The Insider Archive: June, 2013

Town Hall Coffee opens in Center City

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Tim Noble, who's been opening eyes in Merion Station with his Town Hall Coffee, just opened his first branch. It's in ground floor of the... Read more

Avalon in West Chester going for liquor license

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After 11 years in West Chester, John Brandt-Lee has applied for a liquor license for Avalon. It comes down to money, as you might imagine... Read more

A hot dog battle on South Street

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Keith Garabedian of Hot Diggity and the South Street Headhouse District want to do for hot dogs what Burger Brawl has done for burgers. Details... Read more

Summer hours at Hop Sing Laundromat

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Chinatown craft-cocktail bar Hop Sing Laundromat (1029 Race St.) is stepping back its operation, but only for the summer. Lee, the solo-named... Read more

Fraschetta: Melograno goes to the Main Line

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Husband-wife team Gianluca Demontis and Rosemarie Tran, who own the Italian BYOB Melograno at 2012 Sansom St., are venturing to their Main... Read more

Big move for Roots Cafe in West Chester

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Dan Cellucci has elevated his Roots Cafe in West Chester with a two-block move. On Tuesday, June 25, he greeted customers at 133 E. Gay St... Read more

Manayunk's Bisou adding a deck

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Bisou, chef Clark Gilbert’s French bistro in Manayunk, is adding a 25-seat second-story deck. The deck will be constructed in the space... Read more

Fishtown shop is a sip off the old block

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After working for her mother, Peggy Stephens, at the Rittenhouse tea destination Premium Steap for two years, Colleen McHale has branched out... Read more