The Insider Archive: September, 2008

'Food Network Star' gets a renewal

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It's good to be Camden's Aaron McCargo Jr., who won "The Next Food Network Star." His Food Network show, "Big Daddy's House... Read more

Janet Jackson show postponed

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Recent reports have Janet Jackson ailing in Montreal, and now comes word that her show at the Wachovia Center scheduled for Thursday (10/2)... Read more

Phillies-Brewers food bets

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Another day, another wager regarding the Phillies-Brewers series. City Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. and Milwaukee Alderman Robert J. Bauman... Read more

Tuesday's restaurant stuff

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Credit is tight, the economy has gone south, and yet restaurants keep opening. The last two weeks have seen these rollouts: - Melograno... Read more

Chat chat

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Here's a transcript of my live chat from last Wednesday. I'll be back to chat online at noon Wednesday. Read more

Elton Brand settles

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The 76ers' Elton Brand plans to be here for a while. He settled last month on a spread on the Main Line, as I reported Sunday. The sale price... Read more

Hey, hey -- it's Mémé

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Chef David Katz cleared out some of the tables at Mémé, his new Fitler Square bistro, and brought in some friends and family... Read more

You can't get anything you want at Alison's restaurant

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For all the restaurants that fling open the doors five minutes after they get their health inspections -- no matter how "ready" the... Read more