The Insider Archive: February, 2013

'The Chew' hits Federal Donuts

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Lights ... Camera ... Doughnuts. The ABC show The Chew - with chef Jason Roberts - is doing a morning-to-noontime shoot at the Federal Donuts... Read more

Matt Zagorski leaves Hickory Lane

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Matt Zagorski has left his post as executive chef at Hickory Lane, across from Eastern State Pen in Fairmount, which he opened in early 2012... Read more

South Street is getting beer with its hoagies

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Another South Street hoagie shop? Not quite. The Primo Hoagie outlet that is fixing to go into 326 South St. is also applying for a liquor... Read more

New in Chinatown: Happy Noodle Bar

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Two out of three ain't bad: The new restaurant at 927 Race St. is called Happy Noodle Bar. There's plenty of happy from the sweet staffers... Read more

Oh, about your 'new' stove...

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Here's one from the No Good Deed Goes Unpunished Department: Chef Peter Woolsey beat up his stove long enough at Bistrot La Minette, so he... Read more

Personnel: New jobs for bar owner, chef

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Adam Kanter knows his rum, not only having owned Rum Bar but from his homebrewing experiment in the basement of that former restaurant that... Read more

The Latest Dish to close

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Fourth and South Streets was a different place in October 1996 when The Latest Dish opened with the nightclub Fluid above it on Fourth between... Read more

Vernick, Franklin Mortgage on James Beard's 'big list'

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The "big list" of James Beard Award semifinalists - which will be winnowed by Beard voters to finalists on March 18 - has been released. No... Read more