The Insider Archive: November, 2010

Restaurant notes: La Colombe expands; cheap burgers

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- Philly coffee baron La Colombe is opening a cafe in the Residences at the Ritz (15th Street at South Penn Square) in about 11 weeks,... Read more

Restaurant notes: Sniffin' around White Dog; Reading Terminal beer change-up

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- Friday, Nov. 12 saw the debut of the Wayne branch of White Dog Cafe (200 W. Lancaster Ave., across from Anthropologie). This spot has... Read more

Restaurant notes: HeadHouse and Khyber Pass are back

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- HeadHouse, the craft-beer bar in Society Hill (122 Lombard St.) that opened in June and closed a month later, has a grand reopening up... Read more

Philly's official Christmas tree stands outside Spectrum

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While a thousand scavengers picked the Spectrum clean of its remaining contents on Saturday, one arena fixture is spoken for: The nearly two-stories-tall... Read more

Drama at Parx Casino

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Bensalem's Parx Casino hired Kevin Dillon, Johnny "Drama" Chase of HBO's Entourage, to cut the ribbon on its poker room and to play... Read more

Restaurant notes: Fare back on; new Whelihan's; Hummus on Main Line

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- A long-dormant project in Fairmount is back on track. Fare, a sustainable-food themer that was known as Meze when work started in May... Read more

Restaurant notes: Middle East rivalry

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Looks like a Middle Eastern BYO rivalry is shaping up. The spot at the southeast corner of 13th and Pine Streets that was Leila Cafe will... Read more

Action News' Erin O'Hearn is expecting

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To the readers and Action News viewers obsessed with such matters: Reporter Erin O'Hearn is pregnant with her second child, a source close... Read more