The Insider Archive: April, 2012

Tony Clark is Serafina's new chef

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The restaurant business is full of twists and turns. Here's another: Tony Clark starts Monday, April 9 as chef at Serafina, the popular but... Read more

Restaurant notes: Center City construction updates

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Around Rittenhouse Square: Nicole Marquis is crossing her fingers for a late-April rollout of HipCityVeg, the vegan fast-fooder she has planned... Read more

Jose Garces will put on a private show for you

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You've read here and here how Jose Garces is taking over the catering operation at the Kimmel Center (Broad and Spruce Streets), and will open... Read more

IndeBlue to Washington Square West

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It's been a heady three years for Rakesh Ramola, a former chef at Tiffin, and his wife, Heather. They opened IndeBlue, an Indian BYOB, in... Read more

Pantry Raid? More like a panty raid

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The Saint James restaurant project in Suburban Square in Ardmore is about to ramp up. The liquor license - subject of a protest - has been... Read more

The new New Market

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There have been craft fairs held over the years at the Head House Square's shambles, but nothing is similar to what Bob Logue is planning this... Read more

Two Philly pizzerias make Food & Wine's tops

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Another day, another national best-of-food list with local implications. I mention Food & Wine's list of the top 25 pizza places in the... Read more

Pagano's in Commerce Square adding a bar

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Matt Pagano's dream is about to unfold: A 19-seat bar inside his Pagano's Market in Two Commerce Square (on Market Street between 20th and... Read more