The Insider Archive: October, 2012

Ralic's on South is hiring a chef

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David Ralic is shooting for a mid-November opening of Ralic's on South, his 180-seat seafood-themed sports bar at 119 South St., and now he... Read more

Redwood opening next to Copabanana on South Street

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Bill Curry of South Street's Copabanana says he's about a week from opening Redwood, a 60-seat wine bar and bistro next door, at 340 South... Read more

Avero: Major pizzeria on way to the Main Line

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House-made pasta, mozzarella and doughnuts, salads made tableside, wood-fired pizzas. Lots of hot buttons are being pressed by restaurateur... Read more

Customer service: All the senator's bread

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One final Arlen Specter story: The senator and his wife, Joan, were regulars at the Oyster House, Sam Mink's Sansom Street seafooder. Because... Read more

Nan is closed; a Viet BYOB is on the way

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Nan, the BYOB at 40th and Chestnut Streets run by trailblazing French-Viet chef Kamol Phutlek, has been closed since late spring because of... Read more

Jose Garces needs a COO

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Iron Chef Jose Garces regaled a crowd of about 400 people Monday night at the Free Library with anedotes surrounding his new book, The Latin... Read more

Fountain Porter opening Tuesday

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Tuesday, Oct. 16 marks the debut of Fountain Porter, the corner bar replacing 1601 at 1601 S. 10th St.(10th and Tasker). It's a partnership... Read more

What would you ask Jose Garces?

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Jose Garces has come a long way since he opened Amada in 2005. Won a James Beard Award. Won a spot on Iron Chef. Opened 14 more restaurants... Read more