The Insider Archive: July, 2009

Sang Kee adding a new location

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Yet another restaurant deal in University City: Michael Chow, whose Sang Kee Peking Noodle House has been wowing folks at Ninth and Vine since... Read more

Marilyn Manson does the Continental

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The randomness of this city: Goth-rocker Marilyn Manson and Stoya, the University of the Arts-schooled adult-film star with whom he's been... Read more

SliCE coming to Rittenhouse

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Jason Dilks and Marlo Fioravanti are creating another location for SliCE, their Neapolitan-style pizzeria at 10th and Federal in South Philly... Read more

Invasion of the mascots

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First, the city was invaded by the Travelocity gnome, which was trotted around the region last weekend. Next up is the GEICO gecko -- OK,... Read more

Shank's moves uptown

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Shank's & Evelyn's, which for nearly five decades dispensed homestyle Italian fare from a luncheonette at 10th and Carpenter, resurfaces... Read more

Reese Witherspoon movie drama

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Actress Kathryn Hahn, who plays Paul Rudd's pregnant secretary in the untitled James L. Brooks comedy starring Reese Witherspoon, Jack Nicholson... Read more

Win a summer's worth of concert tickets

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Fuse, the music network, and Live Nation are running a sweepstakes, "Rock Star for a Year." Grand prize is two tickets to 20 concerts... Read more

Mémé to mix it up for August

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For August, chef/owner David Katz of Mémé (22d and Spruce Streets) will give himself and his staff a few two-day weekends. Mémé... Read more