The Insider Archive: May, 2010

Opening a restaurant?

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Everyone seems to be opening a restaurant these days. And many will flame out. A new TV series is looking for people preparing to open their... Read more

Frog leaps into the burger biz

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That tent going up today outside the giant airplane outside the Franklin Institute: Caterer and pioneering restaurateur Steve Poses (Frog/Commissary)... Read more

James' sweet hookup with Max Brenner

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Here's an uptown departure for Jim Burke, chef/co-owner of James, the ambitious bistro in South Philly: Burke has created three dishes and... Read more

OMG! It's Justin Bieber!

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Justin Bieber can't sing. I refer to Justin Bieber the lawyer from Center City Philadelphia, not Justin Bieber the 16-year-old tween magnet... Read more

Phillie Phanatic sees stars

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If the Phillie Phanatic has an extra spring in his step, it's because he's basking in a compliment that actress Renee Zellweger paid him during... Read more

Bon App├ętit's favorite chicken?

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June's issue of Bon Appétit mag is out with its "Hot Ten" and it's a rundown of the best places for fried chicken. By design... Read more

Gatehouse Cafe coming to East Falls

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Entrepreneurs Gina Bostic and Adrienne Williams have set Tuesday (6/1) as the grand opening of the Gatehouse Cafe (3300 Henry Ave., 267-297-8234)... Read more

Diving Horse opening next week

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Tuesday, June 1* marks the grand opening of The Diving Horse (2109 Dune Dr., Avalon, N.J., 609-368-5000), the Shore BYO outpost of The Pub... Read more