The Insider Archive: February, 2011

Kimmel Center waives fees today

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Today (2/7) only, Kimmel Center Presents is waiving the fees on tickets for Broadway Series and Kimmel Center Presents performances. Though... Read more

Want to be on "Top Chef" or "Top Chef Just Desserts"?

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Bravo is casting for both Season 9 of Top Chef and the second season of the spinoff Top Chef Just Desserts. Open calls for chefs and pastry... Read more

The Onion: Philly wit'

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The satirical paper the Onion is coming to Philadelphia on March 3, but don't expect such headlines as: RIDE THE DUCKS SIGNS DEAL ON PENNYPACK... Read more

Restaurant notes: Buy the General Lafayette Inn

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The General Lafayette Inn at 646 Germantown Pike in Lafayette Hill, which shut down last fall, is on the market. The listing reads: Own part... Read more

Video: Kobayashi eats a cheesesteak

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Takeru Kobayashi, generally regarded as the world's fastest eater, spent the weekend in Philly. He appeared at Wing Bowl 19 to snarf a steak... Read more

Restaurant notes: Fathom delayed; Cantina Feliz starts lunch

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Hold your horses on Fathom Seafood House, the Mike Stollenwerk seafooder coming to Fishtown. Electrical issues. Place had to be totally rewired... Read more

Restaurant notes: Name change

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Chef-restaurateur Chip Roman says he and chef Jason Cichonski have changed the name of their restaurant project under construction in Chestnut... Read more

Restaurant notes: Chef Charin and Johnny Apples close

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January is the cruelest month for restaurants, they say, and two more have bitten the dust. - Chef Charin, which Charin and Pongsavat... Read more