The Insider Archive: November, 2012

Thanksgiving dinner on a waffle

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High concept: Put Thanksgiving dinner on a waffle. Vernana Beuria (or "V," as everyone calls her) is doing just that at Chhaya Café... Read more

'Upscale' Taco Bell is planned

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Wondering about the zoning notice at 1035 Chestnut St.? Plan is for it to become not just an ordinary Taco Bell, but an "upscale" Taco Bell... Read more

Shake Shack heading to London

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Danny Meyer and his Union Square Hospitality Group announced today that Shake Shack will open a location in London’s Covent Garden in... Read more

Le Virtu planning an enoteca

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This is way early, but the crew from South Philly Italian gem Le Virtu is planning another location. Concept is enoteca, with wines by the... Read more

Bourdain's Philly 'Layover' visit hits the TV schedule

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Anthony Bourdain's late-July trip to Philly will reach the little screen at 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3 on the Travel Channel. The Layover - in... Read more

Oui: A new French-theme cocktail bar

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PYT's Tommy Up is gearing up for the opening Wednesday, Nov. 21 of Emmanuelle, a lighthearted-'n'sexy French-themed cocktail parlor set up... Read more

What's Chick-a-Lic?

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Chick-a-Lic, a chicken specialist with a hard-to-forget name, showed up last week across from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital at 138 S... Read more

About that octopus on South Street

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Crane action on the 100 block of South Street on Saturday, Nov. 17 as Ralic's on South - the forthcoming seafood-sports bar from David Ralic... Read more