The Insider Archive: March, 2013

Joe gets perking Tuesday

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Philadelphia will get a double shot of Joe Coffee, the New York City-based roaster/retailer, starting Tuesday, April 2. Shop No. 1 will open... Read more

N.J. grants its first distillery license

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Folks have been getting brewery licenses for some time, but now a distillery license has been issued by New Jersey - the first such move since... Read more

New bar on Rittenhouse gets a.name

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After months of deliberation, the operators of the AKA Rittenhouse Square - who already have a.kitchen on the 18th Street side of the posh... Read more

Weekend must-tries: 5 great breakfast spots; Easter eats

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Brunch, brunch, brunch. Doesn't anyone go out for breakfast anymore? We early birds enjoy a good breakfast spot - a counter-service shop on... Read more

A chef throwdown over street food

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A mighty cool street-food festival is coming together, and the centerpiece of the event will be a throwdown among a dozen top chefs from the... Read more

Chink's Steaks changing its name

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Chink's Steaks, the Northeast Philly sandwich institution that has faced heat in recent years over the ethnic slur in its name, says it's rebranding... Read more

A power player coming to 13th St.

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An orange liquor-transfer sign is up at the long-shuttered Full Moon Saloon at 131 S. 13th St., and public records ID the applicant as a company... Read more

Troc crew taking over wrestling arena

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A liquor license posted on the Asylum Arena at Swanson and Ritner Streets in South Philadelphia bears the names of the owner/operator of the... Read more