The Insider Archive: December, 2009

The worst cook in Philadelphia?

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Bella Vista's Jenny Cross subjects herself to national scrutiny starting 10 p.m. Sunday as a contestant on the Food Network series Worst Cooks... Read more

Gino's Hamburgers to make a comeback

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Gino's Hamburgers, a fast-food company that had a huge presence from New Jersey to northern Virginia ("Everybody Goes to Gino's")... Read more

First look: Marc Vetri's Amìs

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Marc Vetri is rocking-and-rolling at 13th and Waverly Streets as workers put the final touches on his Roman trattoria, Amìs. Vetri... Read more

Q adds burger line

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Q BBQ & Tequila, which Kevin Meeker installed on the site of his longtime Philadelphia Fish & Co. earlier this year, is getting a slight... Read more

Daily News' Dave Davies joining WHYY

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WHYY just announced that Philadelphia Daily News senior writer Dave Davies will come back to the public station as a senior reporter, effective... Read more

Falafel with a green side

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The Subway chain compares its nutrition facts against those of the fast-food giants. Enter the Falafel Factory, a takeout due to open in mid-January... Read more

Philly real estate agent in Playboy

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Williamstown-bred Rutgers-Camden grad Megan Heaton turns up in both business and birthday suits in the "Employee of the Month" feature... Read more

"Boss Jock" George Michael dies

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The Washington Post today reports the death of George Michael, who was a popular WFIL "Boss Jock" during its heyday (1966-74) and... Read more