The Insider Archive: April, 2009

Flyers games on the web

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A boon for you out-of-towners -- and for those who can't get 610 -- who want to hear a Flyers game: WIP and the Flyers just signed a deal... Read more

Billy Wong in Warminster

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Billy Wong, one of the founders of Queen Village's Mustard Greens (1992), leads a peripatetic existence. You've seen him at Billy Wong's in... Read more

Savona closes to renovate

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After 12 years, Savona owner Evan Lambert says, "It's time to evolve" at the Gulph Mills destination. It's closed for renovations... Read more

Where did Thien Ngo go?

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Chef Thien Ngo spent seven years at Fork in Old City before he announced he was retiring and would move back to Vietnam. Weeks after he stepped... Read more

Philly women booted off `The Chopping Block'

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NBC put the cooking reality series "The Chopping Block" on the shelf after three episodes, and would not say when it might be revived... Read more

The Get Happy Pub is not quite so

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In January, Kildare's veteran Paul Lauriello took over the Head House Square location of Kildare's with his wife, Christine, and reflagged... Read more

Earthquake benefit at Le Virtù

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Owners of Le Virtù in South Philly are organizing an event on Tuesday, April 28th, with all proceeds going directly to the victims of... Read more

Tiedhouse pulls the plug

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There's no shortage of griping in the restaurant business, but it's usually the employees doing the venting. Props to Chris Leonard, who after... Read more