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Archive: March, 2010

Jose Garces' next opponent on 'Iron Chef America'

Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 7:30 PM
Set the DVR to Food Network, 10 p.m., Sunday, May 9. Jose Garces will defend his honor on Iron Chef America against Kelly Liken, chef-owner of an eponymous eatery in Vail, Colo., and a more casual bistro in nearby Edwards, Colo. Liken, a Pittsburgh native whose bio says she graduated first in her... Read more

Know a truly awful cook?

Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 4:02 PM
Even if you’re not a good cook, there’s room for you on the Food Network. Casting directors for Worst Cooks in America will scout for season two from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 12th and Market Streets. Candidates or their victims should e-mail info (including... Read more

Valley Forge waitress wins 5 grand on 'Millionaire'

Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 12:30 PM
Audubon's Kelly Norton, who waits tables and hosts at the Radisson in Valley Forge (mainly at Chumley's), settled for $5,000 after missing the answer to the $25,000 question on today's episode of a Dancing With the Stars-themed week of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Norton started in the hot seat... Read more

Lesley Van Arsdall expecting

Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 4:32 PM
CBS3 has announced that anchor/reporter Lesley Van Arsdall, 37, and her husband, Mike Joson, are expecting their first child in September. He owns Young Sports, a gym for youngsters in Wayne. The couple married last July. Read more

That Bradley Cooper-Robert De Niro movie has a release date

Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 3:29 PM
The Dark Fields -- that Bradley Cooper-Robert De Niro thriller that starts shooting here next month -- has a release date, says It's March 18, 2011. Foul weather has delayed the start of shooting in New York, says OLV, an online resource for movie locations. The company will return... Read more

Czech, please: Havel to attend play's premiere here

Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 3:13 PM
Former Czech President Václav Havel and his wife, Dagmar, are planning to attend the May 26 opening night of Leaving, the playwright's first play in 20 years. Leaving will receive its U.S. premiere production under the Wilma Theater's Jiri Zizka’s direction. David Strathairn (Good Night... Read more

The tale of two Vic Sushis

Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 1:52 PM
Vic Sushi at 2035 Sansom St. changed hands recently, and founder Qi-Yang "Vic" Shi has moved to the Spring House/Ambler area, where he's opened a spot called... Vic Sushi. Vic explains that the new Vic (832 N. Bethlehem Pike, 215-628-3508) is larger and has a menu that includes sushi as... Read more

Nostalgic recipes

Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 12:11 PM
First Person Arts is planning an interactive program for its next event, "Edible World: Sunday Supper and Family Lore," which is at 6 p.m. April 11 at Bridget Foy's at Second and South Streets. It's a family recipe and story contest. Those who buy tickets are invited to submit family recipes... Read more

Malcolm Poindexter passes away

Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 10:52 AM
Malcolm Poindexter, one of the first KYW Newsradio reporters and later a fixture on Channel 3, died this morning, just a few days shy of his 85th birthday. Mr. Poindexter, who started in the news business in 1947, had written for the Philadelphia Tribune, The Bulletin, Jet and Ebony magazine. He also... Read more

Philly to be repped on 'Chopped'

Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 10:34 AM
Next Tuesday's season premiere of Chopped, the Ted Allen-hosted culinary contest, will have two local chefs among the four competitors: Mackenzie Hilton, the camera-ready chef at Mercato on Spruce Street, and Eric Paraskevas of terra on Camac Street. They're practically neighbors. And the show is... Read more
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