The Insider Archive: August, 2011

Chickie's & Pete's is tops in ESPN poll

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If Pete Ciarrocchi is strutting a little bit more, that's because Chickie's & Pete's, his crab house-slash-sports-bar chain, was named... Read more

Contest: Guess the kitchen

You've seen restaurant dining rooms by the score. But could you ID their kitchens? With Center City District Restaurant Week on the way --... Read more

Tashan in training

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If all goes to plan, the first big restaurant opening of the season will be Tashan, the spiffy modern Indian small-plater from Tiffin's Munish... Read more

Wildwoods to host a restaurant week

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Not even waiting till Labor Day, the Wildwoods are hosting a restaurant week from Sunday, Aug. 28 through Sept. 2. Twenty-plus restaurants... Read more

Old City's next restaurant

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Busy corners do wonders for a neighborhood, and a dark corner at Front and Market Streets in Old City this fall will have a restaurant. Partner... Read more

Barcade drawing near

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What do you get when you mix 34 arcade games and 25 beers on draft? It's Barcade, a lively bar coming to a former electrical-supply warehouse... Read more

A hot chef coming to Rittenhouse

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Chef Gregory Vernick traveled the world for former boss Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and now the Cherry Hill native is coming home to open his... Read more

Capogiro to Manayunk

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Main Street Market in Manayunk plans to set up an 18-flavor stand serving Capogiro gelato as part of a planned expansion. The expansion's... Read more