The Insider Archive: March, 2012

Nan Zhou's new location

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Nan Zhou Hand Drawn Noodle House, one of the tastiest bargains in all of Chinatown, has relocated a block and a half from its former dumpy... Read more

Hold the strip steak: Christine's Cabaret closes

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Perhaps you did, in fact, dine at the steakhouse inside Christine's Cabaret by the Auto Mall on Passyunk Avenue. If you did, you'd know that... Read more

'Roundeye Noodle Bar' renamed

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Last month's outcry from Asian activists has led entrepreneurs Shawn Darragh and Matyson chef Ben Puchowitz to drop the name "Roundeye Noodle... Read more

Tweed getting a new tenant

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Tweed, a bistro in the old TPDS space at 114 S. 12th St., went belly-up in June 2011. Ugly situation. Shut down cold. Furnishings ripped out... Read more

Win a piece of Jose Garces

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Here’s your chance to get Jose Garces in your kitchen. Well, not the Iron Chef himself, but a piece of his very memorable and public... Read more

A boutique hotel for Chestnut Street?

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This one is way, way under the radar: The Pomerantz building, which juts to the sky on the otherwise low-slung 1500 block of Chestnut Street... Read more

Shake Shack installs a green wall

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Construction sites usually are drab affairs. Not the Shake Shack coming to the corner of 20th and Sansom Street this summer. The New York-based... Read more

Where will Oprah get her mac and cheese?

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The Delilah's locations in Reading Terminal Market and 30th Street Station are closed, and it's not entirely clear why - other than it appears... Read more