The Insider Archive: May, 2010

Starr chef Sbraga on next "Top Chef"

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Kevin Sbraga, the Willingboro-born Georges Perrier disciple and Jose Garces alumnus who's been running the kitchen for Stephen Starr at Rat's... Read more

Matt Levin to helm Rouge kitchen

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Chef Matt Levin is not letting grass grow under his feet. Less than a month from the opening of his own spot, Adsum, at Fifth and Bainbridge... Read more

De Niro and Cooper chow down

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Today is Robert De Niro's last day of work in Philadelphia on the thriller The Dark Fields, and he'll be holed up on a soundstage. Yesterday... Read more

New Tria spot has a name

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Here's more on the wine bar coming to 3131 Walnut St. from the Tria team, which I told you about a few months ago. Biba, up for August, will... Read more

Restaurant notes

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Legal Sea Foods' branch at Philadelphia International Airport's B-C connector opens Saturday (5/15). The Travel Channel will be in town Friday... Read more

Shakeup at La Minette

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John Gonzalez, who ran the front of the house at Bistrot La Minette since he and chef Peter Woolsey opened the stylish cafe on Sixth Street... Read more

McNabb's house is on the market

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The D.C.-bound Donovan McNabbs have put their Moorestown house on the market. The former Eagle is asking $2.5 million for the 4-BR, 4-BA Colonial... Read more

Connie Colla packing her bags

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CN8/NBC10 alumna Connie Colla and her family are relocating to Arizona, as she told friends in an e-mail. She and husband David Bentley, a... Read more