The Insider Archive: May, 2013

Green Eggs Cafe to reopen tomorrow

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The Green Eggs Cafe at 13th and Locust Streets, closed since May 6 after a public infestation of rats, will reopen for business Wednesday,... Read more

Guy Fieri 'DDD' viewing party at Percy Street

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On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at 10 p.m., the Food Network will show Percy Street BBQ's appearance on the show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives... Read more

Mugshot Diner ready to go

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More than a year in the making, Mugshot Diner will grand-open Thursday, May 30 at 2424 E. York St. (215-426-2424), a few blocks west of Aramingo... Read more

Beauty Shop Cafe's coffee makeover

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Beauty Shop Cafe at 20th and Fitzwater Streets is closed for a makeover. The bruncherie, which helped caffeinate the gentrification crowd... Read more

History lesson and a deal: La Famiglia in Old City

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Every time we lose one of the old-time restaurants - e.g. Le Bec Fin, now in its final weeks - I think about the other white-tablecloth spots... Read more

Giwa taking its sauce to market

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Yong Chi, owner of the Center City Korean cafes Giwa and Rice & Mix, is bottling the hot sauce used at Giwa. Under the name Yong's Kitchen... Read more

Weekend must-tries: Block parties, duck rolls, garlic bombs

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Two bars will take their scene outside for Memorial Day weekend. The Trestle Inn launches its Friday Nite Backyard BBQ series at 11th and... Read more

Melange @ Haddonfield is padlocked

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This sign greeted customers last night at Joe Brown's Melange @ Haddonfield on Tanner Street. It's a notice of property seizure for unpaid... Read more