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The Insider Archive: April, 2009
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Craig LaBan Reviews
Flyers games on the web
Fri, Apr 10, 2009, 3:55 PM
A boon for you out-of-towners -- and for those who can't get 610 -- who want to hear a Flyers game: WIP and the Flyers just signed a deal...
Billy Wong in Warminster
Fri, Apr 10, 2009, 2:48 PM
Billy Wong, one of the founders of Queen Village's Mustard Greens (1992), leads a peripatetic existence. You've seen him at Billy Wong's in...
Savona closes to renovate
Fri, Apr 10, 2009, 2:39 PM
After 12 years, Savona owner Evan Lambert says, "It's time to evolve" at the Gulph Mills destination. It's closed for renovations...
Where did Thien Ngo go?
Fri, Apr 10, 2009, 12:30 PM
Chef Thien Ngo spent seven years at Fork in Old City before he announced he was retiring and would move back to Vietnam. Weeks after he stepped...
Philly women booted off `The Chopping Block'
Thu, Apr 9, 2009, 3:33 PM
NBC put the cooking reality series "The Chopping Block" on the shelf after three episodes, and would not say when it might be revived...
The Get Happy Pub is not quite so
Thu, Apr 9, 2009, 1:33 PM
In January, Kildare's veteran Paul Lauriello took over the Head House Square location of Kildare's with his wife, Christine, and reflagged...
Earthquake benefit at Le Virtù
Thu, Apr 9, 2009, 12:15 PM
Owners of Le Virtù in South Philly are organizing an event on Tuesday, April 28th, with all proceeds going directly to the victims of...
Tiedhouse pulls the plug
Thu, Apr 9, 2009, 10:34 AM
There's no shortage of griping in the restaurant business, but it's usually the employees doing the venting. Props to Chris Leonard, who after...
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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