The Insider Archive: January, 2010

'Jersey Shore' comes inland

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Something like 2,000 people showed up at McFadden's on Third Street near Callowhill late Friday night for an appearance by Ronnie Magro and... Read more

A few restaurant notes

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A "brewpub" coming to Liberty Place's food court? Not so. Insiders say that the only alcohol-based tenant negotiating a lease is... Read more

Why is Jim LoCascio leaving Barclay Prime?

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Chef Jim LoCascio has given notice at Barclay Prime, as the Grubstreet blog noted this morning, and his last night will be Feb. 9. His next... Read more

Morning show shakeup on WXTU

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Andie Summers will get yet another male on-air partner shortly on country WXTU (92.5), as her co-host of less than a year, Kris Stevens, was... Read more

Restaurants raise money for Haiti

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Ten restaurants have donated a $100 gift certificates, which are being auctioned on eBay, with proceeds to be donated to the Red Cross for... Read more

Indian food returning to 1600 block of Sansom

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Here's first word on an Indian restaurant operator who's planning locations on the Temple University campus and at 1628 Sansom St., which was... Read more

Chipotle wants Susanna Foo's Center City location

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For nearly a quarter-century until it closed last June, Susanna Foo Chinese Cuisine was one of the landmarks of Philadelphia's Restaurant Row... Read more

Yippee-ai-yo: Black Angus coming to South Street

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The east end of South Street is about to get a taste of the Old West. Black Angus, positioning itself as a modest-priced steakhouse-cum-jazz... Read more