Planned: Philly's 'largest beer hall'

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The crew behind Farmers’ Cabinet (1113 Walnut St.) will tackle a new project at the Frank Furness-designed former bank building at 600... Read more

The Year of the Bar

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Not too long ago, everyone was opening a BYOB. Then came the recession, and people realized that restaurants were real businesses designed... Read more

Replacing Ted's Montana Grill ...?

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Since May, when the University of the Arts reclaimed its space on Broad Street near Walnut after 21 years, the crew from the Italian Bistro... Read more

Vegan fast-fooder has a name; Perrier's mother dies

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Former Horizons manager Nicole Marquis has settled on HipCityVeg as the name of her vegan quick-serve coming to 127 S. 18th St., near Rittenhouse... Read more

Closings

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Closings in December are rare - it's traditionally one of the busiest months of the year - but... Today was the finale of the Center City... Read more

Iron Hill sets its debut for Chestnut Hill

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Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant has set Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 4 p.m., for the opening toast of its Chestnut Hill location at 8400 Germantown... Read more

Dino's Sub Shop owner dies

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Sad news out of Margate, as Leo ´╗┐Heintzelman, owner of the landmark Dino's Sub Shop on Ventnor Avenue, has died at 49 after what his death... Read more

The food lineup at the Winter Classic

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Even hockey fans without a ticket to Jan. 2's Winter Classic game at Citizens Bank Park can eat well. Aramark says it's enlisted Bassett's... Read more