The Insider Archive: July, 2010

Restaurant notes: Suburban doings; pop-up fun

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- The Mainland Inn, the old-school destination off the Lansdale exit of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in central Montco, is closed "at... Read more

Khyber is "not going anywhere"

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The Twitter-verse blew up this afternoon after it was noticed that the website of the Khyber in Old City indicated that it would no longer... Read more

Restaurant notes: New wine bar at 16th and South; chef demos; free rum drinks

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- "September 1" is the newly expected opening of Jet Wine Bar near 16th and South Streets, as owner Jill Weber says she's been... Read more

Next Starr pop-up restaurant: Kanella

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Through the magic of Facebook, Starr Restaurants has sprung details of its next "pop-up" restaurant at Washington Square (210 W.... Read more

New dining concept at Avril

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Avril, which opened last August in Bala Cynwyd, has tweaked its operation, expanding from a conventional BYOB dinner operation into a more... Read more

Is something new in the air for Windsor Johnston?

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WRTI morning newswoman Windsor Johnston, who worked at WHYY from 1999 to 2004, was spotted lunching the other day with several former colleagues... Read more

A boy for Susan Barnett

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CBS3 anchor Susan Barnett delivered a boy Tuesday afternoon. Name: Steele Thomas Persichetti. Her colleague Dave Huddleston broke the news... Read more

Want to audition for "American Idol"?

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American Idol is coming back for Season 10, and the auditions start July 21 in Milwaukee. The closest audition site to Philly is East Rutherford... Read more