The Insider Archive: July, 2009

Half-off bar menu at Bliss

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Chris Dhmitri is marking his first year as owner of Bliss (220 S. Broad St.) and his 50th anniversary in the restaurant business by knocking... Read more

Owen Wilson uses his head

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During a break in filming the James L. Brooks comedy on Thursday (7/30), Owen Wilson got in some bike time, taking a spin on Market Street... Read more

Billy Joel to laugh off his Mets banner

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In a bid to keep the peace at Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies wanted to cloak or replace the 16-by-16-foot Mets banner at the top of the set... Read more

Big restaurant dealings in Manayunk

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How about two respected chefs setting up in Manayunk? Just met with Matt Levin and Joseph Scarpone, who each has a project underway on the... Read more

Free lobsters in Fort Washington

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Actual message from Alison Barshak at Alison two in Fort Washington: Lobsters Gone Wild and a Cry for Help Thursday, July 30 We would like... Read more

TV chef explosion

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Philly chefs will be represented on the two major culinary reality series. Aug. 19 will see the premiere of the sixth season of Bravo's Top... Read more

Beer here: Hawthornes coming to South Philly

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Beer aficionado Chris Fetfatzes and his girlfriend, marketing whiz Heather Annechiarico, are setting up shop in the former Bella Vista Beer... Read more

A third Dmitri's

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Better start buying octopus futures. Dmitri Chimes, whose Dmitri's at Third and Catharine and 23d and Pine are perched atop most best-of lists... Read more