The Insider Archive: September, 2010

Kerri-Lee Halkett weighing new job

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Fox yesterday announced that Fox29 anchor Kerri-Lee Halkett, who has been out on personal leave since Sept. 8, had resigned effective next... Read more

OpenTable gets into the group-coupon biz

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Everyone seems to be doing those group-coupon deals, where you and others put down cash, which gets you some product at a 50-percent discount... Read more

Restaurant shakeups

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Four months ago, Matt Levin was named executive chef at Rouge on Rittenhouse Square, a move that sent eyebrows north as he was at the time... Read more

What's new in Old City

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It's called PBR and it's not a beer. It's Philadelphia Bar & Restaurant, a new gastropub at Market and Letitia Streets (120-122 Market... Read more

Kerri-Lee Halkett on leave

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If you haven't seen Kerri-Lee Halkett on Fox29 recently, it's because she is on personal leave and is due back in mid-October, according to... Read more

How to make Derek Jeter see green (and red)

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The 30-second ESPN SportsCenter commercials are among the cleverest spots on TV, and one that premiered today is no exception. It shows Yankees... Read more

Smoking allowed

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Buddakan executive chef Mark Hellyar is quite the kitchen scientist. He recently started dunking his homemade green-tea cookies in liquid... Read more

Bigger burger, lower price at 500ยบ

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500º, the burger shop at 1504 Sansom St., supersized itself this morning. In a bid for more business, the shop has increased its 5½-ounce... Read more