The Insider Archive: March, 2011

Restaurant notes: Vetri on roll for charity

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Chef Hiroyuki "Zama" Tanaka's celebrity roll campaign at his Zama restaurant on 19th Street was a hit, as it funneled $1,200 to Variety, the... Read more

Restaurant notes: Manayunk move for Mango Moon

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Moon Krapugthong is closing Mango Moon, the Thai street-fooder that she opened in late 2008 at 4161 Main St. in Manayunk. Last day will be... Read more

Restaurant notes: What's coming

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Di Bruno Bros. will open its five-stall stand at the Ardmore Farmers Market at Suburban Square on Tuesday, April 5. Mozz made on premises,... Read more

Gas for 10 cents a gallon

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Spark Energy, a retail electric provider aiming to convert PECO customers, will offer gasoline for 10 cents a gallon to 100 drivers on Tuesday... Read more

Edible art show

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You can eat the artwork after a free public viewing Monday, March 28 at Moore College of Art and Design on Logan Square. Students have been... Read more

A time for change

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A notice appears at the end of my Sunday "INQlings" column in The Inquirer. To summarize: - No more INQlings. Ten years. Enough. Thanks... Read more

Restaurant notes: James in South Philly to move

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After five years of racking up awards at their restaurant James in Bella Vista, Jim and Kristina Burke are preparing to pack up and move. Jim... Read more

Restaurant notes: Azure team resurfacing in Fishtown; new French BYO in Berwyn

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Father and son Bob and Brandon Bitros, whose last restaurant was Azure in Northern Liberties (now Cantina Dos Segundos), are taking over the... Read more