The Insider Archive: January, 2012

Dining notes: Chef move; Garces gets a nod from Wash West

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English-born chef Ben McNamara, who was gastropub before the term was invented (New Wave Café, Dark Horse Pub, and St. Stephen’s... Read more

Alla Spina: Vetri's beer bar is alla-most ready

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Alla Spina, the Italian beer pub fronted by Marc Vetri, Jeff Michaud and Jeff Benjamin, is targeting mid-February for its opening on Mount... Read more

Great Chefs Event going great guns

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It's hard to say no to Marc Vetri, which explains why he's amassed an impressive list of culinary firepower for this year's Great Chefs Event... Read more

Suburban bar shuffling

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Two suburban bars are changing hands. Bull Durham's was opened in March 2010 in a former Bennigan's on Wilmington Pike in West Chester by... Read more

Win a trip to an 'Iron Chef' taping

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Here's a prize for the food lover who has everything: The Shining Star Awards, a benefit for the March of Dimes on the night of Feb. 3 at... Read more

Jose Garces - to the desert!

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Jose Garces, who's been on a tear lately with forthcoming restaurants at the Revel in Atlantic City and new restaurants in Arizona, is headed... Read more

Restaurant Week: Show us your meal

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Center City District Restaurant Week runs from Jan. 22-27 and Jan. 29-Feb. 3. What are you eating out there? The Pappardelle with portobello... Read more

MidAtlantic to close

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Employees at MidAtlantic - Daniel Stern's regional American restaurant at the Science Center in University City - were told Friday night that... Read more