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The Insider Archive: February, 2011
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Craig LaBan Reviews
Restaurant notes: Reading Terminal honoring Nichols; new in Bella Vista
Mon, Feb 28, 2011, 12:51 PM
Food writer Rick Nichols, who just left The Inquirer, will be honored by Reading Terminal Market, one of his haunts. A new multipurpose room...
Will Philly chefs get shut out in Food & Wine poll?
Sun, Feb 27, 2011, 9:04 AM
Everyone seems to believe that Philly is a food town, a dining destination with stellar cooking. And every time that some publication dares...
Restaurant notes: Chestnut7 dialing up Chestnut Hill
Fri, Feb 25, 2011, 3:50 PM
Since the sun set last month on Solaris Grille after nearly 13 years. a slew of restaurateurs (including Georges Perrier) toured the space...
Restaurant notes: Free pig sandwiches
Fri, Feb 25, 2011, 10:26 AM
National Pig Day is March 1. The holiday was founded in 1972 by two sisters who sought to give the pig its props. Not chops. And here comes...
DeBella's Comfort Food Fest: Home-field advantage
Fri, Feb 25, 2011, 10:11 AM
Bacon-infused cotton candy? How about a grilled cheese sandwich wrapped in bacon? Chefs tap their inner glutton at the annual John DeBella's...
Restaurant notes: BBQ to Fishtown
Thu, Feb 24, 2011, 5:05 PM
Ready for some Texas barbecue this summer? The short-lived Cornerstone Market, on the Fishtown-Northern Liberties border at 19-21 W. Girard...
Restaurant notes: Little Bar erupts; Tequila Joe's closes; free pancakes
Wed, Feb 23, 2011, 1:00 PM
Michael D’Addesi is fixing up his restaurant and building at Eighth and Fitzwater Streets, formerly Vesuvio, in stages. The first completed...
Restaurant notes: The return of Tony Clark
Wed, Feb 23, 2011, 12:19 PM
Tony Clark, who last year left his 10-year private-chef job and followed up with a short-lived stint as exec chef at Wilmington's Harry's Savoy...
Michael Klein has written about Philadelphia’s restaurant scene since 1993 in his Inquirer column, “Table Talk,” and on his Philly.com blog, “The Insider.”
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