The Insider Archive: August, 2009

Wine bar planned for South Street

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Here's very early word about Jet Wine Bar, intended for a storefront at 1525 South St. sometime this fall. Managing partner Jill Weber envisions... Read more

Peek Tiffin etc.'s menu

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Indian cuisine entrepreneur Munish Narula, going great guns with Tiffin locations on Girard Avenue and on Emlen Street in Mount Airy, is looking... Read more

New menu, new chef

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New chef de cuisine working with Cary Neff at Coquette Bistro at Fifth and Bainbridge Streets: He's Jared Frazer, most recently at Tallula... Read more

Fur flies: Who's the REAL inspiration for Muppets chef?

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All the buzz surrounding the release of Julie & Julia has chefs coming out of the cupboard to seek their 15 minutes. ABC.com tells the... Read more

"Top Chef" hopeful Jennifer Zavala leaves El Camino Real

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Top Chef hopeful Jennifer Zavala says she's leaving El Camino Real in Northern Liberties, on the eve of her debut on this season's premiere... Read more

Verdad: New in Bryn Mawr

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Opening Friday night (8/7): Verdad, a Euro-Spanish tapas-style restaurant, replacing Carmine's Creole Cafe at 818 W. Lancaster Ave. in Bryn... Read more

Winds of change at CBS

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CBS will try a synergistic approach to weather on talk station WPHT (1210). Starting Monday (8/10), CBS3 meteorologists Kathy Orr, Doug Kammerer... Read more

There's less of Ed Rendell lately

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Eagles coach Andy Reid is down 75 pounds, thanks to Medifast. And Gov. Rendell is looking good, having shed 30 pounds. It's all thanks to... Read more