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The Insider Archive: April, 2009
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Craig LaBan Reviews
Thu, Apr 30, 2009, 4:00 PM
I wrote about three closings yesterday. Now for word of six openings over the next week. (Remember now, we're in a recession.) - Friday...
Georges Perrier picks up his Légion d'Honneur
Thu, Apr 30, 2009, 11:17 AM
Georges Perrier picked up his Légion d'Honneur on Tuesday at Le Chiberta restaurant in Paris. He learned around New Year's that he was...
WMMR brings Jacky Bam Bam full time
Thu, Apr 30, 2009, 10:00 AM
WMMR has announced the full-time status of Jacky Bam Bam, the veteran DJ and inveterate Mummer, for overnights at 93.3, effective the week...
Hug it out, man
Wed, Apr 29, 2009, 4:29 PM
This just in from the Washington Square West Civic Association's crime blotter: (REPORT) On Sunday, 04/26/09, 3:15 AM, [complainant] was walking...
Restaurant notes, 86-style
Wed, Apr 29, 2009, 2:38 PM
- A sign on the door of Siam Lotus (931 Spring Garden St.) explains that it's closed because of a two-week vacation to Thailand. The phone...
A court victory for Alycia Lane
Wed, Apr 29, 2009, 9:35 AM
Alycia Lane's lawyer won his bid to have Lane v. CBS3 heard in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court -- presumably, where he'd find a more sympathetic...
The early line on Noble American Cookery
Tue, Apr 28, 2009, 3:14 PM
You're a party of four. Two of you like to dine outside. Two of you like to dine inside. Both sides will be satisfied at the new Noble American...
That's DOCTORS Jamie and Karen Moyer
Tue, Apr 28, 2009, 2:22 PM
Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen, will be on Good Day Philadelphia on Wednesday (around 8:45 a.m.) to preview Thursday's "Partners...
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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